Chandler Limited EMI TH12345 Curve Bender EQ
The Chandler Limited EMI TG12345 Curve Bender EQ is the definitive TG equaliser, released in celebration of Abbey Road Studios' 75th birthday.
- A fully featured version of a classic EQ
- The best of both worlds: vintage warmth, plus modern features
- 51 EQ points
- Multiply switch increases boost/cut to 15dB
- High pass and lowpass filters and bell/shelf selections on high and low bands
- Note: this unit requires the Chandler Limited Power Supply
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The Curve Bender was conceived by Chandler Limited designer Wade Goeke and is based on the vintage EMI TG12345 desk used to record The Beatles and Pink Floyd. This newest EMI equaliser continues the tradition of EMI EQs started in 1954 with the RS57, the 1969 TG12345, and the 1974 TG12412.
Wade turned the nine selections of the vintage version into 51 EQ points plus a multiply switch that increases the cut/boost up to ±13.5dB (as well as sharpening the Q), filters and bell/shelf selections on the high and low bands.
As of 2011, mastering and standard features were combined into a single unit. Setting the multiplier toggle to x1 provides 0.5dB steps for a total of ±5db of boost/cut per band. Setting the multiplier toggle to x1.5 provides a total of ±13.5db of boost/cut per band. The master L/R output switches are always ±0.5db steps for a total of ±5db of boost/cut.
All TG units require and function on the PSU-1, Chandler Limited power supply. The PSU-1 has an internal switch for setting voltage to 120V or 220V (115V/230V).
Abbey Road Studios, EMI, Curve Bender and TG and their associated logos are trade marks of EMI (IP) Limited.
Curve Bender Technical Specifications
Channels: Stereo / Dual Mono
Circuit: Discrete, Transistor
All Connections Transformer Balanced Pin 2 Hot
Requires Chandler Limited PSU-1 MKII power supply.