You have a story to tell
Communicating effectively has never been more important than it is right now and creating content that is just as good as network style TV is what people expect. Ensure your content is available and accessible with one of the most complete video production systems on the planet.
Take it anywhere, it’s small and light weight. Set up and get started in 5 minutes. Plug-n-Play NDI, no external networks. Just add your NDI device and its live! Stream to all your favorite social channels with the push of a button.
Powered by innovative software-driven technology, TriCaster gives you the tools to turn every frame of video into an artistic masterpiece. Consider the screen a blank canvas and unleash your inner artist with multi-camera switching, mix effects, zero-latency video re-entry, custom animated transitions, a full-motion composition engine, and much more.
Say goodbye to the tangled mess of bulky video cables and take advantage of the plug and play simplicity of NDI (Network Device Interface) IP video protocol. Connect to a wide variety of NewTek NDI-enabled products, along with the world’s largest ecosystem of third-party IP video products using a single network cable for video, audio, key, control, tally, and in some cases power over Ethernet.
Conduct two simultaneous live Skype video call with any remote guest, anywhere in the world. TriCaster systems are the only video production systems to feature direct Skype TX software integration with broadcast-quality video and balanced audio, allowing you to present production-ready conversations, interviews, reports, and more—regardless of the caller’s device.
It’s more important than ever to deliver content to ALL of today’s screens. You can output 16x9 video for traditional video applications. Or, change your aspect ratio to square or vertical video with no compromise in production power and stream that content using the built-in dual encoders to multiple destinations simultaneously. Unlike other products, only TriCaster allows you to switch, stream and record in into a wide array of formats, resolutions, aspect ratios, and frame rates.
Share real-time updates and on-demand content across your social media accounts, uploading images and video directly to Facebook, Imgur, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeo, YouTube and more—complete with comments and hashtags.
- What's Included
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You don’t have to be a video expert to tell your story with television-quality results. With TC Mini, you can be on your way to making a show in resolutions up to 4K UHD for delivery to any type of screen you want within minutes of opening the box. TC Mini takes portable live production to new heights with hundreds of amazing features, including virtual sets, social media publishing, multi-channel audio mixing, streaming, integrated media playback, and even live motion graphics and Live Story Creator MS Word® show automation with Premium Access. TC Mini delivers you all the benefits of IP based production using NDI® for easy connectivity to media components while leveraging simple one-to-one connections to your HDMI cameras and devices without cable length limitations.
No other portable video creation system offers so many easy and enjoyable ways to tell stories in such a small package for the price than TC Mini. The compact unit is easy to transport and set up with all the features you need to deliver high quality shows to screens and displays of any size or shape. With NDI®, TC Mini connects to a wide variety of NewTek and third-party systems over IP like cameras, converters, and custom software applications. Direct one-to-one connectivity with HDMI cameras and devices simplifies configurations and removes cable length limitations.
4K Ultra HD: Produce programs, performances, events and live sports in true 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition) resolution with support for native 2160p video at 60 frames per second.
Multi-Source Video Mixing: Viewers have their choice of devices. You should have options, too. With multiple source channels, including 4 external inputs, you can easily create compelling content using any combination of compatible video sources, including HDMI and NDI PTZ cameras, mobile devices, Skype TX video calls, computers, gaming systems, streaming media, video files, graphics, images, animations and more.
Built-In Video Servers: No recorders needed—just add your files with two built-in video players for on-demand and automated playback, including auto-advancing playlists, on-cue instant replay, live-edited highlight reels, and much more. With responsive player controls, presets, real-time editing tools, selectable transitions, and playlist effects, you have everything needed to make magic from your stored media.
Skype TX Software Integration: Conduct a live Skype video call with any remote guest, anywhere in the world. TriCaster TC Mini features Skype TX software support, including automatic Mix Minus for clean audio return to the caller. The studio-grade version of the popular app, Skype TX enhances the real-time interaction with broadcast-quality video and balanced audio, permitting you to present production-ready conversations, interviews, reports, and more—regardless of the caller’s device.
Recording: Capture up to 4 source channels of high-quality video as QuickTime® or NDI® files and record to storage. From archiving the master cut for your content library, to ingesting camera footage for post-production, to caching production extras and presentation materials for on-demand, TriCaster TC Mini easily handles the work of multiple professional recorders without the added expense. (10 source channels with Premium Access)
Replay: Insert instant replays from up to 4 NDI or converted HDMI input recordings with a single click instantly; or cue to play on demand instead. Replays include custom in/out transitions and speed control. Create basic highlight clips for instant playback and publishing with shortcut commands
Live Streaming: Stream live to your choice of new media platforms, including user-friendly presets for Facebook Live, Microsoft® Azure®, Periscope, Twitch, YouTube™ Live, and more. The integrated streaming encoder lets you easily deliver platform-specific content, while opening up new sponsorship and revenue opportunities.
Social Media Integration: Share real-time updates and on-demand content across your social media accounts, uploading images and video directly to Facebook, Imgur, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeo, YouTube and more—complete with comments and hashtags. Plus, with integrated DataLink™, you can add posts and photos from your social networks in on-screen graphics for a truly interactive experience.
Live Sound Experience: Set the tone for your production with comprehensive audio integration, including a software-based audio mixer, support for digital, analog and network audio, professional DSPs, fader control, VU metering, Talk Back communication, and stereo audio on master output.
Phenomenal Creative Elements: With TC Mini, you have the tools to turn every frame of video into an artistic masterpiece. Consider the screen a blank canvas and unleash your inner artist with multi-bus mix effects, data-driven graphics, custom animated transitions, a full-motion composition engine, and more. Let your imagination run wild.
Real Time Monitoring and Multiviewers: See everything happening during your production with fully adjustable single-screen or multi-screen monitoring. With up to three customizable multiviewers, configurable windows and workspace layouts, operator confidence monitors, visual indicators, and more, you can easily personalize the TC Mini environment to your preference.
Studio Grade Video Tools: Perfect your programs with configurable color correction tools, object positioning, and smooth-edge cropping. Apply picture-in-picture effects with optional borders. Build composite scenes from different foreground and background elements. And so much more.
Spectular Live Chromakeying: Think outside the box with real-time keying so crisp and clean, your viewers will never believe it’s green screen. With NewTek’s powerful LiveMatte™ technology built into every source channel and M/E, you have 10 fully configurable keyers to create composite scenes from live video, graphics and virtual sets for reports, presentations, demonstrations, and more.
World Class Live Virtual Sets: Save on studio and set expenses without sacrificing production value. With integrated LiveSet™ technology and more than 30 included set designs, TC Mini can transport your talent into professionally-designed virtual environments, complete with multiple angles, virtual camera movements, real-time reflections, specular highlights, animated lens flares and stunning augmented reality effects that blur the line between virtual and reality.
Interconnected Workflows: You don’t work in a silo. Neither should your equipment. With native integration of innovative Network Device Interface technology, TC Mini connects to the most prolific IP-based workflow in the industry right out of the box, networking seamlessly with compatible products from hundreds of manufacturers and developers.
- 2160p 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
- 1080p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.976
- 1080i: 59.94, 50
- 720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
- SD: 59.94, 50, 25
3 x of the outputs support multiviewers using standard display resolutions
- 4 x M/E buses supporting video re-entry
- 1 x Mix/Effect channel per bus with support for up to 2 sources
- 2 x KEY layers per bus
- 2 x DDR
- 1 x GFX
- 1 x Sound
- 5 x animation buffers
- 10 x graphic buffers
- 8 x input keyers
- 2 x media player keyers
- 4 x M/E keyers
- 15 x buffer keyers
configurations and DVE-style motion sequences
16 x configurable COMP presets per bus
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
- Records and retains alpha channel data
- 4 x QuickTime® archival video recorders (Native NDI Codec for recording)2
Integrated waveform and vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 709
- Capacity varies by format, resolution and file specification
- Supports recording to external storage via USB 3.0
2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced line
1 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) stereo headphones jack
- Native support for network audio input and output via NDI®
- Embedded audio supported for all NDI® input and output video signals
- Integrated support3 for Dante™ networking protocol from Audinate®
5Requires third-party virtual sound card license (sold separately)
- 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
Audio: Floating Point, 96 kHz
System chassis, including adjustable cable retention bracket
- 4.6 x 9.2 x 7.9 in (11.7 x 23.4 x 20.1 cm)
- 9 lbs (4.1 kg)
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