Chandler TG2

Dual Channel Preamp

CAP2: 0 $3,231.60
$2,693.00 ex VAT
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Based on a pre-amp from rare EMI-Abbey Road recording and mastering consoles.

"The Chandler TG2 can be compared very favourably to some classic preamps, but it should really be recognized for its own great sound."

TapeOP - Mike Caffrey

At a glance

  • Dual Channel EMI-Abbey Road Preamp
  • Two Channel Preamp and DI
  • Same discrete transformer balanced amplifiers as the TG Series Limiter
  • Requires Chandler Limited PSU-1 power supply.

The Chandler TG2 is a 1U rack-mounted solid-state recreation of the rare EMI TG12428 pre amp used in EMI/Abbey Road Studios recording and mastering consoles from the late 60s and early 70s.

Discrete transformer-balanced sound control gives you an open natural tone on the Chandler TG2 - but it never sounds clinical, thanks to the even-order harmonic distortion available. Warm is the term frequently used to describe the full-sounding analogue quality of the TG2. Vocalists particularly love the high-end presence lift that has made the Chandler TG2 such an established recording studio favourite.

Impedance-matching, 48V phantom supply, DI and phase reversal are all conveniently located on the Chandler TG2 front-panel and a centrally placed switch lets you sum both channels for mono compatibility.

With the Chandler TG2, it's like yesterday once more - the quality of the sound that launched a thousand hit records can be had by all. The sound of the EMI/Abbey Road Studios equipment is world renowned, and imparts a unique and pleasing sonic character as heard on many famous recordings done at Abbey Road including The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” and Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” albums.

 


  • Dual Mono
  • Discrete, Transistor
  • Gain: +5db to +75db

  • Input Impedance: 1200 to 300 Ohm
  • XLR, Transformer Balanced, Pin 2 Hot 
DI, 1/4" Unbalanced, 100k input impedance
  • 
All Connections Transformer Balanced Pin 2 Hot
  • 
Phantom Power: +48v
Power: +/-28v

  • Requires Chandler Limited PSU-1 power supply.

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