Matched pair of Chandler Germanium Compressors
The Germanium series continues with the Chandler Germanium
Compressor. The GERM Comp starts with the same all class A amp found in the
GERM Pre and Tone Control and is transformer balanced in and out. The
Compression circuit uses a FET gain reduction element but with the tricks and
flexibilty of all the GERM units. Some of the most notable additions include a
wet/dry mix, for “submixing” tracks within the comp, Comp Curve, which selects
the knee using various diode combinations, clean/dirty comp, Sidechain filter.
Many of the GERM Comp parameters have been purposely set by studio use and
listening not by over analysing them with test gear. The result is a musical powerhouse
ready for tracking, mixing, and mastering.