BK Gemini Mk2

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  1. releaseyourself

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    Just ordered a black gloss version. I hope its an improvment on my Kef 2010.

    How long does it normally take for BK subs to be built?
     
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    i ordered mine about 2 weeks ago in cherry finish. havent heard anything since so deicded to phone bk earlier today and the woman i spoke to said they couldnt find my order. left her my number as she said she would call me back but still waiting :eek:
     
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    Sorry for jumping in, an extra question: where do they state the finishes available?
     
  4. ChrisAV

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    They seemed to disappear from the site a couple of weeks ago, from memory the range was the same as the XLS-200.

    Chris
     
  5. vavaclio

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    the minotaur has been discontinued and looks like you can no longer order the gemini. wish BK would give me an update on my order zzzz
     
  6. paul.w

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    i was quoted 2 weeks for my monolith df in oak, which seems to be the standard quote for delivery. however it actualy took just over a month.
    its a complete waste of time trying to phone them, because the woman will take your number, but never bothers to ring you back which is bloody annoying !!!
    however i can report that the sub is a great piece of kit and well worth the wait.
     
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    Hi,

    I ordered a Gemini in light oak via the telephone last Thursday. I was quoted 2weeks.

    The lady who took my order didn't have any specific details but said the MK2 was to be the same price as the MK 1 even although 'it would be much improved over the MK1'.

    Regards

    Pete
     
  8. releaseyourself

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    My order is a mk2 but i am not sure if i can reveal details of the new sub.

    Im sure bk will let you know though
     
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    The nice lady at BK told me BK black gloss subs only go to be lacquered every two weeks so it can be up to a 3 week delay for black gloss if you're order has to wait for the next batch. I've got a black gloss XLS 200 on order :)
     
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    I myself am torn between this subwoofer, or an MS309i, as this is a similar price why did you guys choose the BK Gemini? On a sidenote how much extra is the Gloss Black over the other finishes (I want it to match my Quad speakers)?

    Many thanks

    Anthony
     
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    Gemini MK2 ???

    Whats the specs?
    I only got my mk1 a few weeks ago.

    Had to wait 2 weeks and 2 days as i ordered it in high gloss. It is a nice sub though. Small and stylish and sounds good too.
    Heres a pic of my Gemini to keep you guys hanging in there :)

    [​IMG]
     
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    lol, his 50" panny is right there, how can u not see it :thumbsup: photoshop from ocuk forums?
     
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    Yes :smashin:
     
  15. releaseyourself

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    Ok, i hope it is ok posting this but this is what i know:

    Slightly bigger dimensions

    10" lightweight poly subwoofer for faster responce

    Apparently, it goes lower and deeper than mk1

    Price will be the same +/- a few £
     
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    is there any more news on this sub.

    i am sure that someone said that it appeared on the BK site then was removed.
     
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    Thread merged with this one :smashin:
     
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    It's now showing up on the website: Gemini

    Sounds really good!! Though it has grown slightly.
     
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    I had mine delivered yesterday. I've hooked it up to a Yamaha YSP 30D

    It's top quality and I went for light oak to match our other furniture. Here's some pics

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    I played U571 on DVD and the 'boom' from the sub was superb when the depth charges exploded.

    I've got a Kef set up with an HTB2 powered by a Denon amp in my main room and imo the Gemini is better.

    Cost the same as the Gemini MK1 as well.

    Cheers

    Pete
     
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    That looks really nice there, matches the unit well. It's a knats knacker off the size of the xls200 now I notice.
     
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    Peternut

    Looks superb in light oak finish!:thumbsup:
    matches your other equipment really well.
     
  22. Eny-

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    I presume that the Gemini that's on the site is the MK2?

    Do they charge the CC when they ship the sub or when ordering?
     
  23. peternut

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    I would presume so as it states that it's the MK2.

    Mine was charged when it was ready to be despatched
     
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    Cheers!

    Ordered. :D
     
  25. philipdavies

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    How long did it take from order to delivery?
    Philip
     
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    3 weeks
     
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    Thanks.
    I ordered mine two weeks ago and although they quote 7-10 days it seems its always around 3 weeks. You'd think they would give more accurate estimates.
    Philip
     
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    Hi peternut

    The sub looks fantastic in light oak

    Can you post a picture of the other side please

    How does it sound ?

    I am new to subs and am looking into buying the Gemini MK2 but don't know if I should maybe go for the XLS200 instead

    I see you are based in Glasgow so maybe if you don't mind I could pop round and have a listen

    Cheers

    Genghis
     
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    Hi,

    The sub sounds great as I mentioned in an earlier post - better than my KEF. Lots more ooomph & boom.

    There's a pic of the back on the BK website (saves me taking a photo and uploading!)

    Pete
     
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    Have you tested it with music as I will be using my sub with a hi-fi setup only and not for cinema ?
    How is the bass with music ?
    Cheers
     

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