TriCaster 8000 Training Resources

Videos

Documents


 

Video Notes

An outline of the instructional videos, important notes from the videos content, a selected list of keyboard shortcuts, and a list of acronyms used in the curriculum.

2.4 MB - PDF

Introduction

A short introduction to the training video series


 

Activities

An Activities Summary and the Detailed Activities to be performed by learners under the guidance of the instructor

2.5 MB - PDF

Physical Setup

Connecting the system hardware—power, monitors, keyboard, mouse and external eSATA drives, video inputs, video outputs, audio inputs and audio outputs


 

Instructor Guide

The Instructor Notes, the Video Outline, the Activities Summary, and the Answers to the Activities Mastery Questions.

1.7 MB - PDF

Registration and Administration Page

The Administrator mode, Registering the TriCaster, Updating the TriCaster system, Backing up and Restoring the system drive, and setting up the displays for the UI


Understanding Sessions

The home page, setting up a new session, the sessions page, importing media and the session backup


Live Desktop

The Dashboard, multi-viewer configuration, monitor options, input and output configuration, proc amps, white balance, cropping, TriCaster menu options, workspace layouts, Program and Preview busses, production clocks, timecode, genlock, session back-up and restore, framegrabbing, and setting up ISOcorder recording


Working with Media Players

Loading content into media players, the media browser, loading content external to the session, and media drives


LiveText

Interface overview, the text and drawing tools, the main edit window, CG pages, motion controls, bottom tabs, manipulating text and objects, setting text parameters, layers, scrolls and crawls, sending pages to Live


Network Inputs

Using iVGA with network inputs to bring in external computer displays, using Apple Airplay with network inputs, using external LiveText with TriCaster 8000, and outputting other NewTek products, such as TriCaster and 3Play


LiveMatte

Pulling a good key, setting up LiveMatte to pull a key, crop controls


Mix Effects Bus

Using M/Es to set up a basic layered effect, M/E keyers, transitions and delegation, re-entry, adjusting inputs using scale, position, and crop controls, using virtual sets, zooming, presets, multiple camera angles in a virtual set, tracking, and multi-box effects


Automation

Recording, organizing, importing, and exporting macros, system macros, setting keyboard shortcuts, playback speed, favorites list, hot spot set up, triggering macros with hot spots, disabling hotspots


Audio Setup

Configuring the audio mixer, line versus mic inputs, using mute, mono, talk, solo and follow features, equalizer and compressor/limiter funtion, configuring the stream audio, headphone audio uses, auxilliary audio out configuration, and main audio out controls


Streaming

Configuring the streaming panel, working with internet bandwidth providers, browser based streaming, encoder based streaming—Flash, Windows Media pull and push, recording the live stream, and using the live stream plug-in


Sharing

Setting up sharing destinations, different upload methods, auto versus manual upload, the share queue, trimming clips for sharing


Live Operation

Interface overview, switcher basics, transitions, video layers, downstream keyers, delegation, media player controls, frame buffers, using M/Es, recording, streaming, and grabbing images, fade to black, and control survace operation


Live Show Example

A small mock show to illustrate the skills learned in the other videos.