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Technical specifications.

Dimensions 19 x 7.25 x 21.5 (in)
48.3 x 18.4 x 54.6 (cm)
Weight 42 lbs (19 kg)
Video Processing 4:4:4:4
32-bit Floating Point
Audio Processing 4 channels, 96 kHz
32-bit Floating Point
Video Input 8 simultaneous inputs.
Any combination of:
HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Y/C (BNC) or Composite.
HD-SDI Video Conforms to SMPTE 292M and SD Video Conforms to SMPTE 259M and ITU-R BT.656.
Audio Input 8 SDI Embedded
8 AES3/EBU
8 x 2 Balanced XLR (Mic/Line)
Analog Audio Levels Conform to SMPTE RP-155
Phantom Power Support
Every input supports seven-band equalizer and full stereo compressor/limiter
Sources can be grouped and routed to multiple buses
Digital audio inputs include audio time-base synchronizers to support unmatched digital audio time-bases
Video Output 3 simultaneous outputs
HD-SDI, HD Component, SD-SDI, SD Component, Composite, Y/C (BNC)
HDMI, DVI and VGA output for monitors and/or projector
Output sources include Program out and AUX out (configurable for Program, Program clean, Preview, any input, Effects, any frame-store, alpha out)
Audio Output 3 SDI Embedded
2 AES3/EBU
4 Balanced XLR
4 Balanced XLR (AUX)
1 Stereo 1/4” (Phones)
Every output supports seven-band equalizer and full stereo compressor/limiter
Supported Formats NTSC model: 1080/30p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60i
Multi-Standard model: NTSC-J; PAL 1080/25p, 1080/50i, 720/50p, 720/25p 576/25i
Source Mixing Mix HD/SD resolution and 16:9/4:3 aspect ratios
Recording 8 simultaneous recording channels using proprietary IsoCorder™ multi-track video recording technology, with adjustable audio headroom
Support for multi-format recording: MPEG-2 (high and normal profiles), QuickTime®, H.264, AVI, MP3
Full HD recording of any output or input source in all resolutions up to 1080p
Recording Capacity ~ 200 Hours (1080i)
~ 1200 Hours (480i)
4 trayless SATA III removable drive bays with hot-swap support for unlimited storage and backup
Live Streaming Full HD live streaming in resolutions up to 720p (16:9 aspect ratio), with simultaneous archive
Streaming Profile Manager with integrated Web browser for access to online CDN accounts to manage or view streams
Supported Stream Types Adobe® Flash® to Flash media server connections or through browser based plug-ins
Microsoft® Windows Media® Push/Pull
Support for most common stream profiles
Support for custom multi-bitrate streaming profiles
Network Connection 1 Gigabit connection for network inputs and streaming output
Network Source Support 2 dedicated channels for access to external network sources
PC and Mac® displays mirrored via NewTek iVGA™ technology, iTunes™, and wireless iOS devices via Apple® AirPlay® on any supported apps, including audio, photos and video
Animation Store Animation Store Creator 2.0 with support for animation transitions with embedded audio on all 11 effects channels in the switcher
Supports up to 32-bit image sequences 
Virtual Inputs 8 independent, mix/effect-style channels, each with presets, overlay and dedicated channel for titles, frame-buffer or watch folder
Virtual Input Overlay 1 per channel, upstream with keying, transitions, and independent effects, including positioning, scaling, cropping and 3D rotation
Support for full animation store transitions with embedded audio and alpha channel
Live Virtual Sets 24 HD live TriCaster virtual sets, with animated zoom and independent effects, including positioning, scaling, cropping and 3D rotation
Overlay Dual downstream keys (DSK) with matting, transitions, and independent effects, including positioning, scaling, cropping and 3D rotation
Support for full animation store transitions with embedded audio and alpha channel
Media Players 5 integrated digital media players, including 2 DDRs, Stills, Titles, and Sounds players, with presets and alpha channel support, with individually adjustable audio levels for all clips
Preview Monitors Full field rate displays, including Program, Look-Ahead Preview, and source windows configurable for All Monitors, External Monitors, Internal Monitors, Switcher Monitors and Scopes
Advanced alpha channel preview (alpha sources displayed against checkerboard)
Embedded audio VU meter overlays that show/hide automatically with presence of sound
Adjustable source and switcher group monitor panes 
Multi-View Monitor Output Layout choices include All Monitors, External Monitors, Internal Monitors, Program, Preview, Effects, Preview/Program, and Waveform/Vectorscope
Projector Output 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio, up to 1920 x 1200 resolution
Integrated Character Generator LiveText™2
Nonlinear Editor SpeedEDIT™ 2
Playback Media Formats Movie files: DV, DVCPro, DVCProHD, MOV, MKV, MJPEG, MPEG (1,2 in all profiles, program or transport streams), AVI, MOV, DV, H.263, H.264, FLV, F4V, WMV, MP4, WebM and more
Still formats: PSD, PNG, TGA, BMP, JPEG, EXR, RAW, TIF, and more
Audio formats: WAV, MP3, AIFF and more
Import module is included for batch copying with optional transcoding of files (including Apple ProRes) onto TriCaster
Export Media Formats Export module is included for batch copying with optional transcoding to a wide variety of different file formats and for a wide variety of different applications and devices
Media types: AVI, DV, DVCPro, MJPEG, MP4, H.264, MPEG-2, DVD, WebM, MOV and more
Presets for external NLEs: Adobe Premiere, Avid MediaComposer, Apple® FinalCut Pro, and more
Presets for all mobile platforms: Android®, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod® Touch and more
Video Ingest eSATA
Signal Monitoring Waveform and Vectorscope displays
Full field rate with color preview
Support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709 standards 
Timecode
External LTC timecode input feeds on-screen monitoring, show clock and embedded per-frame time-code in recorded files
Power Supply Redundant and removable
Fail-Safe Multi-tiered hardware and software fail-safe (audio and video)
Accessory Options TriCaster™ 850 CS, TriCaster 450 CS and TriCaster 850 TW
TriCaster Virtual Set Editor,
TriCaster LC-11, TriCaster TimeWarp™ and LiveText™2
Tally DB 15 connector for 8 PGM row tally lights
Form Factor 4U Rack Mount


Specifications subject to change without notice. Some restrictions on formats and bitrates might apply.

Features.

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TriCaster™ 850 EXTREME™, with IsoCorder™ multi-track, multi-format video recording technology. 24-channel live production. Record up to eight channels of video - simultaneously. In multiple formats: QuickTime®, H.264, AVI, and MPEG-2. Apple® AirPlay® support. Network-style animation store transitions. And so much more. Paired with the
TriCaster 850 CS
optional control surface – live production will never be the same.

TriCaster 850 EXTREME provides these benefits:

  • Record up to eight channels of video, simultaneously
  • Record in multiple formats with adjustable audio headroom
  • Go wireless with Apple® AirPlay® support and deliver video and audio from iOS devices: iPad®, iPod®, or iPhone®
  • Get instant compatibility with any AirPlay-enabled device
  • Create full-color animation store transitions with embedded audio and alpha channel
  • Advanced audio control with an integrated seven-band equalizer and compressor/limiter on every I/O
  • Configure, store and import your favorite streaming set-ups as presets
  • Support for multi-bitrate streaming profiles
  • Access online CDN accounts, even during live production, with an integrated Web browser
  • Group audio sources to follow video or route sub-mixes to auxiliary or streaming outputs
  • Adjustable audio level settings for each clip in the Media Players
  • Pinpoint live action and edit to perfection in post production, with linear timecode (LTC) support
  • Import and use a wider variety of media files, including Apple ProRes
  • Alpha channel output option on the auxiliary video output
  • Get "always on-air,"multi-tiered fail-safe system and redundant hardware
  • Record up to 200 hrs of 1080i with four hot-swappable hard drives (included)

Plus, all of the standard TriCaster 850 benefits like:

  • 24-channel production control with eight live camera inputs and multi-definition video support
  • One-button live streaming in resolutions up to 720p and one-button recording in all resolutions up to 1080p
  • HD live virtual sets for a network studio look - anywhere
  • Compatibility with the optional TriCaster 850 CS control surface and TriCaster Virtual Set Editor (VSE)

And more.

That benefit.

Buy Now $34,995.00
Multi-Standard Price $37,995.00

System diagram.

TriCaster 850 Extreme system diagram