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DBX 166XS

DBX 166xs Compressor / Limiter / Gate

Key Features:

  • Error proof operation to smooth uneven levels, add sustain to guitars, fatten drums or tighten up mixes
  • New gate timing algorithms ensure the smoothest release characteristics
  • Program-adaptive expander/gates
  • Great sounding dynamics control for any type of program material
  • Separate precision LED displays for gain reduction, compression threshold and gate threshold allow quick, accurate setup
  • Stereo or dual-mono operation
  • Balanced inputs and outputs on 1/4" TRS and XLR connectors
  • Side Chain insert
  • Classic dbx® "Auto" mode

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  • Input Connectors: 1/4" TRS, female XLR (pin 2 hot)
  • Input Impedance: >50kO balanced, >25kO unbalanced
  • Max Input: >+24dBu, Balanced or Unbalanced
  • Input Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Sidechain: 1/4" TRS Phone, Normalled: Ring = Output (send); tip = Input (return)
  • Sidechain Impedance: Tip = >10kO (Input), Ring = 2kO (Output)
  • Sidechain Max Input Level: >+20dBu (tip/input); >+20dBu (ring/output)
  • Output Connectors: 1/4" TRS, female XLR (pin 2 hot)
  • Output Impedance: 120O balanced, >60O unbalanced
  • Max Output: +21dBu balanced/unbalanced into 2kO or greater; >+18 dBm balanced/unbalanced (into 600O)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz; +0, -0.5dB, Typical 3dB points are 0.35Hz and 110kHz, unity gain
  • Noise:
  • THD+Noise: Typically
  • IMD: Typically
  • Compressor Threshold Range: -40dBu to +20dBu
  • Compressor Threshold Characteristic: Selectable OverEasy® or hard knee
  • Compressor Ratio: Variable; 1:1 to Infinity:1; 60dB Maximum Compression
  • Compressor Attack Time: Variable program-dependent; 3ms to 340ms for 15dB gain reduction
  • Compressor Release Time: Variable program-dependent; 200dB/Sec to 3dB/Sec
  • Expander/Gate Threshold Range: OFF to +15dBu
  • Expander/Gate Ratio: 10:1
  • Expander/Gate Max Depth: >60dB
  • Expander/Gate Attack Time:
  • Expander/Gate Release Time: Adjustable, 30ms to 3sec (to 30dB attenuation)
  • Limiter Threshold Range: 0dBu to +20dBu
  • CMRR: >40dB, typically >55dB at 1kHz
  • Interchannel Crosstalk:
  • Dynamic Range: >115 dB, unweighted
  • Stereo Coupling: True RMS Power Summing™
  • Power Consumption: 15 Watts Maximum
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)
  • Dimensions: 1.75" x 19" x 6.75" (4.45 cm x 48.2 cm x 17.15 cm)
  • Unit Weight: 5.05 lb (2.29 kg)
  • Shipping Weight: 7.20 lb (3.27 kg)
  • Reference: 0dBu = 0.775Vrms
  • Operating Voltage: 100 VAC 50/60Hz; 120VAC 60Hz; 230 VAC 50/60 Hz
  • Error proof operation to smooth uneven levels, add sustain to guitars, fatten drums or tighten up mixes
  • New gate timing algorithms ensure the smoothest release characteristics
  • Program-adaptive expander/gates
  • Great sounding dynamics control for any type of program material
  • Separate precision LED displays for gain reduction, compression threshold and gate threshold allow quick, accurate setup
  • Stereo or dual-mono operation
  • Balanced inputs and outputs on 1/4" TRS and XLR connectors
  • Side Chain insert
  • Classic dbx® "Auto" mode
  • Spend £ 201 more to qualify for payment by finance.

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