The Chandler Limited Germanium Preamp/DI is a throwback to a time when gear sounded great. Germanium transistors have been used in audio gear including Neve, EMI, Telefunken, and Fairchild for their unique sonic characteristics. It hasn't been used in current gear for a while now, but that all changes with the Germanium Preamp/DI. What make this preamp unique are the gain circuits. The Gain/Germanium Drive control and Feedback control are intricately linked. Gain acts as a standard gain control, but roll up the amount of Feedback and the Germanium Pre realizes its full potential, as well as adding a small bass boost and a tasty high-frequency roll-off. For cleaner tones keep the Feedback on the restrained side, or crank it up for fat guitars and vocals. There aren't any other preamps like the Chandler Limited Germanium Preamp/DI.
Chandler Limited Germanium Preamp/DI
- Outfit your studio with a unique-sounding preamp
- Reap the sonic benefits of germanium transistors
- Your sonic obsession: Chandler's mission
Outfit your studio with a unique-sounding preamp
The Germanium Preamp/DI is a cutting-edge design by Chandler Limited designer Wade Goeke that uses classic germanium transistors in all Class A, transformer balanced, circuits. The use of germanium devices opens a whole new sound palate not found in any pro audio equipment currently manufactured. The results are warm and tube-like, with a fat bottom end. Yes, this is the classic vintage coloration we all gush over, and it's yours for the taking - in the Germanium Preamp/DI.
Reap the sonic benefits of germanium transistors
Smooth-sounding germanium transistors were the basis of the earliest transistor designs by Neve (1053, 1055, 1057), EMI ( TG12345 MKI), Telefunken, and Fairchild. Those familiar with these units can attest to the special sound of the germanium tranasistor. Chandler Limited's Germanium series runs on +40 volt power, high current, and has a huge +34 output before clipping. The sound is warm and smooth as with many vintage style circuits, but you'll find a whole new world of smooth here as well as a sound that settles in perfectly to your tracks without fighting.
Your sonic obsession: Chandler's mission
Recording engineers are always looking for fresh tonal colors and approaches when tracking - it's an obsession. Chandler feeds this addiction with their innovative take on the technologies of the past. They start with painstaking component selection. The Germanium Preamp/DI's parts list reads like a 40-year-old document. Seriously - they just don't build 'em this way anymore. Hand-wired and assembled in the USA, the Germanium Preamp/DI utilizes 100% discrete transistor circuitry and specially wound transformers. Aside from the fact that you'll have this puppy forever, the weapons-grade build quality is a means to an end - the sound. Glorious, fat, supremely musical sound. Stock your arsenal with a serious weapon - the Chandler Limited Preamp/DI.
Chandler Limited Germanium Preamp/DI Features
- I/O: XLR
- DI - Unbalanced jack with 100k input impedance
- Germanium Drive controls the input gain of the Germanium amp
- Pad and Thick Switches
- Feedback Control to adjust the amount of signal fed from the amplifier output back to the input
- 10-segment LED VU meter
- Note: this unit requires the Chandler Limited Power Supply
Chandler Limited Germanium Preamp/DI - Modern preamp with vintage sound!
Chandler Limited Germanium Preamp/DI Tech Specs
- Preamp Type Solid State
- Number of Channels 1
- Phantom Power Yes
- Analog Inputs 1 x XLR, 1 x 1/4" (Hi-Z)
- Analog Outputs 1 x XLR
- Rack Spaces 1U
- Height 1.75"
- Width 19"
- Manufacturer Part Number Germanium Preamp
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