The ATEM Mini Pro HDMI Live Stream Switcher by Blackmagic Design is a top-notch camera switcher for live streaming and recording. It allows you to switch between multiple HDMI video sources, add effects, and stream the output directly to popular streaming platforms. It’s a versatile solution that works seamlessly with gaming consoles, computer streams and HD cameras. For all our live studio productions, we rely on using it. Seamlessly switching feeds during production eliminates the need to add cuts during editing.

Some (but not all) of its best available features include: 

  1. Live Streaming and Monitoring: Not only can you directly stream to popular streaming platforms such as YouTube, Facebook Live, and Twitch. It also offers real-time audio and video monitoring, ensuring that you have complete control over your stream quality during live broadcasts.
  2. Audio Mixing: The switcher has a convenient audio mixer feature that allows users to connect and control the audio levels of various input sources during production.
  3. Picture-in-Picture Effects: The switcher supports picture-in-picture effects, allowing you to overlay one video on top of another. This is a helpful feature for adding logos, lower thirds, or secondary video sources during live streams.

At Edit House Productions, we love using the ATEM Mini Pro HDMI Live Stream Switcher for all our current productions and will continue to use it in the future. Whether a conference call or an entire workshop, this device helps us deliver faster client results. If you choose to work with us in the future, we’ll be more than happy to demonstrate its capabilities.

Ed Smith

Ed Smith

Ed Smith has been in television since the 80s and began Edit House Productions, LLC in 2000. He grew up in Culver City, California, where he enjoyed hanging out with his father on the sets of MGM Studios. Ed has been awarded dozens of Addy, Telly and Aurora Awards for cinematography, directing, and art direction. Over the years, Ed has produced for Fortune 500 companies like Pizza Hut, Cessna Aircraft, Coleman, and Rent-A-Center. Ed earned a MA in Communications and a BA in Radio-TV-Film from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.