ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K
Blackmagic Design

ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K

Powerful 20 input 12G-SDI live production switcher with 4 M/E, 16 advanced ATEM chroma keyers, DVE, SuperSource, 2 Ultra HD multi viewers and more!
Product Highlights
  • Supports HD/UltraHD 4K @ 10-bit
  • 20 x 12G-SDI Inputs
  • Tri-Sync/Blackburst Ref. Sync Input
  • Built-In Frame Synchronizers
  • Two Independent Multi-View Outputs
  • Program Outputs in HD/4K HD
  • 16 Upstream & 2 Downstream Keyers
  • 24-Input x 2-Channel Audio Mixer
  • Hardware or Software Mac/Windows Control

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

Get one of the world’s most compact and advanced switchers with the new ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K. You get an incredibly high performance live production switcher designed to work with the latest formats and high frame rates, all the way up to Ultra HD 2160p59.94! You get 16 next generation ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyers with 4 per M/E, perfect for advanced work and virtual sets. As the most advanced ATEM switcher, this model also includes the latest technology and features such as 2 Ultra HD multi viewers, full 2D DVE, built in SuperSource compositing engine with 4 picture in picture DVE's, full re-synchronization on each 12G-SDI input and much more! The multi rate 12G-SDI connections automatically switch between all HD and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p59.94 with a single BNC cable! Even if you're not working in Ultra HD now, the ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K has all the power and features for the highest end live production work, while being Ultra HD ready the instant you need it

Price: AED 23,828*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Total Video Inputs 20
Total Video Outputs 13
Total Aux Outputs 6
SDI Rates 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
Total Audio Inputs 2 x XLR. 2 x RCA
Total Audio Outputs 2 x XLR Program 2 x XLR Monitor
Timecode Connections 1 x XLR Timecode in and 1 x XLR Timecode out
Reference Input Tri-Sync or Black Burst
Video Input Re-sync On all 20 inputs
SDI Video Inputs 20 x 10-bit HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable. 2 channel embedded audio
SDI Audio Outputs 16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K
Extra Audio Outputs 1 x XLR Timecode and 1 x XLR Talkback
SDI Audio Outputs 2 Ch embedded into SDI output on all outputs
Extra Audio Inputs 1 x XLR Timecode and 1 x XLR Talkback
SDI Program Outputs 3 x 10-bit HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable
Down Converted SDI Program Output 1 x 10-bit (From Ultra HD 4K to HD)
SDI Preview Outputs 1 x 10-bit HD/Ultra HD 4K switchable
Total Multi Views 2
SDI Multi View Outputs 2
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 None
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, 2160p50, 2160p59.94
SDI Compliance SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 2082.
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Color Precision 10-bit.
Color Space REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020..
Product Specifics
Upstream Keyers 16 with Chroma/Linear/Luma key
Downstream Keyers 2
Chroma Keyers 16
Talkback Support None
Mix Minus Support None
Linear/Luma Keyers 19
Transition Keyer (Stinger/DVE) 1 Stinger, 1DVE .
Total Number of Layers 26
Pattern Generators 19
Color Generators 2
DVE with 3D Borders & Drop Shadow 1.
Control Panel Software or optional hardware panel
Routable Windows 16
Tally Red for program and green for preview indications
Windows Source Labels Yes
Multi View Monitoring
Multi View Monitoring 2 x 10 Views for 20 total views
Multi View Video Standard Select HD or Ultra HD
Media Player
media-players 4
Media Pool Still Image Capacity 64 with fill and key
Media Pool Clip Capacity 2 with fill and key
media-player Clip Length in 720 HD 3200 frames
media-player Clip Length in 1080 HD 1440 frames
media-player Clip Length in Ultra HD 360 frames
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
Interface Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768
Front panel Built in HD LCD monitor for video and 42 LED buttons for Aux switching
Processing Delay < 7 Lines
Audio Mixer 24 input x 2 channel mixer.
Selectable On/Off/Audio-Follow-Video.
Level and Peak metering.
Master gain control.
Dedicated analog outputs for monitoring
4K to HD Down Conversion Yes, program x 1
Control Panel Included ATEM Software Control Panel included free for macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS High Sierra 10.13 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
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
Physical Specifications
Width 19 in
Height 3.54 in
Depth 9.25 in
Weight 10.58 lb
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

Price: AED 23,828*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Operating Systems
  • Mac
    Mac 10.12 Sierra,
    Mac 10.13 High Sierra or later
  • Windows
    Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

Power Requirements
  • Power Supply
    2 x Internal 100 - 240 AC
  • Power Usage