Q: Who do I call if I want to book facilities?
If you want information about facilities you can phone the manager of the specific region (contacts tab). For quick quotes
Rajiv Anandchund can be contacted or complete the form under the bookings tab
Q: Where can I find the nearest TVOB Office?
TVOB’s have a country wide infrastructure with offices in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth (see contact us)
Q: Do you also have some uplinks available?
TVOB’s have a number of DSNG units available
Q: What is an MPU?
An MPU is a small OB unit (Multi-Purpose Unit) typically with 5 cameras
Q: How many cameras in each OB van?
Large OB units come standard with 18 cameras and MPU’s typically have 5 cameras. The units are however very flexible and can take many more cameras depending on client requirements
Q: What are the various lenses available?
HD: Wide angle 11x4.5, 17:1, 20:1, 22:1, 70:1, 72:1, 86:1
SD: 11:1, 14:1, 19:1, 70:1
Q: Does TVOB have HD facilities
All OB units are HD except OB 7J and MPU 1D (Durban) which is SD
Q: What is a flyaway kit?
Our flyaway kit is a light weight production unit that can be packed in suitcases so that it can be flown anywhere in the world at minimum freight cost.
Q: What is the size of your flyaway kit?
The flyaway kit can accommodate a maximum of 8 cameras.
Q: Is it possible to see the OB Vans on production?
Yes it can be arranged – the units can also be viewed when parked at the OB base
Q: How are the units powered?
The units come standard with a power generator. Fully redundant broadcast power can be arranged if required
Q: Is it possible to hire lighting equipment?
TVOB’s have a limited stock of lighting equipment. TVOB’s can however refer clients to lighting companies
Q: Do you provide C-Band Uplinks?
No, but we can source.
Q: Do you provide HD microwave Links?
Yes we have a comprehensive array of HD microwave links both mobile and fixed to supply all your connectivity needs.
Q: Do TVOB’s have experience in Host Broadcasting
TVOB’s is the only OB Company in South Africa that has extensive experience in Host Broadcasting for major events