NewTek TriCaster Mini 4K Portable Live Production System

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TriCaster Mini 4K | Powerful portable video production system

8 live video inputs, supporting any combination in resolutions up to 4K UHD

NewTek Tricaster Mini 4K is a 4K NDI switcher with support for up to eight cameras, including four NDI connections.

Mini 4K gives users powerful switching and compositing tools to create state of the art live productions. Vast array of features like multi-camera switching, mix effects, zero-latency video re-entry, custom animated transitions, a full-motion composition engine, and much more are at users disposal.

Features:

  • Unlimited Recording & Replay
  • Built-in Video Players
  • Integrated Real-time Motion Graphics with Adobe® Authoring
  • Powerful Switching & Compositing
  • Skype TX Integration
  • Multi-screen Delivery & Streaming
  • Social Media Publication
  • Multichannel Audio Mixing
  • Simplified IP Connectivity with NDI®
Network Video Input

8 x IP video inputs via NDI®, resolution-independent, NDI inputs supporting video input in any combination of standard formats, resolutions, and frame rates1

  • 2160p 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
  • 1080p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.976
  • 1080i: 59.94, 50
  • 720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25
  • SD: 59.94, 50, 25

1Available frame rates determined by model and session video standard (NTSC or PAL)

PTZ
Support for up to 8 simultaneous Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via serial and network protocols, including RS232, RS422, and IP, with integrated controls and preset system
Network Video Output
2 x independent IP video mix outputs via NDI®
Stream Output
2 x streaming video output, independently configurable, with simultaneous stream archive
Monitor Outputs
4 x mini display port with output adapters
3 x of the outputs support multiviewers using standard display resolutions
Mix/Effect Buses (M/E)
  • 4 x M/E buses supporting video re-entry
  • 1 x Mix/Effect channel per bus with support for up to 2 sources
  • 2 x KEY layers per bus
DSK Channels
2 x DSK channels
Media

5 x media players

  • 2 x DDR
  • 1 x Sound

15 x media buffers

  • 5 x animation buffers
  • 10 x graphic buffers
Keyers

Integrated LiveMatte chroma and luma keying technology on all source channels and M/E buses

  • 8 x input keyers
  • 2 x media player keyers
  • 4 x M/E keyers
  • 15 x buffer keyers
COMP
Integrated video composition engine on the switcher and each M/E bus to create, store, and apply layer
configurations and DVE-style motion sequences
16 x configurable COMP presets per bus
Virtual Sets
Integrated LiveSet technology with 30+ live virtual sets and box effects included
DataLink
Integrated DataLink technology enabling real-time, automated data input from internal and external sources, including webpages, spreadsheets, scoreboards, databases, RSS feeds, watch files, XML, CSV, ASCII and more
Recording

4 x recording channels from either NDI® inputs or Mix outputs (10 x with Premium Access)

  • Records and retains alpha channel data
  • 4 x QuickTime® archival video recorders (Native NDI Codec for recording)2

2QuickTime Player not required for playback in common NLE applications

Storage
  • Capacity varies by format, resolution and file specification
  • Supports recording to external storage via USB 3.0
Grab
Grab full-resolution, deinterlaced still images from external video sources and outputs
Export
Export video and image files to social media, FTP, local or external volumes, and network servers, with optional transcoding
Audio Mixing
Integrated multi-channel audio mixer with support for stereo audio, and DSP’s
Local Audio Input
1 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced mic
2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced line
Local Audio Output
2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced line
1 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) stereo headphones jack
Network Audio
  • Native support for network audio input and output via NDI®
  • Embedded audio supported for all NDI® input and output video signals
  • Integrated support3 for Dante networking protocol from Audinate®

3Requires Dante Virtual Soundcard license from Audinate (sold separately)
5Requires 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
Processing
Video: Floating Point YCbCr +A 4:4:4:4
Audio: Floating Point, 96 kHz
Throughput Latency
~1.0-1.5 frames
Tally
Support for network tally via NDI®
MIDI
Support for standard MIDI protocol enabling third-party device control
NIC
2 x 1 Gigabit NIC
System Physical

System chassis, including adjustable cable retention bracket

  • 4.6 x 9.2 x 7.9 in (11.7 x 23.4 x 20.1 cm)
  • 9 lbs (4.1 kg)
Subject to change without notice.