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


The ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K is the Ultra HD 4K production switcher, allowing you to create stunning multi-camera live productions in a variety of formats including SD, HD and Ultra HD standards. The ATEM 2 M/E features 20 6G-SDI inputs, DVE, SuperSource and more.

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Product Description


The ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K is also a portable solution, making this a versatile choice for location and studio production work. It features powerful tools such as chroma key, creative transitions, media pool, downstream keyers, an audio mixer, multi view and much more. Add to that the 4K capabilities of the ATEM and you've gone beyond broadcast quality, giving you all the features you need for the most innovative live concerts, sporting events, theater productions, conferences and more. When you're doing live events with super large high resolution screens, then simply switch your ATEM Production Studio 4K to Ultra HD for incredible quality. Many live events now use massive high resolution LED screens and projectors and now you can drive those screens in full resolution.

The ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K is as good looking as it is functional! Featuring an elegant machined aluminium front panel with dedicated buttons to let you switch auxiliary outputs. You can use the built in video screen to monitor auxiliary outputs or as technical monitoring to help during set up. You get the highest quality video and audio connections that switch virtually all SD, 720p HD, 1080i HD, 1080p HD and Ultra HD formats, plus built in multi voltage power supplies so you can take your switcher anywhere in the world.

The Blackmagic ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K Switchers integrate effortlessly with your live production environment

For demanding live production environments you can add a hardware based ATEM 1 M/E or 2 M/E Broadcast Panel featuring the highest quality buttons, knobs and faders for even faster switching! You also get an SDK for custom control. Only ATEM gives you such a wide range of control options. You get full switcher control from any laptop or desktop computer with the included ATEM software control panel for both Mac and Windows.


"If you’re in the market for a switcher and aren’t sure which one to get or are in need of replacing yours, you can’t go wrong with the Blackmagic Design ATEM Production Studio 4K. " - blackmagicreview.com/t


  • Creative Transitions
  • Upstream Keyers
  • Downstream Keyers
  • DVE
  • Audio Mixer
  • SuperSource
  • Multi View
  • Multiple Television Standards
  • Internal media players
  • Photoshop CC Plug-in
  • Specifications

    Additional Information


    What's new in ATEM 6.1 

    • White balance control for Blackmagic Design Studio cameras on the ATEM Camera UI
    • Copy and paste function in the ATEM Camera UI
    • ATEM 2 M/E switchers can now access M/E 2 as a key input on M/E 1
    • Fade to Black now has an Audio follow Video option for easier transitions
    • ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K has timecode enabled on program SDI outputs
    • General performance and stability updates


    Minimum System Requirements for Mac OS X 

    • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later
    • Mac OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion or later
    • Display resolution of at least 1366 by 768 or larger
    • A suitable USB 2.0 port for software updates
    • An Ethernet connection for switcher control


    Minimum System Requirements for Windows 

    • Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
    • Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
    • Display resolution of at least 1366 by 768 or larger
    • A suitable USB 2.0 port for software updates
    • An Ethernet connection for switcher control


    Installing ATEM Software

    Before installing the software, we recommend that you run "Uninstall ATEM" first.


    The ATEM installer package installs:

    • ATEM Software Control
    • ATEM Setup Utility
    • Blackmagic Media Express


    NOTE: Please update the internal software in your ATEM Switcher and ATEM Broadcast Panel after installing this software. Simply connect the ATEM Switcher with a USB cable and run the included ATEM Setup Utility software. Then repeat for the ATEM Broadcast Panel. After this update, check your switcher chassis IP address in the ATEM Setup Utility.


    Additional Information

    Please check www.blackmagicdesign.com for additional information on third party software compatibility and minimum system requirements.