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Overlapping parametric bands in a 500 format.
The dbx 530 Parametric EQ offers a unique degree of equalization flexibility in the popular 500 Series format. Based upon the classic dbx 905, the dbx 530 is an uncompromising equalizer offering true, fully parametric operation of all three filter bands. dbx has a much-heralded history with modular processors dating back to the 900 Series, and the dbx 530 continues that tradition.
The dbx 530's overlapping bands each offer control of frequency bandwidth (Q) and up to 15dB of reciprocal cut or boost to provide exact, complimentary filter action for the most demanding of equalization needs. For problem situations requiring the removal of spurious signals, each of the bands can be independently switched into “infinite notch” mode without affecting the operation of others.In situations where a shelving equalizer will produce better results than a peaking one, the 530’s high and low bands can be independently switched from peaking to shelving operation. You can also make instant affected/bypassed comparisons using the 530's “On” switch.
Based on the classic dbx 905
3-band parametric EQ
Selectable bell or shelf type filters on low and high frequency bands
Adjustable Q on each band
Order the dbx pedigree in a 500 format today.
530 Series Parametric EQ Specifications:
Input Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
Input Impedance: 40k Ohms balanced, 20k Ohms unbalanced
Max Input Level: +22dBu
CMRR: >40dB; typically >55dB at 1kHz
Output Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
Output Impedance: Balanced 30 Ohms, unbalanced 15 Ohms
Max Output Level: +22dBu
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz, +0/-1dB; <10Hz - 30kHz, +0/-3dB
Noise: -90dBu, Unweighted (22Hz - 22kHz)
THD+Noise: <0.006% typical, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0dBu out
Dynamic Range: 112dB
EQ Filter Type: Each band symmetrical peak/dip, each band switchable to Infinite Notch mode, high and low bands switchable to symmetrical shelving
EQ Center Frequencies: Low band = 20 Hz – 500 Hz, mid band = 200 Hz – 5 kHz, high band = 800 Hz – 20 kHz
EQ Range: ±15 dB, peak or shelved
EQ Infinite Notch Attenuation: Typically > 40dB
Power Requirements: +/- 16V DC
Power Current Draw: 85 mA per power rail
Power Draw: 2.72 watts
Rack System Compatibility: 500 Series Compatible Power-frame
Rack Space: 1 Slot
Dimensions (H x W x D): 5.25” x 1.5” x 6” (13.34 cm x 3.81 cm x 15.24 cm)
Weight: 1.3 lbs (0.59 kg)
Shipping Weight: 1.7 lbs (0.77kg)
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.