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NewTek TriCaster 40 Version 2 [RESTOCK ITEM]
Live Video Production System


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NewTek TriCaster 40 Version 2 [RESTOCK ITEM]
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NOTE: This is a RESTOCK item that has had its box opened or has been repackaged. It may have minor cosmetic flaws and may have been sold to a customer and returned. Please contact your Sales Pro for more information on this and other products.

NewTek's TriCaster 40 Version 2 lets professionals and novices alike create streaming television, or air broadcast-quality video on the Web and mobile devices quickly and easily. For television stations, schools, offices, and production startups that don't have access to an SDI infrastructure, TriCaster 40 is a simple solution for creating real-time productions of events and shows and streaming truly professional video programs to the Web. Just plug in cameras and audio, and start creating.

With NewTek's TriCaster 40 Version 2, you can mix cameras, video, computer sources, and graphics -- and now, create your own custom visuals and titles. Add virtual sets, recording, streaming and more! TriCaster 40v2 is a multi-camera, live video studio for any desktop! Just plug it in, and go!  

  • Creating more engaging content with network-style, highly designed visuals that deliver a polished, post-production look to live productions, in realtime  
  • Creating and customizing transitions and effects, using the now included Animation Store Creator to produce full-color full-motion overlays, audio forboth directions, and even warped video mapped against any 3D surface for the highest-impact presentations possible  
  • Adding a dedicated title station inside the TriCaster, with the included LiveText application onboard for creating unique HD titles and graphics withhundreds of pre-loaded templates, displaying real-time data, and using vector-based drawing tools and extensive text options for designing custom graphics  
  • Enhancing the viewing experience with new video formats, recording optionsand session resolutions to reach more viewers on the platforms they watch  
  • Maximizing production efficiency and minimizing disruptions with new workflows for capturing to disk and exporting to external applications for the smoothest content creation  
  • Improving visual quality and consistency, correcting for variances in the video signal on every input, and tightly calibrating white, black and color levels for every source to broadcast-acceptable standards with preview scopes.  

NewTek TriCaster 40 Version 2 Features:

  • Fast Setup. Easy to Use. Enjoy professional results with do-it-yourself simplicity. Just plug in, power on, and you're up and running with your very own show—in no time. Make life and live production easier, with all the tools you need to produce a show, in a single system. Connect up to 4 cameras. Share the screen from your laptop,desktop or wireless iOS device.  
  • All-in-one Live Production. Mix in video clips, graphics and audio. And do it all from a live virtual set. No additional system hardware or assembly required.  
  • On-budget HD. Set your standards higher, but keep your expenses manageable.  The same formats used in broadcast television put you on par with the big networks, while high-quality component video connections let you work with HD cameras that are in your price range. SDalso comes standard, so if you’re not there yet, you can make the jump when you're ready.  
  • Travel-size. Forget about lugging case after case of equipment wherever you go. Whether you’re heading cross campus, to the top floor or the next town, the compact design means instant master control anywhere you can free up a tabletop, spare shelf space, or roll up with a small cart.  
  • Web-ready. Choppy, grainy online video is a thing of the past. Go full resolution, direct to the Web, with HD live streaming. Record simultaneously for upload to your favorite video sharing site, and make your show available on demand.  Take your talents worldwide.  
  • Television-style Sets and Backgrounds. Got greenscreen? Turn even the tiniest production space into a massive virtual studio that makes your show look like primetime TV. Or, use any live camera, video or graphic as a background for your on-camera talent. Not only can you go anywhere, you can be anywhere—and be first.  
  • Creative Tools. Transitions. Picture-in-picture.Full-screen graphics. Name plates. News tickers. Customize your show with the same tools that network producers use to deliver a dynamic presentation to your viewing audience.  
  • Optional Control Surface. Exclusively for the TriCaster 40 system, add the TriCaster 40 Control Surface for fast, full access to hardware operation of all live-production functions – and still keep your small desktop footprint. Or augment your crew with an additional operator, and split the production tasks between console and UI.  
  • Additional Features:
    • Professional component connectivity and essential formats that are ideal for full HD web streaming, basic broadcast, and beyond  
    • Go live, right out of the box, with off-the-shelf HD cameras
    • Broadcast, stream, project and record—within minutes
    • Television-style virtual sets, moving backgrounds, effects, and graphics
    • A/V cart-and-carry portability
    • Option to add hardware control surface for professional operation and intuitive on-air production (contact your Full Compass Sales Professional for more information

NewTek TriCaster 40 Version 2 Specifications:

  • Switcher Channels: 14 – 6 external, 4 internal, 4 virtual inputs
  • Video Input: 4 simultaneous live video sources, in any combination of HD Component, SD Component, Y/C or Composite, and supported resolutions
    • Each input includes integrated frame synchronizer
    • Independent keying, cropping and Proc Amp controls per input
    • BNC connectivity
  • Network Sources:
    • 2 simultaneous live sources via Gigabit connection, selectable from any networked computer or Apple® AirPlay® device
    • Independent keying, cropping and Proc Amp controls per input
  • Media: 3 integrated digital media sources for video and graphics: DDR and GFX x 2
  • Virtual Inputs:
    • 4 independent, mix/effect-style channels supporting multi-source compositions, virtual sets, double-box effects and more
    • 3 configurable sources per channel, each with independent positioning, scaling and cropping, including upstream keyer with DVE and transition controls
  • Downstream Key: 2 downstream keyers, each with independent DVE, transition controls, positioning, and scaling
  • Video Layers: Up to 5 layers on-screen simultaneously
  • Virtual Sets: 24 HD live virtual sets, with multiple camera angles, real-time reflections, specular highlights, animated zoom and presets
  • Video Output:
    • A/V output signal through up to 5 output connections
    • 2x Analog BNC configurable for Component or Y/C + Composite (Program and SD-only AUX)
    • Network output for live streaming
  • Recording:
    • Native recording in resolutions up to 1080i
    • Encoded as QuickTime® or Web-quality H.264
  • Recording Capacity:
    • Accommodates ~ 20 hours 1080i or ~ 120 hours 480i via internal drive in QuickTime format
    • Capacity expandable using external media drives
  • Live Streaming: HD live streaming via Adobe® Flash® or Microsoft® WindowsMedia® Push/Pull
  • Audio Inputs: 1/4" Mono (Mic) RCA x 2 Stereo L/R (Line)
  • Audio Outputs: RCA x 2 Stereo L/R 1/4" Stereo (phones)
  • Audio Mixing: Integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, output, stream, and headphones
  • Supported Formats:
    • NTSC: 1080i, 720p, 480i (16:9), 480i (4:3)
    • Multi-Standard: NTSC-J; PAL 1080i, 720p, 576i (16:9), 576i (4:3)
  • Playback Media Formats: AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVCPro HD, FLV, F4V, H.263,H.264,MOV, MKV, MJPEG, MPEG (1, 2, all profiles, program or transportstreams), MP4, WMV, WebM, PSD, PNG, TGA, BMP, JPEG, EXR, RAW, TIF, AIFF, MP3,WAV, and more, with Import Media application for batch import with optional transcoding of files (including Apple ProRes)
  • Processing:
    • Video: 4:4:4:4, 32-bit Floating Point
    • Audio: 2 channels, 96 kHz, 32-bit Floating Point
  • Dimensions: 10.4" x 8.5" x 17.5" (26.4 x 21.6 x 44.5 cm)
  • Weight: 19 lbs. (8.6 kg)

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