Gemini UHF-5000 wireless microphone systems now shipping

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Gemini has announced it is now shipping the UHF-5000 Series of wireless microphone systems.

This new flagship collection features four frequency-agile systems in both handheld and hands-free configurations, offering reliable, cost-effective wireless solutions that let users enjoy total freedom of mobility.

The new series boasts high-quality UHF receivers with 1156 operating frequencies, Phase Locked Loop (PLL) circuitry, front panel volume control and a range of 250 feet. For professional vocal reproduction, the UHF-5100M and UHF-5200M systems include dynamic handheld microphone transmitters with high-sensitivity cardioid capsules and noise absorption components, making them ideal for singers, DJs, MCs and karaoke enthusiasts.

Gemini UHF-5100HL

For hands-free applications, the UHF-5100HL and UHF-5200HL feature discreet, lightweight belt pack transmitters and high-quality lavalier microphones that can be pinned to a jacket or attached to the included headset. And for added versatility, the 5200M and 5200HL systems sport dual receivers housed in one convenient enclosure.

“Without cables, any live performance is less restricted, more passionate and more effective,” says Alan Cabasso, President of GCI Technologies. “Gemini’s new UHF-5000 Series offers dependable wireless freedom and ultra-clear reception. Whether you’re entertaining a crowd, giving a speech or leading a fitness class, these new systems provide a versatile solution at an amazing price.”

In the coming months, Gemini will also ship the UHF-4000 Series, which offers many of the same features as the 5000 Series, but with 100 selectable frequencies. Designed to be reliable and affordable, Gemini’s new UHF systems let any user liberate their performance from the burden of cables.

The UHF-5100M and UHF-5100HL are available to purchase for $249.95 USD each; UHF-5200M and UHF-5200HL are $299.95 USD each.

More information: Gemimi / UHF-5000

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Gemini ships RS-415USB loudspeaker

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Gemini has announced it is shipping the RS-415USB, a great sounding loudspeaker that combines impeccable audio quality with a built-in USB and SD media player, allowing you to select and play tracks directly from a memory card or USB storage device.

Gemini RS-415USB speaker

The RS-415USB’s player section features an SD card slot and a USB port, along with controls for Play/Pause, Stop, Repeat and Track Skip, enabling users to locate their desired track on the connected device and play it with ease. A bright LCD screen even displays your track information, making navigation quick and simple.

The speaker also boasts a 15-inch woofer and 1.75-inch Titanium high frequency driver in a bi-amped, 300-watt system (245W + 55W), offering powerful, full-range sound and accurate audio reproduction.

“Gemini’s RS loudspeakers offer great sound quality and outstanding value,” says Mark Wilder, Vice President of Marketing for GCI Technologies. “Now, with the addition of a built-in USB and SD media player, the RS-415USB lets users play and control music right from an attached SD card or USB memory stick. Bands and mobile musicians can incorporate backing tracks into their sets, while bar, club and restaurant owners can use the RS-415USB as a simple, convenient way to provide music for their customers.”

The RS-415USB also features bass and treble tone control, plus dual microphone inputs as well as Line RCA and XLR inputs. An XLR output even allows a user to link additional speakers for a larger, louder setup. Thanks to its clever design, the RS-415USB combines a versatile, affordable loudspeaker solution with a powerful, handy media player.

The RS-415USB is available now for $349 USD/€409 EUR/£359 GBP.

More information: Gemini / RS-415USB

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Gemini announces GTX series passive loudspeakers

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Gemini has announced the new GTX series of passive loudspeakers.

Gemini GTX Series

With over three decades of speaker production under their belts, Gemini has always demonstrated an ability to seamlessly merge value and sound quality. And the new GTX loudspeakers follow suit, offering outstanding dispersion and accurate audio reproduction at an accessible price.

Ideal for a variety of performance spaces, as well as mobile DJs and gigging musicians, the new GTX series provides a great sounding, cost-effective speaker solution, thanks to balanced, full-range audio and rugged, portable enclosures.

With beefy, high-quality woofers and double piezo horns, the new GTX series features four configurations: the GTX-1000 houses a 10-inch woofer and handles 100 watts RMS; the GTX-1200 sports a 12-inch woofer and handles 125 watts RMS; the GTX-1500 contains a 15-inch woofer and handles 185 watts RMS; and the GTX-2150 boasts dual 15-inch woofers and handles 315 watts RMS.

“The GTX series was designed as a versatile speaker solution without the hefty price tag,” says Mark Wilder, Vice President of Marketing for GCI Technologies. “Gemini has a long history of providing quality speakers for budget-conscious performers and venues. Keeping with tradition, GTX ensures you don’t have to break the bank to get a great sounding speaker system.”

Outstanding audio quality and impressive power handling make the new GTX speakers perfect for PA applications in schools and houses of worship, while lightweight, roadworthy construction makes them ideal for DJs and musicians. Combining performance and affordability, GTX passive loudspeakers offer a classic complement to any stage, practice space or DJ rig.

Pricing:

  • GTX-1000 – $79.95 USD / €99 EUR / £79 GBP
  • GTX-1200 – $119.95 USD / €139 EUR / £129 GBP
  • GTX-1500 – $159.95 USD / €189 EUR / £159 GBP
  • GTX-2150 – $239.95 USD / €279 EUR / £249 GBP

More information: Gemini DJ / GTX Series

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Gemini enters the Portable PA Market with MS-USB

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GCI Technologies is now shipping the MS-USB, an all-inclusive portable sound system with a USB memory port and SD card slot, allowing direct playback of media files from thumb drives and memory cards.

Gemini DJ MS-USB

For added convenience, a stereo RCA input also lets you connect a CD player or iPod. Ideal for speeches, assemblies, tradeshows, parties, outdoor events and even mobile music applications, the MS-USB offers a great sounding, supremely portable PA solution.

The MS-USB boasts a high-quality built-in amplifier, which supplies 100 watts of peak power (50 watts RMS) to its enclosed 8-inch speaker. And to ensure seamless performance wherever and whenever you need it, the MS-USB provides up to twelve hours of continuous operation thanks to its ultra-efficient rechargeable battery.

For easy navigation through files and folders stored on your USB sticks and memory cards, the MS-USB features a large LCD display and a rotary Search knob. The system also includes a pro-grade dynamic microphone, along with a ¼-inch line input that lets you plug in a guitar or keyboard and play along with backing tracks.

MS-USB features

  • Powered, mountable 2-way speaker system for any portable application.
  • Built-in rechargeable battery with level indicator lasts over 12 hours.
  • Three inputs: 1 Balanced, 1 Instrument/Mic, 1 Aux (Stereo RCA).
  • Link (line) Output Jack.
  • Inputs for USB key drive or device and SD card.
  • Controls for Search, Loop, Reloop, Repeat, and Pitch (buttons & slider).
  • LCD for easy location of USB and SD card files.
  • Master Volume/Individual Gain Control for Input 1 & 2.
  • Enhanced bass output creates a full, rich sound.
  • Professional quality microphone included.
  • Heavy-duty aluminum construction.
  • Two-wheel system with retractable handle for easy portability.
  • 1-3/8″ PA speaker stand mountable.

The MS-USB is available to purchase for $219 USD / £165 GBP / 181 EUR.

More information: Gemini DJ / MS-USB

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