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  • NewTek TriCaster Mini Advanced

NewTek TriCaster Mini Advanced

  • Brand: NewTek
  • Product Code: TriCaster Mini Advanced
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Video Input
8 x simultaneous external video inputs, supporting any combination of compatible sources

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

Digital Video Input

4 x digital video connections (HDMI or SDI, depending on model) supporting video input in any combination of standard formats, resolutions, and frame rates1

  • 1080p: 29.97, 25
  • 1080i: 59.94, 50
  • 720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
  • SD: 59.94, 50, 25

1Available frame rates determined by model and 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

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

Network Video Output
4 x independent IP video mix outputs via NDI®

Digital Video Output
2 x independently configurable digital video outputs (HDMI or SDI, depending on model)

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

Monitor Outputs
1 x DVI user interface with multiviewer
1 x HDMI multiviewer
1 x DVI display output
1 x HDMI display output

Mix/Effect Buses (M/E)
4 x M/E buses, each supporting 2 configurable sources and 2 configurable KEY layers
1 x PREVIZ configuration and preview 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 animation buffers
  • 10 x graphic buffers

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

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

5 x configurable video recording channels via IsoCorder technology

  • 4 x QuickTime® archival video recorders (XDCAM HD compatible, 4:2:2 encoding, 24-bit audio, with timecode)2
  • 1 x H.264 distribution video recorders (multiple profiles)

1 x MP3 audio recorder

2QuickTime Player not required for playback in common NLE applications


Storage

(TriCaster Mini Advanced HD-4sdi and HD-4i): 2 x 750GB internal drive
(TriCaster Mini Advanced HD-4): 1 x 750GB internal 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 Mixing
Integrated multi-channel audio mixer with configurable DSPs, 4 x 4 x 4 audio input channel routing, and 4 independent output mixes

Local Audio Input
4 x embedded digital audio inputs (HDMI or SDI, depending on model)
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 (HDMI or SDI, depending on model)
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®

3Requires 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

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
~1.0-2.0 frames

A/V Standards
  • 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 network tally via NDI®

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

NIC
1 x 1 Gigabit NIC

Case Display
(TriCaster Mini Advanced HD-4sdi and HD-4i)
7.0 in (17.8 cm) LCD screen with configurable output (source or output only; external monitor required for user interface)

(TriCaster Mini Advanced HD-4)
Case display not available

Built-In WiFi

Supports wireless connection to local network

  • 802.11ac WiFi standard

Built-In Bluetooth
Support for keyboard and mouse using wireless Bluetooth technology

System Physical

NewTek Mini system chassis, including adjustable handle and 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)
Subject to change without notice.
HDMI and SDI models available. Hardware configuration and specifications vary by model, including video and audio input and output connections, recording and storage capacity, supported SD session formats, and availability of case display.
 

 

The most complete compact multimedia studio in the world...

 

TriCaster Mini HD-4 TriCaster Mini HD-4i TriCaster Mini HD-4sdi
 • HDMI video connectivity
 • Native NDI® integration
 • Hundreds of built-in capabilities
 • 750 GB internal storage
 • HDMI video connectivity
 • Native NDI® integration
 • Hundreds of built-in capabilities
 • 1.5 TB internal storage
•  Space-saving case display
 • SDI video connectivity
 • Native NDI® integration
 • Hundreds of built-in capabilities
 • 1.5 TB internal storage
 • Space-saving case display

 

Now with NDI® Technology and TriCaster Advanced Edition Software


Portable, Professional, and Equipped for End-to-End IP

Produce and publish extraordinary video content for screens and audiences of all sizes with the most complete, compact multimedia studio in the world—TriCaster® Mini Advanced.


Real Video Production. No Experience Required. 

You don’t have to be a video expert, own a studio, or know your way around a broadcast control room to deliver your message through video with network-quality results. With an all-in-one design, do-it-yourself setup, and hundreds of entry-level and advanced production capabilities, you can be on your way to captivating audiences from anywhere within minutes of opening the box.


• HD switching, streaming, and recording

• 8 external video inputs and 4 mix outputs

• Connect to compatible IP devices via NDI®

• Streaming to Facebook Live, Twitch, and more

• Real-time social media publishing

• Multi-channel recording and internal storage

• Video playback without any additional hardware

• Built-in live titling and motion graphics

• Multi-channel audio mixing

• SDI, HDMI, and case display options available


Max potential

Maximize your investment now and for the future. With TriCaster Advanced Edition software now included, TriCaster Mini Advanced offers more than 100 additional video production capabilities compared to the original system platform—at no additional cost.


Product Tour

With streamlined turnkey hardware and familiar A/V connections, setup is fast and easy for both newcomers and video professionals. Simply plug in your cameras, keyboard, mouse, and network cable—and start creating.


Enter the World of IP Video – Today. 

Connect to the most prolific IP-based workflow in the industry right out of the box. With native integration of NDI®, NewTek’s innovative Network Device Interface technology, TriCaster Mini Advanced is instantly compatible with products from hundreds of manufacturers and developers over the network.


Get Creative

• Use any combination of compatible video sources, including cameras, mobile devices, computers, gaming systems, streaming media, video files, graphics, images, animations, and more

• Let your imagination run wild with multi-bus mix effects, custom animated transitions, data-driven graphics, green screen compositing, live virtual sets, and more

• Personalize your production environment with customizable control and monitoring options, and automate live operations with a versatile macro automation system


Reach Your Audience

• Live stream to multiple destinations simultaneously, including Facebook Live, Microsoft Azure, Periscope, Twitch, Ustream, YouTube Live, and more

• Share media to multiple user accounts on your favorite social networks, like Facebook, Imgur, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeo, YouTube, and more

• Capture and export QuickTime® and H.264 video files for VOD, post-production, replay, and archive