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Tricaster 455 (450 Extreme) - 4 Channel HD mixer
Tricaster 455 (450 Extreme)
The Tricaster 455 builds on the feature sets of the 450 and 450 Extreme and includes many refinements.,
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Record up to four channels of video, simultaneously in native Quick Time 422 in any combination of HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Y/C (BNC) or Composite connections and resolutions.

Record in multiple formats with adjustable audio headroom

2 live network sources from PC or Mac computers running IVGA, Apple® AirPlay® devices giving compatibility with any AirPlay-enabled device or the network output from an accompanying Newtek 3Play replay device, also available from us.

4 integrated digital media sources for video, graphics and sounds: 2 DDRs for video which can be imported in a variety of formats including Apple Pro 422, 1 for Titles and 1 for Sound clips.

5 channels of frame buffer for static graphics.

4 independent, mix/effect-style channels, with transitions and per-source 3D positioning, scaling and cropping.

2 primary DSK channels and dedicated upstream overlay per virtual input, each with independent transition controls, 3D positioning, scaling, cropping and integrated TransWarp effects.

Advanced audio control with an integrated seven-band equalizer and compressor/limiter on every I/O.

Configure, store and import your favourite streaming set-ups as presets including multi-bitrate streaming profiles.

Group audio sources to follow video or route sub-mixes to auxiliary or streaming outputs.

Pinpoint live action and edit to perfection in post production, with linear timecode (LTC) support.

Alpha channel output option on the auxiliary video output.

Record up to 40 hrs of 1080i onto an internal and one hot-swappable hard drive. An additional removable recordable drive can be added via an eSata connector.

The integrated multi-channel audio mixer supports a companion Apple® iPad® application that delivers control over sound. Using this feature you can hand over the control of audio levels, connections and group assignments thus sharing the workload but still keeping your small production area intact.

Video Output configuration

• 2 x SDI (2 Program or Program and AUX)
• 2 x Analog configurable for Component or Y/C + Composite (2 Program and AUX)
• HDMI output (Program)
• Network output for live streaming (Program)

Audio Outputs:

2 SDI Embedded
1 x 2 Balanced XLR
1 x 2 Balanced 1/4” (AUX)
1 Stereo 1/4” (phones)

Supported formats

NTSC-J; PAL 1080/25p, 1080/50i, 720/50p, 720/25p, 576/25i

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More information is available from Newtek
Tricaster 455 User manual
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