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NEWTEK TALKSHOW VS 4000

Professional, multi-channel video calling system designed to simultaneously connect you with up to 4 remote guests regardless of location in real time and deliver distraction-free, broadcast-quality HD content with complete production control.
Manufacturer: NEWTEK
SKU: TSVS4000
Delivery date: SPECIAL ORDER - 2 to 4 Weeks
$7,995.00 excl tax

Available in the US
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Available in Canada
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Instantly connect with multiple contacts around the world.

NewTek TalkShow VS 4000 is the only professional, multi-channel calling production system for both SDI and IP workflows, designed exclusively for conducting multiple live, production-ready Skype video calls with any combination or sequence of contacts anywhere in the world— simultaneously—in distraction-free, broadcast-quality HD.

Reach 300 million monthly Skype users with:

  • 4 concurrent Skype video channels
  • 4-in, 4-out HD-SDI connections
  • Integrated NDI™ technology supporting input and output over IP
  • Included NDI™ Webserver
  • Tally notification on all call channels
  • The most complete audio and video capabilities

More live guests.  More compelling conversations.

Facilitate captivating real-time group conversations, panel discussions, and live interview after live interview with remote guests that enhance the quality and credibility of your program. 

Independent Control Interfaces

Easily set up a multi-operator production workflow, with separate interfaces for call and production management. Skype TX Control software can be operated from the TalkShow VS 4000 system or installed on another machine as a standalone call control center, allowing the producer to manage calls and talent, while a production operator handles video and audio.

Group or Queue Callers

Connect with any combination of guests from around the world simultaneously or in sequence, for compelling live conversation, expert analysis, real-time commentary, and in-depth discussion.

IP Networking

Receive video calls over IP anywhere on your network. Built-in NewTek NDI technology allows routing of Skype video calls to any compatible NDI receiving device (including TriCaster® and 3Play™) while enabling selection of any NDI video source for return to caller over the network.

Advanced Audio

Deliver conversations that sound more professional. Independently adjust incoming and outgoing audio signals for the highest-quality sound, with the only video calling system that offers built-in gain control, graphic equalizer, compressor/limiter, and noise gate settings.

Pristine Live Video

Ensure your guests look as good as they sound, with enhanced real-time image processing and fully configurable correction tools, including proc amp controls, auto color setting, and white balance—and clean, deinterlaced return video to caller.

Real-Time Call Monitoring

Conduct every call with complete confidence, by utilizing high-quality, full-motion video previews, accurate on-screen audio VU metering, and selectable multi-view display layouts with configurable monitor overlays.

 

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
Call Recording Supports full-bandwidth recording of call video and audio (optionally including return audio on separate channels) to external USB 3.0 or SAN storage
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
  • DVI and HDMI ports for connecting external monitors
  • 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)
 

Instantly connect with multiple contacts around the world.

NewTek TalkShow VS 4000 is the only professional, multi-channel calling production system for both SDI and IP workflows, designed exclusively for conducting multiple live, production-ready Skype video calls with any combination or sequence of contacts anywhere in the world— simultaneously—in distraction-free, broadcast-quality HD.

Reach 300 million monthly Skype users with:

  • 4 concurrent Skype video channels
  • 4-in, 4-out HD-SDI connections
  • Integrated NDI™ technology supporting input and output over IP
  • Included NDI™ Webserver
  • Tally notification on all call channels
  • The most complete audio and video capabilities

More live guests.  More compelling conversations.

Facilitate captivating real-time group conversations, panel discussions, and live interview after live interview with remote guests that enhance the quality and credibility of your program. 

Independent Control Interfaces

Easily set up a multi-operator production workflow, with separate interfaces for call and production management. Skype TX Control software can be operated from the TalkShow VS 4000 system or installed on another machine as a standalone call control center, allowing the producer to manage calls and talent, while a production operator handles video and audio.

Group or Queue Callers

Connect with any combination of guests from around the world simultaneously or in sequence, for compelling live conversation, expert analysis, real-time commentary, and in-depth discussion.

IP Networking

Receive video calls over IP anywhere on your network. Built-in NewTek NDI technology allows routing of Skype video calls to any compatible NDI receiving device (including TriCaster® and 3Play™) while enabling selection of any NDI video source for return to caller over the network.

Advanced Audio

Deliver conversations that sound more professional. Independently adjust incoming and outgoing audio signals for the highest-quality sound, with the only video calling system that offers built-in gain control, graphic equalizer, compressor/limiter, and noise gate settings.

Pristine Live Video

Ensure your guests look as good as they sound, with enhanced real-time image processing and fully configurable correction tools, including proc amp controls, auto color setting, and white balance—and clean, deinterlaced return video to caller.

Real-Time Call Monitoring

Conduct every call with complete confidence, by utilizing high-quality, full-motion video previews, accurate on-screen audio VU metering, and selectable multi-view display layouts with configurable monitor overlays.

 

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
Call Recording Supports full-bandwidth recording of call video and audio (optionally including return audio on separate channels) to external USB 3.0 or SAN storage
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
  • DVI and HDMI ports for connecting external monitors
  • 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)