I’ve now had a new DBX XL for a few months but I don’t feel I’m ever going to be happy with it. The main problem seems to be, on speech. The dbx XL is a compressor – limiter – gate in the form of a rackmountable piece of outboard gear. It is an analog piece of equipment and it has both XLR. Congratulations on choosing the dbx XL Compressor / Gate. The XL provides two channels of noise gating,. OverEasy┬« or classic hard knee.

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Skip to main content. It is a basic compressor and is definitley helpful to have a few of them dhx for recording drums if you like to track with compression.

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The manual is pretty complete and was helpful when setting it up with my configuration. APRS when I read that the compression is felt even too much, I think these people do not know what a LA2A or o the sound is really most striking about the pump Well done and enjoyable performance: It all depends on what you’d like rbx do with it.

Read all reviews Rate product. For a more pro, I think it belongs in a toolbox, as if they have another compressor to sound more color to broaden the possibilities. Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe.


Compare Similar Items Current product. I use it for live applications so my bass amp isn’t too ‘flabby’; just a little bit of control and some boost, and while not a dramatic difference that difference is pretty useful.

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Manuel clear, even if I find lightweight, I would have AIM, for example schmas assembly, with the sidechain, not just an explanation Well, a model compressor “dual mono” or your choice and it’s super via a little switch 166xl We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. My only concern is that attempts to control things even a little too much can make the sound quite flat very quickly yes I know how compressors work before anyone goes there-some of the higher models can control the sound further without draining the soul of the bass.

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I like it a lot on drums, as it will fatten up your signal a bit and is clean. I intend to vbx one in order to compress multiple vocal tracks. Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason? Browse Related Browse Related.

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They are 166lx real cheap option for the home studio owner who wants a few compressors to use for tracking. Those who found this product “limit” do not know how to use a compressor in my opinion!

Less uncontrolled oomph, more kick-in-the-face output. Contour button quite effective and the function OverEasy. Please make note of our terms and conditions for buying educational software under “Downloads” at the bottom of this page before Much better sound level, compression is not the sound of the gate, the quality of 16xl is felt more at the touch of the notches of pots Well, no editing via a computer, it’s really cut “for the road”, not to prepare patches at home!

Do not ask him to do the job of a large Tubetech or api This item is to be installed and maintained by qualified individuals. Without going into dtails, there are more suitable compressors situations than others. I 166x, used this on snare drum, 16x6l drum, guitars, and bass guitar.

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Marcus Miller M2 5 Transparent Blue 2nd Gen, 5-string electric bass made by Sire, mahogany body, maple neck, c-profile, dvx fretboard, scale length mm, nut width 45 mm, 24 medium frets, 2 Marcus Blue humbucker pickups, Marcus heritage-3 electronics The peak limiter is quite efficient and relatively transparent.

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