TIMEBAR – Multipurpose Timecode Display


The TIMEBAR is a lightweight and versatile timecode display with high-contrast OLED technology, suitable for studio and on-set use. It also serves as a fully-fledged timecode generator, timer, text display and more.


2-4 weeks

SKU: TB1 Category:


The TIMEBAR is the all-rounder among timecode displays, combining multi-functionality with a high-contrast display. Equipped with OLED technology, the TIMEBAR features a unique alphanumeric design that ensures excellent readability, making it suitable for use both in the studio and on set. It serves as a reliable timecode generator or as a timecode display for directors and the team.

The TIMEBAR can be used as a timer or stopwatch device for presenters and content creators. Its versatility extends to displaying text messages via Setup App, making it a true multitool among timecode displays.

The OLED display not only provides high contrast, but also ensures low energy consumption, allowing the TIMEBAR to last throughout the entire day. To facilitate sustainable and long-term use, both the battery and the OLED display are easily replaceable and can be obtained from the official shop or numerous authorized dealers.

The Tentacle TIMEBAR seamlessly integrates into the overall Tentacle workflow, allowing easy and intuitive operation through the familiar Setup App via Bluetooth®. This ensures a smooth and efficient experience for users in various production scenarios.



  • High-contrast OLED Technology with a Wide Viewing Angle
  • Compact & Lightweight
  • Unique Alphanumeric Display Design
  • Typical Battery Runtime 24 hours
  • Control, Sync & Operate all devices via Bluetooth®
  • Timecode Generator with TC In & Out
  • Timer & Stopwatch Functionality
  • Text Display
  • Tentacle Sync Studio Software License included (macOS)
  • Limited Two Year Warranty
  • Designed and Manufactured in Germany




  • 3.5 mm Jack: Timecode In/Out                                                                                                                                                             
  • USB Connection: USB-C (USB 2.0)
  • USB Operating Modes: Charging, Firmware Update


Control & Sync

  • Bluetooth®: 5.2 Low Energy
  • Remote Control: Tentacle Setup App (iOS/Android)                                                                                                            
  • Synchronization: Via Bluetooth® (Tentacle Setup App) 
  • Jam-Sync via Cable
  • Timecode In/Out: LTC via 3.5 mm Jack  
  • Drift: High Precision TCXO / Accuracy less than 1 frame drift in 24 hours (-30°C to +85°C)                                                                                      
  • Frame Rates: SMPTE 12M / 23.98, 24, 25 (50), 29.97 (59.94), 29.97DF, 30 



  • Power Source: Built-in rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery
  • Battery Capacity: 2200 mAh
  • Battery Operation Time: 6 hours (highest brightness) to 80 hours (lowest brightness)
  • Battery Charging Time: Standard Charge: 4-5 hours, Fast Charge: 2 hours



  • Mounting: Integrated Hook Surface on the Back for Easy Mounting, other Mounting Options available separately 
  • Weight: 222 g / 7.83 oz
  • Dimensions: 211 x 54 x 19 mm / 8.3 x 2.13 x 0.75 inches



  • 1x TIMEBAR – Multipurpose Timecode Display 
  • 1x 3.5 mm to Straight BNC Cable
  • 1x USB-A to USB-C Cable
  • 1x Zipper Bag Long
  • 1x Software License for Tentacle Sync Studio (macOS)


Find more detailed informations here: https://tentaclesync.com/timebar

Additional information

Weight 0.373 kg
Dimensions 27.4 × 11 × 4.7 cm