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Chandler TG Channel MKII Mic Pre/3-Band EQ #002247 (Used)

Mono mic pre/3-band EQ w/o PSU

Product Description

The Chandler Limited TG Channel MKII is a recreation of several classic EMI circuits. It combines a TG2 pre amp section with an equalizer that was adapted from a circuit in the TG12410 Transfer console. This console was the mastering counterpart to the original "Beatles desks" installed at Abbey Road.

The active portions of the unit use the same discrete amplifiers and transformers as in the TG1 Limiter and TG2 pre amp. The passive equalizer portion of the EQ is an all inductor design and offers sweet high frequencies with large inductor based lows, and a very high "Q" mid cut section. Although not designed as such, due to its passive inductor design the unit will inevitably draw comparisons to the Pultec EQP-1A3, a VERY simple description would be to call it an EMI Pultec with an EMI pre amp thrown in.

Input - Combines 600 ohm mic input and a 10k line input which is selectable with the line switch. The fifteen position switch attenuates mic and line and gives a large range of control for normal and not so normal uses. Mic gain from -15db to +55db; line gain from -25db to +45db. Includes 48 volt phantom power and phase reverse.

Output - Functioning as a console fader, this control is placed after the input stage and before the output stage.This allows for trimming of the input signal, as well as allowing the user to run the input very hot (for extra coloration) without distorting the recorder.

High EQ - A high boost control with 18db of gain and a select switch that combine's shelf and peak settings. Peak characteristic is resistor capacitor based and the peak types are inductor style:

  • 16k, 12k, 8.1k, 6.8k shelf
  • 5.8 k, 3.9k, 2.2k, 1.8k, 1.2k peak

Mid EQ - A mid frequency EQ with 20db of cut with six points set at very sharp "Q". Specially designed to fix problem areas. All inductor based.

  • 300, 400, 800, 1.7k, 3.3k, 6.8k

Low EQ - A low boost control with 20db of gain and a select switch that combines shelf and peak settings. Both peak and shelf characteristics are inductor based. Also, on the peak settings the "Q" gets sharper with more boost.

  • 30, 65, 165 shelf.50, 70, 100, 200 peak

Low cut at 50hz

Chandler PSU-1 is needed to power unit.


Product Specifications

Condition Used / Vintage
Tube or Solid State Solid State
Chassis 19-inch Rack-mount
Rack Spaces 1U

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