This chart only lists features of the three models that differ.

 

TriCaster 40 (2.0)
TriCaster 455 TriCaster 300

Video Inputs

4 4 3

Video Out

1 HD/SD 1 HD/SD 2 HD/SD, 1 SD

Aux Video Out

HD/SD HD/SD No

SDI I/O§ No

No Yes Yes

Analog Audio In

2 RCA, 1 1/4″ Mic 2 XLR Mic/Line,3 ¼” Pairs 2 Mic/Line XLR2 ¼” Quads

Digital Audio In

No No§ 3 AES/EBU

Audio Out

1 RCA Pair 2 XLR 1 ¼” Quad + AES/EBU

Aux Audio Out

No 1 ¼” Pair 1 ¼” Quad + AES/EBU

Compressor/Limiter

No Yes No

Audio Grouping

No Yes No

Network In

2 2 1

Genlock Input

No Yes Yes

HDMI Output

Yes Yes No

Multiview Out

HDMI/DVI HDMI DVI

Multiview Type

Multi Source Multi Source Multi Source

Session Formats

480i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p24 480i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p24 480i, 720p, 1080i

Rec Formats

Various Various MPEG2

Isocorder

No Yes No

Players*

1 DDR, 2 GFX**† 2 DDR, 1 GFX, 1 Sound 1 DDR, 1 Still**, 1 Title††

Media Player Presets

Yes Yes Yes

Frame Buffers

No Yes No

Anim Store Trans

Yes Yes No

SpeedEDIT

No Yes Yes

CG Editor

Yes Yes Yes

Controller

40CS (optional) 455CS (included) LC-11 (optional)

* DDRs can play video, audio, stills and titles
** also plays audio files
also plays titles
†† also plays stills
§ SDI inputs carry embedded audio