Croatel Adds 3rd HD OBVan to Its Fleet

Croatel and TVC have agreed to showcase CROATEL HD OB 3 at IBC 2014

TVC has delivered its latest rack-ready one side expandable OB van to Croatel built on Volvo FH 420 HP 6X2 rigid chassis. CROATEL HD OB 3 is designed to meet the highest requirements of international broadcasting.

The OB van equipped with 20x Grass Valley LDK 8000 Elite cameras, Video mixer GRASS VALLEY KARRERA 3 M/E, Audio mixer STUDER VISTA 5 M3, EVS SYSTEM XT 3, MIRANDA multiviewer system with crossconverter cards and SONY BVM – PVM series monitors. The coach includes motorized drums for triax or fibre cables, separate isolated room for audio console & operator, production area, slomo and engineering areas. One side expandable rigid coach is 11.9 m. length, width (travel) - 2,55 m., width (expanded) - 3,8 m., height – 4 m. It also includes hydraulic jacks, redundant air conditioning systems, 2 double power feeds, UPS for 20 min operation.


“TVC have done a great job in a very short period of time but in superior quality. TVC engineers offered and implemented original mechanical solutions which had a positive effect on the OB operation.”  – says Tonko Barac, Managing director at Croatel.
“It was nice working with Croatel on this project. We are proud to meet and exceed customer’s expectations taking into account challenging deadline and budget constraints.” said Vlad Belkovs, TVC regional business manager Europe.

About Croatel:
CROATEL offers services for the professional outside broadcast and satellite communication, company has been active on the market for over 20 years and currently has 60 employees. CROATEL owns three HD OB vans for HD production of UEFA Champions League and Europa Football League and is also responsible for realization of all Croatian Football League games. CROATEL‘s main business activity is HDTV production, as well as ownership, realization and 24/7 service of HDTV playout system (facility) that broadcasts 4 sports .


About TVC:
TVC is the largest company in the Baltic broadcast system s integration market. The company is engaged in the integration services of specialized professional audio and video systems as well as the production of specialized broadcast vehicles. The company was established in 1996 in Šiauliai, Lithuania. Currently the company employs 50 audio and video equipment engineers, system designers, and other qualified specialists. In 2010 the company received ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 1800:2007 standard certifications.