Find great deals on eBay for DBX in Signal Processors and Rack Effects. Shop with confidence. User review from eladsky about dbx A: All-purpose compressor. dbx , A, and XL: See this article for an explanation of dbx’s product- numbering system. All three of these are built on the same core schematic.

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For all three, this is a one-space-high rackmount unit, with two channels that can be run in stereo or separately as dual-mono. All three of these are built on the same core schematic, essentially the same 166a, just with different controls and different specific components used. These units have been fully tested and work great, condition is good showing normal wear, please let us know if you have any questions.

These units have been fully tested and work great, condition is good showing normal wear, please let us know if you have any questions.

Very hard to tell. Available now is this DBX A limiter compressor. All three models are dbbx very good value for the money with their punchy clean sound, low noise in the more recent onesruggedness, and versatility–just don’t pay too much for them.

Classic dbx “Auto” mode. So to get to the point: One important consideration in this test is that the knobs and the markings around them do not necessarily match up from one unit to the next. Personally I don’t think 166s, unless you can get the for very cheap, or if you already have one.


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Does what its suppoes to do. It can sound bdx good or bad either way, depending on your usage and tastes, so not everyone will want to use the Contour switch.

I do think the older two models can sound better than the later XL–but only at some settings, in some ways. Again, the A was closer to the old than to the XL, in this regard.

The price may vbx the seller’s own price elsewhere or another seller’s price. Using it to compress electronic drum kit – works great. See Pix, ask for 166x if neeed and inquire any questions. For example, when I set the and the XL to “identical” knob settings, they sounded very different–and the sounded way, way better than the XL!

Extensive compressor reviews and FAQ. I love the “A” version even though it is an older model than the slightly more sophisticated “XL”, there are two features I enjoy over the newer version: Last one Free shipping.

If an item is broken during use. The A and XL are also quite versatile, with a wide usable range of tweakability to dial in exactly what you need. It also has extra features such as gating, expansion, and peak limiting.

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There’s one dgx in between the two sides for linking them in stereo or separating them for dual mono operation. This reduces the common effect of a compressor “swallowing” your highs during those low-note peaks.

Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. The and A are built to take the abuse of steady gigging; the XL is not quite as rugged, but it’s still decent.


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dxb However, when I set them both to compress more strongly, the old was a clear winner. Tested and works perfe There are many variables in the potentiometer taper, the installation of the pots and knobs, and the markings on the face, that can stump any attempts to set two units identically just by using the knob positions.

The A and XL models have threshold, release time, and a sidechain switch for the gate; threshold, ratio, attack, and release knobs; threshold for the limiter; and output gain and bypass switch. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. You may buy these togeth DBX Refine Results.

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dbx 166A 2 Channel Compressor Limiter Fully Tested

For this reason, I recommend the model A as the one to buy. Salesbaron is in Los Angeles, When receive your item, let us know that everything is OK. Maybe it comes down to different settings, or maybe it’s just placebo effect.

Available now is this DBX A limiter compressor. See this article for an explanation of dbx’s product-numbering system.

This DBX A has been tested and it is functioning properly. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.