The Blackmagic ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K Switcher is world’s most advanced high frame rate Ultra HD 2160p60 video switcher with 20 inputs, 4 M/Es and a massive 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers. In addition, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K features 2 Ultra HD multi viewers, full 2D DVE, built in SuperSource compositing engines with 4 picture in picture DVEs, full re-synchronization on each input and much more.
Get one of the world’s most compact and advanced switchers with the new ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K. You get an incredibly high performance live production switcher designed to work with the latest formats and high frame rates, all the way up to Ultra HD 2160p59.94! You get 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers with 4 per M/E, perfect for advanced work and virtual sets. As the most advanced ATEM switcher, this model also includes the latest technology and features such as 2 Ultra HD multi viewers, full 2D DVE, built in SuperSource compositing engine with 4 picture in picture DVEs, full re-synchronization on each 12G-SDI input and much more! The multi rate 12G-SDI connections automatically switch between all HD and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p59.94 with a single BNC cable! Even if you're not working in Ultra HD now, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K has all the power and features for the highest end live production work, while being Ultra HD ready the instant you need it!
Digital Video Effects
Position, resize, rotate and scale in real time!
The 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K models include a powerful digital video effects processor. Use this amazing high quality DVE to position, resize, rotate and scale live video all in real time. Create professional picture-in-picture effects with customizable 3D borders, shadows and lighting. Add dynamic DVE transitions to your production with squeeze, push, swoosh and spin effects that displace your live video revealing the next source. You can even use the DVE for graphic wipe transitions!
Add multi box compositions quickly and easily with ATEM SuperSource! With ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, you get a completely separate 5 layer switcher with the power of 4 picture in picture DVEs and 4 keyers that you can assign to any ATEM video input! Imagine using 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!
Dual Media Players
ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K includes media pool memory that lets you download still frames and graphics for keying using the two built in media players. All popular image formats are supported, or you can direct download from Photoshop CC with the included plug-in. ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K supports 64 Ultra HD RGBA still frame graphics and 180 frames of real time Ultra HD video or 720 frames of real time 1080 HD video.
Advanced Chroma Keyer
Introducing the new ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyer!
All ATEM switchers feature built in chroma, luminance, linear and pattern keyers, however the new advanced ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K model now features a new next generation advanced chroma keyer that lets you pull incredibly clean keys for truly professional, broadcast quality live compositing. The advanced keyer features adjustable on-screen controls for selecting and sampling a region of color from the image. This new keyer also features foreground, background and edge adjustment controls, and chroma correction tools for spill and flare suppression so you can fine tune the key. Best of all, on the new ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K model you now get 4 advanced chroma keyers on each of the 4 mix effects rows so you can create massive multi layer effects! Plus all ATEM switcher models included an extra 2 independent downstream keyers for logos, titles and other ‘on air’ graphics. That’s a massive number of keyers, all built in as standard!
When you need high frame rate, fast action production!
The incredibly advanced ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K model goes beyond the 6G-SDI of other ATEM switchers because it includes the latest 12G-SDI for twice the frame rate of the other models, up to an incredible 2160p60. That’s frame rates of up to 60 fps in Ultra HD! 12G-SDI also supports all regular 720p, 1080i and 1080p HD video formats, which means you have the switcher you can use today for regular HD work, while being ready for Ultra HD when you need! Only 12G-SDI gives you high frame rate Ultra HD via a single BNC connection that also plugs into all your regular HD equipment!