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DBX 160A Compressor - Used  From dbx

A classic, versatile, and intuitive compressor from DBX


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Manufacturer's Description from dbx

One of the most popular compressor/limiters here at Sweetwater, the dbx 160A is the latest in the legendary dbx 160 family of signal processors. Featuring switchable OverEasy and hard-knee compression curves along with a wide range of threshold settings, the 160A can handle your toughest dynamics tasks. True RMS level detection provides some of the most natural sounding dynamics processing available. The 160A also provides an improved signal path, single front panel with integral rack ears, improved 1/4" jacks , a lighter, stronger one rack-space chassis design and more!


dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter Features:

OverEasy or classic hard knee compression with dbx's ultra-musical program dependent attack and release times

Compression Ratio variable from 1:1 through infinity :1 to negative compression

Precision dual RMS LED display monitors input or output and gain reduction over a wide range and calibrates for different operating levels

Over 60dB of gain reduction available

Exclusive Infinity+ compression allows negative compression

lndependent balanced and unbalanced outputs can drive 600 loads to +24dBm simultaneously

New floating balanced output stage drives any load

Optional output transformer capable

Strappable with another 160A for true RMS stereo summing operation

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