The DBX X is a simple compressor/limiter that comes as a single channel unit . It is an analog piece of gear, and only takes up half a rack. Five Star Guitars in Hillsboro, OR Presents:dbx X Compressor/Limiter The dbx X rack mounted Compressor/Limiter provides traditional dbx sonic quality . The X is a great little compressor. i have a dbx , which is a stereo while it is also unbalanced (the hookups are actually on rca.
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There is no bypass switch of any kind. In several ways it blurs the line between a rack unit and a pedal. Extensive compressor reviews and FAQ. Unfortunately, the lowest and highest frequencies are a little bit cbx, especially during heavy compression. The action is smooth, with some decent punch, but it is not adjustable apart from the “more” slider.
Otherwise it is very clean and in very good condition.
This page was last updated: It’s good for a variety of applications, but I’ve had success using it mostly on drums. I haven’t ever needed to look at the manual for this, so I don’t know anything about it. Browse Related Browse Related.
It’s really easy to get a quick sound, which is also a big plus with this, as it allows you to see quickly if it will work for the application you’re trying to use it for.
The standard input and output jacks on the rear panel are designed for operation at the line 16x Skip to main content. Write a user review Ask for a user review.
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Used in the studio only. If it were a guitar pedal, avoid sticking Velcro on it and In general I use these sbx mixing drums, but again they are definitely suitable for use with other instruments as well. It is a soft-knee system that automatically applies higher ratios to your stronger peaks, and lower ratios for lower level signals. Thus preventing any possible “rack rash” or scratches.
Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. This is a one-channel rack unit in a half rack width. See pictures for condition includes rack width adapter for 19″ rack see pictures for type and condition.
Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. It isn’t up there with the DBX A andbut it has a more than respectable sound that is useful more times than not. Unit is Tested and Functions Well. Storage in the my stereo cab for awhile since my powered speakers have been sold. Also, most are older units and may need their pots and buttons sprayed or cleaned.
It is an analog piece of gear, and only takes up half a rack space, so if you had two of these you could fit them perfectly in a single space in a traditional rack casing. Functional condition is described above.
Some people say the older A and the wood-paneled no letter suffix are more desirable because the components inside supposedly have better tone qualities, but I have not tested this to confirm. Did you find this review helpful?
Log in Become a member. So I mainly recommend it for home recording. Also 136x in Also shop in. Generally I’m a much bigger fan of the older DBX gear, 1663x the X has a more modern compression sound.
It also does have a series of LED lights for metering your compression level. This item is in excellent, close-to-brand-new condition. This sale is for a Revive Audio modified DBX x compressor limiter that is works and sounds excellent.
I’ve used this in a higher end professional studio, but since they are pretty easy to find at a cheap price, they are definitely a perfect fit for a home studio as well. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. As with most half-rack units, it is actually surprisingly difficult to mount into a rack rig, unless you find a set of the factory dbx rack ears for it.
I don’t think that it sounds full enough on lead vocals, but it depends on the singer. The inputs and output are unbalanced.
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If you just want something easy to use, that sounds reasonably good, for a low price, this one will do the job. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Russia are limited to these limits.