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dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter 

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The dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter provides overEasy or classic hard-knee compression with ultra-musical, program-dependent attack and release times. Va...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 07-12-2017

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Extreme flexibility, signal quality, and precision control.

The dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter provides overEasy or classic hard-knee compression with 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. The dbx 160A has independent balanced and unbalanced outs can drive 600 ohm loads to +24dBm simultaneously.

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

Pro studio compression at a price that fits in your project studio budget. Order today.

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dbx160A Compressor/Limiter
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

great unit

By Leonard Ochs

from LI NY

Comments about dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter:

did exactly what we wanted it to do and was a great purchase.
controls the unwanted bass pops and highs very well. Keeps the signal uniform without losing any sound quality. Have it coming out of an LA-610 directly into the board. really sounds great.
compact unit that does what you want it to do.
fairly priced for what it does.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Transparent Compression

By Scotty J.

from Bitter Clinger

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Comments about dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter:

I've used a variety of different compressors. This one by far exceeds them all, even my modded CS-3.Great compression without even being able to tell it's doing it's job. That's what I look for in a quality Compressor.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Totally Invisable

By Bo-kvtzM

from Louisville KY

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Comments about dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter:

I've been using the 160A for six years, it is by far the most impressive compressor I've ever used, or seen in use. It's totally invisable, but works perfectly. Whether it be a single voice or an entire band, I have never had one problem with this compressor in any way.

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