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Finding a way to produce high-quality video programming can be a challenge when you’re on a tight budget. But now, there’s an easy way to avoid the pitfalls of discount equipment that doesn’t measure up, pieced-together set-ups with hidden costs, and complicated controls that require a master technician.

TriCaster 40 is an all-in-one live production and streaming system that lets you publish live media, reaching more viewers—in more places—affordably.

It’s the answer you’ve been looking for to solve your switching, streaming and recording demands—in one compact system. Right out of the box, push the boundaries with bigger-looking, network-quality live productions—every time


At a Glance !


High Performance at a Low Price

You can now create and publish stunning shows in HD, and stream live at the same time—even on a tight budget

Quick to Set Up. Easy to Use

Set up your entire real-time production easily, in minutes; plug in, add cameras and start creating

Cart-and-Carry Portability

Gain a huge advantage with full mobile capability in a small package—from room-to- room, to studio and on the road again—get there first, faster

Bigger and Better-looking Shows

Don’t compromise your brand for low-quality productions; shows look polished and professional every time with four live camera inputs, computer sources, built-in effects, transitions, virtual sets, internal clip player, titles and graphics



Tricaster 40 user interface

  1. Live Desktop Monitors
    Preview internal and external video sources in real time, with built-in audio meters.
  2. Network Sources
    Share computer screens or displays from wireless Apple® AirPlay® devices, like iPad®, iPhone®, or iPod®, connected to the same local network as TriCaster.
  3. DDR (Digital Disk Recorder)
    Load and playback your own stored video clips, video packages and pre-produced motion graphics in a wide range of media file formats.
  4. Graphics
    Add titles, images and graphics to your show, importing your own original designs or choosing from a variety of included templates.
  5. Preview Monitor
    View the source selected on the Preview row, which becomes the video output upon pressing Take for a cut, or pressing Auto for a transition.
  6. Program Monitor
    View the source selected on the Program row, which is also the video output signal for broadcast, live stream, projector and/or record.
  7. Recording
    Capture your live production as a full resolution video file to show later or save for your archive.
  8. Live Streaming
    Launch live streaming video of your show to the Web at the touch of a button. TriCaster 40 includes presets for the most common streaming profiles, in resolutions up to 720p.
  9. Live Production Switcher
    Switch between 14 video channels, including external video and network sources, internal media sources, and virtual inputs.
  10. Transitions
    Use dynamic effects to change shots and apply graphics. Independent settings for each video layer let you mix and match transitions for the base video and both downstream keys.
  11. Virtual Inputs
    Setup virtual sets, layer live elements, create picture-in-picture effects, and more, from any available live and stored video sources, and assign the composite effect to a single switcher button.
  12. Live Virtual Sets
    Get the look of a network-style studio with built-in virtual sets in a variety of styles and settings. Sets include multiple angles, virtual camera shot presets and animated zoom control for realistic presentation.
  13. Multi-Channel Audio Mixer
    Enjoy clear, crisp audio with adjustable audio controls for internal and external sources, plus stream and master outputs.




System Diagram

Technical Specs!

Switcher Channels 14 – 6 external, 4 internal, 4 virtual inputs
Video Input 4 simultaneous live video sources, in any combination of HD Component, SD Component, Y/C or Composite and supported resolutions

- Each input includes integrated frame synchronizer

- Independent keying, cropping, Proc Amp and white balance controls

per input

- BNC connectivity

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

- Independent keying, cropping, Proc Amp and white balance controls

per input

Media 3 integrated digital media sources for video and graphics: DDR and

GFX x 2

- LiveText character generator for custom titles and graphics

- Independent keying, cropping, Proc Amp and white balance controls per source

Virtual Inputs 4 independent, mix/effect-style channels supporting multi-source compositions, virtual sets, double-box effects and more

- 3 configurable sources per channel, each with independent positioning, scaling and cropping, including upstream keyer with DVE and transition


Downstream Key 2 downstream keyers, each with independent DVE, transition controls, positioning and scaling
Video Layers Up to 5 layers on-screen simultaneously
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 A/V output signal through up to 5 output connections

- 2 x Analog BNC configurable for Component or Y/C + Composite

Recording Native recording in resolutions up to 1080p

- Encoding format selectable from QuickTime®, MPEG-2 (high or normal profile), AVI (Speed HQ), and H.264 (high or Web-quality)

Live Streaming HD live streaming via Adobe® Flash® or Microsoft® Windows Media®


Audio Inputs 1/4" Mono (Mic)

RCA x 2 Stereo L/R (Line)

Audio Outputs RCA x 2 Stereo L/R

1/4" Stereo (phones)

Audio Mixing Integrated multi-channel audio mixer for internal and external audio sources, effects, output, stream and headphones
Supported Formats - NTSC model: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i


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

Monitoring DVI, VGA 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: 2 channels, 96 kHz, 32-bit Floating Point

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

19 lbs (8.6 kg



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