Datavideo iCAST mini Dual Channel Presentation Switcher

Datavideo iCast Mini

Datavideo iCast Mini 2-Channel Presenttion Switcher

Product Code: iCast Mini
Datavideo iCast Mini

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• Supports up to 4K30/29.97/25 video formats
• SProvides 7″ Touch screen for
• Easy operation and monitoring
• Captures camera position picture to be Graphic Key

Datavideo iCast mini 4K Presentation Switcher designed for single-operator applications

Professional Broadcasting 4K production Video switcher

Datavideo iCAST mini is a multimedia device designed for single-operator applications. From small scale corporate training sessions to mid-sized hybrid classrooms or conference halls, the iCAST mini is the perfect fit for your online presentation needs. With the one-button-one-function feature on a unique and easy to use touch panel control, even novice users will be able to operate this device.

You don’t need to learn complicated technologies about video production or hire a professional production team. You can take control of your own presentations with the iCAST mini. Simply connect the power and the video sources, then leave the rest to the iCAST mini.

Graphical User Interface on Touch Panel

An intuitive graphical user interface on a 7-inch touch panel with an anti-fingerprint protection provides you with a clear view from any angle.

Videos and PIP Mode

Switch rapidly between your presentation and the camera input or overlay a PIP window on the program video. You can also swap between the program out video and the PIP image, thereby enhancing the quality of your presentation.

Images for key icons for easier identification

Using a real image as your key icon allows you to easily identify the camera view that is saved in the key. You can capture camera images and save them as thumbnails which are in turn applied to icons of shortcut keys on the Home screen, simply pressing the thumbnail will send the PTZ camera to the pre-saved position.

Graphic icon for keys to simplify workflow

In addition to image keys, you can use the device’s built-in graphical. Icons for better identification. We’ve pre-loaded hundreds of these icons on the device for intuitive operation.

Image Key + Graphic Key

Graphical icons can co-exist with the image icons. They not only simplify your workflow but make operation faster and easier.

Auto Tracking Mode

Automate your presentation with Datavideo’s PTC-145 (HD) or PTC-285 (4K UHD).

Smart Auto Tracking PTZ cameras. Your only responsibility is to create a presentation, the PTC-145/285 will capture desired images with its advanced auto tracking function.

PTZ Cameras with Auto Tracking

Datavideo’s PTC-145/285 Smart PTZ cameras allow you to switch between full body, half body and close up shots. Once the smart tracking function takes over, the camera will be able to more precisely determine the appropriate shots for your video production job.

Using non PTZ cameras

When using the iCAST mini with Datavideo’s BC-15P or other non PTZ cameras, you can hide the camera presets on the UI and simply display panes that allow you to switch between camera images and presentation contents which can be swapped with PIP images. In this way, the keys are enlarged to facilitate operations.

About auto tracking PTZ cameras

In addition to iCAST Mini, Datavideo also provides various devices that offer different degrees of control over our auto tracking on cameras. If you need to rapidly enable/disable the smart camera’s auto tracking function, you can use the supplied RMC-1 remote control, RMC-300A controller, RMC-180 MARK II controller with an RS-422 interface, PTC View Assist, or TPC-700. If you would like to use a controller with a video switching function, available choices are KMU-200, SHOWCAST 100 and iCAST mini.

Pan, tilt and zoom the smart camera

In order to provide smooth lens movement, Datavideo In order to provide smooth lens movement, Datavideo has designed a professional AI algorithm that smoothly accelerates and decelerates the lens, determines the most appropriate lens track, and avoids sudden halts upon direction reversal, ultimately bringing you professional production results.

Camera Control

Using an Ethernet cable, you will be able to control Datavideo’s PTC camera series via the RS-232/422 or DVIP interface, such as pan and tilt settings, image size, brightness, contrast, etc, making sure that the cameras always generate high quality images.

Adjustment of white balance, focus, iris and shutter
Camera Control
Four camera presets

Volume Control

Audio is an integral part of any production, and iCAST mini is packed with powerful audio features. Audio mixing, mic input format setting and audio-to-video synchronization ensure your audio needs are covered.

Audio Mixer

The audio mixer allows you adjust audio levels and synchronize audio from multiple multimedia sources. With the configurable channel type, you can set the audio channel to either stereo or mono for a more balanced MIC input. You can also synchronize live video and audio with the built-in audio delay function.

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Datavideo iCast Mini 4K Presentation Switcher

Video Standard 4K & HD
Video Format Input:
3840x2160p: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i: 60/59.94/50, 720p: 60/59.94/50
525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

3840x2160p: 30/29.97/25
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
3840x2160p: 30/29.97/25
Input Routable / Crosspoint N/A
Video Processing 4K, 2K/30 4:4:4, 8bit
Mix HD & SD Source N/A
Computer Graphic Interface 2 via HDMI
Video Output 1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x USB 3.0 Type C (UVC)
Down-converted Output Yes
Analogue Audio Input 2 x 3 Pin XLR / 1/4” (6.3mm) Combo Socket
Analog Audio Output 1 x Stereo RCA set (L/R)
1 x Stereo headphone
Digital Embedded Audio Support Input 2 channels, Output 2 channels
Audio Delay Calibration Up to 170ms
A+V Switching Yes
Picture in Picture 1
Effects Cut
Camera Control DVIP/ RS-422/ RS-232
Built-in Audio Mixer Yes
Firmware Update USB
Chassis Unibody
Dimension (LxWxH) 220 x 154 x 75mm
Weight 1.1 kg
Power DC 12V 18.7W
Operating Temp. Range 0~40 °C

• 1 x iCast MINI product
• 1 x AD Switch DC 12V with AC Cord

Datavideo iCast Mini Presentation Switcher Review

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