Blackmagic ATEM SDI Extreme ISO
ATEM SDI Extreme ISO supports direct live streaming using Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) over ethernet or a shared mobile internet connection over USB‑C. The ATEM SDI Extreme ISO includes all the features of the ATEM SDI Pro ISO model but has 8 SDI live production inputs and 4 SDI outputs. It can record 9 separate H.264 video streams in real-time, allowing capture of all 8 clean feed inputs as well as the program video. A DaVinci Resolve project file is also saved.
Outputs Webcam for Video Software
To ensure maximum compatibility, all ATEM SDI models feature 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 SDI is a common webcam, but it’s really a live production switcher. It 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 SDI webcam output also works with streaming software such as Open Broadcaster, XSplit Broadcaster, and more.
Live Stream via ethernet on ATEM SDI Pro
Blackmagic ATEM SDI Extreme ISO model has 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. Streaming status is easy to understand as the data rate indicator shows the internet speed required for the video format.
Connect 5G or 4G Phones for Mobile Data
If you’re doing live production on location, you can use mobile data by connecting an Apple or Android phone to the USB port. is also an excellent backup for the primary Ethernet connection. The most recent high-speed 5G phones and the more prevalent 4G phones can both tether via phone. There is no need to modify settings because the ATEM switcher will automatically detect a connected phone and switch its internet connection to use it. When connected, the switcher will charge the phone while the USB port powers it. ATEM SDI Pro and ATEM SDI Extreme become ideal mobile production solutions when phone tethering is used for mobile data.
Record Direct to USB Flash Disks with ATEM SDI Pro
The Blackmagic ATEM SDI Extreme ISO model also allows you to record your streaming data directly to USB flash discs. That means you get extremely long recordings in the same H.264 video files with AAC audio that you streamed. Ready to upload to any online video site like YouTube or Vimeo. A USB hub also enables continuous recording to multiple discs, allowing you to continue recording after one disc is full. Record settings and disc selection are configured in ATEM Software Control, and the recording status can be displayed in the multiview.
Edit Live Production with Separate ISO Recordings
Because they can record multiple video streams, including clean feeds of all inputs and programs, the ATEM SDI Extreme ISO models enable you to edit your live event. The video files are saved alongside images from the media pool. The video files contain metadata tags such as synced timecodes and camera numbers. Re-editing your show with new color grades, effects, and graphics.
Edit Live Production in DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic ATEM SDI Extreme ISO models also store a DaVinci Resolve project file, allowing you to instantly launch your live production. Both media pool graphics and all cuts will dissolve. This entails that you can adjust certain edit points or even entirely replace shots. The multiview interface of the DaVinci Resolve Sync Bin makes it simple and quick to edit shots. You can scroll through and view all camera angles in sync because all ISO files will be automatically time-coded aligned.
Add Exciting Video Effects
One advantage of ATEM SDI is the range of built-in video effects, which enable professional production values. There are duration buttons for video effects allowing 0.5, 1, 1.5, and 2-second settings. You can also select the type of effect you want including mix, which does a smooth transition between sources, and dip which fades via a color during the transition.
Work with Professional Microphones
With two independent 3.5mm stereo audio inputs, you can connect desktop and lapel microphones. You can also connect a music player to play introduction music after the live stream starts but before the program begins. With 2 extra stereo audio inputs, you can ensure a host and guest both have lapel microphones when doing interviews.
All ATEM SDI audio inputs include panel buttons for adjusting the audio level and enabling inputs into the audio mixer. Furthermore, all models include a Fairlight audio mixer with all SDI inputs and both microphone inputs connected, allowing live mixing from all audio sources. The ATEM SDI Extreme also adds a headphone output.
Automatically Converts Any SDI Input Format
The ATEM SDI Extreme ISO model supports the built-in multiview as an additional SDI output.
Includes Free ATEM Software Control Panel
The ATEM Software Control app reveals ATEM SDI’s hidden power and gives you access to all switcher features. ATEM Software Control has a visual switcher user interface with parameter palettes for quick changes. Although normally connected via USB, multiple users can connect to ATEM SDI using separate copies of ATEM Software Control on different computers if connected via Ethernet. 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.
DVE for Picture-in-Picture, Transitions, and Effects
One of the most exciting features of ATEM SDI is the built-in DVE that allows picture-in-picture effects and DVE transitions. The DVE lets you create professional picture-in-picture effects with customizable 3D borders, shadows, and lighting. The DVE has the same image quality as top-tier ATEM switcher models and supports the position, resize, and scale in real-time features of a “fly key” so you can use it with custom graphics to create graphic wipe transitions.
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M by Indhu 27 Feb 2023