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NBC's production army of over 450 people has encamped in Tampa and is working round the clock to be ready for Sunday. The brigade of engineers, technicians, gaffers, grips, shooters, stage managers, teleprompter operators, blimp pilots, sound techs, video shaders, replay operators, graphic artists, directors, assistant directors, producers, caterers, production managers, makeup artists, accountants, drivers, editors, security officers, runners, and dozens of other positions will come together to put on television's biggest event of the year.
Some of the equipment they'll be operating:
93 Microphones (including 12 on-field parabolic microphones
52 High Definition Cameras (2 SD Cameras for Game Clock and Play Clock)
50 Miles of Camera and Microphone cable
45 Vehicles (control trucks, mobile units, office trailers, Horse Trailer)
24 Digital Video Replay Sources
22 Hard Cameras (including 2 Super Slo-Mo's and three "X-Mo's)
20 Hand-held Cameras (including two SteadyCams)
10 NEP Supershooter Trailers in the TV Compound
8 Digital Post-Production Facility (5 Avid Suites, 3 Final Cut Pro Suites)
5 Robotic Cameras (including two fixed on the Field Goal posts)
2 RF Hand-held cameras
1 "Cable-Cam" camera suspended above the playing field
1 Hard Camera for scenic views of Tampa Bay