NewTek TriCaster 8000 Educational without Control Surface, 24-10 External, 6 Internal, 8 M/E Buses

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SKU: NETC8000EALA MFR: FG-000389-R001
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About NewTek

The NewTek TriCaster 8000 Educational without Control Surface is a complete live production and media publishing solution with everything that happens on-screen, under your control. With both a keyboard-mouse combo to manage every system function and the definitive hardware console at your fingertips, you now have two choices for fully managing your sessions, plus the flexibility to add independent operators to handle various tasks. The total TriCaster 8000 solution is built to keep pace with the rapidly changing landscape of video production, so you can unleash the potential of your media strategy with unprecedented versatility.

It starts with a 24-channel switcher, amplified by 8 fully re-entrant M/E rows. It extends to external router support for large-scale, multi-camera production in native full-resolution HD, 8 channels of ISO recording in up to 1080p and live output to up to 14 different display destinations. It boosts your content strategy with integrated social media sharing to publish to your host of social networks-live-keeping your brand consistent and your audience engaged. And, with the world's most powerful integrated effects system, it creates a mind-blowing, custom-branded visual masterpiece. TriCaster 8000 lets you blaze your own path through productions of any scale.

NewTek Features

  • Production of Any Scale: With the extraordinary versatility of the 24-channel TriCaster 8000 you can scale up or down for every program imaginable. Expand to unprecedented coverage with massive, multi-camera production through external video routers, accessed and controlled from the user interface
  • Production of Any Scale: Add a dedicated audio tech, graphics operator and social media producer. Then send 8 independent output feeds to 14 destinations, for broadcast, stream, display-including transmitting over the network to another TriCaster
  • Mirroring and Redundancy: Double-team your peace of mind and your program with a second TriCaster 8000 that mirrors the commands on the first one and gain redundant operation, synchronized multi-user workflows and even separately branded channels for different viewers of the same program
  • Social Media Integration: In the age of second and third screens, your social media image is critical to developing a following along with sponsors, advertisers and partnership opportunities. The real-time social media publishing panel in TriCaster 8000 instantly links with all of social networks
  • Endless Customization: TriCaster 8000's visual capabilities flex from the most subdued productions to the most elaborate, thanks to a configurable architecture that makes every idea possible
  • Endless Customization: Start with the broad, creative canvas of 8 M/E buses - and loop them into each other for real-time layered compositions. Explore sensational new visual sequences, with recordable macros and one-touch automation
  • Endless Customization: Operators can personalize their workflow too, by creating custom workspace and monitoring solutions with up to four displays - and presets for any operator's preferences
  • Multi-Track ISO Recording: IsoCorder multi-track video recording technology captures and stores incoming sources into the system, saving all your live footage and literally racks of video capture equipment
  • Multi-Track ISO Recording: It's a built-in, real-time ISO recording system of all 8 camera inputs simultaneously, right inside the user interface, for immediate post-production in any NLE
  • Multi-Track ISO Recording: Record your entire show, select camera footage at full resolution and create an inventory of fresh content to repurpose for future programming
  • Electrifying Visual Effects: TriCaster 8000 hosts the most powerful effects engine in live production. Customize full-color, animated transitions with alpha channel and embedded audio
  • Electrifying Visual Effects: Enhance with branded elements designed into real-time cloth dynamics, 3D video warping and transformations with TransWarp effects and motion overlays
  • Sophisticated Sequences Simplified: With TriCaster 8000, elaborate live production sequences aren't risky because you automate them ahead of time. Seamlessly string together complex effects and creative elements with macros, triggered by keyboard shortcuts and control surface actions
  • Stunning Studio Sets and Backgrounds: Even if your "set" is really a multi-purpose room or the corner of a studio, your viewers will only see your professional brand shine through. With the TriCaster 8000 system's virtual sets, you can elevate your look with realistic foregrounds &moving backgrounds
  • Stunning Studio Sets and Backgrounds: Add realism to any virtual set with four live sources - each with four layers of overlay, all with transitions, sounds, 3D positioning and effects. Live camera moves and shot changes during production bring your new location to life
  • New Dimensions in Live 3D Video: Push the boundaries of visual technology with real-time, live 3D - and be ready when everyone else catches up. With the anaglyph filter affect, 3D video streams can be switched just like any other source - without requiring complex configuration
  • New Dimensions in Live 3D Video: Live Streaming Video. Simultaneously Recorded: Gear up to perform for any audience, anytime, anywhere with both Web streaming and program recording built right into your production operation
  • New Dimensions in Live 3D Video: Maximize online views with support for multi-bitrate streaming profiles and access online CDN accounts and view streams in real time in the same interface. At the same time, record the entire program in the background for uploading, later viewing, archiving, or disk
  • One-Size-Fits-All File Compatibility: TriCaster 8000 adapts to your creative process, natively supporting a massive array of file format compatibility
  • One-Size-Fits-All File Compatibility: With capture to QuickTime encoded files embedded with timecode and 4 audio tracks, you have a high-quality, universal file format that floats effortlessly between TriCaster, Mac and Windows platforms and all common editing and post-production software
  • One-Size-Fits-All File Compatibility: With included codecs for Mac and PC, you can equip your entire facility to encode media assets for optimized, real-time playback

NewTek Specifications

Switcher Channels
24 - 10 External, 6 Internal, 8 M/E Buses
Video Input
8 Simultaneous Live Video Sources, Configurable As SDI, Analog or Router Inputs, In Any Combination Of HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Y/C (BNC) or Composite Connections and Resolutions
Compatible External Video Routers Include Brands Supporting Grass Valley Native Protocol and Blackmagic Design Video Hub
Network Sources
2 Live Sources Via Gigabit Connection, Selectable From Any Networked Computer Or Apple Airplay Device
5 Integrated Digital Media Players For Video, Graphics and Sounds: 2 Ddrs, 2 GFX and Sound
Frame Buffer
9 Channels For Static Graphics Or Watch Folder
Mix/Effect Buses (M/E)
8 Freely Configurable M/E Channels With Independent 3D Positioning, Scaling, Cropping, Keying, Transitions, Proc Amp Controls and Re-Entry
Record Operation Sequences and Attach To Keyboard Shortcuts, Control Surface Actions or On-Screen Hotspots
4 Primary DSK Channels and 4 Layers of Overlay Per M/E Bus, Each With Independent Transition Controls, 3D Positioning, Scaling, Cropping and Integrated Transwarp Effects
Effects and Transitions
Integrated Transwarp Effects Engine on All Effects Channels Supports Standard Transitions, Customizable Animation Store Transitions With Audio, and Overlay Effects:
Animation Store Creator For Custom Animations
Supports Per-Pixel Alpha Blending Between Sources and Real-Time 3D Warping of Video or Graphics
Virtual Sets
26 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 Up To 4 Switchable Live Sources In Select Sets and Multi-Box Effects
Up to 8 Freely Configurable, Interactive Hotspots Per Input
Video Output
Configurable For Up To 14 Output Connections and 8 Independent A/V Output Signals:
3 X Analog Configurable For Component Or Y/C + Composite
2 X VGA For Additional Displays Or Projectors
Network Output For Live Streaming to The Web and Sending A/V Output To Network-Connected TriCaster
Multi-Track, Multi-Format Recording Of Up To 8 Simultaneous Channels Via Isocorder Technology:
Native Recording In Up To 1080p With Timecode
Encoding Format Selectable Per Source: Quicktime, MPEG-2 (High Or Normal Profile), AVI (Speedhq) and H.264 (High Or Web Quality)
Recording Capacity
Accommodates - 200 Hours 1080i Or - 1200 Hours 480i Via 4 Removable 2TB Media Drives (Included):
4 Trayless SATA III Removable Drive Bays With Hot-Swap Support for Unlimited Storage and Backup
Simultaneous Recording Of 2 Channels Per Media Drive Via Isocorder
Social Media Publishing
Integrated Application for Content Upload to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, FTP or Network Servers
Live Streaming
HD Live Streaming Via Gigabit Connection, With Simultaneous Archive:
Presets In Up To 720p, Supporting Most Common Streaming Profiles and Custom Multi-Bitrate Streaming Profiles, Configured Via Browser Based Plug-Ins, Adobe Flash To Flash Media Server Connections Or Microsoft Windows Media Push/Pull
Streaming Profile Manager With Integrated Web Browser and Integrated Livestream Plug-In
Audio Inputs
8 SDI Embedded
8 x 2 Balanced XLR (Mic/Line)
Phantom Power Support
Audio Outputs
3 SDI Embedded
4 Balanced XLR
4 Balanced XLR (AUX)
1 Stereo 1/4" (phones)
Audio Mixing
Integrated Multi-Channel Audio Mixer For Internal and External Audio Sources, Outputs, Stream and Headphones:
Seven-Band Equalizer and Full Stereo Compressor/Limiter Per Input and Output
Digital Audio Inputs Equipped With Audio Time-Base Synchronizers
Supports Companion iPad Audio Mixing App and Avid Artist Series Audio Control Surfaces
Supported Formats
NTSC model: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i
Multi-Standard model: NTSC-J; PAL 1080/25p, 1080/50i, 720/50p, 720/25p, 576/25i
Playback Media Formats
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, 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)
Export Media Formats
Export Media Application for Batch Copying with Optional Transcoding Of Files to Compatible Formats for Different Applications and Devices: AVI, DV, Dvcpro, DVD, H.264, MOV, MPEG-2, MJPEG, MP4, Webm and More:
Presets for Nles: Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro, and More
Presets for Mobile Platforms: android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and more
Post Production
NewTek Speededit 2 Non-Linear Editor Available Via Download For Add-On Installation
NewTek Speedhq Codecs for Mac and PC For Extended File Compatibility with TriCaster and System Applications
DVI Monitor Outputs for User Interface and Multiview Preview Displays, With Selectable Layouts Freely Configurable For Any Combination of Input Sources, Program, Preview, M/E Buses, Clocks or Images
Signal Monitoring
Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope, Full Field Rate with Color Preview and Support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709
Redundant Operation and Synchronized Control Supported Between TriCaster 8000 Systems Connected to The Same Local Network
Video: 4:4:4:4, 32-bit Floating Point
Audio: 4 channels, 96 kHz, 32-bit Floating Point
System Physical
4U Rack Mount, With 550W Redundant, Removable Power Supply and Multi-Tiered Hardware and Software Fail-Safe
19.0x7.0x20.5" / 48.3x17.8x52.0cm
44lbs / 19.95kg
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