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Now available from Imperial Guitar & Soundworks!!!

New sE Gemini II dual valve microphone serial number GEMIB01619.

"This microphone been opened plugged in and has about 2 hours of demo time at our friend Kevin McMahon's [24 track analog tape & pro tools] studio Marcata Studio in New Paltz NY."

MSRP $1899.00 - Regular Discount $1499.00 - IGS Demo Price - $1359.00

The Gemini II dual valve microphone is a no-holds-barred piece of microphone history. The dual valve design means pure valve warmth from the 12AX7 input valve, coupled with a 12AU7 valve on the output stage. The result is an incredibly large, detailed, and intimate sound – reminiscent of the classic valve microphones from decades ago, but with a thoroughly modern twist.

THE GEMINI CONCEPT: DUAL-TUBE DESIGN

Most microphones use a transformer to optimize the mic's output impedance and couple the mic to the mic preamplifier. With the Gemini II, this optimization is accomplished with a second vacuum tube, negating any high-frequency rolloff typically incurred with a transformer.

This provides the Gemini II with a sparkling, pristine high-end typically only found in the most expensive solid-state microphones, while maintaining the rich, thick tonality of a tube mic.

Not just for vocals, the bass cut filter and -10dB pad make the Gemini useful for loud and heavy sources like drum room mics and booming timpani.

HANDCRAFTED CAPSULE & LARGER-THAN-LIFE SOUND

The Gemini II has a 1/4” capsule that is handcrafted and individually tuned in our very own factory.

Thanks to a larger-than-life capsule, true condenser technology and ultra-precision parts, the Gemini II delivers a massive sound right out of the box.

In addition, the Gemini II’s hand-made metal housing and gold-sputtered diaphragms, ensure maximum reliability in any and all sonic settings.

The Gemini II comes packaged in a wooden presentation box next to its custom shockmount and robust power supply, all within a secure and solid flight case.

Gemini II $1359.00

SPECIFICATIONS

Capsule Type: Hand-Crafted True Condenser

Diaphragm: 35mm Gold/Mylar

Directional Pattern: Cardioid

Frequency range: 20 Hz - 20 kHz

Impedance: 200 Ohms

Sensitivity: 40 mV/Pa (-28 dB)

Max SPL: 135/145 dB (0/-10 dB pad) (0.5% THD @ 1kHz)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 81 dB

Self Noise: 13 dB(A)

Pass Filter Switch: 150 Hz

Preattenuation Pad: -10 dB

Power Requirement: Dedicated PSU (included)

Weight (mic): 1180g / 41.60oz

Weight (PSU): 1970g / 69.50oz

Tube complement: 1x 12AX7/ECC83, 1x 12AU7/ECC82

Connector: XLR3F from PSU

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sE Electronics
Brand New
Original Hard
23 Years
$1,359
Imperial Guitar & Soundworks
Bill, Dianne
845-255-2555
New Paltz, NY
10:57 AM
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tues. - Sat. Mondays by appointment only

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