TriCaster TC2 Elite - TC2E3RU - FG-002932-R001
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    • NewTek TriCaster TC2 Elite 3RU Live Production System
    • 8x 3G/HD/SD SDI Hardware Inputs
    • 8x 3G/HD/SD SDI Hardware Outputs
    • 4K UHD 60p Capable
    • Live Call Connect (Skype TX, Zoom, Teams, and many more)
    • Up to 9 unique callers
    • Triple-Channel Live Streaming
    • 4x Multi-Viewer Outputs
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    NewTek / Vizrt TriCaster TC2 Elite

    The NewTek / Vizrt TriCaster TC2 Elite is the essential solution for modern video production with integrated remote caller capability.  Use popular video communication applications like Skype TX, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, FaceTime, Discord, Slack, and Tencent, as four unique video inputs.

    The TriCaster TC2 Elite is a 32-input, 8 M/E, multi-source video workflow with built-in media servers and out-of-the-box support for eight SDI hardware inputs.

    NewTek TriCaster TC2 Elite Intro Video.

    TriCaster TC2 Elite is an evolution of one of the most complete live production systems available today. Equipped with the industry’s leading software-driven production technology and hundreds of future-ready capabilities.

    Live Call Connect 2.0 - Up to 9 unique callers. Increased agility with seamless integration of multiple remote callers from popular video communication applications like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, FaceTime, Zoom, Skype TX, Microsoft® Teams, Discord, Slack and Tencent as four unique video inputs.

    NDI|HX Camera Apps - Users can now download and use the NDI TriCaster Camera App for Android and iOS, free of charge; turning any mobile device into a live production camera.

    Variables Support in Macros - A dynamic and powerful tool that allows operators to use logic in macros to deliver complex productions more easily.

    Neural Voice Isolation - A powerful tool that cleans audio at the touch of a button. Using AI, TriCaster can cancel or reduce background noise and automatically detect voices; maintaining all-important production quality.

    Live Streaming & Publishing - TriCaster TC2 Elite supports encoding of 3 channels - configure and launch live streaming video to the web with built-in streaming encoders supporting a choice of connection types, resolutions, and streaming providers, including multiple preset options and custom profile settings.

    Quality Monitoring - Operators will now be able to see the resolution / frame rate of every video source coming into their TriCaster to ensure they can always be confident of the quality of their sources

    Alpha Channel Outputs - Perfect for remote workflows, operators can now send Alpha Channel through one of the MIX outs. Bringing postproduction closer to live, users can use the keying on TriCaster to feed graphics or real time 3D creation tools.
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    NDI Genlock - Allows users to match outputs to a common sync pulse telling it exactly when to send a frame of video.

    Live Story Creator - A revolutionary approach to program automation using Microsoft Word®. It is as simple as building a script in Microsoft Word® with triggers for actions, once loaded into the TriCaster TC2 Elite, the show is easily executed.

    LiveGraphics - Design animated titles, motion graphics, and looping effects using popular Adobe Creative Cloud tools—then import them directly into your TriCaster TC2 Elite. LiveGraphics lets you produce and present spectacular live graphics faster and easier than ever before.

    LivePanel - Create your own software-based control panels and operate your TriCaster TC2 Elite from any compatible desktop or mobile device—anywhere on the network. Easily accessible through any Web browser or operating system, LivePanel includes production-ready control panels for remote video mixing, media playback, audio mixing, and macro automation.

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    NewTek TriCaster TC2 Technical Specifications

    TriCaster TC2 Specifications and Details

    Video Input

    32x simultaneous external video inputs, supporting any combination of compatible sources in resolutions up to 4K UHD at frame rates up to 60fps (2160p 59.94).

    Network Video Input

    32 x IP inputs via NDI, resolution-independent, with support for key and fill.

    SDI Video Input*

    8x 3G/HD/SD-SDI connections supporting video input in any combination of standard formats, resolutions, and frame rates**.

    • 1080p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
    • 1080i: 59.94, 50
    • 720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
    • 576i 50
    • 480i 59.94

    * Optionally supports up to 32 simultaneous 3G/HD/SD-SDI video inputs or quad-link 3G-SDI video inputs (4K UHD) via network integration with NewTek NC1 conversion modules.

    **Available frame rates determined by session video standard (NTSC or PAL).

    PTZ Camera Control

    Support for up to 32 simultaneous Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via serial and network protocols, including RS232, RS422 and IP, with integrated controls and preset system.

    Video Calling

    Support for multiple simultaneous video call inputs with Microsoft Skype TX, Microsoft Teams, Zoom Meetings, Slack, Discord, and Tencent software integration using the Live Call Connect feature.

    Video Output

    Configurable for up to 8 independent HD or 2 UHD video mix outputs, with simultaneous delivery via IP and SDI.

    Skype TX

    Native support for up to 2 simultaneous Skype video call inputs via Skype TX software integration, including tally and Talk Back communication.

    Apple AirPlay Native support for input of compatible iOS mobile devices via Apple AirPlay.

    Network Video Output

    48x IP outputs via NDI (HD and SD sessions only)

    • 8x video mix outputs in resolutions up to 1080p at frame rates up to 60fps (1080p 59.94) or 2 x UHD video mix outputs at up to 60 frames per second (2160p 59.94)
    • 8x direct IP source outputs via NDI® translation of local SDI inputs or 2 x upconverted UHD outputs at up to 60 frames per second (2160p 59.94)
    • 4x direct IP source outputs via NDI® translation of media players, with support for embedded alpha channel
    • 15x direct IP source outputs via NDI® translation of media buffers, with support for embedded alpha channel
    • 3x Multiviewer outputs (if 3 monitors are connected).
      4K support on 2x Multiviewer outputs while the 3rd outputs in HD
    • 1x User Interface with dedicated multiviewer
    • 1x teleprompter output (LiveStory™ Creator)
    • 8x selectable IP outputs via internal NDI® matrix router

    SDI Video Output

    8x 3G/HD/SD-SDI connections, optionally configurable for:

    • 8x independent 3G/HD/SD video mix outputs supporting standard NTSC and PAL formats, resolutions, and frame rates***
    • 2x UHD video mix output via 3G-SDI quad-link grouping, supporting frame rates up to 60fps (2160p 59.94)
    ***Available frame rates determined by session video standard (NTSC or PAL).

    Streaming Output

    2x resolution-independent streaming video outputs, independently configurable, with simultaneous stream archive.  Support for SRT streaming.

    Multiviewer Output

    4x multiviewer outputs supporting standard display resolutions, using any combination of available connections. Support for 4K on 2x DisplayPorts
    • 1x HDMI
    • 3x DisplayPort

    Mix/Effect Buses (M/E)

    8x 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

    Media Players

    5x media players
    • 4x DDR
    • 1x Sound
    15x Media Buffers
    • 10x animation buffers with GIF support
    • 5x graphic buffers


    Integrated LiveMatte chroma and luma keying technology on all source channels and M/E buses.
    • 32x input keyers
    • 4x media player keyers
    • 8x M/E keyers
    • 1x PREVIZ keyer
    • 15x buffer keyers


    Integrated video composition engine on the switcher and each M/E bus to create, store, and apply layer configurations and DVE-style motion sequences.
    • 16x configurable COMP presets per bus

    Virtual Sets

    Integrated LiveSet technology with 30+ live virtual sets and box effects included.


    Integrated DataLink technology enabling real-time, automated data input from internal and external sources, including webpages, spreadsheets, scoreboards, databases, RSS feeds, watchfiles, XML, CSV, ASCII and more.


    Record, store, edit and automate commands and user-configured operation sequences.
    • Attach to control panel buttons, keyboard shortcuts, hotspots, MIDI and X-keys buttons or GPI triggers.
    • Attach to internal events and state changes, including audio, media playback, tally and specific switcher actions.
    • Supports control via web-based interface.


    32x total video recording channels

    • 8x configurable M/E channels for HD -or- 2x for UHD
    • 8x physical SDI inputs
    • 4x DDR’s
    • 2x streaming encoders
    • Support for growing file playback from DDR’s
    • Instant Replay capability on each input
    • 32x total configurable inputs

    Internal Storage

    4TB Media Storage (4 x 1 TB SSD in RAID 0)

    • Quantity varies by format, resolution and file specification
    • Supports recording to external storage via 7 USB 3.2 type A, and 1 USB 3.2 type C, 1 USB 2.0 2(Gen2, Type A)
    • Supports shared storage integration and third-party partner solutions

    Screen Grabs

    Grab full-resolution, deinterlaced still images from external video sources and outputs.

    Media Export

    Export video and image files to social media, FTP, local or external volumes, and network servers, with optional transcoding.

    Audio Mixer

    16 external audio inputs supporting 8 channels each
    Integrated multi-channel audio mixer with support for 8-channel audio, DSPs and 4x8x8 audio input routing

    Local Audio Input

    • 8x SDI embedded
    • 1x Balanced XLR stereo pair (Line)3x Balanced 1/4" stereo pairs (Line)

    Local Audio Output

    • 8x SDI Embedded
    • 1x Balanced XLR stereo pair
    • 1x Balanced 1/4" stereo pair
    • 1x Stereo 1/4" (phones)

    Network Audio

    • Native support for network audio input and output via NDI.
    • Embedded audio supported for all NDI input and output video signals.
    • Integrated support* for Dante networking protocol from Audinate.
    • Support for AES67 protocol via compatible WDM audio drivers**.
    *Requires Dante Virtual Soundcard license from Audinate (sold separately).

    **Requires third-party virtual sound card license (sold separately).

    Supported Media File Formats

    Import, store, and play back multimedia files, with optional transcoding, including:
    • Video: AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVCProHD, FLV, F4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, MKV, MJPEG, MPEG, MP4, WMV, WebM, and more.
    • Image: PSD, PNG, TGA, BMP, JPEG, JPEG-XR, JPEG2000, EXR, RAW, TIF, WebP, and more.
    • Audio: AIFF, MP3, WAV, and more.


    Support for up to 4 multiviewer displays with configurable workspaces and viewports.

    Support for 4K on 2 multiviewers while the other 2 multiviewers output in HD.

    Signal Monitoring

    Integrated waveform and vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 709.


    Video: Floating Point YCbCr +A 4:4:4:4
    Audio: Floating Point, 96 kHz

    Throughput Latency

    ~1.0 to 1.5 frames.

    A/V Standards

    • UHD video conforms to SMPTE 2036 (UHDTV1 using Square Division Quad Split)
    • 3G-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 424M (Level A).
    • 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.


    Support for hardware tally via HD15 GPI connector, network tally via NDI, and Blackmagic Design SDI tally standard.


    Genlock input supporting SD (Bi-level) or HD (Tri-level) reference signals.


    Supports GPI signals via JLCooper Electronics eBox GPI interface.


    Support for standard MIDI protocol enabling third-party device control.

    System Drive

    250GB SSD.

    Network Interface Cards

  • 1x 10 GbE NIC.
  • 1x Gigabit NIC.
  • TriCaster TC2 Elite Size / Weight

    3RU chassis with 650W redundant PSU and multi-tiered hardware and software fail-safe

    • 19" x 5.25" x 19.57" (48.3cm x 13.34cm x 49.7cm) with rack ears attached
    • 34 lbs (15 kg)

    Subject to change without notice.
    SD session format specifications vary.

    TriCaster TC1, TC1 Pro, TC2 Elite Comparison Chart

    Features TriCaster
    TC1 Pro
    TC2 Elite
    Total Inputs 16 16 32
    SDI Video Inputs 4 4 8
    NDI Video Inputs 16 16 32
    Audio In SDI Embedded 4 4 8
    PTZ Control 8 16 32
    SDI Video Outputs 4 4 8
    Network Video Outputs 4 4 48
    HD 4 4 8
    UHD 1 (SDI quad-link ) 1 (SDI quad-link ) 2
    Live Streaming & Publishing 2 3 3
    Recording 8 16 32
    Multiviewer Outputs 3
    HDMI, 3x DP
    Mis/Effects Buses (M/E) 4 4 8
    DDR Media Players 2 2 4
    Keyers 16 16 32
    Live Call Connect N/A Up to 4 unique
    Up to 9 unique
    LivePanel Builder - Yes Yes
    LiveGraphics - Yes Yes
    Advanced Macros - Yes Yes
    Alpha Channel Outputs - Yes Yes
    NDI Genlock Yes Yes Yes
    Neural Voice Isolation Yes Yes Yes
    Live Story Creator - Yes Yes
    Redundant Power Supply No No Yes
    Rack Units 2 2 3

    • NewTek TriCaster TC2 Elite
    • Backlit Keyboard and Mouse
    • Power and Interconnect Cables
    • Limited 1-Year Warranty

    Subject to change without notice.