Chandler Limited TG Opto 500-Series Compressor (Used)

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Front End Audio acquires previously owned gear through our Buy-Back program. You can purchase used gear at a great price but there are no manufacturer warranties with these items. These items have been inspected and/or tested by our staff to make sure each one is in working condition and comes with our commitment to service. This Chandler Limited TG Opto looks and functions perfectly!

The Chandler Limited TG Opto 500-Series Compressor is a handmade, fully discrete, mono, dual space module, designed for the 500 Series format. Create your own TG console channel today by adding the TG Opto compressor to your 500 Series rack! The TG Opto for 500 Series is a relative of the TG1 Opto, found in Chandler Limited's TG Microphone Cassette, the TG1 Limiter and Zener Limiter, and traces its lineage to the historic EMI TG12413 limiters found on the TG12345 mixing and mastering consoles of the late 60s and early 70s. EMI's transistor based TG12345 recording consoles helped shape the sound of the Beatles final album, Abbey Road, which was notably richer sounding than the band's earlier work, and Pink Floyd's Dark Side of The Moon.

The TG Opto compressor control-set includes: selectable sharp and rounded knees, continuous input, output (makeup gain), attack, release, and true bypass. The attitude of the TG Opto is one of two personalities, each actuated by the selectable sharp and rounded knee types. In sharp, the TG Opto is capable of explosive drum sounds, and set to rounded, it's easily suited to scenarios where compression is required to be less obvious. The continuous control-set affords the ability to fine-tune compression to respond to an array of sources and create a variety of tones.

Chandler Limited TG Opto 500-Series Compressor Specifications

  • Channels: Mono, double space
  • Circuit: Discrete, Transistor
  • Input: Continuous
  • Make-up Gain: Continuous
  • Attack: Continuous
  • Release: Continuous
  • Knee: Switchable, Sharp/Rounded
  • Bypass: True Bypass
  • I/O: 500 Series format (frame dependent)
  • POWER: 500 Series format: +/-16v
  • Max. current draw: +16v @ +100mA / -16v @ -100mA

Chandler Limited TG Opto 500-Series Compressor Includes

  • Chandler Limited TG Opto 500-Series Compressor
  • Original Box

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