DBX SL. 2-channel Compressor/Limiter Patent-pending AutoVelocity™ circuit dB of Dynamic Range High-Drive output transformer. The dbx S is a stereo compressor could not be more complete consists of a multitude of rotary pots, buttons, LEDs, and two good old. Despite being both smaller and lighter, this new compressor yields little in performance to Dbx’s flagship SL. The name Dbx is pretty much synonymous with.

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This makes it much simpler to use and allows compressor work much more finesse, since the settings are changing constantly following the signal envelope, a pretty daunting thing to do manually. The Output Gain control adjusts the output level with up to 20 dBu of makeup gain. It does this without introducing harsh-sounding artifacts. I used the Ebx on a variety of instruments, as well as for overall program control. This compressor has been tweaked through its taken by a specialist, which led to a great and professional tool.

The connection is made via XLR course.

You can hear the confident “click” of a hard-wired bypass relay with a verifying red LED when you select sidechain mode. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. Pin 1, Unbalanced and Ground. This feature helps to soften the activation of the VCA to the trigger point, which resulted in making softer and more discreet compression. Back Up To The Top.


But after compressed and limited the signal, there is still, in this first case, the output gain knob to regain what was lost dbxx dynamically. IPL monitors the input signal and “predicts” the amount of extra compression required to keep the output signal below the ceiling set by the ITC.

In this situation, I will typically reset the threshold. Where the DBX is perfectly astonishing is used for purely creative, so its potential can be outstanding.

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The SL doesn’t disappoint here, as I got tremendous control without excessive pumping and, and now I have a new dbxx. We will come back later. This then becomes an exercise in breathtaking style. The lighted VU meter has two scales: The input audio signal, after going through a RFI filter, is amplified and then presented to the new dbx V8 VCA module, the “engine” behind the SLs dynamic 160zl control. DBX but did not stop there, also providing ebx command called “Stop Level.

It should be noted that each key has its course dbz bicolor LED signaling. The PeakStopPlus process was first introduced with the dbx unit and improves performance with the addition of a second stage called Intelligent Predictive Limiting. We find the threshold, ratio, attack the output gain and return.

OverEasy mode is familiar to all dbx compressor users and offers a “softer” threshold knee than the hard knee threshold setting. Maybe we can see a very slight tendency to “eat” a little low frequencies and boost the high frequencies.


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A short signal path is used for sidechain de-essing or ducking functions. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Also on the back panel, dbx has provided three push-button switches for each compressor channel: Including playing time break: In contrast to “Hard Knee” mode, its action is logically less discreet, and you can easily reach the first sounds nice, but also quite fanciful and frankly little use as ridges flee everywhere.

With this compressor the major risk is to take you to extreme settings where extensive experience is required under penalty vbx making big mistakes.

dbx 160SL Blue Precision Stereo Compressor/limiter

Back To Home Page. The Unbalanced switch changes the output of the SL from balanced to unbalanced and drops the level 6 dB. Getting In And Out The two-rackspace SL has two mono compressor channels mounted side by side with stereo coupling and sidechain capability.

This “brick wall” limiting is an important feature for successfully engineering maximum-level digital recordings, radio broadcasts or satellite transponder audio uplinks. The sound is nickel until the end of the last dB.