NewTek TriCaster Mini X
NewTek TriCaster Mini X
NewTek TriCaster Mini X
NewTek TriCaster Mini X

NewTek TriCaster Mini X

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Videoguys Part # (SKU): TCMXHDMI
MFR Part # (MPN): FG-003265-R001
Short Description:
Making professional video production possible for all - the Mini X gives producers at any level the freedom to create and share video wherever and whenever they want using anything from a smartphone to a 4K camera – truly demonstrating the power of software defined visual storytelling.

TriCasters are the most capable and cost-effective live video production solutions available and Mini X is no exception. TriCaster Mini X is the most complete, compact multimedia studio in the world. 

The Mini X embraces the all-in-one desktop form factor with increased power and capabilities, giving producers access to 8 external sources with 4 integrated HDMI inputs and supporting modern resolutions up to 4Kp30. Plus all the power known to TriCaster Mini including HTML Graphics rendering, new adaptive help menus for ease of use, and much more…

Accessible, flexible, and scalable - the Mini X gives producers at any level the freedom to create and share video wherever and whenever they want using anything from a smartphone to a 4K camera - truly demonstrating the power of software defined visual storytelling.

Accessible
Storytellers should be able concentrate on telling the story and the Mini X has everything needed for producers to do that, right at their desk. Video switching, media playback, virtual sets, ability to add graphics, record, stream, and much more. TriCaster Mini X brings the possibilities of professional live video production to anyone with a story to tell – without vast investments in infrastructure.

Flexible
New producers or businesses that want to step-up their productions can use all their existing devices to tell their stories using the TriCaster Mini X. From cameras to microphones, off-the-shelf HDMI devices connect directly to the powerful Mini X in minutes to create professional level productions – without having to purchase any new equipment

Scalable
As part of the NewTek ecosystem of products, users can take advantage of the many ways to scale-up their productions to suit any need. Built with NDI at its core, the Mini X is an easy to use, yet scalable solution that can be simplified or expanded, as necessary - even by using Spark I/O Converter – offering limitless possibilities.

LiveLink
Live Link is an all-new feature that brings the power of the internet directly into TriCaster – offering the ultimate in production freedom. Users can pull any web page elements into a production without third party applications. From graphics or images to videos from your organization’s internal training platforms. 

TriCaster Mini X also offers a host of exceptional features users have come to expect from TriCasters including:
  • HD Switching, streaming, and recording up to 4Kp30
  • Real-time social media publishing
  • 8 external video inputs and 4 mix outputs
  • Multi-channel recording, audio mixing, and internal storage
  • Connect to compatible IP devices via NDI
  • Video playback without additional hardware
  • Compatible with all major streaming platforms
  • Built-in live titling and motion graphics

Newcomers and professionals alike can further explore a wide range of creative tools that come standard with TriCaster Mini X, including
  • Mix different visual sources
  • Overlay logos, presentations, charts, titles, media files, animations
  • Import your own branding elements and have them appear in transitions and animations
  • Incorporate a slideshow, web-pages from another computer
  • Replace solid backgrounds with a simulated environment
  • Webcast programs on a live video stream
  • Post clips to YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, your web site
  • Have guest speakers call in from their webcams
  • Record the program so people can watch it on-demand
  • Record all camera footage simultaneously so you can edit the program
  • Make keyboard shortcuts for sophisticated sequences with one touch

Network Video Input
8 x IP video inputs via NDI®, resolution-independent

Digital Video Input
4 x HDMI video connections supporting video input in any combination of standard formats, resolutions, and frame rates*

  • 2160p: 29.97, 25
  • 1080p: 29.97, 25
  • 1080i: 59.94, 50
  • 720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
  • SD: 59.94, 50, 25
*Available frame rates determined by session video standard (NTSC or PAL) 

PTZ
Support for up to 8 simultaneous Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via serial and network protocols, including RS232*, RS422*, and IP, with integrated controls and preset system
*Requires USB to serial adapter - sold separately

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

Network Video Output
IP video output via NDI, optionally configurable for:
  • 4 x independent video mix outputs
  • 1 x UHD video mix output

Stream Output
2 x streaming video output, independently configurable, with simultaneous stream archive

Monitor Outputs
  • 4 x mini display port with output adapters
  • 3 x of the outputs support multiviewers using standard display resolutions

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 2 sources
  • 2 x KEY layers per bus

DSK Channels
2 x DSK channels

Media
  • 5 x Media Players (2 x DDR, 2 x GFX, 1 x Sound)
  • 15 x Media Buffers (5 x Live Link or Animation Buffers, 10 x Graphic Buffers)

Keyers
Integrated LiveMatte™ chroma and luma keying technology on all source channels and M/E buses
  • 8 x input keyers
  • 2 x media player keyers
  • 4 x M/E keyers
  • 15 x buffer keyers

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

Recording
  • 4 x recording channels from either NDI® inputs or Mix outputs
  • Records and retains alpha channel data
  • 4 x QuickTime® archival video recorders (Native NDI Codec for recording)*
*QuickTime Player not required for playback in common NLE applications

Storage
  • Capacity varies by format, resolution and file specification
  • Supports recording to external storage via USB 3.0

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

Local Audio Input
  • 2 x embedded digital audio inputs through HDMI conversion
  • 1 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced mic 
  • 2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced line

Local Audio Output
  • 2 x embedded digital  audio outputs through HDMI conversion
  • 2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced line
  • 1 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) stereo headphones jack

Network Audio
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® 3 Requires Dante Virtual Soundcard license from Audinate (sold separately)

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

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

Latency
  • Processing Latency: ~1.0-1.5 frames 
  • Practical Throughput Latency: 4 frames

Tally
Support for network tally via NDI®

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

NIC
2 x 1 Gigabit NIC

System Physical
NewTek Mini X system chassis, including adjustable handle and cable retention bracket 
  • 4.23 x 9.08 x 7.89 in (10.74 x 23.1 x 20.1 cm)
  • 8.4 lbs (3.8 kg)

Freedom in Live Production

TriCaster® Mini X gives producers at any level the freedom to create and share video wherever and whenever they want using anything from a smartphone to a 4K camera – truly demonstrating the power of software defined visual storytelling.And yes, the cameras support NDI® 5 natively.

Professionalism in Live Production

Easy to set-up and with hundreds of capabilities, TriCaster Mini X puts expert tools at your fingertips, without you having to be a production expert.

All You Need And More - In One Place

The TriCaster Mini X continues the all-in-one desktop form factor of the TriCaster Mini with increased power and capabilities, including access to 8 external sources with 4 integrated HDMI inputs and supporting modern resolutions up to 4Kp30.