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Product Description

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.

Feel Invincible 
When you're confident in what you're doing, it shows. With TriCaster TC1, you have the proven workflows you know and the future-proof production you covet. The bottom line is being able to do production the way you need to right now and the way you want to when you are ready.

Real 4K Ultra HD. No Compromise 
Present your audience with an immersive viewing experience defined by amazing clarity and incredible detail. Produce programs, performances, events and live sports in true 4K UHD (Ultra High Definition) resolution with support for native 2160p video at 60 frames per second. Unlike other products that promise 4K UHD, only TriCaster TC1 allows you to switch, stream and record 4K 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 make magic from your stored media.

Multi-Source Video Mixing 
Viewers have their choice of devices. You should have options, too. With 36 source channels, including 16 external inputs, you can easily create compelling 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.

Multi-Channel Skype 
Conduct a live Skype video call with any remote guest, anywhere in the world. TriCaster TC1 is the only video production system to feature 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 all the angles, 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-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 up 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.

Premium Performance. Choice Control 
With precision software-based control, your choice of two companion control panels and optional Web-based interface, TriCaster TC1 is designed to suit the operator and environment for 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 USB audio devices, audio over IP networking with NDI, Dante and AES67, professional DSPs, fader control, VU metering, Talk Back communication and 4 x 4 x 4 channel routing to four audio mix outputs. Dante and AES67 require compatible virtual sound card licenses (sold separately).

Control in the Palm of Your Hand 
NewTek LivePanel for TriCaster TC1, makes it easier for more people to have control of the live production process. Providing the ability to configure a custom user interface that delivers exactly the tools and functions you need, accessible through any Web browser or operating system.

Next-Level Automation 
Experience new levels of 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 TriCaster TC1 to perform actions automatically.

Phenomenal Creative Elements 
With TriCaster TC1, you have the tools to turn every frame of video into an artistic masterpiece. 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. Let your imagination run wild.

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.

Studio-Grade Video Tools 
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. And so much more.

Spectacular Live Chroma keying 
Think outside the box with real-time keying so crisp and clean, your viewers will never believe it's green screen. With NewTek's powerful Live Matte 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.

World-Class Live Virtual Sets 
Save on studio and set expenses without sacrificing production value. With integrated LiveSet technology, 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 that blur the line between virtual and reality. Select from more than 30 included virtual sets, purchase your choice of premium ready-made sets or create endless custom environments with the optional Virtual Set Editor software (sold separately).

Your Workflow. Interconnected 
You don't work in a silo. Neither should your equipment. With native integration of NDI, NewTek's innovative Network Device Interface technology, TriCaster TC1 connects to the most prolific IP-based workflow in the industry right out of the box, networking seamlessly with compatible products from hundreds of manufacturers and developers.

Store and Serve 
Complete your workflow with NewTek Remote Storage - Powered by SNS. Powerful, scalable, shared storage solutions with optional chassis and network connectivity expansion, NewTek Remote Storage systems are designed to meet the high-capacity, high-performance demands of today's live production environments and readily adaptable to your media needs.

Professional Services 
From systems and workflow engineering, to operator training and technical support, NewTek's industry expertise will help ensure your success from design to installation to production. With NewTek Professional Services optimizing your purchase, you can invest in TriCaster TC1 with confidence.

Control Panel 

Professional control for modern production 
With TriCaster TC1, you have your choice of companion control panels to suit your workflow, environment and budget. The TriCaster TC1LP and TC1SP control panels are expertly engineered to combine the comprehensive functionality, precision controls, premium hardware mechanics and ergonomic design that operators need, with modern styling that appeals to clients and executives.

TC1 Select Features

  • 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 chroma keying, spectacular live virtual sets and more

TriCaster TC1 SwitcherJump to...

Supports any combination of up to 16 simultaneous inputs of SDI or NDI at up to UHD 4K at 59.94 fps
16x NDI
1x Stereo balanced XLR line input
3x Stereo balanced TRS line input
Resolution Support
Built-In SD/HD/3G-SDI:
1080p 23.976/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
1080i 50/59.94
720p 23.976/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
NDI: Up to UHD 4K at 59.94 fps
NDI (configurable for 4 mix outputs or 1 UHD 4K output)
4x BNC, SD/HD/3G-SDI (configurable for 4 mix outputs, or 1 UHD 4K output via quad-link 3G-SDI)
1x DVI (user interface with multiviewer)
1x HDMI (multiviewer)
1x DisplayPort (multiviewer)
1x 1/4" TRS, headphone
Other I/O
1x BNC, Genlock
1x HD15 GPI, tally
2x RJ-45, gigabit Ethernet
6x USB 3.0 Type-A
2x USB 2.0 Type-A
1x eSATA
1x PS/2
Video: Floating point, YCbCr +A, 4:4:4:4
Audio: Floating point, 96kHz
Video: SMPTE 2036, SMPTE 424M (level A), SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, ITU-R BT.656
Audio: SMPTE RP-155
1-1.5 frames
Mix / Effect Buses
4x M/E Buses Supporting Video Re-Entry:
1x Mix/Effect channel per bus with support for up to 4 sources
4x Key layers per bus
9x Memory slots per bus
1x Previz configuration and preview bus
4x DSK channels
5x Media Players:
2x DDR
2x GFX
1x Sound

15x Media Buffers:
10x Animation buffers
5x Graphic buffers

30x Clip players (available for use as transitions or media, depending on function)
16x Input keyers
4x Media player keyers
4x M/E keyers
1x Previz keyer
15x Buffer keyers
6x Configurable Channels via IsoCorder Technology:
4x QuickTime archival video recorders (XDCAM HD compatible, 4:2:2 encoding with 24-bit audio and timecode)
2x H.264 distribution video recorders (multiple profiles)
1x MP3 audio recorder
Support for up to 8 simultaneous pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via serial and network protocols, including RS-232, RS-422 and IP, with integrated controls and preset system

TriCaster TC1 Components

2x 3TB HDD
System Drive
Power Supply

Control Panel

Stripes: 2 x Panel stripes
Source Buttons: 24 x Switcher source buttons, 24 x M/E source buttons
Joystick: 1 x 3-axis multi-mode joystick
T-Bar: 2 x Multi-mode T-bars
1x Gigabit NIC


TriCaster TC1 Components:
19 x 3.5 x 19.6" (48.26 x 8.89 x 49.78cm) (with rack ears attached)
Rackmount: 2 RU

Control Panel: 34.1 x 3.2 x 13.8" (86.61 x 8.13 x 35.05cm)