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dbx 215s Dual Channel 15-Band Graphic Equalizer

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When the pros need an EQ, they turn to dbx. With a proven track record that spans four decades, dbx EQs are the industry standard for touring, studios, and audio installations. With the dbx heritage o... Read More

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Overview

When the pros need an EQ, they turn to dbx. With a proven track record that spans four decades, dbx EQs are the industry standard for touring, studios, and audio installations. With the dbx heritage of revered pro EQs, the 215s meets the needs of the most demanding sound reinforcement environments, while offering the simplicity of straightforward controls.

The dbx 215s includes two 15-band channels of 2/3-octave equalization, ±12 dB input gain, switchable ±6 dB or ±12 dB boost/cut range, 20mm nonconductive sliders, an intuitive user interface, and output level metering. From its extended 10Hz to 50kHz frequency response and 112 dB dynamic range to the quality componentry and meticulous attention to detail, the 215s offers exceptional sound and rugged reliability that guarantees you will always sound your best.

Sure to find a home in the studio, on tour and with installed sound venues, the dbx 215s is destined to take its rightful place in the lineage of great dbx signal processors that are the professional's choice in signal processing.

Features
  • Dual 15-band, 1/3-octave Constant Q frequency bands
  • Switchable boost/cut ranges of ±6 or ±12 dB
  • Front panel bypass switch
  • ±12 dB input gain range
  • 4-segment LED ladders for monitoring output levels
  • XLR and TRS Inpts and Outputs
  • Frequency Repsonse of 50kHz
  • Dynamic range of greater than 108dB
Specifications
  • Input
  • Connectors: 1/4" TRS, female XLR (pin 2 hot)
  • Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Impedance: Balanced 40k ohm, unbalanced 20k ohm
  • Max Input Level: >+21dBu balanced or unbalanced
  • CMRR: >40dB, typically >55dB at 1kHz
  • Outputs
  • Connectors: 1/4" TRS, male XLR (pin 2 hot)
  • Type: Impedance-balanaced/unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Impedance: Balanced 100 ohm, unbalanced 50 ohm
  • Max Output Level: >+21dBu balanced/unbalanced into 2k ohm or greater
  • >+18dBm balanced/unbalanced (into 600 ohm)
  • System Performance
  • Bandwidth: 20Hz to 20kHz, +0.5/-1dB
  • Frequency Response: <10Hz to >50kHz, +0.5/-3dB
  • Dynamic Range: Typicall >112dB
  • Signal-to-Noise: Typically >95dB
  • THD+Noise: <0.003%
  • Interchannel Crosstalk: <-90dB, 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Function Switches
  • EQ Bypass: Bypasses the graphic equalizer section in the signal path
  • Low Cut: Activates the 50Hz 12dB/octave high-pass filter
  • Range: Selects either +/- 6dB or +/- 12dB slider boost/cut range
  • Power Supply
  • Operating Voltage: 100VAC-240VAC 50/60Hz
  • Power consumption: 15W
  • Mains Connection: IEC receptacle
  • Physical
  • Weight: 4.8 lbs. (2.17 kg) Shipping weight 6.2 lbs. (2.81 kg)
  • Dimensions: 1.75" (4.44 cm) H x 6"(15.24 cm) D x 19" (48.26 cm) W
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4.0

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4.0

Not bad

By KRISTIAN THOMPSON

from Rio Rancho, NM

Just bought this unit. right off as the previous reviewer quoted is that there is NO on/off switch. Another thing that I find annoying is that when you use the by pass switch, no matter if you are turning the bypass on or off, it makes a hell of a POP throughout the entire system. and when you are playing live and setting up sound (granted you probably wont' be using the bypass switch) but if you do, you had better turn everything off or you are going to get blasted. other than that, the unit seems to be very good. Quite operation and the sliders are very responsive. I had two different Nady units, on one, a channel just went out completely and the other had a VERY noticible hissing noise in it that could not be EQed out. they both had the same issue also with the bypass switch that this unit has. Because of the previously mentioned issues with the NADY's, is the reason I ran to GC to get a new unit and this is what I picked up. definately and improvement over the NADY's that I had (2 ea).

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4.0

good quality

By john curtis

from missouri

the dbx 215s is a good quality equalizers, the electronic parts used to build is good quality, knobs, sliders etc.. for sound, i would rate it a four, 6db setting is ok, but, using the 12db would be recommended. this unit is best used for studio recording, live sound, or even just home use.. unit is built good, and designed fairly well... very low distortion, quiet operation... one draw back with this unit, is a main on and off switch..."there is no switch" for the most part, i would recommend this equalizer....

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