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Tricaster 855 (850 Extreme) - HD vision mixer
Tricaster 855 (850 Extreme)
Record up to eight 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.

5 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, Stills, Titles and Sound.

9 channels of frame buffer for static graphics. This enables a different graphic to be applied to each input. This feature was used on the BBC Radio one Hackney weekend to apply a different graphic to each stage.

8 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 200 hrs of 1080i with four hot-swappable hard drives.

Video Output configuration

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

Audio Outputs:

3 SDI Embedded
4 Balanced XLR
4 Balanced XLR (AUX)
1 Stereo 1/4" (phones)

Supported Formats

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

Daily Rate
Available Standards
Supplied with
850CS Control Panel
Newtek Virtual Set Editor (VSE)
2 x 24" LED monitor
More information
Newtek product page
Tricaster 855 Manual (PDF)
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