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  • Blackmagic ATEM Tally Switcher

    This is the help page for my Tally Switcher.


    I created an arduino project for a tally light. The design plans are available here.
    The software (mac only) is available at the App Store:
    https://apps.apple.com/us/app/tally-light-switch/id1565790070?mt=12



    You can connect to a Blackmagic ATEM switcher by IP address.
    You can setup IP addresses for the tally lights. If an IP address is provided, the software will send a http request in the form of:
    http://ipaddress/off
    http://ipaddress/red
    http://ipaddress/green
    to the tally light.
    It should respond with 'OK' (two bytes) only if it received the GET request correctly.

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    How to build the Tally :
    DISCLAIMER: I am not a professional electronics designer, I'm only self taught and I builded this project with trial and error. I don't give any warranty on the information below.


    I used a UNO+WiFi R3 , actually only the ESP8266 processor is used (the arduino is bypassed), so maybe it can be done cheaper and with a smaller chip.
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    Tallylight ESP8266 code:

    TallyLight_ESP8266_V2_Single_chip.ino.zipTallyLight_ESP8266_V2_Single_chip.ino.zip
    (At line 27 add your Wifi Access point credentials).

    3d printer files:

    JVTallyBox stl files.zipJVTallyBox stl files.zip

    Electronic scheme (made with circuitlab.com):



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    Hardware list:
    2 green leds
    2 red leds
    UNO+Wifi R3 (+ antenna)
    2 resistors 30 Ohm (100 is probably to much, you could experiment with a little higher or lower, depending on how much light comes of the resistor.