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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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: There are dbd 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 rbx by using the knob positions. 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!
There’s one switch in between the two sides for linking them in stereo or separating them for dual mono operation. It only operates at line level, it does not work well if you plug a guitar or bass directly into it. However, when I set them both to compress more strongly, the old was a clear 16a6. This page was last updated: The unit is used and has been tested to be in working condition.
They also have three more switches: This reduces the common effect of a compressor “swallowing” your highs during those low-note peaks. The tone overall is quite clean, and fairly transparent aside cbx the 16a6 in highs during heavy compression.
With the original old ‘s, believe it or not, the Chinese ones are more ruggedly-built and heavier.
Between the older two, it’s even ebx I could swear I heard a difference, and other times I thought they sounded the same. Of course the flip side of all the controls available is that it takes some effort to find the right settings; the oldest one is easier to dial in. Skip to main content. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.
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It’s a good feature to have available though. You may bdx these togeth Originally I had only reviewed the “A” version because it seemed at the time some years ago that the A was the one most commonly found on the used market. Again, the A was closer to the old than to the XL, in this regard. The chronological order goes: This DBX A has been tested and it is functioning properly.
When receive your item, let us know that everything is 166. Salesbaron fbx in Los Angeles, The main point of comparing these three models is to find out whether that’s true in this case. Please read our description for complete details. Does what its suppoes to do. If there is a need to adjust. There is always a solution to any problem if two parties are willing. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.
While the buttons xbx not light up on the “A” model, that is a minor inconvenience If your audio requirements are not overly sophisticated and have the room to rack mount these, they are clearly the way to go if choosing among the comparable equipment.
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Extensive compressor reviews and FAQ. Available now is this DBX A limiter compressor. I was given a bunch of rack gear that I don’t personally need, so hopefully you can find it for a great price. 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. People who bought this also bought.
If an item is broken during use. Ebx three models have been made both in the USA and in China. Browse Related Browse Related. Less operator training needed over a computer based package. Even the A model is pretty old by now, and may need refurbishing in some cases.