This includes the solid-state TG series, the Zener-based mastering lineup, and the recent REDD.47 mic preamp and RS-124 mono tube compressor (reviewed January 2015 and February 2016).
Handbuilt in Shell Rock, Iowa, Chandler gear balances sonic authenticity with updated features for the modern studio.
Interestingly the mic lacks a highpass filter (or Rumble Filter in REDD.47 speak).
Instead Wade has implemented a unique circuit that tonally changes the microphone’s entire sonic profile.
A red jewel power indicator just like the REDD.47’s will be added to production units.
The attenuator knob has a secondary feature labeled “Pull For Low Contour” which, when the knob is pulled out, out turns on the Low Contour.
Recording Magazine January 2017 For over a decade Wade Goeke and Chandler Limited have been resurrecting and expanding on the classic gear designs found within the hallowed walls of EMI’s Abbey Road studios...
Behind its chrome-plated brass head basket, the capsule assembly glows a gentle red via an internal LED.
This includes all metalwork on the body, the circuit board and transformer, and the head basket.
The only exception is the capsule, which is made in Europe.
It adds a bit more bite, hair, and a euphonic edge to the signal.
Note this is not an overdrive or distortion; it’s more subtle and harmonic in nature.