TalkShow® VS 4000
Multi-channel video calling, with broadcast-quality production control.
Instantly connect with multiple contacts around the world.
TalkShow VS 4000 is the 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
TalkShow VS 4000
Up to 4 simultaneous
Hardware Video Input
4 x HD-SDI with embedded audio
Hardware Video Output
5 x HD-SDI with embedded audio
Hardware Audio Input
4 x embedded SDI audio
2 x balanced XLR (line)
Hardware Audio Output
5 x embedded SDI audio
Video and audio over IP via NewTek NDI
Fully configurable color correction settings, includingwhite balance, proc amp controls and auto color
Selectable video source for return to each Skype caller
Fully configurable audio settings, including gain control,seven-band equalizer, compressor/limiter, and noise gate
Selectable audio source and mix-minus channel control forreturn to each Skype caller
Supports direct, off-air communication between operator andcaller(s) via headset
2 x HDMI monitor ports and configurable multiviewerworkspace with selectable layouts and optional overlays
1 x stereo 1/4 phone jack and on-screen audio VU metering
Skype TX controller software included
1080i 50, 59.94
1080p 23.98, 25, 29.97
720p 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94
1080p 25, 29.97
720p 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94
Supported via integration with external hardware runningNewTek IsoCorder applications
Hardware tally via HD15 GPI connector or network tally viaNewTek NDI
Optionally supports Skype logo watermark on output
Direct mouse and keyboard USB interface required
HD15 GPI connector
Genlock input supporting SD (Bi-level) or HD (Tri-level) and+4dBU audio reference level
Integrated Waveform and Vectorscope, full field rate withdigital calibration, color preview and support for ITU-R Rec. 601
Auto aspect ratio conversion, call quality monitoring andautomatic failover to snapshot with audio when bandwidth falls belowoperator-defined preset
Video: Floating Point, YCbCr +A 4:4:4:4
Audio: Floating Point, 96 kHz
HD-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 292M
SD-SDI video conforms to SMPTE 259M
2 x 1 Gigabit NIC
Multi-tiered fail-safe system and comprehensive systemrestore
1RU chassis with 180W PSU
19.0 x 1.75 x 16.75 in (48.3 x 4.5 x 42.5 cm) with rack earsattached
15 lbs (6.8 kg)
NewTek TalkShow VS 4000 Multi-Channel Video Calling System
Limited 1-Year Warranty