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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!

BMD ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

    • Supports NTSC/PAL/HD/UltraHD 4K @ 10-bit
    • Supports 4K Resolution Over SDI or HDMI
    • 20 x 6G-SDI & 1 x HDMI Inputs
    • Tri-Sync/Blackburst Ref. Sync Input
  • Standards

    Ultra HD Support 3840 x 2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97
    HD Format Support 720p 50/59.94
    1080i 50/59.94
    1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
    SD Format Support NTSC: 525/29.97 - 4:3/16:9
    PAL: 625/25 - 4:3/16:9
    HDMI Input Resolution Supported Input resolutions for computer:
    720 x 480i 59.94 Hz
    720 x 576i 50 Hz
    1280 x 720 50/59.94 Hz
    1920 x 1080 50/59.94 Hz
    3840 x 2160 23.98/24/25/29.97 Hz

    Note: Also supported are: 24, 30, and 60 Hz inputs when switcher is in 23.98, 29.97, and 59.94 Hz formats respectively.
    SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, 292M



    Video Inputs 20 x SDI (10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable)
    1 x HDMI Type A (10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable)
    2 Channel embedded audio for SDI and HDMI inputs
    Audio Input Digital
    20 x Embedded audio via SDI or HDMI

    2 x XLR
    2 x RCA
    Extra Audio Inputs
    1 x XLR Timecode
    1 x XLR Talkback
    Audio Output SDI Audio Output
    2 Channels embedded into SDI outputs
    2 x XLR Program
    2 x XLR Montior
    Extra Audio Outputs
    1 x XLR Timecode
    1 x XLR Talkback
    Sync Input 1 x SDI, Tri-Sync or Blackburst
    Frame Synchronizer 20 x Internal frame synchronizers (all inputs)
    Program Output 3 x SDI (10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable)
    1 x HDMI Type A (10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable)
    1 x SDI (Ultra HD to HD downcoverted output)
    Preview Output 1 x SDI (10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable)
    Auxiliary Output 6 x SDI (10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable)
    Multi View Output 2 x SDI
    2 x HDMI
    Multi View Output 1 x SDI
    1 x HDMI
    Ethernet 1 x 10/100/1000 BaseT input. Allows direct connection between control panel and chassis, or via network
    Tally Output Added via Ethernet connection to Blackmagic Designed GPI and Tally Interface product (sold separately)
    GPI Added via Ethernet connection

    Note: GPI and Tally Interface product are optional and are not included
    USB Interface 1x USB 2.0 port



    Color Space Conversion Hardware based, real time
    Processing Delay  
    Video Sampling 4:2:2
    Color Space REC 601
    REC 709
    REC 2020
    Color Precision 10-bit
    Audio Mixer 22 input mixer (2 channels per input)
    Selectable On/Off/Audio-Follow-Video
    Level and Peak metering
    Master gain control
    Dedicated analog outputs for monitoring


    Built-in Media Players

    Quantity 2
    Channels 2 x per Media Player (fill and key)
    Still Image Capacity 32 with fill and key
    Clip Capacity Quantity
    2 with fill and key

    Maximum Clip Length
    Ultra HD: 180 frames
    1080p/i: 720 frames
    720p: 1600 frames
    NTSC/PAL: 3600 frames
    Image File Formats Still

    TGA sequence

    WAV, MP3, AIFF


    Multi-View Monitoring

    Display Minimum monitor resolution: 1366 x 768
    Number of Windows 2 Multi-view display with 10 x windows for:
    16 x assignable displays
    Tally Red for program and green for preview indication

    Note: Requires optional Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally interface product
    Window Source Labels Yes


    Front Panel Controls

    Buttons 42 LED buttons for Aux switching
    LCD Display LCD display of Aux output


    Control Panel

    Compatibility ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel (preferred)
    ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel
    Software Compatibility ATEM Software Control Panel

    OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
    OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later
    Windows 7 64-bit
    Windows 8 32/64-bit

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



    Layers 13 total
    Keyers 4 x Upstream
    2 x Downstream
    7 x Linear/Luma
    1 x Stinger
    4 x Chroma
    1 x DVE, with 3D borders and drop shadows
    Generators 7 x Pattern
    2 x Color


    Power Supply 2 x built-in power supply
    110/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

    Note: IEC power cord required, not included
    Power Consumption 150 W



    Dimensions (W x H x D) 19.00 x 3.54 x 9.25" (48.26 x 8.99 x 23.46 cm)
    Weight 9.0 lb (4.1 kg)


    Packaging Info

    Package Weight 10.1 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.4 x 10.8 x 5"
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