NewTek TriCaster 460 Advanced Edition with Control Surface – NEW


$19,995.00 $14,995.00


Item: # TC460A BUNDLE TC460AALA + TC460CS

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TriCaster 460 Advanced are all-purpose video production systems scaled for smaller racks and mobile units. From live and on-demand programs that look infinitely bigger to engaging social and second-screen experiences, create multi-platform productions to open up more revenue opportunities and extend your brand.

Revolutionize your mobile and studio productions with:

  • Software-driven HD switching, streaming, recording, and delivery
  • Mid-size production power with 4 M/Es, 8 external inputs, and 4 mix outputs
  • Native integration of NDI® for video, audio, and data transmission over IP
  • Built-in video playback, data-driven graphics, compositing, effects, audio mixing, and more


Video Input

8 x simultaneous external video inputs, supporting any combination of compatible sources.

Network Video Input

8 x simultaneous external video inputs, supporting any combination of compatible sources

Local Video Input

4 x local video inputs supporting any combination of compatible connections

(SDI or SDI, Component, Y/C, and Composite depending on model), formats, resolutions, and frame rates

  • 1080p: 29.97, 25, 24, 23.976
  • 1080i: 59.94, 50
  • 720p: 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.976
  • 576i 25
  • 480i 59.94

Available frame rates determined by session video standard (NTSC or PAL)


Support for Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) robotic cameras via serial and network protocols, including RS232, RS422, and IP, with integrated controls and preset system

Video Output

Configurable for up to 4 independent video mix outputs

  • 3 x video mix outputs supporting simultaneous local and IP delivery
  • 1 x video mix output deliverable via IP


Network Video Output

4 x independent IP video mix outputs via NDI®

Local Video Output

3 x independently configurable local video outputs, with support for up to 7 simultaneous external connections

  • 2 x SDI and/or Analog (configurable for Component or Y/C + Composite)
  • 1 x HDMI

Stream Output

1 x streaming video output, independently configurable, with simultaneous stream archive

Monitor Outputs

1 x DVI user interface with multiviewer
1 x HDMI multiviewer
1 x VGA display output
1 x HDMI display output

Mix/Effect Buses (M/E)

4 x M/E buses supporting video re-entry

  • 1 x Mix/Effect channel per bus with support for up to 4 sources
  • 4 x KEY layers per bus

1 x PREVIZ configuration and preview bus

DSK Channels
4 x DSK channels

Media Players

5 x media players

  • 2 x DDR
  • 2 x GFX
  • 1 x Sound

Media Buffers

15 x media buffers

  • 10 x animation buffers
  • 5 x graphic buffers


Integrated LiveMatte™ chroma and luma keying technology on all source channels and M/E buses


Integrated video composition engine on the switcher and each M/E bus to create, store, and apply layer configuration and DVE-style motion sequences

  • 16 x configurable COMP presets per bus

Virtual Sets

Integrated LiveSet™ technology with 30+ live virtual sets and box effects included


Integrated DataLink™ technology enabling real-time, automated data input from internal and external sources, including webpages, spreadsheets, scoreboards, databases, RSS feeds, watch files, XML, CSV, ASCII and more


Record, store, edit, and automate commands and user-configured operation sequences

  • Attach to control panel buttons, keyboard shortcuts, hotspots, MIDI, and X-keys® buttons or GPI triggers
  • Attach to internal events and state changes, including audio, media playback, tally, and specific switcher actions
  • Supports control via web-based interface


5 x configurable video recording channels via IsoCorder technology

  • 4 x QuickTime® archival video recorders (XDCAM HD compatible, 4:2:2 encoding, 24-bit audio, with timecode)
  • 1 x H.264 distribution video recorder (multiple profiles)
  • 1 x MP3 audio recorder

QuickTime Player not required for playback in common NLE applications</li>

Internal Storage

1 x 3TB internal drive (capacity varies by format, resolution, and file specification)

External Storage

Supports recording to external storage via USB 3.0 and integration with network-attached storage

Removable Storage

1 x trayless SATA III removable drive bay with hot-swap support


Grab full-resolution, deinterlaced still images from external video sources and outputs


Export video and image files to social media, FTP, local or external volumes, and network servers, with optional transcoding

Audio Mixing

Integrated multi-channel audio mixer with configurable DSPs, 4 x 4 x 4 audio input channel routing, and 4 independent output mixes

Local Audio Input</sup>

4 x SDI embedded
3 x Balanced 1/4” (6.35 mm) stereo pairs (Mic/Line)
1 x Balanced XLR stereo pair (Mic/Line)
Phantom Power Support

Audio Mixing

2 x SDI embedded
1 x Balanced 1/4” (6.35 mm) stereo pair
1 x Balanced XLR stereo pair
1 x Stereo 1/4” (phones)

Network Audio

Native support for network audio input and output via NDI®
Embedded audio supported for all NDI® input and output video signals
Integrated support for Dante networking protocol from Audinate®
Requires Dante Virtual Soundcard license from Audinate (sold separately)

Supported Media File Formats

Import, store, and play back multimedia files, with optional transcoding, including:

  • Video: AVI, DV, DVCPro, DVCProHD, FLV, F4V, H.263, H.264, MOV, MKV, MJPEG, MPEG, MP4, WMV, WebM, and more
  • Image: PSD, PNG, TGA, BMP, JPEG, JPEG-XR, JPEG2000, EXR, RAW, TIF, WebP, and more
  • Audio: AIFF, MP3, WAV, and more

Signal Monitoring

Integrated waveform and vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 709


Video: Floating Point YCbCr +A 4:4:4:4
Audio: Floating Point, 96 kHz
Throughput Latency
~1.5-2.0 frames.

Throughput Latency

HD-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 292M
SD video conforms to SMPTE 259M and ITU-R BT.656
Analog audio levels conform to SMPTE RP-155


Support for hardware tally via HD15 GPI connector, network tally via NDI®, and Blackmagic Design® SDI tally standard


Genlock input supporting SD (Bi-level) or HD (Tri-level) reference signals


Supports GPI signals via JLCooper Electronics eBox GPI interface


Support for standard MIDI protocol enabling third-party device control


1 x 1 Gigabit NIC

System Physical

2RU chassis with 430W PSU and multi-tiered hardware and software fail-safe

  • 19.0 x 3.5 x 19.57 in (48.3 x 8.9 x 49.7 cm)
  • 26 lbs (~12 kg)

TriCaster 460 Control Surface

Complete control for mid-sized and small-scale productions on site and on location.

The perfect fit for mobile productions or tight spaces, the TriCaster 460 CS allows you to maintain a small production footprint without sacrificing manual control—whether you work with TriCaster 460, TriCaster 410 or TriCaster Mini.


  • Compact frame and intuitive layout ideal for use with TriCaster 460, TriCaster 410 and TriCaster Mini
  • Illuminated buttons for heightened visibility of control surface activity
  • Premium T-Bar and three-axis joystick for precision control of effects
  • Synchronized control of multiple production elements with versatile, multi-select delegate controls
  • Durable, ergonomic design for confident, comfortable performance