In this post, Ben will take you through how to operate the Tricaster Vision Mixer in the TV gallery. There is a training video below, or you can use the step-by-step guide.

Step-by-step guide

1. Video input selection strips

These two strips of buttons allow you to choose between the cameras, LiveU units and Video playback inouts that we have available. These are located on the lower-left side of the vision mixer.

1. Video input selection strips

2. Programme output strip

The programme output strip is the one at the top, with the red buttons. The buttons on this strip select the main video output that can be seen on the monitor.

2. Programme output strip

3. Push the numbered buttons to select the video feed that you need. 

3. Push the numbered buttons to select the output video

4. Preview video selection strip

The preview video selection strip is underneath , and had green buttons. The Preview buttons can be used to pre-load the  next needed next video source.

4. Preview video selection strip

5. You can use the take button, located on the right hand side of the console, to switch between the selected Programme and Preview video feeds. The take button will snap between the two feeds.

5. Take Button

6. The auto button can be used in a similar way to the take button, but rather than snapping from one feed to the other, it will be a 1 second crossfade.

6. Auto Button
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