Blackmagic ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K Live Production Switcher (Open Box)

$3,599.00 $4,429.00
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The advanced ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K model switches between SD, HD or Ultra HD video standards so you can connect a wide range of video sources such as cameras, disk recorders and computers. Featuring 10 inputs, chroma keys, transitions, media pool, 4 upstream keyers, downstream keyers, audio mixer, multi view, full motion DVE, stinger transitions, large media pool with full motion clips and 3 auxiliary outputs!


Total Video Input: 10

Total Video Output: 8

SDI Video Input: 10 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.

Analog Audio Output: 2 x XLR.

SDI Audio Output: 2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs.

Audio Input: 2 x XLR. 2 x RCA.

Sync Input: Tri-Sync or Black burst.

Internal Frame Synchronizers: 10. All inputs.

SDI Program Output: 2 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.

HDMI Program Output: 1 x HDMI type A, 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.

Down Converted SDI Program Output: 1 x 10-bit (Ultra HD 4K to HD)

SDI Preview Output: 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.

SDI Aux. Output: 3 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable.

Quantity of Multi Views: 2

Multi View Outputs: 1 x SDI and 1 x HDMI.

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 Format Support

525/29.97 NTSC 4:3, 16:9, 625/25 PAL 4:3, 16:9

HD Format Support

720p50, 59.94 
1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94 
1080i50, 59.94

Ultra HD Format Support

2160p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97

SDI Compliance


Video Sampling


Color Precision


Color Space

REC 601REC 709REC 2020.

HDMI Input Resolutions for Computers

720 x 480i 59.94Hz720 x 576i 50Hz,1280 x 720 59.94Hz1280 x 720 50Hz,1920 x 1080 50Hz,1920 x 1080 59.94Hz,3840 x 2160 23.98Hz,3840 x 2160 24Hz3840 x 2160 25Hz,3840 x 2160 29.97Hz.


Control Panel Included: ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan 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 X or Windows computers. Includes ATEM Switcher Utility.

Configuration: Set via ATEM Software Control Panel, excluding ATEM chassis IP address which is set via the ATEM Switcher Utility connected via USB to chassis.


Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time.

Processing Delay: < 2 Lines.

Audio Mixer: 12 input x 2 channel mixer.

Selectable On/Off/Audio-Follow-Video.
Level and Peak metering.
Master gain control.
Analog outputs may be used for separate monitoring.

4K to HD Down Conversion: Yes, program x 1.

Product Specifics

Total Number of Layers:

Upstream Keyers:

Downstream Keyers:

Linear/Luma Keyers:

Chroma Keyers: 4

Pattern Generators: 7

Color Generators: 2

Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE): 1 and 1

DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow: 1

Control Panel Compatibility: ATEM 1 M/E Broadcast Panel preferred. Compatible with ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel. Includes ATEM Software Control Panel.

Media Player

Media Players: 2

Channels: Fill and key for each Media Player.

Media Pool Clip Capacity: 2 with fill and key.

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

Number of Windows: 1 x 10

Routable Windows: 8

Tally: Red for program and green for preview indication.

Windows Source Labels: Yes