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MFR Part # FG-001987-R001 | LU-SOLO-HDMI

A portable IP-Ready Live Production Studio - LiveU Solo HDMI allows you to take the HDMI output directly from the TriCaster Mini to a bonded cellular network allowing you to stream live productions from anywhere. More
MSRP: $10990

NewTek TriCaster Mini HD-4i Bundled with LiveU Solo HDMI Bonded Wireless Encoder - IP-Ready!

A portable IP-Ready Live Production Studio - LiveU Solo HDMI allows you to take the HDMI output directly from the TriCaster Mini to a bonded cellular network allowing you to stream live productions from anywhere.

This bundle features the compact TriCaster Mini live production switcher along with a dedicated control surface and custom travel case. The all-in-one multimedia solution that allows you to simultaneously broadcast, stream, and record live productions from virtually anywhere. The 16-channel switcher makes it easy to switch between four HDMI cameras, mix audio, add graphics and titles, and add advanced effects like virtual sets and animated transitions. Using the same intuitive and fully featured control software as the rest of the TriCaster professional line, the TriCaster Mini is suited for both new users and seasoned pros. For added convenience, the HD-4i model features a built-in 7" display for viewing the Program output, Preview output, or any input source signal.

In addition to the four HDMI inputs, you can choose from two live sources from supported devices on the network, including computers, USB webcams, or even wireless Apple AirPlay devices. Two HDMI outputs are provided for sending the Program output with audio to external devices, with video-only HDMI and DVI outputs available for monitoring. In order to view the user interface and multi-view output, HDMI and DVI outputs are provided.

The TriCaster Mini can record up to four simultaneous video input or output signals at full resolution to the two internal 750GB storage drives, providing up to 30 hours of HD video recording. You can also record to external drives connected via USB 3.0. The TriCaster Mini supports HD live streaming with presets up to 720p available for RTMP and browser-based streaming applications. Additionally, you can save a web-ready streaming file for later upload to popular social media or video-on-demand sites.

A cable retention bracket comes included, which doubles as a handle for the TriCaster Mini. Also included are a keyboard and mouse, which provide cordless operation via wireless Bluetooth technology. The TriCaster Mini Control Surface brings manual tactile controls to your live production switching while maintaining a small footprint. It is compatible with TriCaster Mini switchers, as well as professional-line TriCaster 410 and 460 models. With an intuitive layout, backlit buttons, familiar live production controls, and compact frame, the Control Surface is suitable for mobile production even in tight spaces. The TriCaster Mini, included accessories, and Control Surface can all be stored in the included travel case, a convenient way to transport the system between locations.

TriCaster Mini HD-4i

You don’t have to be a video expert, own a studio, lug any complicated equipment around, or use expensive professional cameras to make great content quickly and stream it live in minutes. With everyday camcorders and TriCaster Mini, anyone can make a show with professional results.

  • Ideal for creating live and on-demand video with prosumer HDMI camera connections
  • Hundreds of built-in capabilities for switching, streaming, recording, and publishing
  • Space-saving case display for real-time video monitoring
  • Full capacity multimedia storage (1.5 TB) for playback and capture

About Advanced Edition Software

Take your productions to unprecedented levels of creativity, productivity and performance with more than 100 next-level capabilities that unlock your TriCaster’s potential and push your shows way beyond expectations. in addition to the 100+ capabilities that TriCaster Advanced Edition software adds to this bundle, the TriCaster Mini becomes NDI-enabled putting the flexibility of an IP workflow.

TriCaster Advanced Edition will:

  • Add 4 NDI inputs and outputs to your TriCaster
  • Enable superior second-screen experiences
  • Import data directly from Excel and other sources
  • Add sophisticated creative capabilities to your shows

LiveU Solo HDMI Bonded Wireless Encoder 

Get out of the studio and broadcast in HD from anywhere. With the LiveU Solo you can send a high-quality stream from remote locations or in heavy crowds. Bond 2 Cellular + 1 WiFi + even Ethernet into one robust connection for ultra reliable bandwidth anywhere.

  • Supports 2 3G/4G modems
  • Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
  • Internal battery
  • Video preview screen
  • H.264/AAC Full HD
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Belt pouch included
Intergration Features
HDMI Connectivity Plug-and-play input of up to four, everyday HDMI camcorders to produce 
live video with professional-quality results.
Network In Access virtually limitless video sources and content applications from 2 live 
network inputs, with the ability to connect to networked computers, iOS 
devices, cloud-based media, IP cameras, streaming servers and more
Audio Mixer Full-featured audio mixing, with sophisticated routing, customization, control 
and flexibility—and without the investment in scores of external hardware.
Creative Tools
4 M/E Banks Expand creative possibilities for your production. In Mix mode, M/Es can use 
program/preview transitions and overlay to create full-featured sub-mixes. In 
Effect mode, create multiple video layers for real-time compositing, or 
transform your green screen setup into an elaborate virtual set.
Network In The most powerful integrated effects engine available in live production 
delivers full-color, animated transitions with alpha channel and embedded 
audio, real-time cloth dynamics, 3D video warping, and transformations with 
TransWarp effects and motion overlays.
Virtual Sets Next-generation virtual sets, complete with pan and scan shot framing, 
animated virtual camera moves and customizable presets, for studio-style 
presentation and on-the-fly adjustments—without touching the live camera.
Holographic Virtual Sets Next-generation virtual sets, complete with pan and scan shot framing, 
animated virtual camera moves and customizable presets, for studio-style 
presentation and on-the-fly adjustments—without touching the live camera.
Buffers Access up to 15 additional graphics and title sources – instantly – during live 
production, with integrated multiviewer, title editing and presets. Buffers are also shareable across the network for watch folder application (real-time edit and update of content).
Versatile Output
Social Media Publishing Real-time publishing links you with your social networks – like Facebook, 
Twitter, and YouTube – so you can share, distribute, and engage instantly.
FTP & File Copy Duplicate and transfer saved files and recordings for internal and external 
Live Streaming Encode and broadcast A/V output to the Web during production, with CDN 
presets and one-button live streaming.
Recording Capture full-length live production, source footage, or clips for live playback 
at full resolution, replacing decks or media servers dedicated to recording.
Network Out Send an A/V output signal over the network to another TriCaster or 
supported third-party applications for display, rebroadcast or encoding.
16-Channel Switcher 16 switcher channels with 6 external sources, 6 internal sources, and 4 M/E 
Macros Make commonly used series of commands automatic, or just simplify 
complex ones. Record any sequence of operations as a macro event, then 
trigger with a mouse click, keystroke, control surface action, MIDI button or 
gesture-based onscreen hotspots.
Flexible Control Breakout live production control to any number of supported devices, 
including TriCaster control surfaces, Avid Artist Mix audio consoles, MIDI 
controllers (including smart devices with MIDI apps)—and let talent trigger 
automated sequences with on-camera hot spots.
Hot Spots Turn on-screen areas into interactive controls and let your talent trigger 
macros with live motion - even run your one-person show from in front of the 
camera. A wave of a hand or a walk to a mark, and the next action sequence 
happens automatically.
Remote Camera Control Control robotic PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom) cameras directly from the User Interface, 
including camera orientation, zoom, focus and iris, plus position presets with 
thumbnail preview to set up shots remotely and change angles on the fly.
Video & Audio
Video Input Plug-and-play input of up to 4 HDMI camcorders
Network Inputs Choose 2 live sources from any number of supported devices on the same 
network, including computers, wireless Apple® AirPlay® devices, USB 
webcams, and more
Audio Inputs Embedded audio from 4 HDMI inputs, plus 1/4” jacks for a microphone and 
stereo audio mixer
Video Outputs Deliver to 4 different screens with 2 HDMI outputs, plus video-only HDMI and 
DVI display ports
Network Outputs Ethernet port for HD streaming live to the Web, publishing to social media 
platforms, distributing content to servers and storage locations, and output to 
other TriCaster systems
Audio Outputs Embedded audio from 2 HDMI outputs, plus 1/4” jacks for stereo output and 
Video Resolutions NTSC: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i
(Multi-Standard also includes: NTSC-J 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 
720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i; and PAL 1080/25p, 1080/24p, 1080/50i, 
720/50p, 720/25p, 720/24p, 576/25i)
Video Switching 16-channel video mixer with 2 overlay channels for mixing sources and 
creating multi-layer compositions
Audio Mixing Multi-channel software audio mixer for managing camera audio plus internal 
and external audio sources, outputs, recorded audio, stream audio, and 
Multimedia 5 digital media players for video, graphics and sounds, plus 15 buffers for still 
images and titles
Mix Effects 4 M/E channels, each with independent switcher and key layer, for advanced 
video mixing, compositing, effects and virtual sets
Transitions & FX Built-in effects engine for transitions, animation stores, and real-time 3D video 
warping, plus included Animation Store Creator for custom effects
Virtual Sets 30+ HD live virtual sets with multiple camera angles, shot presets, realistic 
virtual camera movements, and real-time reflections, plus support for custom 
holographic virtual sets
Macros Record your favorite go-to settings, commands, or operation sequences, then 
create custom one-step shortcuts to simplify or automate control

Tricaster Mini Specs

Switcher Channels 16 – 6 external, 6 internal, 4 M/E buses
Video Input

4 simultaneous live video sources over HDMI, with per-input auto-detection of format, resolution, and frame rate

  • Per-input scaler (including 3:2 intelligent pull-down) and frame synchronizer enabling 
    intermixing of formats
  • Per-input color correction, crop and LiveMatte keyer controls
  • Support for Key + Fill input pairing
Network Sources

2 live inputs via Gigabit connection, selectable from any available network sources with support for video, audio and alpha channel

  • Supported sources include networked computers via included NewTek iVGA client 
    application; wireless Apple® AirPlay® devices; TriCaster 8000, 860, 460, 410 or Mini; 
    3Play 4800, 440 or 425; USB video sources; video over IP sources; RTMP or RTSP 
    streams; HTTP streaming video sources; and a variety of third-party partner solutions
Robotic Camera Support A Access up to 4 live Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via standard serial and network 
protocols, with native preset system and user interface control over camera orientation, zoom, 
focus and iris
Media 5 integrated digital media sources for video, graphics and sounds (2 DDRs, 2 GFX and Sound) + 15 buffers

15 still & title buffers, with multiviewer, title editing and presets

  • Shareable across a network for watch folder application, with real-time edit and update 
    of content
Mix/Effect Buses (M/E)

4 freely configurable M/E channels for video mixing, compositing, effects and virtual sets, each 
supporting independent Key layer, TransWarp effects, and Adobe® Photoshop® blending mode effects

  • Mix mode: Enables secondary switcher operation for output, submix or recording, with 
    Program/Preview workflow and transitions
  • Effects mode: Enables multi-layer compositing, effects generation and virtual set 
    application, with per-source 3D DVE, scaling, cropping and keying

Record configurations and operation sequences, then attach to keyboard shortcuts, control 
surface actions, MIDI controllers, or on-screen hotspots for recall and automation Macro editor for modifying user-defined macro configurations and sequences

  • Augment and extend TriCaster operation using macro plug-ins to control external 
    devices and applications
  • Enable cross-platform commands and automation between TriCaster and 3Play
DSKs 2 primary DSK channels, plus 1 additional Key layer per M/E bus, each with independent 
transition controls, 3D DVE, scaling, cropping and integrated TransWarp effects
Effects and Transitions

Integrated TransWarp effects engine on all effects channels supports standard transitions, 
customizable animation store transitions with audio, and overlay effects

  • Animation Store Creator for custom animations
  • Supports per-pixel alpha blending between sources and real-time 3D warping of video 
    or graphic
Virtual Sets

Integrated TransWarp effects engine on all effects channels supports standard transitions, 
customizable animation store transitions with audio, and overlay effects

  • Animation Store Creator for custom animations
  • Supports per-pixel alpha blending between sources and real-time 3D warping of video 
    or graphic
Holographic Live Virtual 

Support for custom virtual environments generated from panoramic smartphone, camera or 
DSLR images

  • Select sets included; custom sets require Virtual Set Editor 2.5
Hotspots Up to 8 freely configurable, interactive hotspots per input for macro control
Video Output

Configurable for up to 6 output connections (plus Case Display), with support for key output and per-connection signal settings

  • 2 x HDMI (primary)
  • 1 x DVI and 1 x HDMI (video only) display ports for additional displays or projectors
  • Network output for live streaming
  • A/V output to network-connected TriCaster over local network

Multi-track, multi-format recording of up to 4 simultaneous channels via IsoCorder™ technology

  • Native recording in up to 1080p with timecode
  • Encoding format selectable from: QuickTime® (XDCAM HD compatible, 4:2:2 encoding, 
    24-bit audio), MPEG-2 (high or normal profile), AVI (SpeedHQ), and H.264 (high or Web 
  • Freely choose to add recordings to Publish queue and DDR destinations
Recording Capacity*

2 x 750GB internal drives accommodating a total of ~30 hours 1080i (varies by resolution and format; capacity expandable using additional supported storage)

  • Simultaneous recording of up to 4 channels (2 channels per drive) to included storage or 
    other supported storage configurations
  • Supports shared storage integration via third-party partner solutions
Grab Grab full resolution, de-fielded still images from Program output, and freely choose to add grabs to Publish queue, Media Player presets and Buffer destinations
Media Publishing Supports direct content upload to YouTube™, Facebook, Twitter™, FTP, local or external 
volumes, and network servers
Live Streaming

HD live streaming with simultaneous archive

  • Presets in up to 720p, supporting most common streaming profiles and custom multi-bitrate streaming profiles, including RTMP streaming using H.264 (ex. Adobe® Flash® Media Server), Microsoft® Windows Media® Push/Pull, and browser-based streaming applications, with Ustream® and Livestream® native integrated support
  • Streaming Profile Manager with integrated Web browser
Audio Inputs 4 HDMI Embedded
1/4” Mono (Mic)
1 x 2 Stereo 1/4” (Line)
Audio Outputs 2 HDMI Embedded
1 x 2 Stereo 1/4” (Line)
1/4” Stereo (phones)
Audio Mixing

Integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, outputs, record, stream and headphones, with support for Master and Aux output mixes

  • Pan control, solo auditioning, seven-band equalizer and stereo compressor/limiter per 
    input and output, with per-input audio delay control
  • Multi-bus routing of audio source channels to any combination of outputs, with 
    independent level control over channels 1/2 and 3/4 for quad sources
  • Audio Follow Video system enabling audio to follow multiple video sources, with support 
    for unlimited audio grouping combinations
  • Digital audio inputs equipped with audio time-base synchronizers
  • Supports companion iPad® audio mixing app and Avid® Artist Mix audio control surface
Supported Session 
  • NTSC model: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i
  • Multi-Standard model: NTSC 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 
    720/24p, 480/60i; NTSC-J 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 
    480/60i; PAL 1080/25p, 1080/24p, 1080/50i, 720/50p, 720/25p, 720/24p, 576/25i

This Bundle Includes:

  • LiveU Solo HDMI Bonded Wireless video encoder (LiveU Solo video encoder only - cellular modems must be purchased separately. For use with virtual server only (no LiveU Central) - LRT virtual cloud server sold separately. No Data Bridge functionality.)
  • TriCaster Mini HD-4i HDMI Production Solution with Intergrated Display and 2 Internal Drives
  • NewTek TriCaster Mini Control Surface
  • Custom Rugged Travel Case
  • Advanced Edition Software

 Guide to Purchasing Your Cellular Modems

Get the most from the LiveU Solo when you connect 2 cellular USB modems to take advantage of the cellular bonding capability to stream live from anywhere!

USB cellular modems are available from all 4 major U.S. carriers and you can visit to check the best coverage in the area where you will be broadcasting.

Your best deals will be to get the USB modems from the carriers directly as add-ons to your current plans. Buy these modems online - they generally will not be available in stores. Current carrier modems include:

We also have USB modems available that may be purchased and activated with your carrier. These modems will not include SIM cards

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