JLCooper ion Broadcast Switcher Panel for Blackmagic Design ATEM

JLCooper ion Broadcast Switcher Panel for Blackmagic Design ATEM
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JLCooper ion Overview

The ion Broadcast Switcher Panel from JLCooper is a hardware control panel for quick video switching in live production environments with Blackmagic Design ATEM switchers. It is compatible with ATEM software and can be used with your laptop or desktop computer. You can also use the switcher panel as a standalone unit with ATEM as a primary or secondary controller. It can be rack-mounted using the ion rack ears (sold separately).

The switcher panel can be used to control the Blackmagic Design ATEM 1 M/E and ATEM 2 M/E Production Switchers, ATEM Production Studio 4K, ATEM 1 M/E and ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K, and ATEM Television Studio models. It is suitable for mobile, sports, educational, corporate, computer, houses of worship, and other applications.

Can be mounted on a desktop or rack
Backlit relegendable buttons
16.77 million colors on switcher buttons
Backlit 2x40 LCD display
Variable brightness on all displays and buttons
Hall effect aluminum T-bar transition control
LED bar displays transition progress
Extensive ATEM parameter control
Labels automatically appear on scribble strip
Fade to black function
Supports firmware updates
Can be installed on a sliding rack shelf or 19" rack tray
UDP: Multiple panels can be used simultaneously
Host mode for software developers

JLCooper ion Specs

Dimensions15.25 x 3.5 x 3.75" (38.74 x 8.89 x 9.53 cm)
Weight2 lb (0.9 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)21.8 x 7.1 x 4.6"
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Can I use Atem switcher software at the same time?
Asked by: San
Yes you can. The Ion can be used as a companion to the ATEM Software or you can use it as a stand alone panel for an ATEM Switcher.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Is the T-bar weighted? (take nice effort to push ...

Is the T-bar weighted? (take nice effort to push and smooth)
Asked by: Matt
This panel has a Precision Hall Effect Aluminum T-Bar for smooth Transtion Control. You will be able to get very smooth and precise transitions when using this unit.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-05-27


HI suport ATEM Television Studio HD ?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it does, this panel supports the ATEM Television Studio HD.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-01-13


I have atem m / e 1, and I use the DVE transition I do not see it on the panel but it can be used somehow?
Asked by: Andres Francisco L.
Yes, DVE transition is supported. Push the DIP and WIPE buttons in simultaneously.
Answered by: Kristian S.
Date published: 2018-08-27


When using this with the new 4 M/E ATEM, can this be assigned to control any of the M/Es? Could it be set to control an aux bus?
Asked by: William
We are not sure it is compatible with the 4 M/E. We suggest checking with ion. A word of caution - it did not work out of the box. The ion actually completely locked up our 1 M/E Production 4K. Had to unplug the power to reset. This happened in the middle of live meetings. Ion offered a firmware workaround that I believe is temporary. It is working now.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2018-10-24
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