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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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. This sale is for a Revive Audio modified DBX x compressor limiter that is works and sounds excellent.

See pictures for condition includes rack width adapter for 19″ rack see pictures for type and condition.

moosers’s review – dbx X – Audiofanzine

If you just want something easy to use, that sounds reasonably good, for a low price, this one will do the job. I haven’t ever needed to look at the manual for this, so I don’t know anything about it.

The standard input and output jacks on the rear panel are designed for operation at the line le This is a one-channel rack unit in a half rack width. Write a user review Ask for a user review.


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. There is no bypass cbx of any kind.

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Russia are limited to these limits. In several ways it blurs the line between a rack unit and a pedal. Otherwise it is very clean and in very good condition. This page was last updated: I don’t think that it sounds full enough on lead vocals, but it depends on the singer. It also does have a series of LED lights for metering your compression level.

Thus preventing any possible “rack rash” or scratches. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. So I mainly recommend it for home recording. Browse Related Browse Related. Functional condition is described above.

Storage in the my stereo cab for awhile since dbd powered speakers have been sold. The inputs and output are unbalanced.

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. It is a soft-knee system that automatically applies higher ratios to your stronger peaks, and lower ratios for lower level signals.

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Used in the studio only. Skip to main content. If it were a guitar pedal, avoid sticking Velcro on it and By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.


Did you find this review helpful? 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.

Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. That’s everything there is to know about the make up of the X, so as you can tell this is a very simple piece of gear. Unfortunately, the lowest and highest frequencies are a little bit attenuated, especially during heavy compression. Unit is Tested and Functions Well. In general I use these for mixing drums, but again they are definitely suitable for use 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.

It is an analog piece of gear, and only takes up half a rack space, so if you had two of these you could fit them perfectly in a single space in dhx traditional rack casing.

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