TriCaster STUDIO - Tech Specs

Switcher Channels


Video Input

6 simultaneous inputs
Any combination of:
SD Component, Y/C (BNC) or Composite

Network Input

1 live source, supporting PC and Mac® displays through NewTek iVGA™ technology

Media Players

Dual DDRs and graphic store, with alpha channel

Video Output

2 simultaneous outputs
Any combination of:
SD Component, Y/C (BNC) or Composite
DVI and VGA output for monitor and/or projector


MPEG-2 (high and normal profiles)

Live Streaming

Adobe® Flash® or Microsoft® Windows Media® Push/Pull, with simultaneous archive

Audio Input

4 Balanced Combination XLR/1/4" (Mic/Line)
Phantom Power Support

Audio Output

2 Balanced 1/4" (Line)
2 Unbalanced RCA (Line)
1 Stereo 1/8" (Phones)

Video Processing

16-bit Integer

Audio Processing

2 channels, 48 kHz
32-bit Floating Point

Supported Formats

NTSC model: 480/60i
Multi-Standard model: NTSC-J; PAL 576/25i

Supported Aspect Ratios

16:9 and 4:3

Recording Capacity

~ 20 hours

Network Connection

1 Gigabit connection for network input and streaming output

Live Virtual Sets

7 live virtual sets with multiple shots per camera angle and transitions supported between cameras


Downstream key with independent take/fade transition and alpha channel

Preview Monitors

3-camera ISO preview or 6-camera shared preview

Projector Output

16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio at native projector resolution

Integrated Character Generator

Edit Text

Integrated Non-Linear Editor

Edit Media

Playback Media Formats

Movie files: AVI, DV, FLV, H.264, M4V, MOV, MPEG, WMV and more
Image files: BMP, GIF, JPG, PICT, PNG, PSD, RAS, TARGA, TIF and more

Export Media Formats

Media types: MPEG-2, MPEG-2 PS (all I-frame), DV-AVI, FLV, NewTek SpeedHQ w/alpha (AVI), QuickTime® DV, Apple® iPod®, Sony® PSP®, and WMV

Video Ingest

4-pin IEEE 1394 FireWire®
6-pin IEEE 1394 FireWire

Signal Monitoring

Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope displays


6 x 1/8" TRS connections

Power Supply


Form Factor

Small Form Factor (SFF)

Signal Monitoring

Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope
Full field rate displays with color preview
Support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709 standards


3 x 1/8" TRS connections

Power Supply


Form Factor

Small Form Factor (SFF)


10.4 x 8.5 x 17.5 (in)
26.4 x 21.6 x 44.5 (cm)


19 lbs (8.6 kg)

Accessory Options

TriCaster LC-11
TriCaster TimeWarp™

Subject to change without notice. Some restrictions on formats and bitrates might apply.