This site uses cookies to help us understand your interests and to recommend relevant information. By continuing to browse you agree to this use. Learn More >>




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.

912 KB - PDF



Watch a short introduction to the training video series


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

1.0 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.

1.2 MB - PDF

Registration and Administrative 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


Working with Media Players

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


Network Inputs

Using iVGA with network inputs to bring in external computer displays, using Apple Airplay with network inputs, using external LiveText with TriCaster 40, and outputting other NewTek products, such as TriCaster and 3Play


LiveMatte and Virtual Input Setup

Pulling a good key, setting up LiveMatte to pull a key, using virtual inputs to set up a basic layered effect, adjusting inputs using scale and position controls, using virtual sets, multiple camera angles in a virtual set, and double box effects


Audio Setup

Configuring the audio mixer, line VS mic inputs, using mute, mono, talk, solo and follow features, configuring the stream audio, headphone audio uses, and main audio out controls



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


Live Operation

Interface overview, switcher basics, transitions, video layers, downstream keyers, media player controls, recording, streaming, and grabbing images and a live production run-through