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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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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While its pretty clean, the sound won’t blow you away. In short, a tool 3 in one, and any time 2 or double mono, with rear jack and XLR connectors Archi reliable, rot, can cumbersome Those who found this product “limit” do not know how to use a compressor in my opinion!

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Shop Business Hours Directions. Write a user review Ask for a user review. We have 3 dbx A, 2 dbx XL, and a Canare 8 channel insert whip. A ct of I has an optical compressor circuit with a Class A lamp that is more musical but ultimately less flexible. Ergonomics standard, nothing wrong, the knobs are spaced a minimum of one another to handle it without the boy’s fingers, they are more serrated, very convenient to find a position.


In short, the XL is worthwhile, especially OCCAZ ‘for the home studio, a small studio and concert sound on a diff not necessarily luxurious. Analog and digital at least for mode OverEasy I think?

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And with everything close at hand, no menu, nothing, everything at your fingertips Help Page Contact Us. I have used this on snare drum, kick drum, guitars, and bass guitar.

Customers who looked at this item have bought these: I intend to buy one in order to compress multiple vocal tracks. I loved this thing. They are a real cheap option for the home studio owner who wants a few compressors to use for tracking. Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?


Request a new review. The manual is pretty complete and was helpful when setting it up with my configuration. Its faults I think come in the that it sometimes gets too tinny, but if you use it in the right situations, it usually is reliable and sounds good.

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On a scale from 1 – 10, with 10 being in new or excellent condition, this item is rated as a 6. I do not regret buying the S-Com Plusbecause it made me realize the sbx between the two machines.

As a company, we have one single objective: It is easy to get a good sound out of it and is capable of getting a couple of different types of sounds out of it – ranging from a light compression sound to really squishing the signal, and it is also a sufficient gate. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. This also affects the price – to our customers’ benefit, of course. New gate timing algorithms ensure the smooth Without going into dtails, there are more suitable compressors situations than others.