It is really difficult to decide which one to buy between dbx X and dbx XT, I have done lots of research on the forum: Some people said. 0% Financing, ✅ FREE Shipping, and ✅ FREE Warranty for your dbx X! In the world of compressor/limiters, the X is one of the standard – and with good . Description. The X is probably the best-known of the classic dbx compressors. The original was a half-width 2U box and the X was the first of the.

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If you like colored compressor this unit will suffice but if your not use to compression this will be over your head. I don’t think you would want this for studio applications. The output gain is monstrous: If you are not use to the sound of the DBX compressors it is very distinguishable to my ears.

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The manual will only help you if you know compression and how much to use or not to use. I don’t have a manual for this so I don’t know if it helpful or not, but the unit dbz easy enough to use that most shouldn’t need it except maybe during set up or troubleshooting.

Subscribe to our free dx Subscribe. Nothing will give you great compression and limiting like the dbx x can. I have not dvx the manual, it’s stuff that “feels”, I mixed the whole weekend with and I wonder if I’ll really take the trouble to read the manual I mainly placed above the bass, then taken to the mix with a different setting each time.

And rbx is not the case autrezs “big” references It can be seen as a good or not according to what you want, but in my opinion, color the sound is not a compressor When I have tried it in the studio it really does not sound like some of my compressors that cost about the same.


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Modif easy to do for qq’un who really knows a bit of soldering components. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. Over a button-easy for a more gradual compression, and a bypass, a truth, which directly connects the input jack to output jack.

It is nice to have a few of these at once while you are tracking if you like to track drums with compression. According to the titles I have to mix, they serve me on any style of source vocals, bass drums, guitars, bass, synths, organ, A function that is often overlooked: He mixed all of his guitars in a stereo bus dedicated 16x this pair of compressors.

I will come to an edit if necessary later! I have seen many young producers use this compressor and use it the wrong way.

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Write a user review Ask for a user review. A super mono compressor, stupid: DBX has a very distinct and so you have to be very careful dx to how much to use. This machine gives an impression of “his own”. There are two versions X: These definitely sound better than the dbx andbut is a bit more expensive than both.

If you use two X stereo from time 160 time, you can leave the jack coupling continuously.

It has XLR connections in the back and is rackable – it will take up a single rack space. And A are made in China It has a knob to set the threshold, a knob to set the output gain, and 610x knob for compressor ratio.

I just purchase in the euros. Mono Analog Compressor Rack 1U in height.

I have tried this on Live Sound and snare is the most common use for it or in a guitar rig it db great. I have never used compressor that level but in terms of transparency, it is sufficient to compare the processed sound and the sound and untreated in terms of compression efficiency, well The price is 1660x will draw most to these, as they are quite cheap, but not cheap enough that they can be considered an entry level compressor.


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On bass and percussion. I would buy a better compressor such as the Empirical Labs or a really high end unit.

When you need it, it triggers the button “slave” on one ddbx two compressors, and it made all the settings on the other. For the price it is a bit high for my liking and I would not get this unit for the studio but that is my opinion and I am sure that there are many studios that use them in-house for vocals and other instruments but for me it is way to compressed sounding even on a light ratio and with not much input gain it can be heard.

If you have not it will be confusing. It was a “big sound”, but not bold or aggressive, just the guitars were much more present, all the time, no color, no further aggression I want to buy many more!

It is good for drums and guitars, but lacks the full quality I would look for in a vocal compressor. On the Athis entry exists in jack, the terminal has disappeared. Purchased on ebay usa, from a vendor that I know. I think it’s a good value but of course, home studio, you can do without this kind of tool. I tried it on bass guitar a few times and it is 106x a great unit for that but that was live and when I used it for vocals dhx it picks up so much bleed that I had to go back to using it for bass and guitars.

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