NewTek TriCaster 1 Pro
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NewTek TriCaster 1 Pro
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The Perfect Production Powerhouse

An Evolution in Live Production
TriCaster 1 Pro is an incredibly powerful production system for the modern producer, publisher, and content creator. Perfect for productions with intense demands on quality and feature set.

Remote Calling
Offering the revolutionary Live Call Connect for seamless integration of remote callers.

Distributed Production
Countless features allowing users anywhere on the planet to deliver the most complex productions, with ease.

Integrated Flexibility
Opening a world of opportunities with the tightest integration of NDI available in any product.

Where The Magic Happens
TriCaster 1 Pro is the perfect balance of investment and power, fully equipped with the industry's leading software-driven production technology and hundreds of future-ready capabilities.

  • Native software driven processing for maximum production power and flexibility
  • Multi-channel ISO recording to full-resolution QuickTime® and H.264 files for VOD, post-production, and archive
  • Switching, streaming, recording in HD, 3G, and 4K UHD 60p
  • Integrated video servers allowing playback, replay, and live editing without any additional hardware
  • Premier creative capabilities, including multi-bus mix effects, animated titles and transitions, advanced chromakeying, spectacular live virtual sets, and more


Incredible Future-Ready Capabilities
TriCaster 1 Pro allows today’s professionals to take advantage of established and emerging workflows to produce more of the incredible content their viewers crave and deliver it whenever and wherever they watch.

Advanced Features As Standard
TriCaster 1 Pro offers countless new elements that can truly elevate your production – perfect for mid-sized productions with intense demands on quality and feature set.
  • Live Call Connect
  • Advanced Macros
  • Neural Voice Isolation
  • Live Streaming & Publishing
  • Quality Monitoring
  • Alpha Channel Outputs
  • Live Story Creator
  • LiveGraphics™
  • LivePanel™


Live Call Connect
Seamless integration of multiple remote callers from popular video communication applications like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and FaceTime, Zoom, Skype TX, Microsoft® Teams, Discord, Slack and Tencent as unique video inputs.

Advanced Macros
A dynamic and powerful tool that allows operators to use variables in their macros to deliver complex productions more easily.

Live Streaming & Publishing
Supporting encoding of 3 channels; configure and launch live streaming video to the web with built-in streaming encoders supporting a choice of connection types, resolutions, and streaming providers, including multiple preset options and custom profile settings.

Alpha Channel Outputs
Operators can send Alpha Channel through one of the MIX outs. Bringing post-production closer to live, users can use the keying on TriCaster to feed graphics or real time 3D creation tools.

Convenient Connectivity Options
TriCaster 1 Pro offers and array of convenient connectivity options for anything from SDI and Audio I/O to multiviewers not only through the powerful 10G network interface but also directly with dedicated ports.

Customize Your Space
For the first time, LivePanel can be used to build bespoke functions directly within the TriCaster user interface.


Multi-Source Video Mixing
Comprehensive camera coverage and compelling multi-source video mixing, including 16 external inputs and 4 M/Es.

Live Sound Experience
Set the tone for your production with comprehensive audio integration, including a software-based audio mixer, support for digital, analog, and USB audio devices, audio over IP networking with NDI®, Dante™, and AES67, professional DSPs, fader control, VU metering, Talk Back communication, and 4 x 4 x 4 channel routing to four audio mix outputs.

Video Input
16 x simultaneous external video inputs, supporting any combination of compatible sources in resolutions up to 4K UHD at frame rates up to 60fps (2160p 59.94)

Network Video Input
16 x IP video inputs via NDI®, resolution-independent, with support for key and fill

SDI Video Input
4 x 3G/HD/SD-SDI connections supporting video input in any combination of standard formats, resolutions, and frame rates

  • 1080p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
  • 1080i: 59.94, 50
  • 720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
  • 576i 50
  • 480i 59.94



PTZ
Support for up to 16 simultaneous Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via serial and network protocols, including RS232, RS422 and IP, with integrated controls and preset system

Skype TX
Native support for up to 2 simultaneous Skype® video call inputs via Skype TX software integration, including tally and Talk Back communication

Video Output
Configurable for up to 4 independent video mix outputs, with simultaneous delivery via IP and SDI

Network Video Output
IP video output via NDI, optionally configurable for:

  • 4 x independent video mix outputs
  • 1 x 4K UHD video mix output



SDI Video Output
4 x 3G/HD/SD-SDI connections, optionally configurable for:

  • 4 x independent 3G/HD/SD video mix outputs
  • 1 x 4K UHD video mix output via 3G-SDI quad-link grouping



Stream Output
3 x resolution-independent streaming video outputs, independently configurable, with simultaneous stream archive

Multiviewer Output
3 x multiviewer outputs supporting standard display resolutions

  • 1 x DVI user interface with multiviewer
  • 1 x HDMI multiviewer
  • 1 x DisplayPort multiviewer


Mix/Effect Buses (M/E)
4 x M/E buses supporting video re-entry

  • 1 x Mix/Effect channel per bus with support for up to 4 sources
  • 4 x KEY layers per bus
  • 9 x memory slots per bus

1 x PREVIZ configuration and preview bus

DSK Channels
4 x DSK channels

Media
5 x media players

  • 2 x DDR
  • 2 x GFX
  • 1 x Sound

15 x media buffers

  • 10 x animation buffers
  • 5 x graphic buffers

30 x clip players (available for use as transitions or media depending on function)

Keyers
Integrated LiveMatte™ chroma and luma keying technology on all source channels and M/E buses

  • 16 x input keyers
  • 4 x media player keyers
  • 4 x M/E keyers
  • 1 x PREVIZ keyer
  • 15 x buffer keyers


COMPs
Integrated video composition engine on the switcher and each M/E bus to create, store, and apply layer configurations and DVE-style motion sequences

  • 16 x configurable COMP presets per bus


Virtual Sets
Integrated LiveSet™ technology with 30+ live virtual sets and box effects included

DataLink
Integrated DataLink™ technology enabling real-time, automated data input from internal and external sources, including webpages, spreadsheets, scoreboards, databases, RSS feeds, watch files, XML, CSV, ASCII and more

Macros
Record, store, edit and automate commands and user-configured operation sequences

  • Attach to control panel buttons, keyboard shortcuts, hotspots, MIDI and X-keys® buttons or GPI triggers
  • Attach to internal events and state changes, including audio, media playback, tally and specific switcher actions
  • Supports control via web-based interface
  • Variables support allowing operators to use logic in macros to deliver complex productions more easily


Recording
16x configurable video recording channels

  • 16x NDI® recordings
  • 4 x QuickTime® archival video recorders
  • 3x H.264 distribution video recorders (multiple profiles)
  • 1 x MP3 audio recorder


Storage
4TB internal media storage

  • 2 x 4TB 7200 RPM, 128MB Cache, SATA 6.0Gb/s, 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
  • Capacity varies by format, resolution and file specification
  • Supports recording to external storage via USB 3.0 and eSATA
  • Supports shared storage integration and third-party partner solutions


Grab
Grab full-resolution, deinterlaced still images from external video sources and outputs

Export
Export video and image files to social media, FTP, local or external volumes, and network servers, with optional transcoding

Audio Mixer
Integrated multi-channel audio mixer with support for quad-channel audio, DSPs and 4x4x4 audio input routing

Local Audio Input

  • 4 x SDI embedded
  • 1 x Balanced XLR stereo pair (Line)
  • 3 x Balanced 1/4” stereo pairs (Line)


Local Audio Output

  • 4 x SDI embedded
  • 1 x Balanced XLR stereo pair
  • 1 x Balanced 1/4” stereo pair
  • 1 x Stereo 1/4" (phones)


Network Audio

  • Native support for network audio input and output via NDI
  • Embedded audio supported for all NDI input and output video signals
  • Integrated support for Dante™ networking protocol from Audinate®
  • Support for AES67 protocol via compatible WDM audio drivers


Supported Media File Formats
Import, store, and play back multimedia files, with optional transcoding, including:

  • Video: AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVCProHD, FLV, F4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, MKV, MJPEG, MPEG, MP4, WMV, WebM, and more
  • Image: PSD, PNG, TGA, BMP, JPEG, JPEG-XR, JPEG2000, EXR, RAW, TIF, WebP, and more
  • Audio: AIFF, MP3, WAV, and more


Monitoring
Support for up to 3 multiviewer displays with configurable workspaces and viewports

Signal Monitoring
Integrated waveform and vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 709

Processing

  • Video: Floating Point YCbCr +A 4:4:4:4
  • Audio: Floating Point, 96 kHz


Throughput Latency
~1.0-1.5 frames

A/V Standards

  • 4K UHD video conforms to SMPTE 2036 (UHDTV1 using Square Division Quad Split)
  • 3G-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 424M (Level A)
  • HD-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 292M
  • SD video conforms to SMPTE 259M and ITU-R BT.656
  • Analog audio levels conform to SMPTE RP-155


Tally
Support for hardware tally via HD15 GPI connector, network tally via NDI, and Blackmagic Design® SDI tally standard

Genlock
Genlock input supporting SD (Bi-level), HD (Tri-level) or NDI® reference signals

GPI
Supports GPI signals via JLCooper Electronics eBox GPI interface

MIDI
Support for standard MIDI protocol enabling third-party device control

System Drive
120GB SSD

NIC

  • 1 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 1 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet


USB

  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
  • 7 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A


System Physical
TriCaster 1 Pro
2RU chassis with 400W PSU and multi-tiered hardware and software fail-safe

  • 19.0 x 3.5 x 19.57 in (48.3 x 8.9 x 49.7 cm) with rack ears attached

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