Chandler Curve Bender

Analogue EQ

$8,208.00
$6,840.00 ex VAT
in stock

3U rack-mounted replica of the two-channel EMI TG12345 console EQ section. Designed after the original EMI console EQ used at the studios, the standalone Curve Bender that Chandler Limited created under license is even more flexible and capable of producing wonderful-sounding music

""I predict in 2007 the Curve Bender will be the secret weapon every f*@!ing mastering engineer has been looking for...It has to be the best low end I've ever heard out of an EQ. It has attitude for days...you'd think it was born in NYC." "

Michael Brauer

At a glance

  • The EMI TG12345 Curve Bender was developed to celebrate the 75th birthday of Abbey Road Studios.
  • Designed by Wade Goeke of Chandler Limited, the EQ is inspired by the vintage EMI TG12345 console used in recording The Beatles and Pink Floyd.
  • This latest iteration of the EMI equaliser series builds upon the legacy established by previous EMI EQ models like the RS57 (1954), TG12345 (1969), and TG12412 (1974).
  • Expanded from the original to offer 51 EQ points. The EQ bands include filters, as well as bell/shelf selections for the high and low frequency ranges.
  • REQUIRES THE PSU-1 Power Supply Supplied Separately.
  • The Chandler Curve Bender is a 3U rack-mounted replica of the two-channel EMI TG12345 console EQ section.

    Designed after the original EMI console EQ used at the studios, the standalone Curve Bender that Chandler Limited created under license is even more flexible and capable of producing wonderful-sounding music than ever.

    Upgrades from Chandler Limited designer Wade Goeke include a mulitplier to increase the amplitude range and the conversion of the original 9 tonal selections available, to a more flexible 51 filter points. Being dual channel, the Chandler Curve Bender is equally at home as a channel EQ or as a stereo bus or mastering unit.

    Regarding sound characteristics, the Chandler Curve Bender has the remarkable capability to revitalize your mixes entirely. It uncovers hidden definitions, warmth, and detail that may have gone unnoticed. This outcome is a testament to the meticulous construction, exceptional quality, and uncompromising attention to detail embodied by Chandler Limited. Ultimately, the musicality of the Curve Bender sets it apart, delivering an exceptional audio experience.

    The Chandler Curve Bender is a professional-grade, high-end tool tailored for critical applications and esteemed industry professionals. Take a tip from the top and let the Chandler Curve Bender take you to the dark side of the moon.

     

     

    High Pass:

    • 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 80, 100, 160, 200, and 320 Hz frequencies
    • Gentle 6dB/octave slope

    Low Pass:

    • 30, 20, 18, 14, 10, 8.1, 5, 3k, and 2h frequencies
    • Gentle 6dB/octave slope

    Bass:

    • 35, 50, 70, 91, 150, 200, 300 Hz frequencies
    • Bell or shelf selection
    • +/-10 or +/-15 dB boost and cut
    • +/-15 dB boost/cut sharpens Q on bell curves
    • Individual bypass for each band

    Presence 2:

    • 0.3, 0.5, 0.8, 1.2, 1.8, 2.8, 3.6 kHz frequencies
    • Bell curves at +/-10 or +/-15 dB boost and cut
    • +/-15 dB boost/cut sharpens Q on curves
    • Individual bypass for each band

    Presence 1:

    • 0.8, 1.2, 1.8, 2.8, 3.6, 4.2, 6.5, 8.1 kHz frequencies
    • Bell curves at +/-10 or +/-15 dB boost and cut
    • +/-15 dB boost/cut sharpens Q on curves
    • Individual bypass for each band

    Treble:

    • 3.6, 4.2, 6.5, 8.1, 10, 12, 16, and 20 kHz frequencies
    • Bell or shelf selection
    • +/-10 or +/-15 dB boost and cut
    • +/-15 dB boost/cut sharpens Q on bell curves
    • Individual bypass for each band

    21 position gain control:

    • +/-10 adjustment in 1dB steps

    Full Bypass:

    • Each channel can be fully bypassed using dedicated pushbuttons
    • Allows direct comparison of processed sound

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