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Producing on-location doesn't mean leaving the comforts of the control room behind. The TriCaster 460 CS, part of the complete TriCaster 460 solution and available as an optional add-on, lets you maintain a small production footprint without sacrificing manual control. With an intuitive layout, familiar live production controls and compact frame, TriCaster 460 CS is a perfect fit for mobile production or tight spaces.

  • Intuitive layout, ideal for both TriCaster 460 and TriCaster 410, mapped directly to the user interface for maximum interaction
  • Full-featured workflow for optimal live production performance
  • Illuminated buttons for heightened visibility of control surface activity under any environmental lighting conditions
  • Premium T-Bar and three-axis joystick for precision control of effects, zooms and transitions
  • Seamless, simultaneous changeover of multiple production elements with versatile, multi-select delegate controls
  • Durable, ergonomic design for confident, comfortable performance
TriCaster 460 CS is also backwards compatible with TriCaster 455, 450 EXTREME and 450 models.
 
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Product Descriptions

10 Word Description - High-impact system scaled for mobile to let pros produce live shows anywhere

25 Word Description - Network-quality, multi-camera live video in a minimal footprint to produce small-scale programs for audiences in-house and world wide, in one, single-box system that will take you anywhere.

50 Word Description - TriCaster 460 is an integrated solution for complete professional live production capabilities plus built-in Web streaming that is scaled for booths, studios and vans and allows you to quickly reach your audience, unlike solutions that require multiple components pieced together that only add more time at setup and takedown, cost, and labor into your live video production.

125 Word Description - The TriCaster 460 all-in-one live production systems deliver network-quality, professional production value anywhere, and we do mean anywhere. It will bring your four-camera, 14-channel show live from a van or small studio, broadcast control room or backstage, blogger’s workspace or back room – anywhere you produce shows, in places it just wasn’t possible to before. Elevate the impact of your show with effects, graphics, transitions, and virtual sets that look like you’re anywhere you want to be, because with this ultra-mobile solution you can go there. Deliver interactive, real-time information through audience chats, online video messaging, or a computer screen-share, all wrapped in the kind of sophisticated graphics presentation that keeps viewers tuned into some of the highest-profile news, sports and entertainment programming around today.

 

 
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Switcher Channels

14 – 6 external, 4 internal, 4 virtual inputs

Video Input

4 simultaneous live video sources, in any combination of HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Y/C (BNC) or Composite connections and resolutions

Network Sources

2 live sources via Gigabit connection, selectable from any networked computer or Apple® AirPlay® device

Media

4 integrated digital media sources for video, graphics and sounds: 2 DDRs, GFX and Sound

Frame Buffer

5 channels for static graphics or watch folder

Virtual Inputs

4 independent, mix/effect-style channels, with transitions and per-source 3D positioning, scaling and cropping

DSKs

2 primary DSK channels and dedicated upstream overlay per virtual input, each with independent transition controls, 3D positioning, 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

24 HD live virtual sets, with multiple camera angles, real-time reflections, specular highlights, animated zoom and presets

Video Output

Configurable for up to 8 output connections and 2 independent A/V output signals

  • 2 x SDI (Program and AUX)
  • 2 x Analog configurable for Component or Y/C (BNC) + Composite (Program and AUX)
  • HDMI output (Program)
  • Network output for live streaming (Program)

Recording

Multi-track, multi-format recording of up to 4 simultaneous channels via IsoCorder™ technology

  • Native recording in up to 1080p with timecode
  • Encoding format selectable per source: QuickTime®, MPEG-2 (high or normal profile), AVI (SpeedHQ), and H.264 (high or Web quality)

Recording Capacity

Accommodates ~ 40 hours 1080i or ~ 240 hours 480i via internal drive and removable 1TB media drive (included)

  • 1 trayless SATA III removable drive bay with hot-swap support for unlimited storage and backup
  • Simultaneous recording of 2 channels per drive via IsoCorder

Live Streaming

HD live streaming via Gigabit connection, with simultaneous archive

  • Presets in up to 720p, supporting most common streaming profiles and custom multi-bitrate streaming profiles, configured via browser based plug-ins, Adobe® Flash® to Flash media server connections or Microsoft® Windows Media® Push/Pull
  • Streaming Profile Manager with integrated Web browser and integrated Livestream® plug-in

Audio Inputs

4 SDI Embedded
3 x 2 Balanced 1/4” (Mic/Line)
1 x 2 Balanced XLR (Mic/Line)
Analog audio levels conform to SMPTE RP-155
Phantom Power Support

Audio Outputs

2 SDI Embedded
1 x 2 Balanced XLR
1 x 2 Balanced 1/4” (AUX)
1 Stereo 1/4” (phones)

Audio Mixing

Integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, outputs, stream and headphones

  • Seven-band equalizer and full stereo compressor/limiter per input and output
  • Digital audio inputs equipped with audio time-base synchronizers
  • Supports iPad® audio mixing app for touchscreen remote control of audio mixer

Supported Formats

NTSC model: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i
Multi-Standard model: NTSC-J; PAL 1080/25p, 1080/50i, 720/50p, 720/25p, 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: AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVD, H.264, MOV, MPEG-2, MJPEG, MP4, WebM and more

  • Presets for Non-Linear Editors: Adobe Premiere®, Apple® Final Cut Pro®, and more
  • Presets for mobile platforms: Android®, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod Touch® and more

Post Production

NewTek SpeedEDIT 2 non-linear editor available via download for Add-On installation
NewTek SpeedHQ codecs for Mac and PC included for extended file compatibility with TriCaster and system applications

Monitoring

DVI and HDMI monitor outputs for user interface and multiview preview, with selectable layouts

Signal Monitoring

Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope, full field rate with color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709

Processing

Video: 4:4:4:4, 32-bit Floating Point
Audio: 4 channels, 96 kHz, 32-bit Floating Point

Control Surface

Includes TriCaster 455 hardware control surface

  • Surface ~ 23.5 x 0.5 x 11.6 in (59.7 x 1.3 x 29.5 cm)
  • Base ~ 22.5 x 2.0 x 10.8 (57.2 x 5.1 x 27.4 cm)
  • 14.6 lbs (6.6 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)
Subject to change without notice.