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dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter  

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The dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter offers overEasy or classic hard-knee compression with dbx's ultra-musical, program-dependent attack and release times. Variable compression ratio from 1:1 through infin... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter offers overEasy or classic hard-knee compression with dbx's ultra-musical, program-dependent attack and release times. Variable compression ratio from 1:1 through infinity:1 to negative compression. Input or output and gain reduction over a wide range are monitored by precision dual RMS LED displays that can be calibrated for different operating levels. Over 60db of gain reduction. Independent balanced and unbalanced outs can drive 600 ohm loads to +24dBm simultaneously. Rackmount.

Features
  • OverEasy or classic hard-knee compression
  • Ultra-musical, program-dependent attack and release times
  • Variable compression ratio from 1:1 to negative compression
  • Adjustable dual RMS LED display
  • Over 60dB of gain reduction
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dbx160A Compressor/Limiter
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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(14 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Rec/Sound Eng.

By QualityAudio01

from Orlando, FL

Comments about dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter:

One of the best pieces of gear I've used in the studio and live sound. The only draw I can't say is too much money for a single channel comp/limiter.

(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Amazing

By David

from Mass

Comments about dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter:

This thing is incredible, the knobs are huge and it gives you a real analogue feel. Another thing is that even though it doesn't have attack and release settings, it always seems to give you the perfect sound every time. This thing always sounds great, get it. Only a 4 star because of price.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

dbx 160A

By Ric Brush

from Syracuse, NY

Comments about dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter:

Straight-forward controls make this unit easy to set-up and operate, and...my bass rig has never sounded better! p.s. Thanks to GC - they didn't have the item in stock, so special ordered it for me. I had it within a week and got it at a great price too.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

All bassists need one.

By gcletus76254

from SE Tenn

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Powerful
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Little pricey

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Events
  • Home Studio
  • Performances
  • Professional Recording

Comments about dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter:

Been using mine for 20+ years. It is reliable, tough as hell (my rack fell outta my truck at about 20 mph and all I had to do was put the knobs back on, and that was 10 years ago) Have drug the thing in and out of 100's of gigs and it still works as good as the day i bought it. Yea it is a little pricey, but you only have to buy it once.

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