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Newtek Tricaster Mini


Simple Set up and easy to use A/V connections!

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TRIMINIS Newtek TriCaster Mini with a Screen
TRIMINI Newtek TriCaster Mini without a Screen
TRIMINIC Newtek TriCaster Mini Control Surface
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NewTek presents the Tricaster Mini, a technology for video production so powerful, that even the simplest of set ups in your home will be able to create incredible videos and presentations.


It does not matter who you are or what equipment you have, as long as you have a camcorder, you’ll be able to create professional grade content. Set up is simple thanks to the various different easy A/V connections in this unit. With this, you’ll be able to animate on the fly, be able to use a chroma key live, and stream your videos from wherever you are. Additionally, you’ll be able to record everything and keep it in your archives. There are up to 4 HDMI inputs and 2 HDMI outputs available for you to use. You can output live video to a display, projection, live streaming, or even social media. You can also plug in a microphone or a mixer if you have multiple microphones allowing you to get even higher quality audio.

The Tricaster Mini is available in two different versions, with a screen or without.

The TriCaster Mini with Screen includes the following -

  • 2 x 750GB internal drives
  • Supports standalone recording of up to 4 channels simultaneously
  • Accommodates a total of ~30 hours 1080i (varies by resolution and format; capacity expandable using additional supported storage)
  • Plus it has a 7.0 in (17.8 cm) LCD screen with configurable output (source or output only; external monitor required for user interface).

The TriCaster Mini without a Screen includes -

  • 1 x 750GB internal drive only
  • Supports standalone recording of up to 2 channels simultaneously; up to 4 channels with external drive attached (not included)
  • Accommodates a total of ~15 hours 1080i (varies by resolution and format; capacity expandable using additional supported storage)
  • No External Display is inlcuded

Also available is Tricaster Mini Control Surface with this you can look like a video expert in no time at all. This board gives you hands on control over every show and every video you do. Not only is it compatible with the Tricaster Mini, but it’s also compatible with the TriCaster 8000, TriCaster 860, TriCaster 460 and TriCaster 410 giving it a massive level of versatility. You’ll have professional, studio-style workflow for everything you do making your videos and shows look great no matter what size your production is. With large, backlit buttons and a T-Bar, you’ll be able to use the functions of this board feeling comfortable and confident.

Additional Information


TriCaster Mini and TriCaster Mini with Screen Features

  • Fast, straightforward, and easy to set up
  • Overlay scriptures, titles, lyrics, and, animations
  • Webcast your feed to a live video stream
  • Have guest speakers call in from their webcams
  • No need for professional crews or expensive equipment
  • Use up to four HDMI camcorders for live, on-camera action with 2 more inputs for computers
  • Plug in a microphone, or a small audio mixer if you want multiple mics
  • Include your own video clips, graphics, music and sound files for an intro and outro
  • Output live video to display, projection, live stream, social media
  • Save the final production to disk for later viewing
  • Record all the camera feeds so you can edit the program later

Optional Surface Controller Features

  • Hands-on control over live video production
  • Faster, more accurate interaction than point and click
  • Studio-style workflow from any location
Technical Specifications

Tricaster Mini Technical Specifications

  • Switcher Channels: 16 - 6 external, 6 internal, 4 M/E buses
  • Video Input: 4 simultaneous live video sources over HDMI, with per-input auto-detection of format, resolution, and frame rate - Per-input scaler (including 3:2 intelligent pull-down) and frame synchronizer enabling intermixing of formats - Per-input color correction, crop and LiveMatte keyer controls - Support for Key + Fill input pairing
  • Network Sources: 2 live inputs via Gigabit connection, selectable from any available network sources with support for video, audio and alpha channel - Supported sources include networked computers via included NewTek iVGA client application; wireless Apple® AirPlay® devices; TriCaster 8000, 860, 460, 410 or Mini; 3Play 4800, 440 or 425; USB video sources; video over IP sources; RTMP or RTSP streams; HTTP streaming video sources; and a variety of third-party partner solutions
  • Robotic Camera Support: Access up to 4 live Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via standard serial and network protocols, with native preset system and user interface control over camera orientation, zoom, focus and iris
  • Media: 5 integrated digital media sources for video, graphics and sounds (2 DDRs, 2 GFX and Sound) + 15 buffers
  • Buffers: 15 still & title buffers, with multiviewer, title editing and presets - Shareable across a network for watch folder application, with real-time edit and update of content
  • Mix/Effect Buses (M/E): 4 freely configurable M/E channels for video mixing, compositing, effects and virtual sets, each supporting independent Key layer, TransWarp effects, and Adobe® Photoshop® blending mode effects - Mix mode: Enables secondary switcher operation for output, submix or recording, with Program/Preview workflow and transitions - Effects mode: Enables multi-layer compositing, effects generation and virtual set application, with per-source 3D DVE, scaling, cropping and keying
  • Macros: Record configurations and operation sequences, then attach to keyboard shortcuts, control surface actions, MIDI controllers, or on-screen hotspots for recall and automation - Macro editor for modifying user-defined macro configurations and sequences - Augment and extend TriCaster operation using macro plug-ins to control external devices and applications - Enable cross-platform commands and automation between TriCaster and 3Play
  • Downstream Keyers: 2 primary DSK channels, plus 1 additional Key layer per M/E bus, each with independent transition controls, 3D DVE, 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 graphic
  • Virtual Sets: 30+ HD live virtual sets, with presets, multiple camera angles, real-time reflections, and specular highlights - Live pan and zoom of virtual camera and customizable virtual camera presets with animated pan, zoom and pedestal moves - Support for up to 2 switchable live sources, with per-source 3D DVE, scaling, cropping and keying - Supports custom-created virtual sets generated using NewTek Virtual Set Editor or third-party partner solutions
  • Holographic Live Virtual Sets: Support for custom virtual environments generated from panoramic smartphone, camera or DSLR images - Select sets included; custom sets require Virtual Set Editor 2.5
  • Hotspots: Up to 8 freely configurable, interactive hotspots per input for macro control
  • Video Output: Configurable for up to 6 output connections (plus Case Display**), with support for key output and per-connection signal settings - 2 x HDMI (primary) - 1 x DVI and 1 x HDMI (video only) display ports for driving displays or projectors - Network output for live streaming - A/V output to network-connected TriCaster over local network
  • 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 from: QuickTime® (XDCAM HD compatible, 4:2:2 encoding, 24-bit audio), MPEG-2 (high or normal profile), AVI (SpeedHQ), and H.264 (high or Web quality) - Freely choose to add recordings to Publish queue and DDR destinations - TriCaster Mini HD-4i: Standalone recording of up to 4 simultaneous channels to internal storage (see Recording Capacity for more details) - TriCaster Mini HD-4: Standalone recording of up to 2 simultaneous channels to internal storage (see Recording Capacity for more details)
  • Recording Capacity: Simultaneous recording of up to 4 channels (2 channels per drive) to included storage or other supported storage configurations - Supports shared storage integration via third-party partner solutions - TriCaster Mini HD-4i: 2 x 750GB internal drives - Supports standalone recording of up to 4 channels simultaneously - Accommodates a total of ~30 hours 1080i (varies by resolution and format; capacity expandable using additional supported storage) - TriCaster Mini HD-4: 1 x 750GB internal drive only - Supports standalone recording of up to 2 channels simultaneously; up to 4 channels with external drive attached (not included) - Accommodates a total of ~15 hours 1080i (varies by resolution and format; capacity expandable using additional supported storage)
  • Grab: Grab full resolution, de-fielded still images from Program output, and freely choose to add grabs to Publish queue, Media Player presets and Buffer destinations
  • Media Publishing: Supports direct content upload to YouTube™, Facebook, Twitter™, FTP, local or external volumes, and network servers
  • Live Streaming: HD live streaming with simultaneous archive - Presets in up to 720p, supporting most common streaming profiles and custom multi-bitrate streaming profiles, including RTMP streaming using H.264 (ex. Adobe® Flash® Media Server), Microsoft® Windows Media® Push/Pull, and browser-based streaming applications, with Ustream® and Livestream® native integrated support - Streaming Profile Manager with integrated Web browser
  • Audio Inputs: 4 HDMI Embedded - 1 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced mic - 2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced line
  • Audio Outputs: 2 HDMI Embedded - 2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) balanced line - 1/4” (6.35mm) stereo headphone jack
  • Audio Mixing: Integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, outputs, record, stream and headphones, with support for Master and Aux output mixes - Pan control, solo auditioning, seven-band equalizer and stereo compressor/limiter per input and output, with per-input audio delay control - Multi-bus routing of audio source channels to any combination of outputs, with independent level control over channels 1/2 and 3/4 for quad sources - Audio Follow Video system enabling audio to follow multiple video sources, with support for unlimited audio grouping combinations - Digital audio inputs equipped with audio time-base synchronizers - Supports companion iPad® audio mixing app and Avid® Artist Mix audio control surface
  • Supported Session Formats: NTSC model: 1080/30p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 480/60p - Multi-Standard model: NTSC 1080/30p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 480/60p; NTSC-J 1080/30p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 480/60p; PAL 1080/25p, 1080/50i, 720/50p, 720/25p, 576/50p
  • 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: Apple ProRes, AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVD, H.264, MOV, MPEG-2, MJPEG, MP4, WebM and more
  • Post Production: NewTek SpeedHQ codecs for Mac and PC included for extended file compatibility
  • Monitoring:DVI and HDMI monitor outputs for user interface and multiview preview displays - Preview all sources or select sources in a variety of layouts and dual-monitor display combinations via Workspaces control panel - UI video windows freely configurable for any combination of input sources, Program, Preview, M/E buses, clocks or images - A/V indicator and guide overlays configurable per UI video window - Integrated case display** (source or output monitor only; external monitor required for user interface)
  • Signal Monitoring: Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709
  • Session Management: Setup and store session settings in reusable template sessions
  • Latency: Ultra-low, between 1 and 2 frames
  • Processing Video: 4:4:4:4, 32-bit Floating Point - Audio: 4 channels, 96 kHz, 32-bit Floating Point
  • MIDI Control Support for standard MIDI protocol enabling third-party MIDI device control of TriCaster operations via macros
  • Case Display - TriCaster Mini HD-4i: 7.0 in (17.8 cm) LCD screen with configurable output (source or output only; external monitor required for user interface) - TriCaster Mini HD-4: Case display not available
  • Built-In WiFi Supports wireless connection to local network for streaming, publishing and networking with external devices - 802.11ac WiFi standarde
  • Built-In Bluetooth Support for keyboard and mouse using wireless Bluetooth technology
  • System Physical Multi-tiered software fail-safe - Included cable retention bracket may double as handle
  • 4.6 x 9.2 x 7.9 in (11.7 x 23.4 x 20.1 cm)
  • 9 lbs (4.1 kg)

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