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Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K Live Switcher

Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K Live Switcher

- Supports NTSC/PAL/HD/UltraHD 4K @ 10-bit
- Supports 4K Resolution Over SDI or HDMI
- 20 x 6G-SDI & 1 x HDMI Inputs (SD/HD/4K)
- Tri-Sync/Blackburst Ref. Sync Input
- 10 x Built-In Frame Synchronizers
- Two Independent Multi-View Outputs
- Program Outputs in SD/HD/4K HD
- 4 Upstream & 2 Downstream Keyers
- 22-Input Audio Mixer
- Hardware or Software Mac/PC Contro
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ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

The new ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K lets you produce broadcast quality live multi camera production in SD, HD or amazing Ultra HD ! Featuring 20 inputs with built in re-synchronizers so you can connect the widest range of video sources such as cameras, disk recorders and computers for incredible live music, sport and more! ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K has advanced broadcast features such as chroma key, customizable transitions, upstream and downstream keyers, DVE, Super Source, audio mixer, 2 x multi views, media pool and more! You also get 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K connections and 6 auxiliary outputs for the most advanced live production switching!



Total Video Input : 20

Total Video Output : 13

SDI Video Input : 10 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable. 2 channel embedded audio.

HDMI Video Input : 1 x HDMI type A. 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable. 2 channel embedded audio.

Analog Audio Output : 2 x XLR Program 2 x XLR Monitor

SDI Audio Output : 2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs.

Audio Input : 2 x XLR. 2 x RCA.

Extra Audio Inputs : 1 x XLR Timecode and 1 x XLR Talkback

Sync Input : Tri-Sync or Black burst.

Internal Frame Synchronizers : 20. All inputs.

SDI Program Output : 3 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.

HDMI Program Output : 1 x HDMI type A, 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.

Down Converted SDI Program Output : 1 x 10-bit (Ultra HD 4K to HD)

SDI Preview Output : 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.

SDI Aux. Output : 6 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.

Quantity of Multi Views : 2 x SDI plus 2 x HDMI, able to be used concurrently.

Multi View Outputs : 2 x SDI and 2 x HDMI.

Control Panel Connection : Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Allows direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network.

Tally Output : Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included.)

Computer Interface : 1 x USB 2.0 port.



SD Format Support : 525/29.97 NTSC 4:3, 16:9, 625/25 PAL 4:3, 16:9

HD Format Support : 720p50, 59.94 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94 1080i50, 59.94

Ultra HD Format Support : 2160p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97

SDI Compliance : SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M.

Video Sampling : 4:2:2.

Color Precision : 10-bit

Color Space : REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020.

HDMI Input Resolutions for Computers : 720 x 480i 59.94Hz, 720 x 576i 50Hz,1280 x 720 59.94Hz, 1280 x 720 50Hz,1920 x 1080 50Hz,1920 x 1080 59.94Hz,3840 x 2160 23.98Hz,3840 x 2160 24Hz, 3840 x 2160 25Hz,3840 x 2160 29.97Hz. 

Note: Also supported are; 24, 30 and 60 Hz inputs when switcher is in 23.98, 29.97 and 59.94 Hz formats respectively.



Control Panel Included : ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later and Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit.

Software Updates : Using USB connection directly connected to Mac OS X or Windows computers. Includes ATEM Switcher Utility.

Configuration : Set via ATEM Software Control Panel, excluding ATEM chassis IP address which is set via the ATEM Switcher Utility connected via USB to chassis.



Colorspace Conversion : Hardware based real time.

Processing Delay : < 2 Lines.

4K to HD Down Conversion : Yes, program x 1.

Audio Mixer : 22 input x 2 channel mixer.
Selectable On/Off/Audio-Follow-Video.
Level and Peak metering.
Master gain control.
Dedicated analog outputs for monitoring.


Product Specifics

Total Number of Layers : 13

Upstream Keyers : 4

Downstream Keyers : 2

Linear/Luma Keyers : 7

Chroma Keyers : 4

Pattern Generators : 7

Color Generators : 2

Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE) : 1 and 1

DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow : Yes, program x 1.

Control Panel Compatibility : ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel preferred. Compatible with ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel. Includes ATEM Software Control Panel.



Interface : Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768.

Front panel : Built in LCD monitor for video and 42 LED buttons for Aux switching.


Media Player

Media Players : 2

Channels : Fill and key for each Media Player.

Media Pool Still Image Capacity : 32 with fill and key.

Media Pool Clip Capacity : 2 with fill and key.

Maximum Clip Length in Ultra HD 4K : 180 frames

Maximum Clip Length in 1080 : 720 frames.

Maximum Clip Length in 720p : 1600 frames.

Maximum Clip Length in NTSC/PAL : 3600 frames.

Media Pool Still Image Format : PNG, TGA, BMP, GIF, JPEG and TIFF.

Media Pool Video File Format : TGA Sequence.

Media Pool Audio File Format : WAV, MP3 and AIFF.


Multi View Monitoring

Number of Windows : 1 x 10

Routable Windows : 16

Tally : Red for program and green for preview indication.

Windows Source Labels : Yes


Physical Installation

2 Rack Unit Size.


Power Requirements

Power Usage : 150 W

Power Supply : 2 x built in international AC power supply. 110-240V AC.


What's Included

ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

SD card with software and manual



12 Month Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty.


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