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Timeless dbx Compression... Love It!

One of the most popular compressor/limiters here at GearNuts, the dbx 160A is the newest in the mythical dbx 160 family of signal processors. With selectable OverEasy and hard-knee compression curves plus many threshold settings, the 160A can handle your toughest dynamics jobs. True RMS level detection provides some of the most natural sounding dynamics processing available. The 160A also has an better signal path, single front panel with built-in rack ears, better 1/4" jacks , a lighter, stronger one rack-space chassis design and more!


dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter Features:
    • Strappable with another 160A for true RMS stereo summing operation
    • Exclusive Infinity+ compression allows negative compression
    • Over 60dB of gain reduction available
    • New floating balanced out stage drives any load
    • Compression Ratio variable from 1:1 through infinity :1 to negative compression
    • lndependent balanced and unbalanced outs can drive 600 loads to +24dBm simultaneously
    • OverEasy or classic hard knee compression with dbx's ultra-musical program dependent attack and release times
    • Precision dual RMS LED display monitors input or out and gain reduction over a wide range and adjusts for different operating levels
    • Optional out transformer capable

dbx 160A Specs:
Number of Channels 1
Controls Threshold, Ratio, Output Gain
Threshold -40 dB to 20 dB
Ratio 1:1 to -1:1
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz
Inputs 1 x XLR, 1 x 1/4"
Outputs 1 x XLR, 1 x 1/4"
Rack Spaces 1U
Height 1.75"
Depth 6.5"
Width 19"
Weight 4.45 lbs.

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