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Blackmagic Design: ATEM Mini Pro

ATEM Mini features 4 HDMI inputs and has an intuitive, easyto use design that makes it possible for anyone to live stream multi cameraproductions online via services and software such as YouTube Facebook Live oreven Skype. Simply connect 4 high quality HDMI inputs that can be used for liveswitching cameras, computers or even game consoles. You get a built in DVE forexciting picture in picture effects, broadcast quality transitions, upstreamkeyers for removing blue and green screen background, a downstream keyer forsuperimposing custom graphics, audio inputs a mixer, and more. To stream, ATEMMini also has a USB output that works like a webcam, so you can connect to anyvideo software. There's also HDMI video out for projectors.

Key Features:

¬∑       Features miniaturized control panel baseddesign.

¬∑       Supports connecting up to 4 cameras orcomputers.

¬∑       USB output operates as a webcam and supports allvideo software.

¬∑       Live streaming via Ethernet supported on ATEMMini Pro.

¬∑       Recording to USB flash disks in H.264 supportedon ATEM Mini Pro.

¬∑       Two stereo audio inputs for connecting desktopor lapel microphones.

¬∑       Automatically standards converts and re-syncsall HDMI inputs.

¬∑       Includes free ATEM Software Control for Mac andWindows.

¬∑       Internal media for 20 RGBA graphics for titles,opening plates and logos.

¬∑       Includes ATEM Advanced Chroma Key for green/bluescreen work.

¬∑       Multiview allows monitoring of all cameras onATEM Mini Pro.

¬∑       Audio mixer supports limiter, compressor, 6 bandEQ and more!

¬∑       Supports remote HDMI control with BlackmagicPocket Cinema Cameras.



Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini Pro

Introducing lowcost, multi camera, live production withadvanced broadcast features.


ATEM Mini switchers make it easy to create professionalmulti camera productions for live streaming to YouTube and innovative businesspresentations using Skype or Zoom! Simply connect ATEM Mini and you can switchlive between 4 high quality video camera inputs for dramatically better qualityimages. Or connect a computer for PowerPoint slides or gaming consoles. Thebuilt in DVE allows exciting picture in picture effects, perfect forcommentary! There are loads of video effects too! All ATEM Mini models have USBthat works like a webcam so you can use any streaming software while the ATEMMini Pro model adds live streaming and recording to USB disks. ATEM Mini evenhas secret broadcast features built in so it can do high end work!


Faster Video ProductionPlus Live Streaming


Live production is the fastest way to complete a finishedprogram, plus you can stream it to a live global audience via YouTube at thesame time. The USB webcam output of ATEM Mini connects to any computer andlooks just like a built in webcam, so all streaming software for social mediaplatforms work! With up to 4 HDMI inputs you can set up multiple camera anglessuch as wide shots along with independent close ups of each person in theperformance. Or you can connect to a computer with a PowerPoint slide show,video clip playback, websites or gaming consoles. All switching is in real timeso you can live stream to any social media platform such as YouTube, Facebook,TwitchTV and many more!


Self ContainedBroadcast Quality Switcher


ATEM Mini’s compact all in one design includes both acontrol panel as well as connections. The front panel includes easy to usebuttons for selecting sources, video effects and transitions. The sourcebuttons are large so it’s possible to use it by feel, letting the presenter dothe switching! You even get buttons for audio mixing! On the ATEM Mini Promodel you also get buttons for record and streaming control as well as outputselection buttons that let you change the video output between cameras, programand multiview. On the rear panel there are HDMI connections for cameras orcomputers, extra microphone inputs, USB for webcam out plus an HDMI"aux" output for program video.


Easy toUse andFast to Learn!


There's never been a switcher that’s easier to use, as yousimply press any of the input buttons labelled 1 to 4 on the front panel to cutbetween video sources. You can choose between cut or effects transitions byselecting the cut or auto buttons. Unlike cut, the auto button tells ATEM Minito use a video effect when switching inputs. You can select from excitingtransitions such as dissolve, or more dramatic effects such as dip to color,DVE squeeze and DVE push. The DVE is perfect for picture in picture effects andyou can instantly set up different picture positions. There is even a stillstore for titles and graphics accessible via external software control.


Stream Live Interviews


ATEM Mini is perfect for interviews as you can connectmultiple cameras for close ups of the host, or interviewee, as well as wideshots plus ATEM Mini is so small the host can even switch in small studios. Youcan record via the HDMI output or live stream using Open Broadcaster software!


Business Presentations via Skype


Get dramatically better business presentations on Skypebecause ATEM Mini makes Skype see it as a webcam, so you can select it in theSkype settings! One camera can be a close up, another for a wide shot and acomputer for PowerPoint presentations. The presenter can even use picture inpicture!


Live Stream eSport Competitions


Live stream eSport competitions to Twitch by simplyconnecting multiple gaming consoles and a camera for a presenter. ATEM Minioperates up to 60 frames per second for fast gameplay and you can use picturein picture for commentary! You can even download titles from Photoshop!


Kickstarter and Investor Updates


Raise the professionalism of Kickstarter or investorpresentations 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. Thenpresent live via Skype and post recordings online for investors to view!


Education and Training


ATEM Mini is perfect for educational videos! Setup is fastand easy, so you can travel to locations and record live multi camera videoproductions on a wide range of educational topics! Connect computers andcameras and use the ATEM Software Panel to load titles and perform videoeffects.


Connect up to 4Independent Cameras


With 4 independent HDMI inputs, you can connect up to 4 highquality video cameras. Video cameras with HDMI outputs are dramatically betterquality than simple webcams as they use higher quality lenses and have betterlow light sensitivity. All video sources will re‚Äësync to theswitcher if they operate at different video standards so you don't have toworry about connecting video devices as they all just work! Cameras with HDMIoften support interchangeable lenses so you can change to wide angle lenses forwide shots and zoom lenses for close‚Äëups.Imagine taking advantage of the low light capability of better cameras fortheater production, weddings, school concerts and music videos!


Outputs toHDMI Videoand USB Webcam!


To ensure maximum compatibility, ATEM Mini features a USBconnection that operates as a simple webcam source. That means you can plug inand instantly get working with any video software. The software is tricked intothinking the ATEM Mini is a common webcam, but it's really a live productionswitcher! That guarantees full compatibility with any video software and infull resolution 1080HD quality. Choose any software you like, such as OpenBroadcaster for live streaming, or Skype for Powerpoint presentations. ATEMMini works with software and platforms such as Open Broadcaster, XSplitBroadcaster, YouTube Live, Facebook Live, Skype, Zoom, Twitch, Periscope,Livestream, Wirecast and more!


Live Stream viaEthernet on ATEM Mini Pro


The ATEM Mini Pro model has a built in hardware streamingengine for live streaming via its built in Ethernet connection. That means youcan live stream to YouTube, Facebook and Twitch in better quality, withoutdropped frames and with much simpler settings. Just select the streamingservice and enter the streaming key! There are palettes in ATEM SoftwareControl for streaming setup and status, plus streaming status is also displayedin the multiview. Streaming status is easy to understand as the data rateindicator shows internet speed required for the video format you're using. Ifyou're technically minded, you can even hack the detailed streaming profiles inthe XML preference file and load new services.


Record Direct to USB Flash Disks with ATEM Mini Pro


The ATEM Mini Pro model also supports direct recording ofyour streaming data to USB flash disks! That means you get very long recordingsin the same H.264 video files with AAC audio that you streamed, so you candirect upload to any online video site, such as YouTube and Vimeo. ATEM MiniPro supports multiple disks when used with a USB hub or Blackmagic MultiDock,so when a disk fills recording can continue to a second disk for non-stoprecording. Record settings and disk selection are set up in ATEM SoftwareControl and there's a record status view in the built in multiview. You caneven trigger recording on external Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras!


Add Exciting Video Effects


One of the benefits of ATEM Mini is the professionalproduction values that are possible using the range of built in video effects!The cut button ensures an instant cut when switching between sources. The autobutton is a professional term that's used on large broadcast switchers toenable video effects transitions. There are duration buttons for video effectsallowing 0.5, 1, 1.5 and 2 second settings. You can also select the type ofeffect you want including mix, which does a smooth transition between sources,and dip which fades via a color during the transition. Or use fun DVE effectsthat move the image off screen when transitioning between sources!


Work with Professional Microphones


With two independent 3.5mm stereo audio inputs, you canconnect desktop and lapel microphones. You can even connect a music player togenerate introduction music after the live stream commences but before theprogram starts. With 2 extra stereo audio inputs, you can ensure a host andguest both have lapel microphones when doing interviews. All audio inputs toATEM Mini include buttons on the panel for adjusting audio level and enablinginputs into the audio mixer. ATEM Mini features a full Fairlight audio mixerand all HDMI audio inputs and both microphone inputs are all connectedseparately to the audio mixer so you can live mix from all audio sources.


Automatically ConvertsAny HDMI Input Format


Each of the 4 HDMI inputs feature their own dedicatedstandards converter. That means ATEM Mini will automatically convert 1080p,1080i and 720p sources to the video standard of the switcher! By default theswitcher will set its video format automatically, however you can also set theswitcher to a specific video standard you need! The HDMI output is a true"aux" output so you can clean switch each HDMI input or program tothis output. You can even "direct" switch input 1 to the HDMI outputfor low latency eSport productions. If you're using program/preview switching,the HDMI out can be selected to preview, or on the ATEM Mini Pro model, it canbe selected to display a full multiview.


Secret BroadcastFeatures Built In!


While ATEM Mini is easy to use, it's also hiding verypowerful broadcast features! If you're interested in a career in the televisionindustry, then ATEM Mini is perfect for training as it has the same features asswitchers in high end broadcast studios. You get an ATEM Advanced Chroma Key,Fairlight audio mixer, DVE, still store for graphics and much more! Simply runthe free ATEM Software Control app on Mac or Windows while connected via USB orEthernet to access the extended features of the ATEM Mini. With a littleexperimentation you can learn how to produce broadcast quality live production.Only ATEM Mini is a true broadcast switcher hidden in a tiny and affordabledesign!


True Broadcast Style Mix Effects Switching


Although ATEM Mini works in "cut bus" mode whenfirst purchased, it can also be changed to "program/preview" styleoperation, which is the way large broadcasters use live production switchers.Cut bus switching is easy and selecting any input will instantly switch to thatsource. However if you want to operate ATEM Mini like a true professional thenyou can change the switcher to program/preview using ATEM Software Control. Mixeffects operation allows a source to be selected but it won't be put on airuntil you press the cut or auto buttons. That 2 step program/preview processmeans fewer mistakes. Program/preview operation is best for training studentsfor a career in broadcast!


Monitor Sources and Statuswith ATEM Mini Pro Multiview!


When doing larger live productions with multiple cameras,it’s very useful to see all your video sources at the same time on a singlemonitor. The ATEM Mini Pro model includes a professional multiview that letsyou see all 4 video inputs, plus preview and program on a single HDMItelevision or monitor! Simply select M/V on the front panel video outputcontrol buttons to select multiview! Each camera view includes tally indicatorsso you know when each source is on-air, and each view also has custom labelsand audio meters. You can also see the media player so you know what graphic isselected. Plus multiview even includes status for recording, streaming and theFairlight audio mixer!


Use Ethernet Control for Wireless Internet Streaming


ATEM Software Control connects to ATEM Mini via USB orEthernet, however the benefit of Ethernet is you can use it to share yourcomputer's internet connection for streaming on the ATEM Mini Pro model! Simplyconnect ATEM Mini Pro via Ethernet and set your computer to share its internet.Using Ethernet is easy, and when launching the software, just select the ATEMMini model. If you are streaming on ATEM Mini Pro, also set your computer toshare its internet. Now you get both control and streaming via the singleEthernet cable. This provides amazing mobility as you can connect your computerto the internet using wireless connections such as WiFi or even 4G and 5Gtethered phones!


Control andColor Balance Cameras!


For a more broadcast style workflow, you can remote controlyour cameras from ATEM Mini! Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K modelscan work as studio cameras with control sent via the HDMI connection to ATEMMini. That means you can control the camera settings as well as the camera’scolor corrector from ATEM Software Control. Imagine changing ISO and tint, pluslens iris, focus and zoom, so camera operators can focus on the shot! There aretwo types of control interface, CCU layout for traditional tint color controland a DaVinci color corrector interface allowing the camera’s built in DaVincicolor corrector to add incredible digital film "looks" to your liveproduction!


DevelopCustom Remote Control Solutions


The Ethernet connection also allows customized controlsolutions! Even though ATEM Mini includes ATEM Software Control, you can usethe Ethernet to control the ATEM remotely, anywhere in the world. A popularworkflow is to use the Ethernet to allow the ATEM Mini to be positioned nearthe HDMI cameras, but the control is positioned remotely in a quieter space,such as a control room. Imagine using the switcher from a control room andbuilding a professional broadcasting studio where the control room can beseparated away from the performance or interviews. Ethernet allows you to addas many panels as you like all at the same time, or you can build customsolutions using the developer SDK!


Record to an External HyperDeck Recorder!


The HDMI program output is perfect for connecting ATEM Minito an external recorder or monitor! ATEM Mini supports recorders such asBlackmagic Video Assist. You get a high quality output with switcher programvideo, plus live audio from the internal audio mixer. The HDMI output can evenbe connected to video projectors in large venues. If you connect ATEM SoftwareControl you can even ISO record from one of the inputs. Plus on the moreadvanced ATEM Mini Pro model you can generate multiple formats by recordingfrom the HDMI program output in ProRes while simultaneously recording the H.264video stream to a USB flash disk!


Switch Faster with anATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel


With Ethernet built in, ATEM Mini can use hardware controlpanels for high end workflows that take advantage of the hidden broadcastfeatures in the switcher! The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel features the fastprogram/preview style with separate source buttons for both program and previewrows. Get direct access to all transitions automatically or manually using thet‚Äëbar. For accurate control of the DVE the joystick provides X, Ypositioning with rotation setting DVE size. You also get LCD menus tocontrol features that don't have dedicated knobs and buttons. You can evenprogram and trigger Macros! Plus you can use ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel later ifyou upgrade to a bigger ATEM switcher!


Total Video Inputs


Total Outputs


Total Aux Outputs


Total Audio Inputs

2 x 3.5mm stereo mini jack.

Total Audio Outputs

None, embedded audio only.

Timecode Connection


HDMI Video Inputs

4 x HDMI type A, 10-bit HD switchable.
2 channel embedded audio.

Video Input Re-Sync

On all 4 HDMI inputs.

Frame Rate and Format Converters

On all 4 HDMI inputs.

HDMI Program Outputs



Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT for live streaming, software control, software updates and direct or network panel connection.

Computer Interface

1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 for external drive recording, webcam out, software control, software updates and panel connection.


HD Video Input Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

HD Video Output Standards

1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60

Video Streaming Standards

1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60

Ultra HD Video Standards


Video Sampling

4:2:2 YUV

Color Precision


Color Space

Rec 709

HDMI Input Resolutions from Computers

1280 x 720p 50Hz, 59.94Hz and 60Hz
1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97,30, 50, 59.94 and 60Hz
1920 x1080i 50 and 59.94Hz 60Hz

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

Product Specifics

Upstream Keyers


Downstream Keyers


Advanced Chroma Keyers


Linear/Luma Keyers


Transition Keyer

DVE only.

Total Number of Layers


Pattern Generators


Color Generators


DVE with Borders and Drop Shadow



Minimum monitor resolution of 1366 x 768.


Audio Mixer

6 input x 2 channel mixer.
Selectable On/Off/Audio-Follow-Video per channel plus separate gain control per channel.
Level and Peak metering. Plus new Fairlight audio enhancements: Compressor, Gate, Limiter, 6 bands of parametric EQ. Master gain control.

Analog Input

Unbalanced stereo

Analog Input Delay

Up to 8 frames

Input Impedance


Max Input Level


Mic Plug In Power

Available on both 3.5mm mini jack connections.


Direct Streaming

ATEM Mini Pro supports direct live streaming over ethernet using Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP).


Direct Recording

1 x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 expansion port for external media to direct record a .mp4 H.264 with AAC audio at the ATEM video standard.

Media Format

Supports media formatted ExFAT (Windows/Mac) or HFS+ (Mac) file system.

Multi View Monitoring

Multi View Monitoring

1 x 10 Views including left right configurable Program/Preview, 4 HDMI inputs, Media Player, Streaming Status, Recording Status and Audio Meters.

Multi View Video Standard


Media Player

Media Players



Fill and key for each Media Player.

Media Pool Still Image Capacity

20 with fill and key.

Media Pool Still Image Format



Control Panel

Built in control panel. Software control panel with camera control included. Supports optional hardware panel.

Control Panel Connection

Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT. Ethernet used for direct connection between panel and chassis or via network. ATEM Mini Pro also supports direct USB-C connection. Ethernet or USB-C used for updating the software.

Control Panel Compatibilty

Includes ATEM Software Control Panel. Also compatible with ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel and ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel.

Control Panel Included

ATEM Software Control Panel included free for Mac 10.14 Mojave, Mac 10.15 Catalina or later and Windows 10 64 bit only.


Software Updates

Using USB or Ethernet connection directly connected to Mac OS X or Windows computers. Includes ATEM Switcher Utility.


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

Physical Specifications

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5 C to 40 C (41 - 104 F)

Storage Temperature

-10 to 60 C (14 to 140 F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing


12 Months Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

What's Included

ATEM Mini Pro

External 12V DC power supply with international socket adapters

Operating Systems

Mac 10.14 Mojave,
Mac 10.15 Catalina or later.

Windows 10, 64-bit.

Power Requirements

Power Supply

1 x External 12V power supply.

Power Usage


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