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OB16 – Live Outside Broadcast Truck


Timeline’s live 4K UHD/HD outside broadcast truck, OB16, is a medium size, single expanding unit that can cater for 12 cabled cameras along with multiple radio cameras. The unique feature of this OB truck is the built in 1.8 metre satellite dish and fully redundant uplink chain. This enables the truck to provide both comprehensive production facilities and uplink services reducing costs.

The production area is fitted with a Snell 9600 Kahuna vision mixer with a large Maverik control surface. This comprehensive system enables the truck to deliver 4K UHD programmes to the same high standard of usability.

Floor plan


  • Length: 11m
  • Width 2.5 – 3.45m expanded
  • Height: 4m
  • Power: 2 x 63amp single phase

VT and Editing

  • Comprehensive VTR area
  • Three EVS Machines
  • Two HDCam VTR

Production Area

  • Eight production staff
  • Main stack – 40 sources
  • 3x 26” displays
  • Rear desk – 12 sources

Production Monitor Stack

Vision Mixer

  • Snell 9600 Kahuna Vision Mixer
  • 120 inputs
  • Axon Cerebrum control system
  • 16 keyers
  • Miranda Hybrid Router and Multi-viewer


  • Calrec 32 Fader Artemis sound desk
  • Hydra2 stage-boxes
  • Riedel Artist 64 Talkback Matrix


  • Up to 12 cameras

Credits list:

  • Lakeside World Darts
  • BBC Live Lessons
  • International Table Tennis Federation Team World Cup
  • EFL Championship
  • Royal Opera House Big Screen
  • Henley Royal Regatta
  • Moto GP
  • Winter Paralympics
  • Chelsea Flower Show
  • Women’s FA Cup
  • Manchester City F.C. Homecoming
  • National League Football
  • Superleague Triathlon
  • Cardiff Half Marathon
  • BBC Match of the Day 2

If you would like to view or hire our outside broadcast trucks please contact us: info@timeline.tv

+44 (0) 3450 944 445