A complex system spread across the facilities of BBC 1, BBC 3 and CBBC, has a total of 44 channels of radio microphones and 9 channels of in-ear monitoring.
A combination of personal mics for the reality section and chromed hand held mics for presenters Patrick Kielty and Claudia Winkleman
uses 5 of Sennheiser's 8 way 1046 receiver racks and 2 of their 3 way 203 racks. Transmitters are SK50/SK3063 body packs with MKE2 Gold mics
for the personals and the new SKM5200 hand held transmitters for the presenters. Sennheiser themselves provide the contestants performance mics.
Look out for the final on Red Nose Day - Friday March 16th - Come on Tara we say!