2-Minute Tutorial: Working with Audio in NewTek Connect Pro

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  NewTek Connect Pro includes a number of controls and options for handling of audio for the outputs.  Most of these controls are available on a per-output basis, built into the controls available for each Output monitor in the UI.   The default audio handling is simply to use the audio embedded in a video … Read more…

Live TV vs. Pre-Recorded: How to Take Advantage of Both

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by Allan Tépper Producing a TV show strictly for a live TV or Internet audience has both advantages and disadvantages. The same applies to doing a pre-recorded show for one-time later broadcast or on-demand consumption. In this article, you’ll learn the pros, cons and guidelines for each, plus the recommendations for hybrid production, where you … Read more…

Making the Right Audio Connections for Live and Corporate Video

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Whether shooting in a corporate studio or in the field at a live event, if you want to get great audio you’ll need to properly connect the right microphones to your cameras for the job, or, when you can, take live audio feed from the studio or location sound board.  Jan Ozer has done a … Read more…

Quick Tip: Simplify Audio Cabling using HD-SDI

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At a major trade event, getting all the audio where it needs to go in your booth can be a headache. Jeff Hawley of Yamaha Company of America shares the way that Yamaha simplified their audio cabling issues at NAMM 2015, and that solution applies as well in other live production setups, including multiple-studio production … Read more…

How To Input A Laptop Webcam & Mic Into TriCaster

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Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer iVGA and iVGA Pro are examples of the IP workflow offered in NewTek video production products for many years now; both enable a networked computer (Mac or Windows) to act as an input source for a TriCaster on the same LAN.  If you are not familiar with using iVGA Pro … Read more…

How To Design Your Audio Setup for TriCaster Mini, Part III

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by Allan Tépper In this final part of our three-part series about designing your audio set up for TriCaster Mini, we’ll look into taking live phone calls, sidetone (what it is and how to get rid of it), mix-minus, screening calls as well as information relating to these topics.  TriCaster Mini is a powerhouse production … Read more…

How To Design Your Audio Setup for TriCaster Mini, Part II

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by Allan Tépper Welcome to Part II of this three-part series on designing your audio setup for TriCaster Mini, the powerhouse production system in a box that you can connect to virtually any set of HDMI cameras for live webcasting and/or live-to-disk recording. In this three-part series, I cover: Part I: The acoustic environment, types … Read more…

How To Design Your Audio Setup for TriCaster Mini, Part I

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by Allan Tépper Perhaps you own—or are strongly considering getting—a TriCaster Mini. Either way, you know that TriCaster Mini is a powerhouse production system in a box, and that you can connect it to virtually any set of HDMI cameras for live webcasting and/or live-to-disk recording. However, it may not be so obvious how to … Read more…

4 VOICE RECORDING TIPS TO SOUND LIKE A PRO

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by Kevin P. McAuliffe Whether you are producing a commercial, infomercial, corporate video or even episodic television, you’re going to need to know how to record the human voice.  Whether they are scratch voice overs for the editors reference, or the final voice track that will go in your piece, there are some essential things … Read more…

Quick Tip from the John Lennon Tour Bus: Setting up Backup Audio

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QuickTip on John Lennon Tour Bus: Get the audio advantage with your live productions as Ryan L’Esperace shows how he creates a backup audio feed on TriCaster productions for the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. This easy solution can help you avoid the pitfalls of losing your main audio feed during a live video shoot. … Read more…