The NewTek TriCaster TC1 SELECT Bundle includes the TriCaster TC1 2RU Live Production System, TC1 2-Stripes Large Control Panel, USB keyboard, and mouse. This unit comes in 2RU chassis with 400W redundant power supply for multi-tiered hardware fail-safe. Powered with 16-input switching, live streaming, and multi-channel recording in HD, 3G, and 4K UHD at 60p. Equipped with hundreds of advanced production values, including four M/E buses, integrated Skype video calling, two video servers for clips playback, multi-channel ISO recording to full-resolution QuickTime® and H.264 files for VOD, post-production, and archive. Simultaneously send Dual-channel live streaming to Facebook Live, Microsoft® Azure®, Periscope, Twitch, and YouTube™ Live. Real-time social media sharing to Facebook, Imgur, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeo, and YouTube. This new TriCaster TC1 provides powerful production automation with custom macro commands, sophisticated full-motion compositing, and flexible control options.
With the maximum capacity and most complete package of advanced multi-camera production capabilities, the NewTek TriCaster TC1 Max bundle is made for the most demanding modern workflows. With industry-leading, software-driven live production technology; a 16-input, multi-source video workflow with support for 12 SDI hardware inputs; redundant power; and an included 2-stripe control panel with 24 source buttons, the NewTek TriCaster TC1 Max bundle provides modern producers, publishers, and content creators with complete production like never before.
Skype TX is also integrated in the TriCaster TC1. You can now easily conduct a live Skype video call with any remote guest, anywhere in the world, without the need of additional equipment. The studio-grade version of the popular app, Skype TX enhances the real-time interaction with broadcast-quality video and balanced audio, allowing you to present production-ready conversations, interviews, reports, and more-regardless of the caller’s device.
UHD 4K Support
Produce programs, performances, events, and live sports in UHD (Ultra High-Definition) 4K resolution with support for native 2160p video at 60 fps. TriCaster TC1 allows you to switch, stream, and record UHD video without compromising the frame rate or the number of available inputs.
Built-In Video Servers
No decks needed—just add your files with two built-in video servers for on-demand and automated playback, including auto-advancing playlists, on-cue instant replay, live-edited highlight reels, and much more. With responsive player controls, presets, real-time editing tools, selectable transitions, and playlist effects, you have everything needed to cue from your stored media.
Multi-Source Video Mixing
With 36 source channels, including 16 external inputs, you can easily create content using any combination of compatible video sources, including 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, and PTZ cameras, mobile devices, Skype TX video calls, computers, gaming systems, streaming media, video files, graphics, images, animations, and more.
Conduct a live Skype video call with any remote guest, anywhere in the world, with the TriCaster TC1's direct Skype TX software integration. The studio-grade version of the popular app, Skype TX enhances the real-time interaction with broadcast quality video and balanced audio, allowing you to present production-ready conversations, interviews, reports, and more—regardless of the caller's device.
Recording and Replay
Capture different angles and record multiple channels of full-resolution video to QuickTime or H.264 files. From archiving the master cut for your content library, to ingesting the raw camera footage for post-production, to caching production extras and presentation materials for on-demand—even capturing real-time highlights for instant replay—the TriCaster TC1 easily handles the work of multiple professional decks without the added expense.
Dual-Channel Live Streaming
Stream live to your choice of new media platforms, including user-friendly presets for Facebook Live, Microsoft Azure, Periscope, Twitch, YouTube Live, and more. With two streaming encoders included, you can easily deliver platform-specific content while opening new sponsorship and revenue opportunities.
Social Media Integration
Share real-time updates and on-demand content across your social media accounts, uploading images and video directly to Facebook, Imgur, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeo, YouTube, and more—complete with comments and hashtags. Plus, with integrated DataLink, you can add posts and photos from your social networks in on-screen graphics, for a truly interactive experience.
Multiple Control Options
With software-based control, a choice of two separately available companion control panels, and optional web-based interface, the TriCaster TC1 is designed to suit the operator and environment for nearly any production.
Live Sound Experience
Set the tone for your production with comprehensive audio integration, including a software-based audio mixer, support for digital, analog, and network audio, professional DSPs, fader control, VU metering, Talk Back communication, and 4x4x4 channel routing to four audio mix outputs.
Increase efficiency and productivity with a comprehensive macro automation system that allows you to record, store, edit, and automate your favorite settings and custom command sequences. You can even choose to run macros manually from any combination of compatible control interfaces—or set the TriCaster TC1 to perform actions automatically.
Consider the screen a blank canvas and unleash your inner artist with multi-bus mix effects, zero-latency video re-entry, real-time animated titles, data-driven graphics, custom animated transitions, a full-motion composition engine, and more.
Real-Time Monitoring and Multiviewers
See everything happening during your production with fully adjustable single-screen or multi-screen monitoring. With three customizable multiviewers, configurable windows and workspace layouts, operator confidence monitors, visual indicators, scopes, and more, you can easily personalize the TriCaster TC1 environment to your preference.
Perfect your presentation with configurable color correction tools, 3D object positioning, and smooth-edge cropping. Apply Picture in Picture effects with optional borders. Use key and fill to produce new composite scenes from different foreground and background elements. Even map live video to moving props and set pieces with real-time motion tracking.
Live Chroma Key
With NewTek's powerful LiveMatte technology built into every source channel and M/E, you have 40 fully configurable keyers to create composite scenes from live video, graphics, and virtual sets for reports, presentations, demonstrations, and more.
Built-In Virtual Sets
Save on studio and set expenses without sacrificing production value. With integrated LiveSet technology, the TriCaster TC1 can transport your talent into professionally designed virtual environments, complete with multiple angles, virtual camera movements, real-time reflections, specular highlights, animated lens flares, and stunning augmented reality effects. Select from more than 30 included virtual sets, purchase your choice of premium ready-made sets, or create endless custom environments with the separately available optional Virtual Set Editor software.
Large Control Panel for TriCaster TC1
Plug in the NewTek Large Control Panel for TriCaster TC1 and switch your entire production. The surface itself has 24 switcher source buttons and 24 M/E source buttons arranged in 2 stripes. More advanced control can be had by using the two T-bars and 3-axis joystick. This control panel connects via Gigabit NIC and includes a separate power supply for powering.