Gearhouse broadcast drives new HD OB supertruck into SMPTE 2013

Press Release

In a significant first for the SMPTE exhibition Gearhouse Broadcast will this year demo its new state of the art 30-camera HD OB supertruck, HD6, at the show.

The multi-million dollar, recently completed, HD6 supertruck which boasts a larger production space, unique powerful replay environment based around the NVISION NV8576 true hybrid main vision router and more processing power than any other single truck in the market, integrates an audio mixing and control room, replay area, production gallery, CCU and vision control and engineering space and a who’s who of the latest industry-leading technology.

Also on the Gearhouse Broadcast stand will be the full range of Hitachi cameras including the SK-HD1200 HD broadcast camera with its extremely low noise HDTV image and integration of new 2.3 million pixel, micro-lens array, native 1080p CCDs. Alongside the SK-HD1200 will be the SK-HD1500 HD high-end multi-format high speed production camera developed for super slow motion applications and capable of 3x speed 1080-line HD operation. Completing the trio of high-end Hitachi cameras will be the top-of-the-line multi-purpose HDTV DK-HD100 HD broadcast camera, the high-performance special application HDTV/SD camera that is ideal for graphics stand, point of view and remote observation applications.

Where there are cameras there are lenses and at this year’s show Gearhouse will also be demonstrating the full range of Canon HD lenses on their stand.

Manning the stand this year will be a full team from Gearhouse including owner John Newton alongside Manny Papas, Ray Martin, Garth Wienke and a host of Gearhouse’s outside broadcast engineers

For more information on Gearhouse Broadcast at SMPTE contact Manny Papas on 0459 102 828 or at