DBX 166XS Dual Compressor/Limiter/Gate

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DBX-166XS
Program-adaptive expander/gates Stereo or dual-mono operation Balanced inputs and outputs on 1/4" TRS and XLR connectors Side Chain insert Classic dbx® "Auto" mode
DBX 166XS Dual Compressor/Limiter/Gate Adding a dbx® 166xs Compressor/Limiter/Gate to your live sound rig or studio gives you more dynamic control to help create a more polished, professional sound. Having compression in your audio chain gives you the ability to smooth out uneven levels, add sustain to guitars and fatten up your drums. It also makes it easy to bring vocals to the front of your mix - adding greater clarity and making them stand out from the surrounding instruments. To protect your expensive amps and speakers the PeakStop® limiter provides an absolute ceiling for peak excursions or large transients that could damage your equipment. dbx knows compressors...after all we invented them! The 166xs is the latest in a long line of the world's most successful compressors from the inventors of the technology. Its patented Overeasy® compression technology provides smooth and musical performance while the AutoDynamic™ attack and release controls, found only on dbx compressors, puts great sound within easy reach. The 166xs can operate in stereo or dual-mono modes, has true RMS power summing and features quality XLR and 1/4" TRS inputs and outputs. It cuts no corners on visual feedback with gain reduction metering and easy-to-read backlit switches.
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SKU DBX-166XS
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UPC (Universal Product Code) 00691991401268
MPN (manufacturer part number) 166XS
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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
Specs INPUTS Connector: 1/4" TRS, female XLR (pin 2 hot) Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered Impedance: >50kΩ balanced, >25kΩ unbalanced Maximum Level: >+24dBu, Balanced or Unbalanced OUTPUTS Connector: 1/4" TRS, female XLR (pin 2 hot) Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered Impedance: 120Ω balanced, >60Ω unbalanced Maximum Level: >+21dBu balanced/unbalanced into 2kΩ or greater >+18dBm balanced/unbalanced (into 600Ω) SIDECHAIN INSERT Connector: 1/4" TRS Phone, Normalled: Ring = Output (send); Tip = Input (return) Impedance: Tip = >10kΩ (Input), Ring = 2kΩ (Output) Maximum Level: >+20dBu (tip/input) >+20dBu (ring/output) COMPRESSION Threshold Range: -40dBu to +20dBu Threshold Characteristic: Selectable OverEasy® or hard knee Compression Ratio: Variable; 1:1 to Infinity:1; 60dB Maximum Compression Attack Time: Variable program-dependent; 3ms to 340ms for 15dB gain reduction Release Time: Variable program-dependent; 200dB/Sec to 3dB/Sec EXPANDER/GATE Threshold Range: OFF to +15dBu Expansion Ratio: 10:1 Maximum Depth: >60dB Attack Time: <500µSec (from Maximum Depth) Release Time: Adjustable, 30ms to 3sec (to 30dB attenuation) PEAKSTOP® LIMITER: Threshold Range 0dBu to +20dBu SYSTEM Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz; +0/-0.5dB, Typical 3dB points are 0.35Hz and 110kHz, unity gain Noise: <-90dBu, 22Hz to 22kHz, no weighting, unity gain THD + N: Typically <0.04%; Any Amount of Compression Up to 40dB@1kHz SMPTE IMD Typically <0.08% @ +10dBu (15dB Gain reduction) Dynamic Range: >115 dB, unweighted Interchannel Crosstalk <-80dB, 20Hz to 20kHz CMRR: >40dB, typically >55dB at 1kHz Stereo Coupling: True RMS Power Summing™ POWER Power Consumption: 15 Watts Maximum Operating Voltage: 100 VAC 50/60Hz; 120VAC 60Hz; 230 VAC 50/60 Hz Operating Temperature: 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F) PHYSICAL Dimensions: 1.75" x 6.75" x 19" (4.45 cm x 17.15 cm x 48.26 cm ) Weight: Net weight: 5.05 lb (2.29 kg) Shipping weight: 7.20 lb (3.27 kg)
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