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Yes, ATEM Mini has PREVIEW!

Photo Moment - December 20, 2019

There's a little misinformation about PREVIEW vs MULTI-VIEW on the ATEM Mini out there, and I wanted to clarify. This video explains the differences between PROGRAM, PREVIEW and MULTI-VIEW, and how to enable true PREVIEW mode on your ATEM Mini!

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very helpful
Perfect! Nice explain and helpful tutorial. Thank you, Joseph.
Herzlichen Dank. Great explanation.
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You are made to do this buddy!
I appreciate your Video where I am trying to do
Thank You for this! Cleared a lot of things and I am probably gonna buy the device now. :D
Gracias! excelente noticia
Fantastic video. Thank you!
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Thank you. Great tutorial.
Thanks. Really helpful video. I wonder if I can plug presenter's laptop HDMI into one input of ATEM MINI, my camera into second input and then in OBS have simultaneously streaming the presentation and the presenter filmed with camera. Is that possible with ATEM MINI or I would have to have a dedicated stream card for presenter's laptop and camera?
Wow like Curtis is right great your an amazing Instructor thank you :)
aw, thank you!
Perfect video!
You're awesome coach.. Thank you!
Thank you for the video.When I connect the HDMI out to an external monitor, it does not display anything? The USB output works well though. Any suggestions would be appreciated..
In the ATEM Software, be sure the Output menu is set to Program. Perhaps it’s set to one of the inputs that you’re not using.
Thank you much needed info on the Item mini
You're welcome!
Hi Joseph. Could you provide a wiring diagram of the equipment in this video? Specifically I want to ensure that I'm understanding your verbal description of the setup. That is, I believe your Desview 5.5" monitor HDMI port is connected to the usbc webcam out of the ATEM Mini and the Mac lightning port is connected to the HDMI out of the ATEM Mini. My issue is that my setup isn't showing output over the usbc interface and I'm not sure how to correct that.
Don't have a diagram but you can't connect a monitor to the USB port. That's for data — data to a hard drive (recording the Program to a video file), or data to a computer (which is converted to video as a webcam). However you can NOT connect a USB/Thunderbolt monitor to the USB-C port. Monitoring has to be done over the HDMI port.
@PhotoJoseph Hi Joseph. Over which HDMI port can I monitor preview before switching to a new camera angle?
There is only one HDMI out port
Hi Joseph, really great! Helped me a lot! But one question: I just don't see the preview on my external black magic monitor, just see'in the 'live camera' what's not what I want. Can you help me with a solution? Or somebody else? Thx a lot!
You answer is at 5:15
@PhotoJoseph Thx for answer. Maybe it because I use the web presenter from black magic? Problem is: I see in OBS also the preview and not that camera I wanna show. So ...when I choose 'preview mode' in the setup I'm on air with the preview. Thats not what I want to ...
I'm gonna need you to explain this a lot more clearly, sorry. And if you're using the Web Presenter, not the ATEM, that's a totally different product (which I don't have), so I have no idea how that might behave differently.
@PhotoJoseph Thx Josef, Thanks for answering me again. I think the problem is that I use both - the web presenter and the ATEM Mini - and as I have come to understand it, I don't need the web presenter anymore if I have the ATEM mini. I can (live) stream with the ATEM Mini too ...right?
You can live stream with the ATEM Mini Pro or ATEM Mini Pro ISO — the original ATEM Mini does NOT have live streaming capability built in.
excellent mythbusting !
Thanks. What if you set your Atem Mini on preview and yo are recording in the hdmi output? What will be recorded te preview or the program?
I assume you’re referring to the OUTPUT menu. That controls what goes out the single HDMI port, so if you set it to Preview, then that’s what goes out that port. None of the ATEM Minis have more than one HDMI output, so you can’t you have Preview or Multiview or Program being output simultaneously. If you’re using Preview or Multiview, the assumption is that you’re getting Program video from either the USB port or you’re live streaming directly if you’re using the Pro or Pro ISO.
@PhotoJoseph thanks for your reply. Very clear.
Amazing video...Thank you. Learned so much from all your videos. How did you get a single-window "Program Mode" in OBS?
This was what we needed. Very helpful and time saving.
Awesome tutorial Joseph! Thank you very much!
My pleasure!
Now THAT'S a review! Great work! thanks
Ho,thank for this food lesson,please,any chance to lower the latency?thank you
Great information. Next time please slow down. I was trying to keep up. However, this was awesome. I am trying to get mine set up very soon for my math classes. I just bought the mini. I am new to it all.
Really great video, man. Thank you. Keep up the good work
Great video!!!
Thank you! This switcher is crazy powerful. Your walkthrough is the perfect companion to it.
It has a multi view. I own this. He is wrong. Look at the buttons.
Thank you so much for this video, it helped me a lot. Appreciated!
Best Atem Mini tutorial I’ve seen. Thank you
Thank you sooo much!!!
This is an outstanding explanation of these features. Thank you!
Finally!! As primarily a live event tech, who often is running a switcher, with graphics/video sources and camera ops, at a distance. I have been trying to find out about the possible preview abilities of this unit ever since it was released! Felt like I was trying to find the Grail! Concise, Clear and Comprehensive... Thank-you so much 👍😁
You are a life saver!! Thank you so much, this was exactly what I needed.
Very helpful and informative.Thank you for the video.
Can the USB feed be the preview instead?
I would like to ask whether you know any solution to display the preview on a computer monitor screen? I want to use the USB cable only and not the HDMI output of the ATEM mini. Your response is appreciated!
There is not. USB is always Program. HDMI can be other things.
Great video. Thanks.
Turned my phone side ways & ur head is cut off.. 🤦‍♂️✨
These are excellent videos thanks. My ATEM Mini arrives tomorrow. I have a number of cameras but note that you said that you had linked your GoPro - was that directly plugged into the HDMI port on the ATEM Mini pls?
I have a go pro 8 and bought the media mod case to get the HDMI output. it works but you'll need to spend some time tweaking the colours
Very interesting - just looking into this stuff now ( have not purchased yet ) I have to say - it looks like a lot of fun- live editing for events etc. But when doing it by yourself, it is too bad that they don't have a foot controller - so a guy like you can continue talking of demoing a product and switch camera angles via a foot trigger like a midi foot controller ( like a Yamaha MFC10 i type buttons ). Not sure if they ever considered that or not. But watching the demos - seems like that would be a great thing for solo guys - Especially for someone giving guitar lessons or doing cooking videos etc.
Hi Joseph, thank you for this walkthrough, very helpful. Just made my first experiences with it today. I noticed, that your DSLR has the recording info on its build-in screen, but one can't see it on your production screens. In my setup, I see the recording info also on the monitor and the production video! What am I doing wrong? Thanx if you can find the time for a quick response.
You have to check if your camera support clean hdmi output.
Thanks for clearing this up. What inexpensive full hd camcorders and cameras do you recommend to use with this?
Great video. Subscribed! 👍 Is there a way to connect Logitech 922 webcam to the ATEM Mini?
Try my multiview work around...its free...
I'm going to allow this link to be posted, but make no mistake — calling this FREE is like saying driving to work is FREE because you already own the car. You have built something interesting, but four tablets are not free, and most people don't have four old tablets laying around.
@PhotoJoseph I had more than that handy ...but I purchased those so I can have matching ones in the lid of my case...$30 each at walmart...the app used is free...and no wires to buy or hide...the offerings from most others costed well over $200 and made a mess of their work space...I came up with it after I had been using a jib I built needing a way to see what the camera 8ft away was I bought four to see what all four cameras were seeing...I came up with this as a solution before the ATEM Mini came along...the new switcher was just icing on the cake...
That’s great, and I can’t believe there’s a $30 tablet (!!). But still… it isn’t FREE.
Question. By setting up the ATEM for hardware preview, would I be able to use the usb-c to connect to a capture card via a usb-c to HDMI cable?
No. The USB-C output is data, not video. It can’t be converted to HDMI.
@PhotoJoseph thank you!
This was very helpful, thank you!
my pleasure!

Thx helped a lot. 
one question. Is it possible to have not only one picture in picture?

or a method to see three or four cameras in the stream instead of two? 
thanks for help!

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