ATEM Mini + iPhone?

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reginaldpwarren

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ATEM Mini + iPhone?

PostWed Nov 20, 2019 11:18 am

Is there a solution for using an iPhone video input in the new ATEM MIni? ie. HDMI convertor that will work with the system?
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Gary Adams

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Re: ATEM Mini + iPhone?

PostWed Nov 20, 2019 3:46 pm

Hello Reginald. You may connect the iPhone to the Mini using a lightening to HDMI adapter. This works well to play recorded videos and stills from the iPhone. Using the iPhone as a live camera may be a challenge as the overlays are present. There are apps that provide a clean feed which may be usable but in my testing they are not full screen. Some do not pass iPhone audio as well. It would be useful if others posted their observations here as well

Regard. Gary
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Re: ATEM Mini + iPhone?

PostWed Nov 20, 2019 7:23 pm

I haven't tried it myself, but this looks promising:

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cameravision/id412366083
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Re: ATEM Mini + iPhone?

PostThu Nov 21, 2019 5:24 am

Keep in mind that while it is technically possible to output HDMI video using something like Apple's Lightning Digital AV Adapter (https://www.apple.com/shop/product/MD82 ... av-adapter), the video quality may not be the best.

The reason for this is that the early Lightning ports only supported USB 2.0 transfer speeds (480 Mbps) which is not sufficient bandwidth for uncompressed 1080p video (which requires 1.5 Gbps+ bandwidth). To get around this problem, the video sent from the device to the HDMI adapter is first compressed using H.264 inside the phone or tablet, then sent out over the Lightning port to the adapter, then decompressed back into uncompressed video sent out over the adapter's HDMI port.

This process can introduce compression artifacts and latency, so the quality may not be as good as you would get with an actual camera. More details here:
https://panic.com/blog/the-lightning-di ... -surprise/
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Re: ATEM Mini + iPhone?

PostFri Dec 20, 2019 11:56 am

Do you mean that?
Atem mini with iOS live stream



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or...
iOS as a camera for atem mini video source?
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Re: ATEM Mini + iPhone?

PostWed Jan 22, 2020 6:59 am

Try Filmic Pro. Go into the settings and under Device you can turn off all the items on the main monitor screen. It's the cleanest I've tested so far with the mini. There is a crop.
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Re: ATEM Mini + iPhone?

PostThu Feb 13, 2020 8:40 pm

Hello folks,

We are trying to use the atem mini with samsung s8 android. Is there a video camera app out there that could hide the buttons on the phone screen completely while using the atem mini for filming in obs?

Thanks dor your time and support!

Best,
Paul

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