Denver, CO (November 2, 2020)—Denver-based live production company Mobile TV Group (MTVG) has added a third FLEX mobile unit to its fleet of 30-plus OB trucks, equipping 47 FLEX with Calrec digital audio products and MTVG’s new Cloud Control capability.
The new 47 FLEX truck, along with its sister vehicles 45 FLEX and 46 FLEX, takes full advantage of Calrec’s Artemis digital audio console, with audio-over-IP capabilities via Calrec’s H2-IP Gateway technology. The new dual-trailer units’ infrastructures are all based around the Grass Valley Kayenne K-Frame X IP switcher, an Evertz 384-port EXE 2.0 IP router and an Evertz Magnum control system, to offer 1080p capacity.
The three latest FLEX units are dual-trailer outfits, with 53-foot expanding trailers (to 16’ 6” wide) for unit A, and 53-foot long (8’ 6” wide) for Unit B VMU trailers. 47 FLEX serves the Marquee Sports Network, home of the Chicago Cubs. Mobile TV Group is also building a 48 FLEX OB truck, which is a 53-foot expandable unit and will also house a Calrec Artemis.
Mobile TV Group predominantly services the U.S. sports markets, with units spread across the country, each run by around 50 engineers. The current count of 30-plus mobile units, including 15 dual-trailer rigs (Unit A and VMU-Unit B) that can run the group’s ‘dual-feed’ production concept — operations for both home and visiting teams from two spaces but with shared technical resources.
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