Atem Mini usb issue

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Atem Mini usb issue

PostSun Dec 29, 2019 6:15 pm

Hello,

I just bought an atem mini , I try to connect with the usb cable of my phone but my computer don't see the atem mini like a camera.

What is the cable I need for use it ?

Best regards
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Re: Atem Mini usb issue

PostFri Jan 10, 2020 6:43 pm

We've used various USB-C cables to test the connection to a computer but if you can be a bit more specific as the brand and the actual connections, maybe some of the other users of the ATEM Mini can provide suggestions based on their use of the device.
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Re: Atem Mini usb issue

PostFri Jan 10, 2020 8:27 pm

Hello Johan. A USB Type A (if that is on your computer) or Type C to USB-C will work as long as it is not a "charging" cable or a Thunderbolt cable. You can look in the Properties (or whatever based on computer type) to see the USB connection is happening.

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Re: Atem Mini usb issue

PostSat Jan 11, 2020 11:38 pm

I bought cheapest USB-A to USB-C cable in shop , and works great ..
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Re: Atem Mini usb issue

PostMon Jan 13, 2020 6:06 pm

modogo2000 wrote:Hello,

I just bought an atem mini , I try to connect with the usb cable of my phone but my computer don't see the atem mini like a camera.

What is the cable I need for use it ?

Best regards


USB cable types can be tricky if one is not familiar, as they are not all the same. In the case of the Atem Mini, you want a cable that supports USB 3.0/3.1 speeds and can carry both data and power (not all them meet these specifications).

I can't post a link to specific cable since I am new to the forum, however if you search for this ASIN (also known as product number) within Amazon.com --> B01GGKYR2O you should find a black AmazonBasics USB Type-A to Type-C cable. I have purchased that exact cable, and it works for me with my Atem Mini.
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Re: Atem Mini usb issue

PostFri Feb 07, 2020 12:06 pm

Gary Adams wrote:Hello Johan. A USB Type A (if that is on your computer) or Type C to USB-C will work as long as it is not a "charging" cable or a Thunderbolt cable. You can look in the Properties (or whatever based on computer type) to see the USB connection is happening.

Regards, Gary


Why not charging? Its almost impossible to find cable that is not charging at the same time.

Also if its onoy 3.0 and not 3.1 then 5gbs is way too low for 1080p. Why then is atem mini 1080p..... :shock:
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Re: Atem Mini usb issue

PostFri Feb 07, 2020 2:32 pm

Hello Piotr. Thanks for this. I should have said Charging Only cable as sometimes people try to use these as the look the same. A data cable that charges is fine. Sorry for the confusion. Using a USB 3 or 3.1 connection is better. Not everyone has those on their computers.

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