NewTek TriCaster TCXD300 HD TV Studio for HD Portable Live Production, Full Unit

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About this item

NewTek TriCaster TCXD300 makes it possible for you to broadcast, project, live stream or record full HD programming. TriCaster TCXD300 is a high definition, network-quality portable live production solution. In one small box you gain multi-channel HD switching, HD network-style virtual sets, HD titling, HD digital disk recording, audio mixing, HD editing, full HD streaming and more.

It represents the state-of-the-art in portable live production systems with the highest quality 32-bit floating point, 4:4:4:4 video processing. TriCaster TCXD300 accepts high definition video in both 1080i and 720p along with SDI, Y/C, component and composite. Whether you work with a team or operate on your own, TriCaster TCXD300 is easy to set up & portable.

Key Features

  • End-to-end HD 1080i video pipeline, including effects and virtual sets
  • Video processing employs 32-bit floating-point precision, 4:4:4:4 video processing and component (YCbCrA) color (well beyond industry standard 10-bit)
  • Four-channel audio processed at 48 kHz, 32-bit floating point
  • Extensive audio input/output flexibility including Embedded SDI on all video channels, four channels of AES/EBU and professional level balanced XLR/phone connectors
  • All video inputs can be Proc-Amped, keyed and frozen, including titles and DDRs
  • Integrated full field rate Waveform Monitor and Vectorscope with full color beam tracing
  • Individual processing controls for both Main and VGA outputs
  • Pristine capture of video or stills with support for full 4:2:2 up to 1920 x 1080 resolution at very high bit-rates
  • Next-generation optimized user-interface design with key live production tools readily available, supported by the ability to quickly access controls to configure each source
  • Five Virtual Input functions, each similar to advanced mix/effects bus with positioning and overlay capabilities
  • Use "virtual cameras" by populating multiple Virtual Inputs from a single camera source (and switch between them)
  • Each source has a Proc Amp, keying, garbage matte and alpha channel support
  • Layer up to five live video or CG sources (internal or supplied by network)
  • Independent zoom and pan controls for each source that make composition and camera placement easy
  • All Virtual Inputs provide an additional overlay channel with independent transitions and scaling capabilities
  • Insert live video inputs into live virtual sets with ease
  • Zoom the virtual camera smoothly and easily either interactively, or using automatic control to user specified zoom preset levels
  • Presets provide quick convenient access to numerous Virtual Input setups
  • HD-SDI and HD component plus SD-SDI, component, Y/C and composite input/output
  • Mix source resolutions and aspect ratios (including HD and SD video)
  • Simultaneous HD and SD video output with Proc Amp control
  • iVGA supports unlimited networked computers as live inputs to the switcher
  • Simple live HD streaming with Adobe Flash or Windows Media in either push or pull
  • Record 18 hours of full HD 1080i video in high quality 100Mbps I-Frame only MPEG at up to 4:2:2 color precision
  • Genlock input for broadcast system integration supports bi-level and tri-level references

Technical Specs

Video Input 3 Simultaneous Inputs. Any combination of: HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Y/C (BNC) and Composite
Video Output 3 HD/SD-SDI
3 HD/SD-Component
Video Processing 32-Bit Floating Point, YCbCrA 4:4:4:4
Supported Formats Standard: 1080i59.94, 720p59.94, 480i59.94 (16:9 and 4:3)
Multi-Standard: 1080i50, 720p50, 576i50 (4:3 and 16:9)
Presets Numerous Preset Bins Including Individual Production Sessions
Video Ingest 1, 6-pin IEEE FireWire
iVGA Network Selections Unlimited
Virtual Set Support Yes; 15 HD Virtual Sets Included
Virtual Input Overlay 1 Channel with Transitions
On-screen ISO Preview Monitors All Sources, or "Preview and FX" or "Scopes with Preview" (full-time, tabbed)
Projector Output Yes; 16:9 and 4:3 Aspects
Full HD 720p 16:9 streaming Yes
Media Player 1 Each DDR, Stills, Titles with Alpha Channel Assignable to Downstream Key
Waveform Monitor Yes
Nonlinear Editor Yes
File Formats AVI, DV, MPEG-2, QuickTime, HDV, JPG, PNG and More
Recording Capacity ~ 18 Hours 1080i HD
Audio Input 2 Balanced Combination XLR/Phone Jacks
2 x 4 Balanced Phone Jacks
3 x 2 AES3/EBU BNC Connectors 3 x SDI Embedded
Phantom Power Option
Audio Output 4 Balanced Phone Jacks (Program Out)
4 Balanced Phone Jacks (Auxiliary Out)
2 AES/EBU (Program Out)
2 AES/EBU (Auxiliary Out)
3 SDI Embedded
1 Stereo Headphone Jack
Audio Quality 24-bits, 48 kHz, 4 Channels
Mix HD/SD Sources Yes
Tally 3 Tally Light Connections (Program, Preview and both)
16:9 Video Support Yes
iVGA Input 1 Ethernet Network Connection
Virtual Inputs (M/E - Style) 5 with Presets
Main Overlay 2 Downstream Key Channels with Independent Transitions
Integrated Character Generator Yes
Projector Resolutions Up to 1920 x 1200
Live Webcasting Yes; Adobe Flash and Push or Pull Windows Media with VC-1 support
Recorder Simultaneous Full Resolution MPEG-2 + Stream
Vectorscope Yes
Render Outputs AVI, DV, MPEG-2, DVD, QuickTime, MP4 (iPod and PSP)
Accessory Options LiveControl LC-11
Dimensions 17.5" D x 8.5" H x 10.4" W
Weight 20 lbs
Warranty NewTek warranty
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