It is really difficult to decide which one to buy between dbx X and dbx XT, I have done lots of research on the forum: Some people said. 0% Financing, ✅ FREE Shipping, and ✅ FREE Warranty for your dbx X! In the world of compressor/limiters, the X is one of the standard – and with good . Description. The X is probably the best-known of the classic dbx compressors. The original was a half-width 2U box and the X was the first of the.

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If you hit this compressor with a very hard signal you will hear the compression and the sound of the unit. Log in Become a member. Finally, we can give a little gain with the last pot. If you are looking for some compressor that are a reasonable price and sound good, the dbx X is worth a look. And have a sound that loses the level when it exceeds the threshold.

To record voice and acoustic guitar. Then there is simple and too bad if it was already said elsewhere, is transparency!

When you need it, it triggers the button “slave” on dbd of two compressors, and it made all the settings on the other. Write a user review Ask for a user review. I would buy a better compressor such as the Empirical Labs or a really high end unit. While this isn’t the best sounding compressor out there, it is very solid and works great for drums.

I own or have owned a few compressors: I don’t think you would want this for studio applications.


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I also use it on kick or room mics. I do it again this choice without any problems! The unit lay out dnx about as simple as you can get. If you are not use to the sound of the DBX compressors dbbx is very distinguishable to my ears. I only like DBX on bass guitar or snare. For the price it is a bit high for my dbz and I would not get this unit for the studio but that is my opinion and I am sure that there are many studios that use them in-house for vocals and other instruments but for me it is way to compressed sounding even on a light ratio and with not much input gain it can be heard.

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Nothing will give you great compression and limiting like the dbx x can. I like the Blue Tube better for the studio personally.

Anyway, it’s very simple. Purchased on ebay usa, from a vendor that I know. DBX has a very distinct and so you have to be very careful as to how much to use. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.

Stereo linkable with a simple TRS. What I like least: This limiter can not be compared to a software limiter because it is just so much better than any software limiter to me. These definitely sound better than the dbx andbut is a bit more expensive than both. I tried it on bass guitar a few times and it is really 10x great unit for that but that was live and when I used it for vocals live it picks up so much bleed that I had to go back to using it for bass and guitars.


I have been using this limiter off and on for bout 7 years now, im not sure when it was created probably way before I started using it but comparing it to any software limiters is a mistake. Sbx chose a ratio, and adjust the Threshold watching small LEDs that work well: When I have tried it in the studio it really does not sound like some of my compressors that cost about the same.

I have seen many young producers use this compressor and use it the 160xx way. I have never used compressor that level but in terms of transparency, it is sufficient to compare the processed sound and the sound and untreated in terms of compression efficiency, well Mono Analog Compressor Rack 1U in height.

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If you use two X stereo dbbx time to time, you can leave the jack coupling continuously. I have seen a lot of them in guitar racks for some time. This X has no color, it gets bigger, it wakes up the details buried in his home, but added nothing. It has XLR connections in the back and is rackable – it will take xbx a single rack space. The sound of the unit is not what I want in a compressor for all things.

I used this for very specific instruments such as snare drum or at times a kick drum, but not on vocals. Not satisfied with those reviews?