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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It has XLR connections in the back and is rackable – it will take up a single rack space. There are two versions X: If you use two X stereo from time to time, you can leave the jack coupling continuously.

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If you are not use to the sound of the DBX compressors it is very distinguishable to my ears. And this is not the ebx autrezs “big” references If you are looking for some compressor that are a reasonable price and sound good, the dbx X is worth a look. I would buy a better compressor such as the Empirical Labs or a really high end unit.

This limiter can not ddbx compared to a software limiter because it is just so much better than any software limiter to me. Rackable For the English doc is here: Request a new review. And A are made in China I only like DBX on bass guitar or snare. These definitely sound better than the dbx andbut is a bit more expensive than both.


Mono Analog Compressor Rack 1U in height. I have been using this limiter off and on for bout 7 years now, im not sure when it was created probably 160c before I started using it but comparing it to any software limiters is a mistake.

Our members also liked: On this terminal, 160d is a jumper between the compressor inlet and the detection input: I like the Blue Tube better for the studio personally. This X has no color, it gets bigger, it wakes up the details buried in his home, but added nothing.

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The sound comes off fairly well with the Bass Drum which itself goes into a via a bus the tablewhich is exactly what I was looking I also use it on kick or room 160xx.

Nothing will give you great compression and limiting like the dbx x can. And have a sound that loses the level when it exceeds the threshold.

Write a user review Ask for a user review. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. To describe the somewhat “universal Swiss Army knife” of the craft Modif easy to do for qq’un who really knows a bit of soldering components.

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You will have a lot of control over your music but you can do the same with software as well except the software limiters just arent as good, unless you spend a ton of money on a limiter and compression plug in and in that case the dbx x would be cheaper to go with because it is not expensive at all anymore. On bass and percussion.


The metering is smartly made and the bright LEDs help you to see exactly where you level is at. While this isn’t the best sounding compressor out there, it is very solid and works great for drums.

It was dbs “big sound”, but not bold or aggressive, just the guitars were much more present, all the time, no color, no further aggression But without changing an iota of the original sound.

The unit lay out is about as simple as you can get. The over-easy is the voice or if you just want to smooth the level of an instrument without audible compression effect. According to the titles I have to mix, they serve me on any style of source vocals, bass drums, guitars, bass, synths, organ, I think it’s a good value but of course, home studio, you can do without this kind of tool.

I do it again this choice without any problems! For vocals, even at a mere 2: We chose a ratio, and adjust the Threshold watching small LEDs that work well: