NewTek TriCaster TC1 MAX PLUS Bundle with Redundant Power
NewTek TriCaster TC1
NewTek TriCaster TC1 MAX PLUS Bundle with Redundant Power
NewTek TriCaster TC1 MAX PLUS Bundle with Redundant Power
NewTek TriCaster TC1 MAX PLUS Bundle with Redundant Power

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Part # TC1MPBDL

MFR Part # FG-002017-R001

NewTek TriCaster TC1 MAX PLUS Bundle with Redundant Power, 2 Stripe IP Series Control Panel, and NC1 Studio I/O Module More
MSRP: $42995
$42,995.00

NewTek TriCaster® TC1 MAX PLUS Bundle

  • NewTek TriCaster TC1 3RU Live Production System
  • NewTek 2 Stripe IP-Series Control Panel
  • NewTek NC1 Studio I/O Module

The most complete production system available today, TriCaster TC1 represents the continued innovation of the iconic product that defined an industry. Designed with the way you work in mind and equipped with hundreds of advanced production capabilities, it has everything you need to do video your way today—and tomorrow.

Product Highlights

  • Switching, streaming, recording in HD, 3G, and 4K UHD 60p
  • Native software driven processing for maximum production power and flexibility
  • Comprehensive camera coverage and compelling multi-source video mixing, including 16 external inputs and 4 M/Es
  • Studio-grade Skype® video calling with multi-channel Skype TX software integration
  • Integrated video servers allowing playback, replay, and live editing without any additional hardware
  • Multi-channel ISO recording to full-resolution QuickTime® and H.264 files for VOD, post-production, and archive
  • Dual-channel live streaming to Facebook Live, Microsoft® Azure®, Periscope, Twitch, YouTube™ Live, and more
  • Real-time social media sharing to Facebook, Imgur, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeo, YouTube, and more
  • Powerful production automation with custom macro commands, sophisticated full-motion compositing, and flexible control options
  • Advanced audio mixing with multi-source configuration and control, professional DSPs, and 4 x 4 x 4 channel routing
  • Premier creative capabilities, including multi-bus mix effects, animated titles and transitions, advanced chromakeying, spectacular live virtual sets, and more

NewTek IP Series 4-Stripe Control Panel

Definitive control for the most demanding IP production ecosystems.

The pinnacle of control for large-scale interconnected production environments, the NewTek IP Series 4-Stripe Control Panel lets you command multi-source, multi-system, and multi-site productions with absolute confidence.

Surface ~ 42.4 x 21.26 x 6.13 in (107.7 x 54.0 x 15.6 cm)

Features

  • Intuitive layout mapped to the NewTek IP Series Video Mix Engine user interface
  • IP-based connectivity, with support for multi-engine control over the network
  • Responsive, multi-bus operation with independently assignable control stripes
  • Practical lighting, variable T-Bar illumination, and dynamic LCD label displays
  • Precision controls for expert handling of real-time video operations
  • Premium craftsmanship for optimal performance, ergonomics, and style

NC1 Studio I/O Module

  • 8 x configurable video channels
  • SDI I/O with NDI® video translation
  • Support for quad-link 4K UHD and 3G-SDI
  • Low-profile 1RU chassis with redundant power

TriCaster TC1 3RU (Redundant Power) Tech Specs

Video Input

16 x simultaneous external video inputs, supporting any combination of compatible sources in resolutions up to 4K UHD at frame rates up to 60fps (2160p 59.94)

Network Video Input

16 x IP video inputs via NDI™, resolution-independent, with support for key and fill

SDI Video Input

4 x 3G/HD/SD-SDI connections supporting video input in any combination of standard formats, resolutions, and frame rates

  • 1080p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.976
  • 1080i: 59.94, 50
  • 720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.976
  • 576i 50
  • 480i 59.94

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

Skype TX

Native support for up to 2 simultaneous Skype® video call inputs via Skype TX software integration

Apple® AirPlay®

Native support for input of compatible iOS mobile devices via Apple AirPlay

Video Output

Configurable for up to 4 independent video mix outputs, with simultaneous delivery via IP and SDI

Network Video Output

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

SDI Video Output

  • 4 x 3G/HD/SD-SDI connections, optionally configurable for:
  • 4 x independent 3G/HD/SD video mix outputs
  • 1 x 4K UHD video mix output via 3G-SDI quad-link grouping

Stream Output

2 x resolution-independent streaming video outputs, independently configurable, with simultaneous stream archive

Multiviewer Output

  • 3 x multiviewer outputs supporting standard display resolutions
  • 1 x DVI user interface with multiviewer
  • 1 x HDMI multiviewer
  • 1 x DisplayPort multiviewer

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 4 sources
  • 4 x KEY layers per bus
  • 9 x memory slots per bus
  • 1 x PREVIZ configuration and preview bus

DSK Channels

4 x DSK channels

Media

  • 5 x media players
  • 2 x DDR
  • 2 x GFX
  • 1 x Sound
  • 15 x media buffers
  • 10 x animation buffers
  • 5 x graphic buffers
  • 30 x clip players (available for use as transitions or media depending on function)

Keyers

  • Integrated LiveMatte™ chroma and luma keying technology on all source channels and M/E buses
  • 16 x input keyers
  • 4 x media player keyers
  • 4 x M/E keyers
  • 1 x PREVIZ keyer
  • 15 x buffer keyers

COMPs

Integrated video composition engine on the switcher and each M/E bus to create, store, and apply layer configurations and DVE-style motion sequences
16 x configurable COMP presets per bus

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

  • 6 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 x H.264 distribution video recorders (multiple profiles)
  • 1 x MP3 audio recorder
  • 3 QuickTime Player not required for playback in common NLE applications

Storage

  • 2 x 3TB 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 Mixer

Integrated multi-channel audio mixer with support for quad-channel audio, DSPs and 4x4x4 audio input routing

Local Audio Input

  • 4 x SDI embedded
  • 1 x Balanced XLR stereo pair (Line)
  • 3 x Balanced 1/4” stereo pairs (Line)

Local Audio Output

  • 4 x SDI embedded
  • 1 x Balanced XLR stereo pair
  • 1 x Balanced 1/4” stereo pair
  • 1 x Stereo 1/4" (phones)

Network Audio

  • Native support for network audio input and output via NDI
  • Embedded audio supported for all NDI input and output video signals
  • Integrated support4 for Dante™ networking protocol from Audinate®
  • Support for AES67 protocol via compatible WDM audio drivers5
  • 4Requires Dante Virtual Soundcard license from Audinate (sold separately)
  • 5Requires third-party virtual sound card license (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

Monitoring

Support for up to 3 multiviewer displays with configurable workspaces and viewports

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

~1.0-1.5 frames

A/V Standards

  • 4K UHD video conforms to SMPTE 2036 (UHDTV1 using Square Division Quad Split)
  • 3G-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 424M (Level A)
  • 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 hardware tally via HD15 GPI connector, network tally via NDI, and Blackmagic Design® SDI tally standard

Genlock

Genlock input supporting SD (Bi-level) or HD (Tri-level) reference signals

GPI

Supports GPI signals via JLCooper Electronics eBox GPI interface

MIDI

Support for standard MIDI protocol enabling third-party device control

System Drive

120GB SSD

NIC

2 x 1 Gigabit NIC

System Physical

TriCaster TC1 (Redundant Power) 
3RU chassis with 500W redundant PSU and multi-tiered hardware and software fail-safe

  • 19.0 x 5.25 x 19.57 in (48.3 x 13.34 x 49.7 cm) with rack ears attached

How is TriCaster TC1 different than the VMC1 Video Mix Engine?

While they share many of the same features and functionality, there is a distinct difference in the product positioning, as well as the size and scope of productions one can produce with TriCaster TC1 compared to the VMC1 Video Mix Engine. TriCaster TC1 is positioned as a complete solution for the typical TriCaster customer—video professionals who currently produce multi-camera productions or are considering it. Meanwhile, the VMC1 Video Mix Engine is positioned as a part of the transformative IP Series ecosystem, offering limitless capacity for larger broadcast and enterprise-level installations.

TriCaster TC1 is 4K-capable. How many 4K inputs? Outputs?

TriCaster TC1 supports up to 16 simultaneous, full-resolution 4K UHD external inputs at frame rates up to 60fps, and one produced video mix output deliverable via SDI and/or IP, for fullcapacity, end-to-end 4K UHD video production.

Is TriCaster TC1 compatible with the NewTek Connect line of products, specifically the NC1 Studio Input Module and NC1 Studio I/O Module?

Yes.

Does the Skype TX software integration require the Skype TX controller software?

Yes.

When upgrading to TriCaster TC1, can I use the TriCaster control panel I have?

Yes. In addition to the new TC1LP and TC1SP control panels, TriCaster TC1 does support control via existing TriCaster CS control panels, as well as the TriCaster 850 TW replay controller. However, be advised that access to TriCaster TC1 features and functionality will vary.

TriCaster TC1 does not support control via VMC1 Control Panels.

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