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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It’s really easy to get a quick sound, which is also a big plus with this, as 1163x allows you to see quickly if it will work for the application you’re trying to use it for. Also, most are older units and may need their pots and buttons sprayed or cleaned.

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. Russia are limited to these limits.

Log in Become a member. Extensive compressor reviews and FAQ. In general I use these for mixing drums, but again they are definitely suitable for dbc with other instruments as well. It isn’t up there with the DBX A andbut it has a more than respectable sound that is useful more times than not.

The standard input and output jacks on the rear panel are designed for operation at the line le This sale is for a Revive Audio modified DBX x compressor limiter that is works and sounds excellent. This is a 163z rack unit in a half rack width. It also does have a series of LED lights for metering your compression level. Cookies help us improve vbx, enhance user experience and deliver our services.


Dbz shop in Also shop in. It also has a jack and a button on the back for making a stereo pair with another X, where the controls of one unit affect the second connected one. Skip to main content.

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Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Unit is Tested and Functions Well. If you just want something easy to use, that sounds reasonably good, for a low price, this one will do the sbx.

See pictures for condition includes rack width adapter for 19″ rack see pictures for type and condition. Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. So I mainly recommend it for home recording.

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I haven’t ever needed to look at the manual for this, so I don’t know anything about it. It is an analog piece of gear, and only takes up half a rack space, so if you had dbs of these you could fit them perfectly in a single space in a traditional rack casing.

See each listing for international shipping options and costs. This item is in excellent, close-to-brand-new condition. 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. There is no bypass switch of any kind. If it were a guitar pedal, avoid sticking Velcro on it and Did you find this review helpful?


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Thus preventing any possible “rack rash” or scratches. The inputs and output are unbalanced. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Generally I’m a much bigger fan of the older DBX gear, but the X has a more modern compression sound.

Write a user review Ask for a user review. Storage in the my stereo cab for awhile since my powered speakers have been sold. I don’t think that it sounds full enough on lead vocals, but it depends on the singer.

It is a soft-knee system that automatically applies higher ratios to your stronger peaks, and lower ratios for lower level signals. Copying is prohibited, but please feel free to link to this page using the link text “compressor reviews”.

Functional condition is described above. It’s good for a variety of applications, but I’ve had success using it mostly on drums. 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.

Used in the studio only. Otherwise it is very clean and in very good condition. The action is smooth, with some decent punch, but it is not adjustable apart from the “more” slider.