GS-CU001E/1 MKII - With Electronically Balanced Inputs & Outputs

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GS-CU001E/1 MKII - With Electronically Balanced Inputs & Outputs

Model Number: GS-CU001E/1 MKII

Brand: Glensound - Commentary

Regular price $3,535.09 (Ex GST) $3,888.60 (Inc GST) Sale

Commentators Equipment (Stand Alone Systems)

Three Commentator Unit With Independent Monitoring

The GS-CU001E/1 is a highly versatile commentary unit. It was designed after close consultation with end users and the result is a stand alone unit which offers a wide range of facilities, and it is equally at home on the terraces, as it is in a studio.

The MkII Version

The MkII version now adds the following as standard features:
- 48v phantom power
- upgraded input gain pot
- input gain range increased from -20 to +10 dB
- GPOs on Mic and talkback buttons to allow integration with main intercom or talkback system

The GS-CU001E/1 features electronic input and output balancing.

In addition to the normal features of the GS-CU001B MkII the E version provides:
• A talkback channel between the 2 commentators
• Four independent inputs for each of the two monitoring positions (8 in total).  One set of the inputs can be switched to both monitoring sections independently.
• One additional common monitoring input 
• The sidetone pot is on the top panel on a small pot

Three front panel inputs are mic/line switchable with selectable 48v phantom power. The front panel also has a small gain adjustment pot. Mic on/off switches can be selected in on/off mode or in cough mode. There is a global low frequency cut that can be selected on or off, and a preset compressor/limiter per input.

Each input has a direct discrete output on the rear panel along with a mixed output of all of the inputs, all on XLR. The mixed output is also available on an un-balanced 3.5mm jack socket as a local record.

The direct output levels can be set in 3 positions:
1: 0dB + limiter: This is the normal operation and it limits peak levels.
2: 0dB: This feeds the output with an un-compressed nominal level of 0dB, for when the peak signal level will be controlled by outboard equipment.
3: -20dB: This feeds the output with a nominal level of -20dB providing extra headroom.

There are 3 common talkback circuits with individual buttons on the two main commentators’ sections (Position B's input cannot be switched to a talkback output). The operation of the talkback buttons features Config+ for configuring in different modes.

The GS-CU001E MkII version features an extra talkback circuit and headphone monitoring pot at the bottom of the top panel.

This is a direct talkback link between the two main commentators, allowing them to talk to each other, switching their live mics off air as they do so.

There are two main commentator monitoring sections, each with two separate 6.35mm A or B gauge jack sockets for headphones. In this way, the centre position B commentator can choose to share the monitoring of commentator A or C.
There are 9 external input sources available for monitoring, giving each monitoring position four individual inputs, plus one common.   A single input can be linked to both commentary positions if required via a rear panel switch.

 An additional top panel level control is the sum of the other 2 commentators/inputs. The GS-CU001E MkII  also features the additional pot that is the talkback return from the other commentator.  

Each of the 7 pots has variable level control and left/both/right switching allowing commentator A and C to achieve their desired mix and balance levels. There is a 7 segment LED PPM meter.

A small pot is available for each of the monitoring positions on the top panel, that allows the commentators to adjust their sidetone (own voice level in their headphones).

There is an internal switch mode power supply 100-250v AC, with external power via a 4 pin XLR 9-18v DC.

Flight Case
By popular demand a hard wearing strong polypropylene flight case is now available for all of the GS-CU001 range. It features long life hinges, easy to use catches and being made out of hardwearing polypropylene plastic, it will last for years. Internally the case is lined with cut out medium density foam. The multipurpose cut outs can be adapted to accept any of the different size GS-CU001 units. A second small cut out is included suitable for two HMD25 headsets & mains cable.

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Category: Broadcast Audio