NewTek Connect Spark Pro

NewTek Connect Spark Pro is a portable IP video encoder that accepts an HDMI 2.0 video signal up to 4K UHD p60

Regular Price $1,725.00 Special Price $1,496.00
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VFCNTK205

NewTek Connect Spark Pro is a portable IP video encoder that accepts an HDMI 2.0 video signal up to 4K UHD p60 from any supported camera or digital device, converts it to full-bandwidth NDI®, and makes it available for use with any compatible system, device, or application—anywhere on your network.

4K UHD to NDI:

Turn any compatible 4K UHD device into an IP video source instantly. Simply plug it into Connect Spark™ Pro, and the signal is translated to full-bandwidth NDI®. No complex configuration or excessive cabling required.

Virtual PTZ:

Get more sources from every signal with integrated Virtual PTZ functionality. Start with the full-resolution video image, define different areas of interest, then store as full-frame shot presets that you can switch or move between seamlessly.

Multicast Mode:

Have your 4K UHD source available wherever you need it on your network. With the optional multicast mode enabled, the same NDI® output from your Connect Spark™ Pro can be served to multiple destinations simultaneously, saving valuable bandwidth.

Sleek Design:

Camera-mountable, with built-in tally lights and support for Power over Ethernet (POE), Connect Spark™ Pro integrates effortlessly into any professional production setup or studio environment.

  • 4K UHD - Convert video of any compatible format to NDI®, including 4K UHD, with native support for resolutions up to 2160p at 60 frames per second
  • NDI® Output - Translate video from the connected camera or device to IP, delivering to the network as a full-bandwidth NDI® video source
  • HDMI 2.0 Input - Connect, capture, and convert any compatible HDMI 2.0 video source
  • Ethernet Connectivity - Connect to the network via wired Ethernet, and share video over IP with any compatible system, device, or application that supports NDI®
  • Power over Ethernet (POE) - Power Connect Spark™ Pro over the Ethernet connection using a suitable POE networking device
  • Audio - Present high-quality sound, with support for embedded HDMI 2.0 digital audio, with adjustable volume control
  • Tally - Receive tally notification from compatible NDI® devices via physical LEDs when video output from Connect Spark™ Pro is visible on Program and/or Preview
  • Web-Based Interface - Monitor video, manage login credentials, access controls, and configure audio, video, and network settings from any supported Web browser on any compatible networked device
  • Virtual PTZ - Create multiple shots from a single, full-resolution video signal—determining areas of interest, then storing as full-frame presets, with support for live virtual zoom and pan control
  • Multicast Mode - Optionally allow multiple destinations to receive the Connect Spark™ Pro video source without individual point-to-point connections to conserve network bandwidth
  • NDI® Virtual Input - Designate Connect Spark™ Pro as the video input source in popular desktop video applications like Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting, Skype, Skype for Business, WebEx, Zoom, and more
  • Network Identification - Easily identify Connect Spark™ Pro on your network with the ability to apply custom device and channel names
  • Network Visibility - Access Connect Spark™ Pro devices connected to other networks via IP address and make them visible within your production environment using NDI® Access Manager
  • LTC Timecode - Supply an external LTC timecode reference to embed timecode in the Connect Spark™ Pro video signal and synchronize with other NDI® video signals
  • Camera Mount - Optionally mount Connect Spark™ Pro to a compatible camera using the industry-standard, threaded screw camera mount
  • Free Firmware Updates - Download and install free firmware updates to ensure your Connect Spark™ Pro is equipped with the latest features, capabilities, and performance enhancements
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Video Input 1 x HDMI 2.0
Audio Input 1 x HDMI embedded audio input (48/44.1/32 KHz)
1 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) Line Level (48 KHz)
Stereo audio (2-channel LPCM)
Encoding NDI®
Networking 1 x RJ-45 port for Gigabit Ethernet networking
Interface Web-based user interface for configuration and monitoring
Tally Tally support via NDI® or 1/8” audio jack
Built-in program/preview tally lights
Formats 2160p: 60, 59.94, 50
1080p: 60, 59.94, 50, 30, 29.97, 25, 24
720p: 60, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, 24
576p: 50 (16:9, 4:3)
480p: 60, 59.94 (16:9, 4:3)
Power Power over Ethernet (POE)
External power via USB type-C (5V 2A)
Environmental Operating temperature: -20°C to 80°C
Relative humidity: 20% to 90%
Physical Portable enclosure with threaded screw camera mount
5.37 x 3.32 x .92 in (136.40 x 84.33 x 23.37 mm)
0.65 lbs (0.28 kg)
  • NewTek Connect Spark Pro
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