How do I configure key/fill sources in TriCaster?


  • How do I configure key/fill sources in TriCaster?


  • Product Family: Control System
  • Product:
  • Components: TriCaster 8000, 860, 460, 401, Mini, Mini SDI (Standard Edition, Advanced Addition)
  • Control System:


Note: These steps are outlined in NewTek's product manual.

    1. Connect the Fill (color) source to an odd-numbered video input
    2. Connect the Alpha channel source to the adjacent (higher) even-numbered video input
    3. Open a TriCaster session (or create a new one) from the Home Page of the Startup Screen
    4. Click the Live icon on the Session Page of the Startup Screen, and press Enter (or click Start Live Production)
    5. Roll the mouse pointer over the monitor for the input you want to set up, and click the Configure (gear) button that appears in its titlebar
    6. Choose the appropriate Connection Type for the source attached to the odd-numbered input in the Input Settings tab
    7. Choose Act as Alpha Channel for Input (#) as the Connection Type for the even-numbered source in the Input Settings tab
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