ATEM Mini only displays input 1

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ghiller

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ATEM Mini only displays input 1

PostWed Sep 16, 2020 6:22 pm

My ATEM Mini has been working like a champ for the last two months. However, this morning I turned everything on and it is only displaying input 1. Inputs 2, 3 & 4 just show up as black. I know it's not the cameras or the cables because I can switch between them with input 1 and they work fine. I tried searching the forum for this issue but didn't find anything. Anyone have any potential solution?
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Steve Kanefsky

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Re: ATEM Mini only displays input 1

PostWed Sep 16, 2020 8:55 pm

It's been widely reported that HDMI 1 is unlike the other HDMI inputs and the other inputs are much more sensitive to cables. So just because a particular cable works on HDMI 1 doesn't mean you should eliminate the possibility that you might need a different cable on the other ports. If you're using a passive cable then you might try an active cable (assuming your camera can power it) or a passive cable with thicker gauge wires. Shorter cables can't hurt either.
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Re: ATEM Mini only displays input 1

PostTue Sep 22, 2020 11:20 pm

I too have this issue, but with hdmi ports 3 & 4 NOT working on the ATEM Mini Pro. I tried plugging in Cam 3 & 4 into HDMI Port #1 and they work fine. Anybody else got an idea on whats going on here?
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Steve Kanefsky

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Re: ATEM Mini only displays input 1

PostMon Oct 05, 2020 3:46 pm

This page has some interesting information on why the ports are different. The short story is that they are connected to completely different HDMI chips from different manufacturers.

https://wphost.spider-e.com/?p=940

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