Gemini Turntables

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  1. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Anyone ever used them???

    Theres a pair of TT02's in a cash converter near me however, I'm not sure whether or not they're are any good to start with let alone once they're second hand.

    So if anyone has used them and can give me a brief review that would be great, also if they aren't any good what about the TT04s? They're some sexy looking turntables
     
  2. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    I reckon they are probably on par with entry level numarks to be honest. well..... a mate had a pair of gemini's way back when... and they were good. I havent any first hand experience with any new ones though....
     
  3. hyperd4eva

    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    they ok i guess.. could get worse.. im sure u can get some cheaper gemini's with the digital display etc ?
     
  4. sam the dnb man

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    I used a pair of decks that had a sort of digital pitch once.
    It was horrible, you can't go between say 4.1 and 4.2.
     
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    evermind Broken Symmetry

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    Just because the display goes directly from 4.1 to 4.2 doesn't mean that it actually jumps in steps of 0.1 ... I have a pair of those, you just can't see that it is on let's say +4.12348 which would show as +4.1. Anyway I don't really use this feature.
     
  6. hyperd4eva

    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    Yeah same on vestaz pdx's
     
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    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    I had a pair of these badboys before i got my PDX's.... Vestax PDT-5000.... wooden body... GANGSTA!! Analog pitch display


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  9. ScottyEightSix

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    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    hahahahahaha!!! noob mind is ignorant.


    Vestax PDX 2000 MkII Pro --- THE BEST DECKS ON THE PLANET


    Dont try and argue the bullshit about technics being the best... they arent... they're are the toughest.... not the best. FACT.

    ---------- Post added at 12:58 ---------- Previous post was at 12:41 ----------

    I shall prove me point....

    Technics Torque: 1.7kg/cm
    Vestax Torque: 2.7kg/cm

    Technics Tonearm: shitty bent one (otherwise known as "universal")
    Vestax Tonearm: Anti Skip with Dynamic Balance technology. A.S.T.S tonearm and high condensed ABS cabinet enables the highest resistance to feedback. (Straight Tonearm)

    Technics Pitch: 8%
    Vestax Pitch: Fine: 10% Ultra: 50%

    Technics Motor Control: Start/Stop
    Vestax Motor Control: custom start and stop control. Start slow or start zero to full RPM in 0.5 seconds.



    Basically its like camparing a Nissan GT-R with a Ford Escort. Ford Escort is old, built like a tank and is more reliable.... but GT-R is a million times better.
     
  11. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Noob mind? I've been djing for 6 years!

    An I aint the biggest technics fan, the only reason if any i bought some would be to get Noize to pimp the shit out of them!

    I'd rather get a pair of Numark TTXs, Gemini TT04s or Stanton ST 150s

    As I am moving out soon they aint in my price range, so a pair of Gemini TT02s for £70 looked a belting offer

    As for your comparisons;

    Torque over 2kg wouldn't make a difference to me, only really need it higher than that if you're getting into turntablism.

    Anyway I'm pretty sure Stanton have 5kg of torque an so do the Gemini TT04s!

    Bent tonearms dont wear your records as quick

    entry level numarks have 10% pitch nothing to boast about, just means you have to be more precise

    start stop times can be adjusted on Kam decks ffs, nothing to brag about.
     
  12. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    hahahaha... just winding you up mate.

    but yeh... you proved my point though... Kam/Gemini/Numark all have these functions.... yet technics is still in the stonage.... the only thing thats keeping them afloat is word of mouth... and a metal case.
     
  13. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Yeah sorry mate, reading that back I sound like i'm having a go, long stressful day at work.

    But I agree, I don't rate Technics as highly as a lot of people do but don't take anything away from them, they are great to use