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    Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

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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!


    Total Video Inputs

    21 with 20 active

    Total Video Outputs


    Total Aux Outputs


    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 Connection

    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 Inputs

    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


    SDI Multi View Outputs


    HDMI Multi View Outputs


    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.


    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


    Color Precision


    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


    Chroma Keyers


    Talkback Support


    Mix Minus Support


    Linear/Luma Keyers


    Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE)

    1 Stinger, 1 DVE.

    Total Number of Layers


    Pattern Generators


    Color Generators


    DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow


    Control Panel

    Software or optional hardware panel

    Media Player

    Media Players



    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


    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


    Routable Windows



    Red for program and green for preview indication.

    Windows Source Labels




    Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768.

    Front Panel

    Built in LCD monitor for video and 42 LED buttons for Aux switching.


    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.


    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.


    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 icon

    Mac 10.14 Mojave,
    Mac 10.15 Catalina or later.

    Windows Icon

    Windows 8.1 and 10.

    Power Requirements

    Power Supply

    2 x Internal 100 - 240V AC.

    Power Usage

    150 W

    Physical Specifications

    ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

    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

    SD card with software and manual


    12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.