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Introducing the world's most advanced broadcast grade production switchers! ATEM switchers include advanced technology and unique, powerful features, all built into a familiar M/E setup that's fast and easy to use. With an advanced broadcast SDI based design, ATEM also includes loads of HDMI connections for connecting low cost HDMI consumer cameras! Now you can get started with live production, the world's lowest cost and fastest way to produce professional video content!
Built to Perform
ATEM uses a familiar M/E style of operation so you get an instantly familiar workflow that's fast and easy to use. ATEM is affordably priced because you can start with the chassis only with software based control panel for Mac and Windows! If you then need a complete solution, simply add the ATEM 1 M/E or 2 M/E Broadcast Panel depending on your budget! The ATEM is a true broadcast grade panel with premium quality switches, faders and joysticks that are normally only found on the most expensive switchers available. ATEM even uses an FAA certified operating system for a true broadcast grade switcher!
For the highest quality video with extremely low processing delay, ATEM features a fully digital 10-bit design. This means you get the highest quality available from cameras, servers and character generators with true 10-bit video quality maintained throughout the entire signal path. Get better chroma keying and seamless layering from HDMI and SDI sources so all your video maintains that pristine broadcast quality look. Even ATEM's built in analog video inputs and outputs feature low noise AD converters for incredible analog quality!
ATEM is the most creative solution for live switching! All transitions are instantly available with a button push on the control panel and include the same cut, mix and wipe found on traditional mixers! Plus you also get extra innovative ATEM transitions including dip, DVE, graphic wipe and stinger! It's simple to load clips into the 2 built in media players for exciting custom animated graphic transitions. ATEM features a built in DVE with 3D borders, light source and drop shadow! You can even use the DVE for transitions, or route into any of the 4 built in keyers for incredible multi-layer compositions!
Built in USB 3.0 Capture and Scopes!
With USB 3.0 becoming more popular on Windows computers, ATEM includes support for USB 3.0 capture direct to your PC! Get the most incredible quality 10-bit captures in full HD resolution for a direct file based master of your production. Because USB capture is connected to Aux 1, you can capture program or even clean feeds of your programming. ATEM includes our Media Express software for easy capture to AVI or DPX files. If you need high quality waveform monitoring, then ATEM also includes Blackmagic Design UltraScope software so you can use the USB connection for incredible PC based scopes!
Great Range of Switchers
Choose an ATEM model for features you need and your budget! The ATEM 1 M/E model gives you 8 video inputs, 3 Aux outputs, SDI, HDMI and analog program outputs, SDI and HDMI multi view outputs, USB 3.0 as well as down converted SDI and composite outputs. Get the 2 M/E model for all these great features with SuperSource™, 16 inputs and 6 Aux outputs!
Built in Multi View
Save thousands of dollars on costly camera monitoring with ATEM's built in multi view. Multi view allows 10 channels of video to be displayed on a single SDI or HDMI television or monitor. Views are fully routable, so you can select any external video source or any internal video source such as media players, color generators, auxiliary outputs, clean feeds and more! You can change the multi view layout, as well as customize the labels and set safe area markers on the preview display. Multi view includes tally, so on-air sources have red borders and preview sources have green borders. No other switcher is more portable than ATEM because you only need the ATEM chassis, laptop and a single television for a complete multi-camera production environment!
Adobe Photoshop Plug-in
For incredible character and title generation, every ATEM includes a Photoshop plug-in that lets you instantly download graphics and titles from Photoshop directly into the ATEM media pool. Imagine the moment a live event happens, you can update your Photoshop file and instantly download it into the ATEM media player. Now you can get titles on air in seconds! Because Photoshop is the standard tool for millions of graphic designers, it's easy to get help to create your own custom graphics! ATEM also supports rendered stills and clip sequences from Photoshop, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and many more!
For the ultimate in portability, every ATEM production switcher includes beautifully designed control panel software for Mac and Windows, so you can even use your switcher from your laptop! ATEM software control provides a professional M/E workflow control panel with parameter adjustments in simple to use palettes. You can manage the switcher media pool and set all adjustments, and switcher control includes full keyboard shortcuts! Only ATEM lets you start at a lower cost because you’re not forced to buy a hardware control panel!
Add multi-box compositions quickly and easily with ATEM SuperSource! Available on the 2 M/E Production Switcher model, you get a completely separate 5 layer switcher with the power of 4 picture in picture DVEs and 4 keyers connected as an ATEM video input! Position, resize and key up to 4 video sources to create compositions that would normally require a multi M/E switcher! Use SuperSource for multi camera interviews or picture in picture production while leaving all your M/Es, keyers and DVE completely free for other tasks. SuperSource compositions can also be quickly saved and recalled in an instant!
8 Simultaneous Layers!
Only ATEM includes a massive 8 layers in such an affordable broadcast grade switcher! With so many simultaneous layers, the compact 1 M/E ATEM packs all this power into a tiny 2 rack unit size so it's perfect for portable use! You get 4 fully independent upstream keyers with full chroma key and pattern generators! If you want even more layers, the ATEM 2 M/E Product Switcher features a whole second M/E row and the powerful SuperSource for even more layers for greater control over complex live production.
With ATEM you get a truly professional switcher that's got all the features you need for live broadcast production. ATEM includes stinger transitions for animated transitions and graphic wipes, and because there is a separate keyer for stingers, all your upstream and downstream keyers are completely free for other use! Stingers also include sound effects, so you can create exciting custom transitions only limited by your creativity! You can customize the transition point, so you get seamless stinger effects, plus the animation in the media player is automatically triggered, so you get perfect results every time!
High Quality DVE
ATEM includes a premium quality DVE that's perfect for DVE transitions or repositioning elements into the ATEM keyers. The built in ATEM DVE features the highest quality filtering combined with antialiased key channel for true broadcast quality. For full control, the DVE also features x and y position, size and rotation controls, with customizable 3D borders with color and softness settings. DVE light source is also included with customizable softness for amazing looking drop shadows. The DVE can also be used for high quality push, squeeze and move animation, giving you the perfect solution for DVE transitions!
Built in Media Players
ATEM includes two built in media players, so you free up switcher video inputs plus save thousands of dollars by eliminating external character generators and servers! Because media players are built into ATEM, you get a fantastic portable solution! Media players include a massive 2 GB of memory for 32 stills, and 2 live clips support both fill and key channels. Media players are great for animated logos, backgrounds, lower thirds, bugs, stinger transitions and more! You can route media players into any switcher input, upstream keyer, downstream keyer, background or into the transition block for stinger transitions!
ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel
When the software control panel is too limited, the ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel is a professional panel with the highest quality buttons, knobs and controls for the most demanding live 24/7 live production environment. The ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel is compact so it fits within a rack width! You get full control of your switcher, including cameras, transitions, keyers, fader, DVE control and more. ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel connects via ethernet and includes a loop thru connection for more than one panel or computer. Shipping in May.
ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel
The incredible ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel has the power for the most complex live broadcast events and it’s perfect when you have the space for a large panel and need all the control at your fingertips. The ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel features an amazing design that not only looks incredible, but perfectly positions all controls just where you need them for the ultimate creativity on complex multi layer live production. The ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel connects via ethernet and includes loop thru for your media management computer. Shipping in August.
ATEM 1 M/E Production Switcher
Get the workflow of a traditional 1 M/E SDI switcher combined with a very portable compact 2 RU size and a software control panel you can run on your laptop! Includes 4 SDI inputs, 4 HDMI inputs for consumer cameras or computers, analog input, and SDI, HDMI and analog outputs including down converted SDI output and USB 3.0! You even get a complete frame resynchronizer on every input! You also get professional features such as stinger and DVE transitions, 6 keyers, multi view, built in media players and more! Shipping in May.
ATEM 2 M/E Production Switcher
When you’re working on serious live production, the ATEM 2 M/E Production Switcher includes all the features of the 1 M/E model in a compact 3 RU size. You also get 16 simultaneous inputs, SuperSource multi layering compositing engine, 2 multi view outputs, second M/E row, and a total of 6 Aux. outputs. The ATEM 2 M/E Production Switcher also includes a software control panel, or you can purchase a dedicated 1 M/E or 2 M/E control panel for the ultimate solution that’s traditional and easy to use in any live event! Shipping in August.
Multi View Monitoring