The technical operator lives on an isolated farm in the rural Karoo, and drives through to Cape Town alone, in a private vehicle.
The technical operator has all the appropriate PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) like masks and gloves.
The only point of contact is the placement of the lapel microphone that clips onto any piece of clothing.
All equipment is surgically cleaned with alcohol swabs after every broadcast.
Canon Eos 2000D
Zoom f8 recorder
Lenovo Thinkpad X260
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
LP-E10 batteries x 3
24.0 effective megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
9 AF points with 1 cross-type point in the center at f/5.6, extra sensitivity at f/2.8 or faster
ISO sensitivity 100 – 6400 (expandable to H: 12800)
1080p Full HD video recording at 24p, 25p (25 Hz) and 30p (29.97 Hz) with drop frame timing
720p HD video recording at 60p (59.94 Hz) and 50p (50 Hz)
3.0″ in 4:3 ratio colour TFT LCD screen
8-channel/10-track field audio recorder/mixer
High quality mic preamps with up to 75 dB gain, less than -127 dBu EIN, and +4 dB line inputs
Accurate Time Code (0.2 ppm) I/O on standard BNC connectors; dropframe/non-drop formats with Jam Sync
Three different power supply options: 8x AA batteries, external DC battery pack with Hirose connector, or 12V AC adapter
Phantom power (+48V/+24V) on every input
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC card slots, up to 512 GB each
Records in BWF-compliant WAV or MP3 file formats
Professional Clip- On Lapel for camcorders & Audio recorders
– Omni directional condenser microphone
– Broadcast- quality condenser mic ideal for video use
– Type Electret: Condenser Microphone
– Polar Pattern: Omnidirectional
– Frequency Response: 35- 18KHz +/- 3dB
– Max SPL: 120 dB
– Sensitivity: – 38dB +/- 3dB / 0dB=1V/Pa, 1kHz
– Output Impedance: 200 ohms
– Power Requirement: 48V Phantom Power
– Signal- to- Noise Ratio: 78 dB
All equipment is battery operated, we have our own mobile 4G internet hotspot, so are completely “Eskom proof”
We can offer either a live stream, or you can also do a pre-recorded message to distribute on your digital channel.