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From sport to reality television, studio to outside broadcasts Flyaway specialist Gearhouse Broadcast has an impeccable track record in the delivery of broadcast project solutions.

Gearhouse Broadcast are renowned for developing innovative, value-adding broadcast rigs, which have been used in terrains from Australian Rainforests to the Indian Sub-Continent.

Gearhouse's Flyaways deliver high quality and technically innovative solutions that will enable complex high-definition broadcasts wherever it's needed.

Definition of a Flyaway

A Flyaway is a portable production unit which contains everything you need to create a broadcast.  It is used predominantly on location and for outside broadcast work but can also be used to enhance facilities in existing studios, for instance to upgrade to HD for a particular programme.

Leading The Field In Live Broadcast

Our Flyaways have been used at some of the world’s most prestigious sporting events including  Football World Cups & European Championship Football, both Olympic and Commonwealth Games and at international tennis tournaments the ATP World Tour & Finals, the Australian Open Tennis and Wimbledon.  In terms of reality programmes we have been the sole broadcast facility provider for the first four and last six productions of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here.

High Specification

Gearhouse Broadcast Flyaways offer a high specification, bespoke design, 2 - 36 camera, HD, SD or Multi-format portable production unit which you can use for additional facilities or to create new production facilities in your studio or on location.

Cost Effective

Our Flyaways are cost effective to transport and are tailor made to suit any productions specific requirements. The modular system allows us to increase or decrease production facility size easily. HD, SD or multi-format our Flyaways use the latest technology vision mixers, routers, servers and sophisticated communication systems.

Fast, Flexible and Efficient

Gearhouse Broadcast's proven modular designed HD or SDI fly-away solutions can be built and de-rigged quickly ensuring fast turnaround times for our clients making our solutions more economical. Flyaway facilities also enable broadcast equipment to be taken to any location in the world and create high specification facilities with the capability to carry out any type of production.

Custom Built

We produce system drawings that give clear guidance through a partial or entire system, showing our technical philosophy at a glance.  The systems - built into 32U and 20RU flight cases - are made up of Video Distribution, Audio Distribution, Video Router, Audio Router, Camera Control, Communication and Master Control Rigs. The modular design enables the size of a facility to be increased or de-creased with ease dependent on the production requirements.


We provide full production facilities for the coverage of a specific event large or small with cameras, audio, slo-motion replay with either VTR or disc based equipment.  For MCR (Master Control Rooms) and IBC (International Broadcast Centres) facilities include signal distribution, quality control, communication systems, archiving, tape format transfers, standards conversion, production control galleries or stand alone linear and non-linear edit suites.

Audio - Break Through One Box Solution

Gearhouse Broadcast provides a first class audio service offering consultancy and audio packages. Radio microphone packages are individually designed for each client, aerials, transmitters, frequencies, and receivers are picked depending on the environment and application the customer needs. Our one box solution has been used by numerous clients and has been a breakthrough in how racks with radio microphones are packaged. Everything you need is there, aerials, transmitters, receivers, with internal wiring and output panels. The system is up and running in less than ten minutes. As well as radio microphones from Shure, Trantec, and Sennheiser, we also have a large range of other equipment available, in fact everything from a complete audio de-rig system to a single microphone.