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Geneva Model L (White)
All-in-One Stereo Shelf System for CD, iPod, iPhone, FM Radio, Aux
Geneva Sound System Model L is the system that convinced audio critics to declare the arrival of a design that finally “lifts the iPod into the realms of Hi-Fi status.” (Record Collector, UK). The first in the world to fuse an iPod/iPhone connector to a high-end system, the Model L has two full-sized speakers, a premium amplifier, radio, and CD player, to make a true Hi-Fi multi-functional sound system.
From the Swiss firm that invented Hi-Fi for the iPod, the Geneva Sound System Model L is a complete stereo system crafted in a single cabinet made out of glossy lacquered wood.
Despite its compact design, Model L is engineered in a similar way as traditional studio speakers, which ensures exceptional sound delivery from the deepest bass to crystal clear highs.
Visually, Geneva is a classic design statement. But beyond its striking simplicity, Geneva’s clean lines embody an advanced acoustical array that’s won the highest marks from leading audio reviewers.
In a review, Hi-Fi World, the UK audiophile magazine, gave Geneva Sound System Model L its highest rating and said that it “lifts itself up from being a ‘mere’ iPod dock to become a viable and feisty competitor in the music centre market”.
- Two 1” tweeters
- Two full-range 5.25” woofers
- Two bass ports
- Each speaker individually powered & chambered for accurate acoustics
- Four powerful Class D digital amplifiers, 100 watts total – extremely efficient, low-power consumption
- Digital FM radio with 6 presets
- LED display for volume/mode/track/frequency
- iPod/iPhone Universal Dock
- CD player – slot loading
- Stereo mini line-in jack for external audio
- Stereo RCA line-in jack for external audio
- Remote control
- 1-year Manufacturer's warranty
- Engineered in Switzerland by the Geneva Lab in-house design team
- Cabinet: White Piano-lacquered wood
- Also available in Black, Red, or Walnut
- Speaker system: 2 x 1" tweeters and 2 x 5 1/4" woofers
- Power Amplifier: Digital Hi-Fi amplifier (Class D) with 100 (4 x 25) Watt output
- Frequency Range: 40Hz to 20kHz (-3dB)
- iPod Universal Dock supporting all iPod and iPhone models with dock connectors (excluding iPod Third Generation)
- CD-Player: slot loading CD player supporting CD-Audio, CD-R/RW (MP3 files)
- FM Radio: digital tuner with 6 presets
- Analogue Audio in: (1) stereo mini line-in with 3.5 mm (1/8 inch) plug for any external audio input, e.g., computer, MP3, TV, wireless music receiver, etc. / (1) stereo RCA plugs for external inputs like PC, DVD, game console and TV
- Power supply: 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz
- Power consumption: maximum 100W, standby 1.0W
- Width x height x depth: 17.6" x 11.5" x 14.2" (44.8 cm x 29.1 cm x 36.5 cm)
- Weight: 38 pounds (17.2 kg)
- Remote control
- iPod Dock adapters: set of 7 pieces (for different iPod/iPhone models)
- Adapter cable for stereo mini line-in: 3.5 mm (1/8 inch) plugs on both ends
- Line in cable: RCA jacks, 9 feet (3 meters) long
- AC power cable
- External FM telescope antenna
- 4G iPod Color & Photo
- 5G iPod Video
- iPod Nano 3rd Generation
- iPod Nano 4th Generation
- iPod Classic
- iPod Touch 1st Generation
- iPod Touch 2nd Generation
- iPhone 3G
- iPhone 3GS
- iPhone 4
MP3 should not be confused with MPEG-3. MP3 files are the third audio layer of a MPEG-1 file. The compression algorithm of a MP3 file reduces the file size while keeping the audio quality.
WMA stands for Windows Media Audio and was developed by Microsoft. It is a file used specifically for audio.
The audio compression AAC stands for Advanced Audio Coding. They generally tend to have better sound quality than most MP3 files.
RCA Composite Inputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.
This is commonly referred to as a mini-jack or a headphone jack. It is a 3.5mm plug that transfers audio only. There is a right and left audio channel on the plug which allows for stereo sound playback.
3.5mm AV Input
These plugs look similar to the common 3.5mm mini-jack, however they carry a third channel dedicated for video.
This means that an auxiliary input is possible, but only with the use of an optional accessory. These optional adapters will sometimes use the CD Changer port or other port on the back of a unit that might restrict the use of other expandability features. These accessories are typically sold separately.
Some Car stereos are compatible with iPods and/or iPhones. If the headunit can connect to an iPod or iPhone via USB or iPod connection cable, these listed iPods are compatible. This list does not apply if the iPod is being connected through the 3.5mm mini-jack plug. Newer iPods are usually compatible if the appropriate adapters are purchased and used.
Any iPods/iPhones released after the release date of this product have not been checked by the manufacturer and/or Sonic Electronix for compatibility. We therefore cannot guarantee their compatibilities or incompatibilities, including, but not limited to: playback, video, charging, and response time.
4G iPod Color & Photo (20, 30, 40, & 60GB)
5G iPod Video (30, 60, & 80GB)
iPod Classic (120GB)
iPod Classic (80 &160GB)
iPod Nano 3rd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 4th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Touch 1st Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 2nd Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
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MODEL L WHITE
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Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.
Product Name: Geneva Model L (White)
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