3Play 425 - Tech Specs

Video Inputs Up to 4 simultaneous live video sources, in any combination of supported connection types, resolutions and frame rates
  • Direct input of cameras and video devices in any combination of HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Y/C (BNC) or Composite connections
  • Per-input format configuration, scaler and frame synchronizer enabling intermixing of formats
Video Outputs 2 fully independent playout channels, individually configurable for output via SDI or Analog (configurable for Component or Y/C + Composite)
  • HDMI output that follows the actively-controlled playout channel
  • Ethernet connection for A/V output over a local network to TriCaster
Output Modes A; B; A+B
Recording Simultaneous recording of up to 4 live video sources
Recording Format Native recording up to 1080p resolution in MPEG-2 all I-frame format
Recording Capacity Accommodates ~40 hours 1080i via internal drive and 1TB removable media drive (included)
  • Trayless SATA III removable drive bay with hot-swap support for extended storage and backup
  • Simultaneous recording of 2 channels per drive
Playback 0% to 100% variable-speed playback
Monitoring Resizable, full field rate preview monitors for all live sources and playout channels
Multi-Viewer Supported with 2nd display, including playback data
Audio Inputs 4 SDI Embedded
3 x 2 Balanced 1/4"
1 x 2 Balanced XLR
Audio Outputs 2 SDI Embedded
1 x 2 Balanced XLR
1 x 2 Balanced 1/4"
Supported Session Formats
  •  NTSC model: 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
Processing Video: 4:4:4:4, 32-bit Floating Point
Audio: 4 channels, 96kHz, 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
Time Code External LTC source or internal system clock
Genlock Locks to HD or SD analog signals
Supports either tri-level or bi-level sync sources
Controller Optional 3Play hardware control surface
  • Surface ~ 10.0 W x 0.5 H x 11.6 D in (25.4 x 1.3 x 29.5 cm)
  • Base ~ 9.0 W x 10.7 D in (22.9 x 27.2 cm)
  • Base Height ~ 0.5-2.0 in (1.3-5.1 cm)
  • 5.9 lbs (2.7 kg)
System Physical 2U Rack Mount, with 430W power supply and multi-tiered hardware and software fail-safe
  • 19.0 x 3.5 x 21.5 in (48.3 x 8.9 x 54.6 cm)
  • 26 lbs (11.8 kg)
System Electrical AC Mains:
  • Voltage (volts): 100/240
  • Current (amps): 8/4(11.8 kg)
  • Frequency (Hz): 47/63
  • Power (watts): 430 MAX
Subject to change without notice.