NewTek Connect Spark Pro

NewTek Connect Spark Pro

  • Vendor: NewTek
  • Product Type: Converters

NewTek Connect Spark Pro is the fastest, easiest, and most flexible solution for converting 4K UHD video for IP workflows. In its ultra-portable enclosure, it combines the groundbreaking benefits of NDI, NewTek’s innovative Network Device Interface technology, with powerful, professional features for modern video production.

Full-Bandwidth NDI Output

Translate video from the connected camera or device to IP, delivering to the network as a high-quality NDI video source with near-zero latency.

Portable and Mountable

Carry Connect Spark Pro with you wherever you go, or optionally mount to a compatible camera or support using the industry-standard threaded screw mount.

Compatible With Any NDI Workflow

Share video over IP with any compatible system, device, or application that supports NDI, including NewTek solutions and products from third-party manufacturers and developers.

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Convert video of any compatible format to NDI, including 4K UHD, with native support for resolutions up to 2160p at 60 frames per second.

HDMI Input

Connect, capture, and convert any compatible HDMI video source.

Power over Ethernet (POE)

Power Connect Spark Pro via USB, or optionally power over the wired Ethernet connection using a suitable POE networking device.

Professional-Level Audio

Present high-quality sound, with support for embedded HDMI digital audio and 1/4” analog audio.

NDI Transfer Modes

Transmit video to your network using your choice of supported NDI transfer modes, to include unicast and multicast UDP with forward error correction (FEC), and unicast TCP.


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.

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 using the free NDI Virtual Input*tool.

* NDI Virtual Input included with the free NewTek NDI Tools download.

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.

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.

For further information check out the NewTek website

Video Input 1 x HDMI
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, 30, 24
1080p: 60, 59.94, 50, 30, 29.97, 25, 24
1080i: 59.94, 50
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
136.40 x 84.33 x 23.37 mm (5.37 x 3.32 x .92 in)
.28 kg (.65 lbs)