Multi-Camera Live Video Production System
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is an inexpensive, multi-camera, live video production system, with innovative video broadcast features. The new Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production System makes it simple to produce multi-camera productions for advanced business presentations using Skype or live streaming to YouTube. Just attach the Blackmagic ATEM Mini and you can shift live between four superior video camera inputs with vividly improved quality images. You can also link to a gaming console or computer for PowerPoint slides.
The built in DVE permits thrilling picture in picture effects, seamless for live commentary! There’s lots of video effects too! To live stream, the Blackmagic ATEM Mini has a USB output that works like a webcam, so you can attach to any video software.
There’s also HDMI video out for data projectors! Microphone inputs permit good quality desktop and lapel microphones for presentations and interviews. The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production System even has top-secret broadcast capabilities built in so it can do high end work!
Robotically Alter HDMI Input Setups
You get four autonomous HDMI inputs, with each input containing its own devoted up and cross converter. That means the unit will robotically adapt 1080p, 1080i, and 720p sources to the video standard of the switcher! By default, the switcher will set its video standard robotically, however you can also alter the switcher to a precise video standard, to warrant amenability with resident broadcast standards.
The HDMI output is an accurate “aux” output so you can clean switch to each of the 4 HDMI inputs or the program feed to this output. You can even “straight” switch input 1 to the HDMI output for low latency (useful for eSport). If you choose broadcast style mix effects switching, you can also output a preview feed, permitting confirmation of the source before changing to it.
ATEM Advanced Chroma Key Included
For news or on-set performance work, the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is the seamless option as it features an ATEM Advanced Chroma Key for excellent quality luminance or chroma keying, plus an extra downstream linear keyer! The chroma keyer is amazingly commanding and features a colour picker to sample background colours for programmed generation of the key parameters.
Mix Effects Switching
While Blackmagic ATEM Mini works in “cut bus” mode when first purchased, it can also be altered to “mix effects” style operation, which is the most popular way broadcasters utilise live production switchers. Nevertheless if you need to activate the Blackmagic ATEM Mini in a more expert way, then you can vary the switcher to mix effects utilising the ATEM Software Control app. Mix effects processes lets you choose a designated source but it won’t be instantaneously put on air ’til you push the auto or cut controls.
This two-step procedure means less blunders since you can choose the right source before pushing it to air. With a built in Fairlight audio mixer, the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System makes it conceivable to do very intricate live sound mixing. The interior mixer features a total of twelve channels so you get the capacity to mix audio from all sources! Eight mixer channels are de-embedded from the HDMI inputs, while an additional 2 stereo audio channels are input via the 3.5mm microphone contacts on the rear panel.
Each input channel features the highest quality;
- Noise gate
- Six band parametric EQ & compressor
- Full panning.
You can even set-up the software to auto mix amongst inputs as you switch “AFV” or to live mix numerous sources organised all at the same time. All this audio power can be managed via the ATEM Software Control app or you can add a Mackie companionable panel or even a huge Fairlight Audio Console!
You get accurate management for edge & flare and there is also a foreground colour corrector so you can match the “appearance” of the foreground layer to the background layer making continuous compositions conceivable. The keyer can also be utilised for pattern and DVE keying permitting amazing adaptability. You can even utilise it for title overlays just through PowerPoint or other software with a blue or green background and the keyer will knock out the blue / green and make the background transparent.
Built‑In Graphics With Photoshop Plug‑In
The built in “media pool” permits loading of up to 20 distinct broadcast quality RGBA graphics for logos, opening plates and titles.
A single media player is utilised to output the designated graphic so it shows up as an additional internal video input, meaning you don’t have to waste any of the physical HDMI video inputs for graphics. You can even utilise still frames for intricate effects such as graphic wipes. You can effortlessly manage the still store graphics utilising the included ATEM Software Control app, or you can download straight from Photoshop software utilising the ATEM Photoshop plug‑in. The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System can even grab stills from the video output and add them to the internal media pool.
The Photoshop Plug‑in is seamless for graphics that you want to vary frequently, such as notice boards. This allows you to update the text and download straight into the switcher, permitting you to get graphics on‑air quickly!
ATEM Software Control Panel Included
The ATEM Software Control app reveals the hidden power of the unit as you get full control over the switcher features, plus the software is included free for Windows and Mac! The ATEM Software Control features a graphic switcher user interface with parameter palettes for making rapid modifications. Though you can usually link via USB, if you link utilising Ethernet it’s conceivable for many users to link to the Blackmagic ATEM Mini utilising discrete copies of ATEM Software Control on different computers!
The software allows you to:
- Load still frames
- Access complete audio mixing with effects
- Access innovative macro programming!
- Save the switcher state as XML files!
- Control HyperDeck disk recorders via Ethernet to clip playback.
Picture Effects & DVE Transitions
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System features a full HD digital video effects processor, frequently denoted as a “DVE”, that permits picture in picture effects and DVE transitions.
The DVE allows you to generate expert picture in picture effects with lighting, shadows and customisable 3D borders. The image value is the same as high end ATEM model switchers and the DVE supports scale, resize and position. This is all in real time.
The DVE can also be utilised to produce wonderful transitions with eight different DVE squeeze and DVE push effects for adding something a little more special to your programming. The DVE features a “fly key” so you can utilise it with custom graphics to make graphic wipe transitions!
HD Native Transitions
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System includes a wide range of broadcast quality HD native transitions such as Wipe, Dip, Mix and more. All transitions can be customised by fine-tuning parameters such as;
- Border width
- Border colour
You can also utilise the DVE in transitions, permitting a graphic to be moved over the wipe edge which is termed a graphic wipe and is utilised in sports programming. To abolish blunders, Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System has a preview transition feature so you can check your transitions before pushing them to air!
Top-Secret Broadcast Features Built In!
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System has a simple-to-utilise front panel, nevertheless it’s also bringing with it some very commanding broadcast features, permitting an accurate broadcast production workflow.
If you are are looking for a career in the television industry, then the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is seamless for training as it has the same features as switchers in high end broadcast studios.
- Still store for visuals
- Complete DVE
- A Fairlight audio mixer
- Complete ATEM Advanced Chroma Key
- And much more!
Just run the free ATEM Software Control app on Windows or Mac while linking via USB or Ethernet to access the extra features of the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System. With a little testing you can learn how to make broadcast quality live productions.
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is an accurate broadcast switcher concealed in a small and inexpensive package!
Work With Specialised Microphones
With two autonomous 3.5mm stereo audio inputs, you can attach lapel and desktop mics. You can even attach a music player to add intro music after the live stream begins but before the program starts. With two additional stereo audio inputs, you can guarantee that a host and the guest both have lapel mics when conducting interviews.
All audio inputs to Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System include controls on the panel for fine-tuning audio level and permitting inputs into the audio mixer. Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System features a complete Fairlight audio mixer and all HDMI audio inputs and both microphone inputs are all linked distinctly to the audio mixer so you can live mix from all audio sources.
Record To Video
The HDMI program output is seamless for linking Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System into an exterior recorder or monitor! It provisions recorders such as the Blackmagic Video Assist and the HyperDeck Studio Mini. You get a superior output with switcher program video, plus live audio from the interior audio mixer. The HDMI output can even be linked to video projectors in big venues.
If you attach the ATEM Software Panel you can even change the HDMI output straight from any of the video inputs. There’s also a low latency setting permitting output of linked gaming consoles on the HDMI output. If you allow broadcast style mix effects switching, the HDMI output can be utilised to preview sources before a transition.
Add Thrilling Video Effects
One of the benefits of the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is the expert production values that are conceivable utilising the assortment of built in video effects! The cut control guarantees an instantaneous cut when switching amongst sources. The auto control is an expert feature that is utilised on big broadcast switchers to allow video effects transitions. There are likewise duration controls for video effects permitting 2, 5, 1 and 0.5 second settings.
You can likewise choose the kind of effect you need to use which includes fade (a smooth transition amongst sources) and dip (fades via a colour through the transition). Or utilise fun DVE effects that transfer the image off screen when transitioning amongst sources!
Outputs To HDMI Video And USB Webcam!
To safeguard the supreme compatibility conceivable, the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System features a USB connection that functions as a modest webcam source. That means you can plug in and instantaneously get working with any video software. The software is fooled into thinking that the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is a common webcam but it’s actually a live production switcher! That pledges complete compatibility with all software in full resolution 1080HD quality. Select any software you like, such as Skype for point to point presentations, or Open Broadcaster for live streaming.
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System functions with software and platforms such as;
- Twitch TV
- Facebook Live
- YouTube Live
- XSplit Broadcaster
- Open Broadcaster
- And more!
Link Up To Four Autonomous Cameras
With four autonomous HDMI inputs, you can link up to four superior consumer level video cameras. Video cameras with HDMI outputs are significantly better value than modest webcams as they utilise higher class lenses plus have improved low light sensitivity. All linked sources will re‑sync to the switcher if they function at dissimilar video standards, which means that all inputs will just work and you can work with unknown gear if you are visiting new venues or locations.
Since cameras with HDMI often support substitutable lenses, you can switch to wide angle lenses for widespread shots and zoom lenses for close-ups. Imagine utilising the low light aptitude of professional cameras for music videos and theater productions!
Interviews Can Be Streamed Live
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is seamless for interviews as you can attach multiple cameras for close ups of the interviewee, host and wide shots, plus the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is so small that the host can even switch in smaller studios. You can live stream using the Open Broadcaster software or record via the HDMI output!
Training And Education
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is seamless for training videos! Setup is quick and simple, so you can travel to locations and record live multi camera video creations on a wide range of training topics! Link computers and cameras and utilise the ATEM Software Panel to perform video effects and load titles.
Updates For Investors And Kickstarters
Increase the expertise of Investor or Kickstarter appearances to fund your new product idea! Link a computer for business plan slides, camera for a close-up product view and camera for the presenter – then present live via Skype or upload recordings online for backers to view later!
Live Stream eSport Competitions
You can live stream eSports competitions to Twitch by merely linking a camera for a presenter and several gaming consoles. The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System functions at up to 60 frames per second for quick gameplay and you can utilise picture in picture for annotation! You can also download titles straight from Photoshop!
Skype For Business Presentations
Skype will see the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System as a webcam which means that you get multi camera broadcast studio outcomes for improved business presentations. Plug in a computer for PowerPoint presentations, camera for a wide shots and a camera for a close ups. Picture in picture effects also allow you to present over slides.
Simple To Utilise & Quick To Learn
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System is very simple to utilise, as you just press any of the input controls categorised One to Four on the front panel to vary or cut amongst video sources. You can choose amongst cut transitions or effects transitions by picking the cut or auto controls on the panel. Distinct from cut, the auto control tells the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System to utilise a nominated video effect when switching between inputs. You can choose from thrilling transitions such as a frequently utilised dissolve or other effects such as DVE push, DVE squeeze and dip to colour.
The DVE is seamless for picture in picture effects and you can instantaneously set up diverse picture positions from the knobs on the control panel. There is also a still store for graphics and titles available via peripheral software control.
Self Contained Broadcast Class Switcher
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System features a compacted control panel based design with all control connections, audio and video on the rear panel. The front panel comprises simple-to-utilise controls for;
- Selecting video effects and transitions
- Adjusting audio inputs
- Choosing sources
The rear panel comprises HDMI inputs for linking computers or cameras, plus extra mic inputs.
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System program is output via an HDMI video out as well as a USB for webcam output. The front panel controls are big and simple to utilise by feel, so it’s also conceivable to utilise the switcher while presenting! You also get audio mixer controls for live audio mixing. The fade to black control “FTB” allows you to fade down at the end of your program.
Quicker Video Production
Live production is the swiftest method to complete a finished program, plus you can stream it to live worldwide viewers via YouTube simultaneously. The USB webcam output of the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System links to any computer and appears just like a built in webcam so all streaming software for social media platforms simply work! With up to four HDMI inputs you can set up multiple camera angles such as wide shots along with autonomous close ups of each person in the performance. Or you can link to a computer with:
- Gaming consoles
- Web sites
- Video clip playback
- PowerPoint slide shows
All switching is in real time so you can live stream to any social media platform such as TwitchTV, Facebook, YouTube and many more!
Develop Custom Remote Control Solutions
The rear panel Ethernet connection lets you develop amazing custom control solutions! Even though the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System comprises the ATEM Software Control app, you can utilise the Ethernet to control the ATEM remotely, even from overseas! A popular workflow is to utilise the Ethernet to permit the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System to be located near the HDMI cameras but the control is situated remotely in a noiseless space, such as a control room. Envision utilising the switcher from a control room and constructing an expert broadcasting studio where the control room can be detached away from the interviews or performance. Ethernet lets you add as many panels as you like all at the same time or you can shape custom solutions utilising the developer SDK!
Upgrade To The Power Of An ATEM Hardware Panel
With Ethernet built in, the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System can take advantage of the wide range of ATEM control panels, making conceivable high end workflows that take advantage of the hidden broadcast features in the switcher! ATEM hardware control panels feature a quick program/preview style which is the industry standard for switcher control. All transitions have straight access buttons and a t‑bar is included when performing manual blending of transitions.
For precise control of the DVE, a joystick provides X, Y positioning and rotate for DVE size. Then you can utilise the LCD menus to control features that don’t have devoted knobs and controls. You can even set up and trigger Macros right from the panel!
Upgrading the Blackmagic ATEM Mini Video Production Video Broadcast System with a professional control panel such as the ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel means you are able to utilise professional techniques and you’ll never be limited artistically!