Blackmagic ATEM Mini Extreme Production Switcher
The Blackmagic ATEM Mini Extreme Production Switcher is an advanced switcher for true professionals. You get all the ATEM Mini Pro features plus 8 HDMI inputs; 2 separate HDMI outputs, 2 USB ports and a headphone connection. There are also 4 chroma keyers, 6 picture in picture DVEs, 2 media players, and a multiview with up to 16 views.
Introducing low cost, multi-camera, live production with advanced broadcast features.
ATEM Mini switchers make it easy to create professional multi-camera productions for live streaming to YouTube and innovative business presentations using Skype or Zoom. Simply connect ATEM Mini and you can switch live up to 8 high-quality video camera inputs for dramatically better quality images. Or connect a computer for PowerPoint slides or gaming consoles. The built-in DVE allows exciting picture in picture effects, perfect for commentary. There are loads of video effects too. All ATEM Mini models have a USB that works like a webcam so you can use any streaming software while the ATEM Mini Pro and ATEM Mini Extreme models add live streaming and recording to USB disks. ATEM Mini even has secret broadcast features for high-end work.
Blackmagic ATEM Mini Extreme offers Faster Video Production plus Live Streaming
Live production is the fastest way to complete a finished program, plus you can stream it to a live global audience via YouTube at the same time. The USB webcam output works with any streaming software while the Pro and Extreme models will directly stream via the internet to popular social media platforms. With up to 8 HDMI inputs, depending on the model, you can set up multiple camera angles such as wide shots and close-ups of each person in the performance. Then connect to a computer with a PowerPoint slide show or websites and gaming consoles. All switching is in real-time so you can live to stream your show to platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitch and many more.
Self ContainedBroadcast Quality Switcher
ATEM Mini’s compact all in one design includes both a control panel as well as connections. The front panel includes easy to use buttons for selecting sources, video effects and transitions. The source buttons are large so it’s possible to use them by feeling, letting the presenter do the switching. You even get buttons for audio mixing. On the ATEM Mini Pro and Extreme models, you also get buttons for record and streaming control, as well as output selection buttons that let you change the video output between cameras, programs and multiview. On the rear panel, there are HDMI connections for cameras or computers, extra microphone inputs, USB for webcam out plus an HDMI “aux” output for programming video.
Blackmagic ATEM Mini Extreme is Easy to Use and Fast to Learn
There’s never been a switcher that’s easier to use, as you simply press any of the input buttons labelled by the number on the front panel to cut between video sources. You can choose between cut or effects transitions by selecting the cut or auto buttons. Unlike cut, the auto button tells ATEM Mini to use a video effect when switching inputs. You can select from exciting transitions such as dissolve, or more dramatic effects such as dip to colour, DVE squeeze and DVE push. Add a DVE effect for a picture in picture effects with customized picture positions and background. There are even “media players” which are still stores for titles and graphics that you can load via external software control.
Stream Live Interviews
ATEM Mini is perfect for interviews as you can connect multiple cameras for close-ups of the host, or interviewee, as well as wide shots plus ATEM Mini, is so small the host can even switch to small studios. Plus ATEM Mini Pro and Extreme models support live streaming to YouTube, Facebook and more.
- Business Presentations via Skype. Get dramatically better business presentations on Skype because ATEM Mini makes Skype see it as a webcam, so you can select it in the Skype settings. One camera can be a close-up, another for a wide shot and a computer for PowerPoint presentations. The presenter can even use pictures in the picture.
- Live Stream eSport Competitions. Live stream eSport competitions to Twitch by simply connecting multiple gaming consoles and a camera for a presenter. ATEM Mini operates up to 60 frames per second for fast gameplay and you can use picture in picture for commentary. You can even download titles direct from Photoshop.
- Kickstarter and Investor Updates. Raise the professionalism of Kickstarter or investor presentations to fund your new product idea. Connect a camera for the presenter, a camera for a product close up and a computer for business plan slides. Then present live via Skype or Zoom and even post recordings for investors to view later.
- Education and Training. ATEM Mini is perfect for educational videos. Setup is fast and easy, so you can travel to locations and record live multi-camera video productions; on a wide range of educational topics. Connect computers and cameras and use the ATEM Software Panel to load titles and perform video effects.
Connect up to 8Independent Cameras
With 4 or 8 HDMI inputs depending on the model, you can connect multiple cameras for different views. Video cameras with HDMI outputs are better quality than simple webcams; as they use higher quality lenses and have better low light sensitivity. All video sources will re-sync to the switcher if they operate at different video standards so you don’t have to worry about connecting video devices as they all just work. Cameras with HDMI often support interchangeable lenses so you can change to wide-angle lenses; for wide shots and zoom lenses for close-ups. Imagine taking advantage of the low light capability of better cameras for theatre production, weddings, school concerts and music videos.
Outputs to HDMI Videoand USB Webcam
To ensure maximum compatibility, all ATEM Mini models feature a USB that operates as a simple webcam source. That means you can plug into a computer and get working with any video software! The software is tricked into thinking the ATEM Mini is a common webcam, but it’s really a live production switcher. That guarantees full compatibility with any video software and in full resolution 1080HD quality. Choose any software you like, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams or Skype for a new way to do presentations with a professional multi-camera broadcast-quality style. The ATEM Mini webcam output also works with streaming software such as Open Broadcaster, XSplit Broadcaster and more.
Live Stream via ethernet on ATEM Mini Pro
ATEM Mini Pro and ATEM Mini Extreme models have a built-in hardware streaming engine for live streaming via their ethernet connections. That means you can live stream to YouTube, Facebook and Twitch in better quality, without dropped frames and with simpler settings. Just select the streaming service and enter the streaming key. There are palettes in ATEM Software Control for streaming setup, plus streaming status is also displayed in the multiview. Streaming status is easy to understand as the data rate indicator shows the internet speed required for the video format you’re using. If you’re technically minded, you can update the streaming profiles in an XML settings file to load new services.
Blackmagic ATEM Mini Extreme Production Switcher allows you to Connect 5Gor 4G Phonesfor Mobile Data
If you’re doing live production on location then the ATEM Mini Pro and Extreme models support connecting an Apple or Android phone to the USB port to use mobile data! It’s also a great backup for the main Ethernet connection. Phone tethering works with the latest high speed 5G phones plus the more common 4G phones. The ATEM switcher will automatically detect when a phone is connected and switch its internet connection to use it, eliminating the need for changing settings. When connected, the phone will power from the USB port so it remains charged from the switcher. By using phone tethering and mobile data, ATEM Mini Pro and ATEM Mini Extreme become the perfect mobile production solutions!
Record Direct to USB Flash Disks with ATEM Mini Pro
The ATEM Mini Pro and Extreme models also support direct recording of your streaming data to USB flash disks. That means you get very long recordings in the same H.264 video files with AAC audio that you stream. So you can directly upload to any online video site, such as YouTube or Vimeo. Recording to multiple disks is also supported via a USB hub or Blackmagic MultiDock; so when a disk fills recording can continue to a second disk for non-stop recording. Record settings and disk selection are set up in ATEM Software Control and; there’s a record status view in the built-in multiview. You can even trigger recording on connected Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras
Includes FreeATEM Software Control Panel
The ATEM Software Control app unlocks the hidden power of ATEM Mini and; allows access to every feature in the switcher. ATEM Software Control features a visual switcher user interface with parameter palettes for making quick adjustments. Although you can normally connect via USB; if you connect using Ethernet it’s possible for multiple users to connect to ATEM Mini using separate copies of ATEM Software Control on different computers. The software lets you access full audio mixing with effects, load still frames and even do advanced macro programming! You can even save the switcher state as an XML file. If you need clip playback, you can even control HyperDeck disk recorders via Ethernet.