NewTek TriCaster 460 Video Switcher (2 RU)

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NewTek TriCaster 460 Video Switcher (2 RU)
Key Features
  • 16 Channels
  • Four Simultaneous Live Video Sources
  • Two Live Inputs Via Gigabit Connection
  • Five Integrated Digital Media Players
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The 2 RU TriCaster 460 Video Switcher from NewTek is a 16-channel switcher including six external channels, six internal channels, and four M/E buses. This switcher features four simultaneous live video sources, two live inputs via Gigabit connection, and five integrated digital media players. 3TB internal drive storage is included. This switcher has audio inputs and outputs as well as DVI and HDMI monitor outputs.
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NewTek 460 Overview

The 2 RU TriCaster 460 Video Switcher from NewTek is a 16-channel switcher including six external channels, six internal channels, and four M/E buses. This switcher features four simultaneous live video sources, two live inputs via Gigabit connection, and five integrated digital media players. 3TB internal drive storage is included. This switcher has audio inputs and outputs as well as DVI and HDMI monitor outputs.

Direct input of cameras and video devices in any combination of HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Y/C, or Composite connections
Per-input format configuration, 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 and fill input pairing
Supported sources include NDI-compatible and AirSend-compatible systems, devices and applications, networked computers via iVGA, USB video sources, video over IP sources, RTMP and RTSP streams, HTTP streaming video sources, and video and CG sources from compatible third-party partner solutions
Access up to four live Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via standard serial and network protocols, with preset system and user interface control over camera orientation, zoom, focus, and iris
Five integrated digital media players for video, graphics, and sounds including two DDR, two GFX, and one Sound
Five animation buffers and 10 still and title buffers, with multiviewer, animation preview, title editing, and presets
Media buffers are shareable across a network for watch folder application, with real-time edit and update of content
Four freely configurable M/E buses for video mixing, compositing, effects, and virtual sets, each supporting independent key layer, TransWarp effects, and Adobe Photoshop blending modes between layers
Mix mode enables secondary switcher operation for output, submix, or recording, with program/preview workflow and transitions
Effects mode enables multilayer compositing, effects generation, and virtual set application, with per-source 3D DVE, scaling, cropping, and keying
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
Macros enable cross-platform commands and automation between supported systems
Two primary DSK channels, plus one additional key layer per M/E bus, each with independent transition controls, 3D DVE, scaling, cropping, and integrated TransWarp effects
Integrated TransWarp effects engine on all effects channels supporting standard transitions, customizable animation store transitions with audio, and overlay effects
Effects and transitions supports per-pixel alpha blending between sources and real-time 3D warping of video or graphics
Effects and Transitions includes Animation Store Creator for custom animations
30+ HD live virtual sets, with presets, multiple camera angles, real-time reflections, and specular highlights
Live pan and zoom of virtual camera and customizable virtual camera presets with animated pan, zoom, and pedestal moves
Support for up to two switchable live sources, with per-source 3D DVE, scaling, cropping, and keying
Supports custom-created virtual sets generated using NewTek Virtual Set Editor or third-party partner solutions
Holographic live virtual sets support for custom virtual environments generated from panoramic smartphone, camera, or DSLR images (select sets included)
Up to eight freely configurable, interactive hotspots per input for macro control
Configurable for up to 11 output connections, with support for key output and per-connection signal settings
Multitrack, multiformat recording of up to four 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 quality)
Freely choose to add recordings to publish queue and DDR destinations
Includes 3TB internal drive accommodating 70 hours 1080i (varies by resolution and format; capacity expandable using additional supported storage)
Trayless SATA III removable drive bay with hot-swap support for unlimited storage and backup
Simultaneous recording of up to two channels to internal drive; support for up to four channels with removable, external, or shared storage connected
Supports recording to external storage via USB 3.0
Supports shared storage integration via third-party partner solutions
Grab full resolution, de-fielded still images from inputs and outputs, and freely choose to add grabs to Publish queue, Media Player presets, and Buffer destinations
Supports direct content upload to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, FTP, local or external volumes, and network servers
Support for RTMP streaming, Microsoft Windows Media Push/Pull, and browser-based streaming applications
Support for most common streaming profiles and custom multi-bitrate streaming profiles, including presets up to 720p
Streaming Profile Manager with integrated Web browser
Integrated multichannel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, outputs, stream and headphones, with four fully independent stereo 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 hardware control via Avid Artist Mix audio control surface (sold separately)
Import media application for batch import of files with optional transcoding to file formats suitable for live production use
Export media application for batch export of files with optional transcoding to compatible formats for different applications and devices
DVI and HDMI monitor outputs for user interface and multiviewer displays
Preview all sources or select sources in a variety of layouts and dual-monitor display combinations via Workspaces control panel
Viewports freely configurable for any combination of input sources, Program, Preview, M/E buses, clocks, or images
A/V indicator and guide overlays configurable per viewport
Signal monitoring with integrated Waveform and Vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview, and support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709
Setup and store session settings in reusable template sessions
Support for hardware tally via HD15 GPI connector, network tally via NDI, and Blackmagic Design SDI tally standard
Genlock input supporting SD (bi-level) or HD (tri-level) reference signals
Support for standard MIDI protocol enabling third-party device control of TriCaster operations via macros
Supports GPI signals via JLCooper Electronics eBOX GPI interface
TriCaster 460 hardware control surface available separately

NewTek 460 Specs

Switcher16 Channels (6 External, 6 Internal, 4 M/E Buses)
Video Input4 x Simultaneous Live Video Sources
Network Sources2 x Live Inputs Via Gigabit Connection
Robotic Camera SupportAccess up to 4 Live Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) Robotic Cameras
Media2 x DDR
2 x GFX
1 x Sound
Buffers15 x Media Buffers
5 x Animation Buffers
10 x Still & Title Buffers
DSKs2 x Primary DSK Channels
1 x Additional Key Layer per M/E Bus
HotspotsUp to 8 Freely Configurable, Interactive Hotspots per Input for Macro Control
Video Output2 x SDI 2 x Analog (Configurable for Component or Y/C + Composite) 1 x HDMI Output 2 x Supplemental Display Outputs (1 x VGA and 1 x Video-Only HDMI) for additional Screens or Projectors 1 x Stream Output 1 x Network Output Via NDI or AirSend to Compatible Receiving Device(s)
RecordingUp 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 Quality)
Recording Capacity3 TB Internal Drive
Supports Recording to External Storage Via USB 3.0
Supports Shared Storage Integration Via Third-Party Partner Solutions
Media PublishingSupports Direct Content Upload to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, FTP, Local or External Volumes, and Network Servers
Live StreamingSupport for RTMP Streaming, Microsoft Windows Media Push/Pull, and Browser-Based Streaming Applications
Support for Most Common Streaming Profiles and Custom Multi-Bitrate Streaming Profiles, Including Presets Up to 720p
Streaming Profile Manager with Integrated Web Browser
Audio Inputs4 x SDI Embedded
3 x 2 Balanced 1/4" (Mic/Line)
1 x 2 Balanced XLR (Mic/Line)
Phantom Power Support
Audio Outputs2 x SDI Embedded
1 x 2 Balanced XLR
1 x 2 Balanced 1/4" (AUX)
1 x Stereo 1/4" (Phones)
Supported Session FormatsNTSC Model: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i
Multistandard Model: NTSC 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i
NTSC-J Model: 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
Supported File FormatsVideo: AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVCProHD, FLV, F4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, MKV, MJPEG, MPEG (1, 2, All Profiles, Program or Transport Streams), MP4, WMV, WebM
Image: PSD, PNG, TGA, BMP, JPEG, EXR, RAW, TIF
Audio: AIFF, MP3, WAV
MonitoringDVI and HDMI Monitor Outputs
LatencyThroughput: 1.0-2.0 Frames
ProcessingVideo: 4:4:4:4, 32-Bit Floating Point
Audio: Floating Point, 96 kHz
StandardsHD-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
TallySupport for Hardware Tally Via HD15 GPI Connector, Network Tally Via NDI, and Blackmagic Design SDI Tally Standard
GenlockGenlock Input Supporting SD (Bi-Level) or HD (Tri-Level) Reference Signals
MIDISupport for Standard MIDI Protocol Enabling Third-Party Device Control of TriCaster Operations Via Macros
GPISupports GPI Signals Via JLCooper Electronics eBOX GPI Interface
Power Supply430 W
Rack Space2 RU Chassis
Dimensions19.0 x 3.5 x 21.5" / 48.3 x 8.9 x 54.6 cm
Weight26 lb / 11.8 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight42.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)28.5 x 25 x 12"
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