Blackmagic ATEM Camera Converter
Blackmagic ATEM Camera Converter and ATEM Studio Converter are designed to be used at either end of a live camera connection. Now you can easily connect cameras to production switchers, even when they are huge distances apart. Each converter has been designed to make it easier than ever to connect to cameras with video, audio, talkback and tally.
The battery powered ATEM Camera Converter is located at the camera and is designed to be used in remote locations. The ATEM Studio Converter has a rack mount design that contains all connections built into the unit.
ATEM Camera Converter’s machined aluminum design is lightweight and incredibly strong. The precision cut chassis houses advanced electronics and video connectors are recessed for added protection. Rubber feet on the bottom of the unit are included for grip when you use the ATEM Camera Converter on a desk, plus a machined belt clip can also be attached.
Blackmagic ATEM Camera Converter and ATEM Studio Converter connect together using a single mode optical fiber connection that can stretch up to 28 miles in distance. The Camera Converter is designed for portable use and features an internal rechargeable battery, along with all the connections required to send video, audio and talkback over the optical fiber link.
The ATEM Studio Converter is designed to fit into your equipment rack and has 4 separate optical fiber connections. The optical fiber signal is converted back to SDI video and analog audio outputs for connecting each camera to your switcher. Program feeds with talkback and tally are sent to each connected camera.
ATEM Camera Converter’s controls are conveniently located in a rubberized button strip on one side of the unit. LED indicators show the remaining battery power and confirm that optical fiber and video signals are present. The unit’s power button needs to be pressed and held for 2 seconds to ensure the unit is not accidentally turned off during use.
As the Blackmagic ATEM Camera Converter is designed to be used in remote camera positions, it includes a built in rechargeable battery that provides more than 3 hours battery life. With a wide 12-31V power range you can use an external battery to power the unit if longer operation is required where no mains power source is available.