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NewTek TalkShow VS 4000

Skype Multichannel Video Call System. Up to 4 guests or reporters anywhere in the world, in Full HD and with quality audio, with a free connection.
SKU: 4750226
Delivery date: Usually dispatched within 10-12 days
7.995,00 € excl tax
Availability: In stock

TalkShow® VS 4000

Broadcasters and media organizations no longer have to dedicate valuable time, effort, and resources coordinating the travel or technology needed to include multiple remote guests in their productions. Now they can conduct multiple live, production-ready Skype video calls in distraction-free, broadcast-quality HD—simultaneously.

NewTek TalkShow VS 4000 is the multi-channel video calling production system designed for instant connection and live interaction with any combination or sequence of contacts you can reach online via Skype. A facility-class, 1RU rack-mountable solution equipped with industry-standard hardware connections and NDI™, NewTek’s innovative Network Device Interface technology, TalkShow VS 4000 integrates seamlessly into any workflow—SDI, IP, or a hybrid combination of both to enhance your productions with more compelling conversation, expert analysis and commentary, and in-depth discussion.

With TalkShow VS 4000, reaching the millions of monthly connected Skype users worldwide has never been easier. And with the enhanced video calling capabilities of Skype TX and comprehensive, behind-the-scenes video, audio, communication, monitoring, and control capabilities—you have the tools to ensure that every call looks great and sounds amazing.

People are talking. Join the conversation.

 Newtek talkshow vs 4000 key points

Worldwide Guest List
Never run out of guests. Start a video conversation with anyone in the world who has an Internet connection and the free Skype app.
Save Time & Travel
Eliminate extraneous field equipment and travel costs. Consumer Skype software is all your remote correspondent requires, when you control the conversation with TalkShow.
Simplified Integration
TalkShow works with any in-house Ethernet network, and can plug directly into any SDI-based production system giving full control to the in-studio operator.

The TalkShow Advantage

TalkShow delivers enhanced Skype TX capabilities combined with a set of unique live production tools.

IP Capabilities
Share live conversations throughout your production facility. Calls can be sent across the network from TalkShow to any IP-ready input in TriCaster®, 3Play™, or other NDI®-enabled receiving device.
Image Processing
TalkShow augments Skype video using NewTek’s renowned image processing system, based on the same powerful graphics engine utilized in TriCaster and 3Play production systems.
NewTek Innovation
Enjoy more production control than any other video calling solution; NewTek’s reputation for delivering the most complete multi-camera production systems on the planet extends to TalkShow.

TalkShow in your workflow.
It’s a natural fit.

Get the conversation started with TalkShow. Easily integrated systems that provide comprehensive production management and control over remote video interviews.

At a glance
  • Broadcast-style video from regular Skype calls
    with automatic aspect ratio conversion and balanced audio—without requiring a scan converter
  • Access to 300 million monthly connected Skype users
    and anyone else who downloads and signs up for the standard desktop client on any supported device
  • Distraction-free conversations, with no on-screen interruptions
    such as pop-ups, ads, or dialog boxes. Unlike consumer calling software, TalkShow keeps technical management separate from face-to-face communication
  • Industry-standard 1RU chassis and HD-SDI I/O
    with embedded audio for streamlined, single- or multiunit installation and integration into any established switcher workflow
  • Video and audio over IP
    with integrated NDI technology to network with hundreds of compatible systems and devices, plus fully integrated Dante audio support
  • Real-time video production tools
    including per-channel proc amp controls, auto color correction, and built-in waveform and vectorscope to adjust image attributes, compensate for lighting conditions, and enhance call video quality
  • Audio quality enhancement
    with built-in gain control, graphic equalizer, compressor/limiter, and noise gate settings to maintain consistent call volume and prevent audio clipping
  • Confident call monitoring
    with high-quality, full-motion video previews, accurate on-screen audio VU, and configurable workspaces


Technical Specifications
  TalkShow VS 4000 TalkShow VS 100
Skype Channels Up to 4 simultaneous 1
Hardware Video Input 4 x HD-SDI with embedded audio 1 x HD-SDI with embedded audio
Hardware Video Output 4 x HD-SDI with embedded audio 1 x HD-SDI with embedded audio
Hardware Audio Input
  • 4 x embedded SDI audio
  • 2 x XLR balanced (Line)
  • 1 x embedded SDI audio
  • 2 x XLR balanced (Line)
Hardware Audio Output
  • 4 x embedded SDI audio
  • 2 x XLR balanced (Line)
  • 1 x embedded SDI audio
  • 2 x XLR balanced (Line)
IP Networking Video and audio over IP via NewTek NDI®
Call Video Configuration Fully configurable color correction settings, including white balance, proc amp controls and auto color
Return Video Configuration Selectable video source for return to each Skype caller
Return Audio Configuration Fully configurable audio settings, including gain control, seven-band equalizer, compressor/limiter, and noise gate
Configurazione Ritorno Audio Selectable audio source and mix-minus channel control for return to each Skype® caller
Talk Back Supports direct, off-air communication between operator and caller(s) via headset
Video Monitoring 2 x HDMI monitor ports and configurable multiviewer workspace with selectable layouts and optional overlays
Audio Monitoring 1 x stereo 1/4” phone jack and on-screen audio VU metering
Call Management Skype TX controller software included
Supported Output 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
Call Recording Supported via integration with external hardware running NewTek IsoCorder™ applications
Tally Hardware tally via HD15 GPI connector or network tally via NewTek NDI
Watermark Optionally supports Skype logo watermark on output
Control Interface Direct mouse and keyboard USB interface required
GPI HD15 GPI connector
Reference Genlock input supporting SD (Bi-level) or HD (Tri-level) and +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
Call Processing Auto aspect ratio conversion, call quality monitoring and automatic failover to snapshot with audio when bandwidth falls below operator-defined preset
System Processing
  • 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
NIC 2 x 1 Gigabit NIC
System Fail-Safe Multi-tiered fail-safe system and comprehensive system restore
System Physical
  • 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 ears attached
  • 15 lbs  (6,8 kg)
  • 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 ears attached
  • 14 lbs  (6,4 kg)

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