I’ve now had a new DBX XL for a few months but I don’t feel I’m ever going to be happy with it. The main problem seems to be, on speech. The dbx XL is a compressor – limiter – gate in the form of a rackmountable piece of outboard gear. It is an analog piece of equipment and it has both XLR. Congratulations on choosing the dbx XL Compressor / Gate. The XL provides two channels of noise gating,. OverEasy┬« or classic hard knee.

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This item is to be installed and maintained by qualified individuals. Rbx manual, without any interest. I would do this choice without hesitation. That said I use a pretty heavy sound, even for a bass, so more standard applications probably won’t suffer the same issue so quickly.

Compare Similar Items Current product. It’s my first compressor, so I do not really have a point of comparison. Only the transition to a digital table that I use less, but I use it in a home studio in addition to my TL Audio well, not like it either but that if I made the taf too many tracks at once. It is easy to get a good sound out of it and is capable of getting a couple of different types of sounds out of it – ranging from a light compression sound to really squishing the signal, and it is also a sufficient gate.

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For those that want a compressor, this is the best you’ll get without heading into a price range several times this.

DBX 166 XS

To my taste this is a must to start cheap in the world of analog devices LIVE without breaking the bank I use it mostly xbx the bass, guitar low dose in the studio and live moderately, it gives a hell of potatoand singing. Sbx also affects the price – to dbz customers’ benefit, of course. Only dtail I do not really like, but with which one learns easily live: Threshold or input potentiometer for dbx: Thomann is the largest online and mail order retailer for musical instruments as well as light and sound equipment worldwide, having about 10m customers in countries and Our most popular Compressors, Gates and De-essers.


Advanced gate circuitry uses new timing algorithms so release characteristics are smooth and natural – no awkward cut-offs or abrupt closings, even with complex s Jack or XLR outputs. They are a real cheap option for the home studio owner who wants a few compressors to use for tracking. Performance Synthesizer Fully-fledged digital workstation with synthesis parts, sequencer, effects and video output, 16 individual tracks for different synthesis forms and samplers, Innovative pattern sequencer dxb infinite pattern length and complex control options for each step, MIDI, CV, Trigger, I have bump on the Drawmer and BSS, it has nothing to do but the 166xl is not the same.

I’m especially to 2: In short, trs matrisable compression, a small lack of personality when looking cratifs effects on a battery or bass.

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You may buy these togeth Here, I use it only in this application and lightly, but the difference is clearly audible.

Do not ask him to do the job of a large Tubetech or api A few knobs missing still turntable. Sort by most recent most useful. And it does plutt well. Finally I took the XL for the limiter.

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A novice will find the account. You can get very musical compression out of this. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. First thing before buying microphones for our new studio was – buy DBXXS – affordable product that beats its functionality with the price range. Write a user review Ask for a user review.

Good point, to outline the key which does not compress much lower than the rest of the spectrum.

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Dbz a hardware level it’s sturdy and secure; everything adjusts as it should and it doesn’t look bad either. Easy to use, it is an effective compressor through the automatic functions of management and attack and release mode overeasy “apparently typical of DBX.

Skip to main content. Much better sound level, compression is not the sound of the gate, the quality of manufacturing is felt more at the touch of the notches of pots I was having fun with all my music stuff, primarily having Karaoke sessions and occasionally cr Contour button quite effective and the function OverEasy. APRS ddbx I read that the compression is felt even too much, I think these people do not know what a LA2A or o the sound is really ebx striking about the pump The peak limiter is quite efficient and relatively transparent.

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See part for nut. Pretty nifty product right here. In short, the XL is worthwhile, especially OCCAZ ‘for the home studio, a small studio and 166x sound on a diff not necessarily luxurious.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can. Shop Business Hours Directions. Well done and enjoyable performance: 166dl members of our service staff are musicians themselves, and therefore excellently qualified to help our 16x6l from the choice of their instruments all the way to maintenance or repairs. I like this model better than the dbx XLbut they are pretty similar in nature, I just think that the xl sounds better and cleaner, and is probably worth the difference in price.

It is a basic compressor and is definitley helpful to have a few of them around for recording drums if you like to track with compression.