GEMINI-II by sE Electronics
The Gemini II Dual Tube Microphone from sE Electronics is designed for crucial capturing of vocals and instruments in professional recording applications and features a unique dual tube design. The sE-Electronics twin triode valves feature a 12AX7 (ECC83) and 12AU7 (ECC82) tubes that provide pristine warmth and detail at the input and output stages of the microphone.The Gemini II maintains a low noise floor, minimizing the "room noise" associated with most tube microphones. The capsule houses a large diaphragm cardioid element that features a wide 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response. The cardioid polar pattern is flexible for most applications as it rejects ambiance and noise at the off-axis sections of the capsule. The Gemini II uses an external Power Supply Unit (PSU) and an 3-pin screw-on terminal ensures a secure connection from the microphone to the PSU. A generous 13 foot (4.2 meter) cable is supplied for flexible placement and a heavy duty, wooden storage case is also supplied.High Pass Filter SwitchThe Gemini II features a few improvements over the original Gemini. A high-pass filter switch is in place and eliminates low-frequency hum and noise.-10 dB Pad SwitchA -10 dB Pad switch has been added for attenuating microphone level when capturing excessively loud audio signals.Dual Valve DesignThe Gemini II features a twin valve design. A 12AX7 provides the warmth and detail on the input stage while a 12AU7 provides a transformer-less output stage.Cardioid Polar PatternThe fixed cardioid pattern rejects noise and ambiance at the off-axis sections of the capsule while.Low Noise FloorThe Gemini's audio reproduction eliminates the ambient noise associated with most tube microphones.Generous Cable LengthThe Gemini II features a secure connection to the PSU and a generous long cable provides flexible placement.UPC: 850426001330In the Box sE Electronics Gemini II Dual Tube Cardioid Condenser Microphone with High Pass Filter and -10dB Pad Mic Cable to PSU (13' / 4.2 m) Power Supply Unit Metal Road Case
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.