dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter
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The dbx 160A is the latest generation of the legendary dbx 160 family of compressor/limiters.
Featuring switch-selectable OverEasy and Hard Knee compression curves along with extremely wide-ranging threshold, ratio and output controls, the dbx 160A is up to any task. True RMS level detection provides the most natural-sounding dynamics processing available, from subtle compression to "brick wall" peak limiting. Choose low ratios and OverEasy compression to transparently smooth out fluctuating vocal and instrumental levels. Or use the 160A's Hard Knee compression and high ratios (up to and beyond :1 and over 60dB gain reduction) for bombproof protection against overload distortion in digital recording, P.A. systems and broadcast signals. The 160A is fully compatible with +4/-10dB and balanced/ unbalanced systems, and its electronically balanced output stage is an outstanding line driver for long cable runs (an output transformer is optional). The 19-segment, switchable input/ output LED metering can be easily calibrated to any operating level. 12-segment gain reduction LEDs provide precise analysis at a glance.
- 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
Pro studio compression at a price that fits in your project studio budget. Order today.