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    • Promo Pricing: Limited Time Offer - While Supplies Last!
    • Promo: Includes 19+ TB media drives
    • Promo: Includes Monitors
    • Promo: Advanced Edition 2 upgrade
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    • 8x SDI and Analog Camera Inputs / 24 Channels
    • Includes TriCaster 8000CS Control Surface
    • 8 M/E Buses
    • 4 DSK Layers
    • Supports Resolutions up to 1080p
    • Live Streaming & Social Media Publishing
    • Rugged 4RU Chassis
    • Premium T-Bar and 3-Axis Joystick
    • Illuminated Buttons on Control Surface
    • Multi-tiered Hardware and Software Fail-Safe
    • Sold by Virtualsets.com, Inc., a NewTek Authorized Reseller
    • Virtualsets.com, Inc. is the operator of this site
    Item # TC8000
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    NewTek TriCaster TriCaster 8000 + 8000CS

    You work in a world where complex productions are the norm. And producing content at a superhuman pace is expected. TriCaster 8000 lets you reach more viewers—on more screens and in more places—with incredibly sophisticated shows.

    A highly configurable, broadcast-integrated content production platform, TriCaster 8000 allows you to dominate vastly scale-able, creative live productions with access to all available content at your fingertips. You have total integration with existing gear, and the ability to move from the most straightforward, to the most complex events with ease. Publish to social media platforms during production, and adapt to any custom configuration—even extended ones with upstream routers and mirrored systems. With unprecedented capabilities for automation and control, the more complex your program, the easier you can make it all come together.

    Operators can easily keep up with the higher demands of live production control, and the need to deliver live media to multiple outlets, behind the console of the TriCaster 8000 CS. With every function under fingertip control, it’s the most practical and coolest way to handle the heat of a hot production.


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    Virtually Unlimited Scalability
    Add router control to multiply camera sources and deliver to more outputs without conversion, look even bigger with multi-input virtual sets; or downsize for a small-scale show, seamlessly


    Mirroring
    Support for synchronized, mirrored operation between multiple TriCaster 8000 systems connected to the same local network to provide fail-safe operation and expand programming opportunities

    Media Publishing
    Instantly publish content to popular social media sites; upload to FTP sites, or transfer to storage volumes and network locations; share clips and stills during production, or upload your entire show within minutes after production wraps

    Automation
    Streamline sophisticated operation sequences that are too complex for real-time action with custom Macro commands; extend control behind the scenes and in front of the camera with MIDI support and interactive Hot Spots; add robotic PTZ cameras that you can control remotely without the need for additional staff.

    Holographic Live Virtual Sets
    Import custom, photo-realistic virtual environments created from panoramic images captured with a smartphone, point-and-shoot, or DSLR camera, with support for 3D positioning of sources and live virtual camera movements (requires Virtual Set Editor software, which is sold separately).

    NewTek TriCaster TriCaster 8000 + 8000CS

    Switcher Channels 24 - 10 external, 6 internal, 8 M/E buses
    Video Input
    • 8 simultaneous live video sources, in any combination of supported connection types,
      resolutions and frame rates (including PsF selections), with third-party video router support
    • Direct input of cameras and video devices in any combination of HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Y/C or Composite connections
    • Compatible with external video routers manufactured by AJA , Blackmagic Design , Ensemble Designs, Miranda, Utah Scientific, and brands supporting Grass Valley Native Protocol
    • Per-input format configuration, scaler (including 3:2 intelligent pull-down) and frame synchronizer enabling intermixing of formats
    • Per-input color correction, crop and LiveMatte keyer controls
    • Support for Key + Fill input pairing
    Network Sources

    2 live inputs via Gigabit connection, selectable from any available network sources with
    support for video, audio and alpha channel

    • Supported sources include networked computers via included NewTek iVGA client application; wireless Apple AirPlay devices; TriCaster 8000, 860, 460, 410 or Mini; 3Play 4800, 440, 425 or Mini; TalkShow; USB video sources; video over IP sources; RTMP or RTSP streams; HTTP streaming video sources; and a variety of third-party partner solutions
    Robotic Camera Support Access up to 8 live Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via standard serial and network protocols, with preset system and user interface control over camera orientation, zoom, focus and iris
    Media

    5 integrated digital media sources for video, graphics and sounds (2 DDRs, 2 GFX and Sound) + 15 buffers

    Buffers

    15 content buffers to store and playback video, animations, still images and graphics

    • 10 animation buffers and 5 still & title buffers, with multiviewer, animation preview, title editing and presets
    Shareable across a network for watch folder application, with real-time edit and update of content
    Mix/Effect Buses (M/E)

    8 freely configurable M/E channels with re-entry for video mixing, compositing, effects,
    real-time motion tracking and virtual sets, each supporting 4 independent Key layers, TransWarp effects, and Adobe Photoshop blending modes between layers

    • Mix mode: Enables secondary switcher operation for output, submix or recording, with Program/Preview workflow and transitions
    • Effects mode: Enables multi-layer compositing, effects generation and virtual set application, with per-source 3D DVE, scaling, cropping, edge feathering and keying
    Macros

    Record configurations and operation sequences, then attach to keyboard shortcuts,
    control surface actions, MIDI controllers, or on-screen hotspots for recall and automation

    • Macro editor for modifying user-defined macro configurations and sequences
    • Augment and extend TriCaster operation using macro plug-ins to control external devices and applications
    Enable cross-platform commands and automation between TriCaster and 3Play
    DSKs

    4 primary DSK channels, plus 4 additional Key layer per M/E bus, each with independent
    transition controls, 3D DVE, edge feathering, 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

    30+ 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 for up to 4 switchable live sources and multi-box effects, with per-source 3D DVE, edge feathering, scaling, cropping and keying
    Supports custom-created virtual sets generated using NewTek Virtual Set Editor or third-party partner solutions
    Holographic Live Virtual Set

    Support for custom virtual environments generated from panoramic smartphone, camera or DSLR images

    • Select sets included; custom sets require Virtual Set Editor 2.5
    Hotspots Up to 8 freely configurable, interactive hotspots per input for macro control
    Video Output

    Configurable for up to 14 output connections, with support for key output and per-
    connection signal settings

    • 3 x SDI
    • 3 x Analog (configurable for Component or Y/C + Composite)
    • HDMI output
    • 2 x supplemental display ports (1 x VGA and 1 x video-only HDMI) for additional displays or projectors
    • Network output for live streaming
    A/V output to network-connected TriCaster over local network
    Recording

    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 (XDCAM HD compatible, 4:2:2 encoding, 24-bit audio), MPEG-2 (high or normal profile), AVI (SpeedHQ), and H.264 (high or Web quality)
    • Freely choose to add recordings to Publish queue and DDR destinations
    Recording Capacity

    Includes 3TB internal drive accommodating ~70 hours 1080i (varies by resolution and format; capacity expandable using additional supported storage)

    • 4 trayless SATA III removable drive bays with hot-swap support for unlimited storage and backup
    • Simultaneous recording of up to 2 channels to internal drive; support for up to 8 channels with removable, external or shared storage connected
    • Supports recording to external storage via USB 3.0
    Supports shared storage integration via third-party partner solutions
    Grab

    Grab full resolution, de-fielded still images from all inputs and outputs, and freely choose to add grabs to Publish queue, Media Player presets and Buffer destinations

    Media Publishing Supports direct content upload to YouTube , Facebook, Twitter , FTP, local or external volumes, and network servers
    Live Streaming

    HD live streaming with simultaneous archive

    • Presets in up to 720p, supporting most common streaming profiles and custom multi-bitrate streaming profiles, including RTMP streaming using H.264 (ex. Adobe Flash Media Server), Microsoft Windows Media Push/Pull, and browser-based streaming applications, with Ustream and Livestream native integrated support
    • Streaming Profile Manager with integrated Web browser
    Audio Inputs 8 x SDI Embedded
    8 x AES3/EBU
    8 x 2 Balanced XLR (Mic/Line)
    Phantom Power Support
    Audio Outputs

    3 x SDI Embedded
    2 x AES3/EBU
    4 x Balanced XLR
    4 x Balanced XLR (AUX) 1 x Stereo 1/4" (phones)

    Audio Mixing

    Integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, outputs,
    stream and headphones, with 4 fully independent stereo output mixes: 2 Master, 2 AUX

    • Pan control, solo auditioning, seven-band equalizer and stereo compressor/limiter per input and output, with per-input audio delay control
    • Multi-bus routing of audio source channels to any combination of outputs, with independent level control over channels 1/2 and 3/4 for quad sources
    • AFV system enabling audio to follow multiple video sources, with support for unlimited audio grouping combinations
    • Digital audio inputs equipped with audio time-base synchronizers
    Supports hardware control via Avid Artist Mix audio control surface (sold separately)
    Supported Session Formats NTSC: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i Multi-Standard model: NTSC 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i; NTSC-J 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i; PAL 1080/25p, 1080/24p, 1080/50i, 720/50p, 720/25p, 720/24p, 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: Apple ProRes, AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVD, H.264, MOV, MPEG-2, MJPEG, MP4, WebM and more

    Post Production
    • NewTek SpeedEDIT 2 add-on available via download
    • NewTek SpeedHQ codecs (Mac and PC) included for extended file support
    Monitoring

    DVI monitor outputs for user interface and multiview preview displays

    • Preview all sources or select sources in a variety of layouts and dual-monitor display combinations via Workspaces control panel
    • Viewports freely configurable for any combination of input sources, Program, Preview, M/E buses, clocks or images
    • A/V indicator and guide overlays configurable per viewport
    Signal Monitoring Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709
    Mirroring Redundant operation and synchronized control supported between TriCaster 8000 systems connected to the same local network
    Session Management Setup and store session settings in reusable template sessions
    Latency Ultra-low, between 1 and 2 frames
    Processing Video: 4:4:4:4, 32-bit Floating Point
    Audio: 4 channels, 96 kHz, 32-bit Floating Point
    A/V Standards

    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

    Control Surface Includes TriCaster 8000 CS hardware Control Surface
    Surface ~ 34.1 x 1.0 x 13.8 in (86.6 x 2.6 x 35.1 cm)
    Base ~ 34.1 x 2.2 x 12.8 in (86.6 x 5.6 x 32.5 cm)
    MIDI Control

    Support for standard MIDI protocol enabling third-party MIDI device control of TriCaster operations via macros

    GPI Support Supports 2 x 24 GPI signals via JLCooper eBOX GPI system
    System Physical 4U Rack Mount, with 550W redundant, removable power supply and multi-tiered
    hardware and software fail-safe
    • 19.0 x 7.0 x 20.5 in (48.3 x 17.8 x 52.0 cm)
    • 44 lbs (20 kg)

    NewTek TriCaster Comparison Chart

    TriCaster 8000

    TriCaster 460

    TriCaster 410

    TriCaster Mini HD-4 SDI

    TriCaster Mini HD-4i

    TriCaster MiniHD-4

    TriCaster 40 v2

    Digital I/O (SDI)

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    Digital I/O (HDMI)

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Analog I/O (Component, Composite, Y/C)

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Yes

    Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ)
    Camera Support

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    External Video Router Support

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Switcher Channels

    24

    16

    16

    16

    16

    16

    14

    External Switcher Video Sources

    10

    6

    6

    6

    6

    6

    6

    Internal Switcher Video Sources

    5 + Black

    5 + Black

    5 + Black

    5 + Black

    5 + Black

    5 + Black

    3 + Black

    Re-Entrant M/E Buses

    8

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Standard M/E Buses

    -

    4

    4

    4

    4

    4

    -

    ­

    M/E-Style Virtual Inputs

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    4

    Output Connections (max)

    14

    11

    7

    6 + Case Display

    6 + Case Display

    6

    5

    Recording Channels (max)

    8

    4

    4

    4

    4

    4

    1

    Base Recording
    Capacity (HD)

    ~220 hrs

    ~70 hrs

    ~70 hrs

    ~30 hrs

    ~30 hrs

    ~15 hrs

    ~20 hrs

    Animation Buffers

    10

    5

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    ­

    Still & Title Buffers

    5

    10

    15

    15

    15

    15

    -

    ­

    Live Virtual Sets

    30+

    30+

    30+

    30+

    30+

    30+

    24

    Media Publishing

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    IsoCorder Recording
    Technology

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    TransWarp Effects

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Animation Store Transitions

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Holographic Live Virtual
    Set Support

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Macros

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Hot Spots

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Real-Time Motion
    Tracking

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    MIDI Support

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Avid Artist Mix Audio
    Control Support

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Apple AirPlay Device Support

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Multi-View Monitoring

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Individually Configurable MultiView Monitor Viewports

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Frame Sync Toggle

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Genlock

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Tally Connector

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Network Output

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Supplemental HDMI Output

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Supplemental Display Ports

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Built-In WiFi

    -

    -

    -

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Built-In Bluetooth

    -

    -

    -

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    Case Display

    -

    -

    -

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    -

    Included Storage (internal)

    3TB

    3TB

    3TB

    2 x 750GB

    2 x 750GB

    750GB

    1TB

    Included Storage (removable)

    3 x 2TB

    - -

    -

    - - -

    Removable Drive Bays

    4

    1

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Redundant PSU

    Yes

    - -

    -

    - - -

    Hardware Fail-Safe

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Software Fail-Safe

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    System Mirroring

    Yes

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    -

    Form Factor

    4U Rack Mount

    2U Rack Mount

    2U Rack Mount

    Mini

    Mini

    Mini

    Desktop

    * Subject to change without notice.

    NewTek TriCaster TriCaster 8000 + 8000CS

    • NewTek TriCaster 8000
    • NewTek TriCaster 8000 CS Control Surface
    • NewTek backlit keyboard
    • NewTek backlit mouse
    • Power Cords
    • USB Cable (TC8000 to 8000CS)
    • 4x Attachable Rubber Feet (for Desktop Use)
    • 2x Keys for Locking Case
    • BNC Removal Tool
    • Misc. adapters and connectors
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Registration Card
    • Limited 1-Year Warranty