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ATEM Refence

PostMon Oct 02, 2023 10:07 am


Is there a table to show compatible refence signals for different video formats for the ATEMs, or is it a case that they only work with a refence signal that matches the frame rate?

For example I would like to know if it is possible to feed the ATEM a 1080i50 refence signal, but set the ATEM to be 1080p50.

Specifically I am looking at the ATEM Constellation 2 M/E, but would also like to know if this is possible on the old ATEM Television Studios.


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Re: ATEM Refence

PostTue Oct 03, 2023 2:27 pm

On ATEM for p50, p59.94 and p60 use 1080i50, 59.94 or 60 respectively. You could also use black burst of the same rate but tri level is a better reference. This applies to both HD and UHD signals. I hope this helps.

Gary Adams
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