Gemini Introduces FirstMix, A USB DJ Controller For Noobs

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Gemini is known for making some pretty cool DJ equipment and mixers. Today they released FirstMix, a USB DJ controller with two scratch wheels, rotaries and a cross fader. The controller sources music from iTunes or any other music library and plays them in the included Cross LE DJ software. The controller also works with Traktor, Virtual DJ and Algoriddim’s DJAY and other popular DJ software.

FirstMix received “Best in Show” at this years Winter NAMM show. “We took many of the best features from our Gemini professional DJ products and integrated them into FirstMix for anyone who is interested in a fun and easy way to get started in digital DJ,” says Mark Wilder, Vice President of Marketing for GCI Technologies. “FirstMix lets you ‘scratch’ right out of the box and gives you the tools you need to put together a great party mix.”

Price is $79.95, and will be available at many electronics and DJ retailers in May, 2011.

Press Release

Edison, NJ – March 10, 2011 – Gemini, a division of GCI Technologies and a leading innovator of modern DJ technology, is excited to unveil the FirstMix USB DJ Controller for aspiring DJs. This easy to use, yet feature rich controller with two touch sensitive jog wheels that allow anyone to scratch like a pro.

A “Best in Show” winner at the 2011 Winter NAMM show, FirstMix connects via USB and allows users to DJ using their iTunes or other music library. FirstMix ships with Cross LE DJ software from MixVibes and is also compatible with Traktor, Virtual DJ and Algoriddim’s DJAY and other popular DJ software.

“We took many of the best features from our Gemini professional DJ products and integrated them into FirstMix for anyone who is interested in a fun and easy way to get started in digital DJ,” says Mark Wilder, Vice President of Marketing for GCI Technologies. “FirstMix lets you ‘scratch’ right out of the box and gives you the tools you need to put together a great party mix.”

Other key features include the ability to seamlessly mix songs together, spice up tracks with effects, play music in reverse, adjust bass and treble output and record your set. Priced at $79.95, the FirstMix is the newest addition to Gemini’s Digital DJ Controller line and will be available through musical instrument, electronics, and DJ retailers in May, 2011.

For the latest information on FirstMix and all of Gemini’s DJ gear, visit http://www.geminidj.com and follow us at facebook.com/TheGeminiDJ and twitter.com/gemini_dj.

About GCI Technologies:

GCI Technologies is three innovative music product brands: Gemini, Cortex, and iKey Audio. Gemini, who virtually invented the mobile entertainment products genre in the 1970s, is well-known in the DJ and pro audio markets. Cortex breaks new ground in technology products for the modern digital DJ. iKey produces numerous recording products for musicians, home studio enthusiasts and audio hobbyists.