DBX SL. 2-channel Compressor/Limiter Patent-pending AutoVelocity™ circuit dB of Dynamic Range High-Drive output transformer. The dbx S is a stereo compressor could not be more complete consists of a multitude of rotary pots, buttons, LEDs, and two good old. Despite being both smaller and lighter, this new compressor yields little in performance to Dbx’s flagship SL. The name Dbx is pretty much synonymous with.

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Release time is defined as the time the compressor takes to return to original levels after the last excursion over threshold.

The careful design, combined with proper use of this feature can offer tremendous dynamic range control without sounding too “squashed” and lifelessly overprocessed. Moreover, 610sl continuous monitoring of the needle VU reduction indicator mode, is necessary as it can go without problem up to 30dB very easily and without any adverse effects.

The PeakStopPlus process was first introduced with the dbx unit and improves performance with the addition of a second stage called Intelligent Predictive Limiting. In this situation, I will typically reset the threshold. Back To Home Page. And especially with the “Peak Stop Plus” feature, as it can be sharp and quickly wearing so badly mastered.

In contrast to “Hard Knee” mode, its action is logically less discreet, and you can easily reach 160s, first sounds nice, but also quite fanciful and frankly little use as ridges flee everywhere.

A short signal path is used for sidechain de-essing or ducking functions.

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The so-called “Side Chain” feature allows to introduce in the loop detection S bike as an external equalizer, turning eg a de-esser to compet. Getting In And Out The two-rackspace SL has two mono compressor channels mounted side by side with stereo coupling and sidechain capability.


The Unbalanced switch changes the output of the SL from balanced to unbalanced and drops the level 6 dB. In sidechain mode, the compressor responds to signals coming into the sidechain return connector rather than the normal input.

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It does this without introducing harsh-sounding artifacts. The amount of control available for both specific effects, like spanky drum and guitar sounds, and more classic applications such as vocal recording is unsurpassed by any other previous dbx compressor.

Including playing time break: Dynamic range is greater than dB, and total harmonic distortion is. We find the threshold, ratio, attack the output gain and return. If you like big sounds at a very slow attack and snapping large transient time, it should under no circumstances activate this function, also called “Soft Knee” but remain dbs Knee” stiff elbow to stay Gauls.

Maybe we can see a very slight tendency to “eat” a little low frequencies and dbz the high frequencies. Where sbx DBX is perfectly astonishing is used for purely creative, so its potential can be outstanding. The lighted VU meter has two scales: This feature helps to soften the activation of the VCA to the trigger point, which resulted in making softer and more discreet compression.

The Threshold control adjusts the input level above which compression occurs. You could also short pin 3 to ground if you want to unbalance but keep the level up.


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There is an LED “traffic light” that shows when the signal is below threshold greenover threshold redand yellow when the OverEasy mode is selected and the level is in the OverEasy threshold range. PeakStopPlus is adjusted with the Stop Level control from 4 to 30 dB off and sets the maximum output level, regardless of any other control. If you have arrived at a threshold level dxb with OverEasy switched out and then switch it in, you will notice more gain reduction movement on the meter.

Mix Magazine “Compression And Compressors”. I have always used and preferred the dbx compressor for the OverEasy mode for its musicality. The compression ratio control is smooth and continuous from 1: Well to correct all these inconveniences manual mode, and just put it into action to get everything in order, except that the sound loses part of its appeal. It should be noted that each key has its course sometimes bicolor LED signaling. That said some artistic applications, in my opinion it can not be regarded as regrettable as it is sometimes db to make the finest and most sophisticated manipulations by hand.

Pin 1, Unbalanced and Ground.

An “Auto” button, as its name suggests, makes the detection process and the ongoing attack and release, automatic. This “brick wall” limiting is an important feature for successfully engineering maximum-level digital recordings, radio broadcasts or satellite transponder audio uplinks.