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ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

A$6,875
A$6,156
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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!

  • 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
  • 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 Control

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ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

Blackmagic Design
A$6,156

The ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K from Blackmagic Design is a live event multi camera production switcher with 20 video inputs built into a 2RU chassis. Supporting NTSC/PAL/HD and Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160) video formats, the switcher connects to a wide range of cameras and sources, delivering a single program stream in SD, HD, or Ultra HD video. All this is done live and in real time with no rendering required. The switcher features a reference video input for synchronizing the switcher to other equipment using tri-level or blackburst sync. Each input also features its own frame synchronizer, which allows you to use cameras that do not feature Genlock as well as input video from computer sources.

The switcher provides 20 6G-SDI video inputs and one 4K HDMI input, which shares a channel with one of the 6G-SDI inputs. Outputs include three 6G-SDI Program outputs, one HDMI Program output, six 6G-SDI auxiliary outputs. All inputs and outputs are SD/HD/UHD switchable, with the exception of dedicated down-converted HD Program output for monitoring UHD footage on an SDI-equipped HD monitor. Two independent multi-view outputs are available, in both SDI and HDMI, so you can monitor up to 16 cameras across two screens.

The switcher features luma and chroma keyers for real time effects and composites in Ultra HD, with 10-bit processing. Two downstream keyers allow you to use two graphics/logos/titles/lower thirds from up to twenty stored graphics in a wide variety of formats. Additionally, the switcher features a built-in SuperSource layer switcher which, in addition to the two full M/E's, keyers and DVE, provides an additional four independent DVE channels letting you re-size and position live cameras, video replays, broadcast graphics, and more.

A built-in 22-input audio mixer handles the embedded HDMI and SDI audio from the 20 active video inputs as well as audio from the balanced or unbalanced analog audio inputs to provide you flexibility and creative audio options. Audio output is embedded in the SDI and HDMI stream, as well as available via balanced audio outputs. The control panels connect via the Ethernet port and provide control all the features of the switcher. Illuminated front panel buttons on the switcher allow you to locally select the aux output, while a 2-inch LCD screen built into the front of the unit allows you to see the aux output for instant confirmation of the correct output.

Either a Mac or PC running the included ATEM software controls the switcher's operation and settings. For those who like the feel of a physical control panel, the optional ATEM 1 M/E and 2 M/E Broadcast Panels can be used.

Video

The ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K switcher supports 4K Ultra HD video (3840 x 2160), which is four times the resolution of Full HD. The video format is set by the user and must be the same across each input, as the switcher cannot scale different input formats to match the project format.

The switcher features 20 single link 6G-SDI and one HDMI 4K input, which allows you to connect SD/HD/Ultra HD and computer-based signals to the switcher. However, the HDMI input is shared with one of the SDI inputs, so you can only have a maximum of 20 inputs.
The switcher takes reference video in for sync timing, either blackburst or tri-level sync, so that it can interface with other post production equipment.
Each input incorporates its own frame synchronizer, which enables you to use cameras that do not have genlock capability or to input computer sources such as Keynote or PowerPoint Presentations.

Audio

The switcher includes a built-in audio mixer for mixing and balancing embedded audio from all 20 video inputs as well as the two audio inputs, each with two channel support. This lets you manually mix sources or you can set mixer inputs to "audio follow video" so your audio crossfades as you switch between sources.

Video Outputs

The switcher features two program outputs for the final video, delivering SD/HD/Ultra HD via three 6G-SDI port and one HDMI 4K connector.

The switcher features six SDI auxiliary outputs capable of delivering the program out feed with or without the downstream keyer effects in SD, HD and Ultra HD. Control of the Aux output is by front mounted panel buttons, and built-in LCD screen for immediate confirmation of the Aux output.
Two independent multi-view outputs available via an SDI or HDMI connectors so you can see up to 16 cameras across two screens.

Effects

Transitions
The ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K switcher features four built-in transitions.
- Cut: ATEM instantly changes from current program source to the preview source precisely at the moment you hit the button. Cuts can be performed by directly selecting sources on the program bus or more commonly by pressing the cut button to transition to the next source lined up on the preview bus.
- Mix: Dissolves from one image to another. You can program a pre-set transition rate, or use the included software control panel or available hardware panels to manually transition from one shot to another.
- Dip: Is similar to the mix/dissolve, except it first it transitions to a color/graphic or video source and then to the next shot.
- Wipe patterns: With 18 built-in wipe patterns, you can create over 100 different transitions, and the patterns can be inverted or softened and you can customize the color of the border. You can also insert up to three live video streams into the borders.

Key Frameable Transitions
The built-in DVE allows you to create key frame based DVE moves, flying graphics and animated stingers. 

Keyers

The switcher features four upstream keyers and a DVE, allowing you to layer live video, title, graphics and animation over live video. You can choose from chroma, luma, linear, and pattern keys at Ultra HD resolution with 10-bit processing.

Two downstream keyers allow you to add graphics, lower thirds, titles and logos for a polished live production.
The DVE allows you to create a picture-in-picture effect.

Control Interface

The switcher features back lit front panel control buttons for manual control.

The switcher uses an Ethernet connection to interface with control surfaces such as the optional ATEM 1 M/E and 2 M/E Broadcast Panels.
You can also control the switcher by using the included ATEM Software Control software from a Mac or Windows computer over Ethernet. You can control all production settings of the switcher as well as directly import graphics from your computer into the switcher's media pool.
You set the format for each project you are working on, from SD to HD to Ultra HD, selecting resolution and frame rate. This is accomplished by using either the included software for Mac/PC or via the ATEM 1 M/E or ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel.
Using the Ethernet port on the switcher allows you to connect control surfaces directly to the switcher or you can control the switcher across a network.
The switcher features a USB port that is used for software updates and to set the switcher's chassis IP address, which can only be done by using a computer running the ATEM Switcher Utility connected to the switcher's USB port.

Rack Mount

The switcher is 2RU in height and has built-in rack mount ears for mounting in a production road case or in a post production facility.

Connections

Total Video Inputs
21 with 20 active
Total Video Outputs
16
Total Aux Outputs
6
SDI Rates
270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G.
Total Audio Inputs
2 x XLR. 2 x RCA.
Total Audio Outputs
2 x XLR Program 2 x XLR Monitor.
Timecode Connections
1 x XLR in and 1 x XLR out.
Reference Input
Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
Video Input Re-Sync
On all 20 inputs.
SDI Video Inputs
20 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.
SDI Audio Outputs
2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs.
SDI Program Outputs
3 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.
HDMI Program Outputs
1 x HDMI type A, 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.
Down Converted SDI Program Outputs
1 x 10-bit (Ultra HD 4K to HD).
SDI Preview Outputs
1 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.
Total Multi Views
2
SDI Multi View Outputs
2
HDMI Multi View Outputs
2
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.

Standards

SD Video Standards
525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
HD Video Standards
720p50, 720p59.94
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p50, 1080p59.94
1080i50, 1080i59.94
Ultra HD Video Standards
2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97
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.

Product Specifics

Upstream Keyers
4 with Chroma/Linear/Luma key.
Downstream Keyers
2
Chroma Keyers
4
Talkback Support
None
Mix Minus Support
None
Linear/Luma Keyers
7
Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE)
1 Stinger, 1 DVE.
Total Number of Layers
13
Pattern Generators
8
Color Generators
2
DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow
1
Control Panel
Software or optional hardware panel

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.
Media Player Clip Length in NTSC/PAL
3600 frames.
Media Player Clip Length in 720p
1600 frames
Media Player Clip Length in 1080
720 frames
Media Player Clip Length in Ultra HD 4K
180 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

Multi View Monitoring
2 x 10 Views for 20 total views.
Multi View Video Standard
HD.
Routable Windows
16
Tally
Red for program and green for preview indication.
Windows Source Labels
Yes

Display

Interface
Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768.
Front Panel
Built in LCD monitor for video and 42 LED buttons for Aux switching.

Processing

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.

Software

Control Panel Included
ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac 10.12 Sierra, Mac 10.13 High Sierra or later and Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64‑bit.
Software Updates
Using USB 2.0 connection directly connected to Mac OS or Windows computers. Includes ATEM Setup Utility.
Configuration
Set via ATEM Software Control Panel, excluding ATEM chassis IP address which is set via the ATEM Setup Utility connected via USB to chassis.

Operating Systems

Mac 10.14 Mojave,
Mac 10.15 Catalina or later.
Windows 8.1 and 10.

Power Requirements

Power Supply
2 x Internal 100 - 240V AC.
Power Usage
150 W

Physical Specifications

Physical Installation

Physical Installation
2 Rack Unit Size.

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature
-20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F)
Relative Humidity
0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K
Welcome wallet with QR code for software download

Warranty

12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

Delivery & Returns

Assurance with every online order:

  • Full online tracking
  • Friendly personalised service
  • Full manufacturer’s warranty

Shipping Areas

We deliver to most areas within mainland Australia. If your postcode or address does not provide shipping estimates, please contact our Customer Service Team to discuss delivery options.

Overseas Shipping

We do not offer international shipping. Sorry.

Parcel Lockers

We does not deliver to parcel lockers due to their lack of security. Please supply an address which has someone there to receive goods. Package will be left at address if unattended. You will be asked to supply an alternative address from one of our customer service team members should you supply a parcel locker location when placing your order.

Delivery Method

Goods will be shipped to you according to the delivery method selected at the checkout. In some circumstances this may change if the selected delivery method is not available at the time of despatch.

Australia Post eParcel and Toll offer a door-to-door, street-level delivery service only. They are unable to deliver products above the ground floor or enter a customers' residence. They are also unable to provide an installation or removal service.

Bulky and Oversized Items

Bulky and Oversized Items such as large TVs and Speaker Packs delivered to residential addresses may incur a surcharge. To eliminate these surcharges, please consider shipping to a business address.

General freight carriers may require assistance to help unload bulky and oversized goods to comply with their relevant Workplace Health & Safety policies.

Returns

1. Our most important task is to ensure your absolute satisfaction. We will always strive to reach that target. However, we acknowledge that mistakes are made occasionally. This paragraph covers that possibility. If you are not wholly satisfied with the Product, please tell us at the earliest opportunity:

(a) exactly what is the fault;

(b) the date, if relevant, when the fault became apparent;

(c) when and how you discovered the fault;

(d) how the fault affected your use of the goods;

2. To do this, it is essential that you follow the instructions below. These provisions apply in the event that you return goods to us because you say they are faulty:

3. You must tell us by email message to hello@tgav.au or by letter to our land address at the top of this agreement, you that you would like to return goods, specifying exactly what goods and when purchased, and giving full details of the defect or other reason for return. We will then issue a returns note. If you send goods to us without a returns note, we may not be able to identify sufficient details to enable us to attend to your complaint.

4. The goods must be returned to us as soon as any defect is discovered.

5. All endeavours must be made to ensure goods be returned:

(a) in original packaging as far as possible in their original condition;

(b) securely wrapped;

(c) with our delivery slip;

6. The cost of freight return to Tiny Giants AV will be charged to the buyer only under the following circumstances:

(a) if the buyer is returning goods due to change of mind or any other reason not pertaining to the product being faulty;

(b) if no fault is found in testing, when the buyer has claimed the product is faulty.

7. We will notify the buyer of all freight costs before charging the buyer.

8. Please note: We may request a restocking fee of up to 20% to be paid by the customer on return of goods. This is decided on a case-by-case basis and could be requested if the product was returned due to:

(a) Change of Mind

(b) Claimed faulty product, but no fault found when testing

(b) Opened and used goods