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Tech Specs

Hardware Video Input 4 x HD-SDI with embedded audio
Hardware Video Output 4 x HD-SDI with embedded audio
Hardware Audio Input 4 x embedded SDI audio
2 x Balanced XLR (Line)
Hardware Audio Output 4 x embedded SDI audio
2 x Balanced XLR (Line)
IP Networking Integrated NewTek Network Device Interface (NDI) technology enabling transmission of A/V input and output signals over IP between TalkShow and other supported systems, including TriCaster, 3Play and a range of third-party solutions
Dante Audio Networking Integrated Dante audio support, enabling TalkShow to interface with other audio devices utilizing the Dante networking protocol from Audinate
Video Configuration
  • Fully configurable color correction settings for each incoming Skype video signal, including white balance, proc amp controls and auto color
  • Freely selectable video source for return to each Skype caller
Audio Configuration
  • Fully configurable settings for each incoming Skype audio signal, including gain control, seven-band equalizer, compressor/limiter, and noise gate
  • Freely selectable audio source and mix-minus channel control for return to each Skype caller
Talk Back Supports direct, off-air communication between operator and remote callers individually or as a group via headset (optionally configurable for control via external GPI trigger)
Call Management
  • Supports multi-channel Skype TX call management locally or over IP via Skype TX controller application
  • Local production control supporting per-channel configuration of call video and audio, and Talk Back communication via TalkShow user interface
  • Direct mouse and keyboard USB interface required
Local Monitoring
  • HDMI connectivity for local video monitoring
  • Stereo 1/4” phone jack for local audio monitoring
  • Full-motion input and output video previews within user interface, including optional picture-in-picture overlay of return video for each call monitor
  • Configurable multi-view workspace, including selectable layouts and optional overlays including title safe, 4:3 safe, center cross and VU meters
  • Audio VU metering
Output Video Formats Configurable call video output resolution and frame rate, with support for NTSC and PAL formats
  • 1080i – 25, 29.97, 30
  • 1080p – 23.98, 24
  • 720p – 50, 59.94, 60
  • 576i (16:9 or 4:3) – 25
  • 480i (16:9 or 4:3) – 29.97
Return Video Formats Configurable return video input resolution and frame rate, with support for NTSC and PAL formats (available selections vary depending on output video format selected)
  • 1080i – 29.97, 25
  • 1080p – 30, 30 PsF, 24, 24 (Telecine), 25, 25 PsF
  • 720p – 30, 25, 24
  • 576i (16:9 or 4:3) – 25
  • 480i (16:9 or 4:3) - 29.97
Watermark Optionally supports Skype logo watermark on output
Tally Supports hardware tally via HD15 GPI connector or network tally via NewTek NDI
GPI HD15 GPI connector
Reference
  • Genlock input supporting SD (Bi-level) or HD (Tri-level) reference signals
  • +4dBU audio reference level
Signal Monitoring Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope, full field rate with digital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 601 and 709
Software Microsoft Windows 10 OS, Skype TX 4 software, Skype TX controller application, and TalkShow control software
CPU 4th Generation i7 Quad-Core
Graphics Intel HD4600 GPU
Memory 8Gb
Storage 120Gb internal SSD
Processing Video: 4:4:4:4, 32-bit Floating Point
Audio: 4 channels, 96 kHz, 32-bit Floating Point
Standards HD-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 292M
SD-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 259M
Network Dual gigabit Ethernet NIC supporting Skype TX call transmission, NDI transmission to and from supported systems, Dante audio networking, and local network traffic
Fail-Safe
  • Multi-tiered fail-safe system
  • Automatic failover to audio transmission with caller snapshot when bandwidth falls below operator-defined preset value
  • Comprehensive system restore operation
System Physical 1RU Rack Mount with 180W power supply (110-220V external; 12V internal)
  • 19.0 x 1.75 x 16.75 in (48.3 x 4.5 x 42.5 cm) with rack ears attached
  • 15 lbs (6.8 kg)