ATEM Television Studio HD is the first production switcher designed for both broadcasters and AV professionals. It includes 4 SDI and 4 HDMI inputs with re-sync on all inputs so you always get clean switching from all cameras. Plus, you get multiview output, preview and program on a single screen, aux out, built in talkback, 2 still stores, an audio mixer, camera control unit and more!

Blackmagic ATEM Television Studio HD

  • Connections

    • Total Video Inputs: 8
    • Total Outputs: 8
    • Total Aux Outputs: 1
    • SDI Rates: 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G.
    • Total Audio Inputs: 2 x XLR.
    • Total Audio Outputs: 1 x Headphone.
    • Timecode Connection: None.
    • SDI Video Inputs: 4 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable. 2 channel embedded audio.
    • HDMI Video Inputs: 4 x HDMI type A, 10-bit SD/HD switchable. 2 channel embedded audio.
    • Reference Inputs: Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
    • Video Input Re‑Sync: On all 8 inputs.
    • SDI Program Outputs: 5 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable.
    • HDMI Program Outputs: None.
    • SDI Audio Outputs: 2 Ch embedded into SDI output.
    • Total Multi Views: 1
    • SDI Multi View Outputs: 1
    • HDMI Multi View Outputs: 1
    • Computer Outputs: None.



    • SD Video Standards: 525i59.94 NTSC 4:3 or 16:9, 625i50 PAL 4:3 or 16:9
    • HD Video Standards: 720p50, 720p59.94
    • 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p50, 1080p59.94,
    • 1080i50, 1080i59.94
    • Ultra HD Video Standards: None.
    • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, 292M and 424M.
    • Video Sampling: 4:2:2 10-bit
    • Color Precision: 4:2:2 10-bit
    • Color Space: 4:2:2 YUV
    • HDMI Input Resolutions for Computers: 720 x 480i 59.94Hz, 720 x 576i 50Hz, 1280 x 720p 59.94Hz 50Hz and 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97,30, 50, 59.94 and 1920 x1080i 50 and 59.94Hz 60Hz.
    • Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time.
    • Processing Delay: 6 Lines.
    • Audio Mixer: 10 input x 2 channel mixer. Selectable On/Off/Audio-Follow-Video. Level and Peak metering. Master gain control. Headphone output level control with separate mix of Program, Talkback and Sidetone.


    Product Specifics

    • Upstream Keyers: 1
    • Downstream Keyers: 2
    • Chroma Keyers: 1
    • Linear/Luma Keyers: 3
    • Talkback Support: Built in, uses aviation headset.
    • Mix Minus Support: Yes, on 4 camera PGM outputs.
    • Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE): DVE only.
    • Total Number of Layers: 5
    • Pattern Generators: 2
    • Color Generators: 2
    • DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow: 1
    • Interface: Minimum monitor resolution of  1366 x 768.
    • Number of Windows: 1 x 10
    • Routable Windows: 8 routable and 2 fixed for Program and Preview.
    • Tally: Red for program and green for preview indication.
    • Tally Output: Added via ethernet connection to Blackmagic Design GPI and Tally Interface product. (Not included.)
    • Windows Source Labels: Yes


    Multi View Monitoring

    • Multi View Monitoring: 1 x 10 Views.
    • Multi View Video Standard: HD


    Media Player

    • Media Players: 2, with non volatile flash memory.
    • Channels: Fill and key for each Media Player.
    • Media Pool Still Image Capacity: 20 with fill and key.
    • Media Pool Clip Capacity: None.
    • Media Player Clip Length in 720 HD: None.
    • Media Player Clip Length in 1080 HD: None.
    • Media Player Clip Length in Ultra HD: None.
    • Media Pool Still Image Format: PNG, TGA, BMP, GIF, JPEG and TIFF.
    • Media Pool Video File Format: None.
    • Media Pool Audio File Format: None.



    • Control Panel: Built in control panel. Software control panel included. Supports optional broadcast panel.
    • Control Panel Connection: Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Allows direct connection between panel and chassis, or via network. Also used for updating the software.
    • Control Panel Compatibilty: Compatible with ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, ATEM 2 M/E Advanced Panel and ATEM 4 M/E Advanced Panel. Includes ATEM Software Control Panel.
    • Control Panel Included: ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac 10.10 Yosemite, Mac 10.11 El Capitan or later and Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64‑bit.



    • Software Updates: Using USB connection directly connected to Mac or Windows computers. Includes ATEM Setup Utility
    • Configuration: Set via ATEM Software Control Panel, excluding ATEM chassis IP address which is set via the ATEM Setup Utility connected via USB to chassis.