The BLACKMAGIC DESIGN's ATEM Production Studio 4K Live Switcher is a live event multi camera production switcher visual accessories with 8 individual Ultra HD inputs built into a 1RU chassis. It supports NTSC/PAL/HD and Ultra HD video formats via Four Single Link 6G-SDI and Four 4K HDMI inputs, the switcher can connect to a wide range of cameras and sources, by delivering a single program stream in SD, HD, or Ultra HD video. All this can be done live and in real time without rendering required.
The switcher features a reference video input by synchronizing with other equipment using the 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 can handle inputs from all inputs at the same time.
The switcher presents 6 video outputs which are constantly active. Featuring one SDI and one HDMI Program output ,which deliver SD/HD/Ultra HD, by using one Aux SD/HD/Ultra HD Output, it is able to deliver a smooth Program feed without any downstream results, as primary outputs. The switcher also features a HD only Program output signal for monitoring on a SDI-equipped HD monitor. Multiview monitoring is likewise HD only over dedicated SDI or HDMI output, and Multiview allows you to view the Program, Preview, six active inputs and graphic channels (media players) on one display screen at the same time. The switcher is offering a integrated compliment of one Upstream and Downstream keyers for real time results and composites in Ultra HD, with 10-bit processing. The downstream keyers allow you to use graphics/logos/titles/lower thirds from up to 20 stored graphics in a huge variety of formats.
A integrated channel audio mixer handles the embedded HDMI and SDI audio from the six active video inputs as well as audio from the balanced and unbalanced analog audio inputs to offer you flexibility and innovative audio options. Audio output is embedded in the SDI and HDMI stream, as well as available through balanced audio outputs. Either a Mac or PC strolling the included ATEM Software controls the switcher's operation and settings. For individuals who like the texture of a physical control panel, available ATEM Broadcast Panels, connected through the Ethernet port, additionally by manipulating all of the capabilities of the switcher. Illuminated the front panel buttons allow you to locally pick the Aux output, at the same time as a inch LCD screen built into the front of the unit allows you to look the Aux output for immediate confirmation of the right output.