An Introduction to the NewTek TriCaster® TC1

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Amitrace production expert and systems integrator Faraz Ahmed provides a tour of the production capabilities of the NewTek TriCaster® TC1 in this recent webinar. The approach is suitable for an introductory lesson on the new TriCaster, with a look at the 4K|60p capabilities, the massive input capability, built-in Skype TX, the control surface, and more. … Read more…

TriCaster TC1: Choose the Right Setup for Your Productions

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If you’re looking at TriCaster TC1 and are thinking about its capabilities, what configuration of equipment do you need for your productions? This guide is a resource for configuring a system for your number and type of cameras. Scan through the bold headings below to quickly find just the information you need. If you read through … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Setting up Hardware Outputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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In a previous tutorial we learned How to Set up and Use the Hardware Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition. There are also powerful options available for set up and use of the hardware outputs. Navigate to Hardware Configuration Output Tab After a quick review of the Hardware Configuration panel’s Input tab, which provides a variety … Read more…

Introduction to NDI in ClassX LiveBoard Graphics Playout System

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With this tutorial, ClassX presents their integration of NewTek NDI IP video transport technology into LiveBoard, their live graphics playout software. This video tutorial shows how ClassX engineers have managed NDI output and inputs within the product, and a usage example. NewTek’s NDI technology takes a relevant place in all ClassX Broadcast Applications for both … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: How to Use the Hardware Inputs in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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  One of the first tasks to do when setting up a TriCaster is to plug in cameras and set up the switcher to use those physical inputs as video sources for your production. For this tutorial, our demonstrator will go through the process of configuring the physical inputs, and then assigning them to the … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition IsoCorder Capabilities Overview

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  TriCaster Advanced Edition includes the capability to iso-record up to four streams of input and output. This IsoCorder function is tied to the hardware, the actual physical video connectors for in and out. In the switcher UI we can observe that the software virtual channels are labeled Input and numbered either 1-8 or 1-12, … Read more…

TriCaster Mini: Replay Workflow Using Macros

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  Grant Whitehead of Wallfly Live Streaming has shared another video tutorial, this time on the topic of creating a replay workflow for sports production on a TriCaster Mini with TriCaster Standard Edition software. Whitehead accomplishes this using the macro commands available in TriCaster software. Automation is a strong suit of the TriCaster lines, allowing … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Using the Interface MultiViewer in TriCaster Advanced Edition

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 TriCaster Advanced Edition offers an extensive set of multiviewer capabilities both on the main User Interface (UI) and on a second monitor. See how these can be configured to best fit your workflow, including quick changes when you need to be nimble during live productions.     The UI Multiviewer can be configured using the … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: Free NDI Tools for IP Video Productions

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For those who have TriCaster or other NDI-enabled production systems, but who have not yet tried using NDI sources in production, there are free NDI Tools from NewTek to get you started.  In this video, we will look at several of the free NDI Tools. The NewTek NDI Tools Pack is a free download: NewTek … Read more…

2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition: Intro to Media Player “Show on Program”

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TriCaster Advanced Edition includes new replay functionality that boosts your TriCaster’s capabilities in sports production workflows. This video builds on two of our previous tutorials: 2-Minute Tutorial: TriCaster Advanced Edition Replay.  Watch this to see the basics of how to set up and operate the Replay functions (you’ll learn to do a quick replay from … Read more…