Amiga Hardware Database Expansion cards



Video Toaster 4000 Photo
Company
NewTek, USA
 Date
1993
 Amiga
A4000
 Interface
video slot
 
  • successor of the Video Toaster
  • when installed in the A4000:
    • works much faster than the original Video Toaster and gives A4000 specific features
    • full AGA support and new effects particular to the AGA mode
    • nine banks of digital video effects
    • plugs into the video slot but takes up the space of the Zorro slot above it
  • when installed in the A2000 or A3000:
    • works slower than the original Video Toaster
    • six banks of digital video effects
  • triple frame buffers
  • the input and output BNC connectors are placed on a removable board - separate versions for A2000 / A3000 / A4000 cases
    new features of v3.0 software
  • Character Generator
    • Compugraphic and Type 1 font support
    • automatic kerning
    • over 300 fonts included
  • LightWave: animations can be recorded in realtime from the switcher
    new features of v4.1 software
  • Switcher
    • 600 effects
    • customizable interface
    • drag and drop effects, CG pages, control elements, Flyer video clips
  • Project Editor
    • allows building a new switcher, creating slide shows with still stores and effects
    • intuitive drag and drop storyboard
  • Character Generator
    • realtime scaling PostScript brushes, gradient fonts
    • realtime display of brushes
    • spell checker
    • expanded ARexx port
  • Toaster Paint
    • full screen painting
    • support for Flyer clips for rotoscoping, filters and special effects
    • global flood fill mode

    Photo
    NewTek Video Toaster 4000 -  front side
    front side

    NewTek Video Toaster 4000 -  back side
    back side

    NewTek Video Toaster 4000 -  back side
    back side

    NewTek Video Toaster 4000 - Line board front side
    Line board, front side

    NewTek Video Toaster 4000 - Main board front side
    Main board, front side

    NewTek Video Toaster 4000 - RAM board front side
    RAM board, front side




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