Chandler Germanium Pre Amp/DI - Microphone Preamplifier

Chandler Germanium Pre Amp/DI - Microphone Preamplifier

Chandler Germanium Pre Amp/DI - Microphone Preamplifier


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  • Germanium Transistors
  • Gain and Feedback Knobs
  • Thick Button
  • -20dB Pad Button
  • Class A, Transformer Balanced Circuit
  • 1/4" Unbalanced DI Input
  • Handmade in the U.S.A.
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Chandler Pre Amp/DI overview

  • 1Description

The Germanium Pre Amp/DI from Chandler Limited is a single-channel microphone preamp that utilizes vintage-style germanium transistors, which help it achieve a variety of sounds. Gain and Feedback knobs are provided for setting levels and achieving various tones, as is a Thick button and a -20dB pad button. The Thick button brings out a subtle amount of low end in the signal, and the pad attenuates the input, making it possible to capture loud sounds, such as a cranked-up guitar amp. The pad is also useful for shaping other kinds of sounds. When you attenuate a relatively soft signal, you can then boost them up using various amounts of Gain and Feedback, bringing out interesting sonic characteristics.

The germanium transistors are used in a class A, transformer balanced circuit. An unbalanced 1/4" instrument input is available on the front panel for directly connecting guitars and basses. Phase Reverse and 48V phantom power buttons are also provided on the face of the unit, as well as a ten-segment LED meter. Input and output connections are provided on the back with balanced XLR jacks. The separately available Chandler Limited PSU-1 MKII power supply is required to operate this unit. A single PSU-1 MKII is capable of powering two Germanium Pre Amp/DI units.

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Chandler Germanium Pre Amp/DI - Microphone Preamplifier
  • 4-Pin Cable, 6' (1.83 m)
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Chandler Pre Amp/DI specs

    Number of Channels Single
    Inputs 1x XLR, transformer balanced, pin 2 hot
    1x 1/4" (6.35 mm) instrument jack, unbalanced, 100k input impedance
    Output 1x XLR, transformer balanced, pin 2 hot
    Phantom Power 48V
    Gain Range -5 to +65 dB
    Circuit Discrete, transistor
    Cable Length Included 4-pin cable: 6' (1.83 m)
    Power +/- 28V
    Requires the Chandler Limited PSU-1 MKII power supply to operate
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 19 x 12 x 2" (483 x 305 x 51 mm)
    Weight 10 lb (4.5 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 12.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.5 x 15.1 x 8.9"

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