DBX 266 XS B-Stock

B-Stock, DBX 266 XS stereo compressor/gate with integrated PSU, Over Easy function, automatic attack and release, Compressor-Ratio "1:1 - 1, XLR ins/outs, -10/+4dB switchable, stereo link, 19", 1U, B-Stock with full warranty, may have slight traces of use

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Compressor Yes
Gate Yes
Peak Limiter No
2-Channel Unit Yes
Attack/Release Adjustable Yes
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Like his predecessor

Stefan B. M., 11.01.2013
I also own the DBX266 XL, predecessor of the 266XS, for Homestudio. The new compressor comes in the liverpool, which I need one that is not very dyed, easy to use and easy to work with! And since the predecessor possesses exactly these qualities (in my ears), I thought to myself, "can not misunderstand so much". And, in fact, basically a copy of the 266XL, MAYBE a MINIMAL nuance, but that's not noticeable in the blind A / B test, so ... Anyone who knows the DBX 266XL knows the DBX 266 XS.

Operation: compressor stop, clear.
Features: Compressed, can also be used when needed
Sound: Neutral
Processing: Do not drop from the seventh floor, but otherwise stable.

Here is nothing eXtra Small, except the price.
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Nothing for the sum, but ...

Steffen Hoesel, 19.12.2013
... as drumcompressor very good to use. The 266 XS provides really nice crunchy drums and can really score points with snappy attacks on snares and claps. For the money you get everything you need to bring (electronic) drums forward. And the service is super easy - no frills - just what you need. Great great great!!

However, the defensiveness is the effect on the sum. Unfortunately, it is not to be used here, since its sound is very "hard" and directly comes. That bangs then too much, swallows the basses away and is not particularly pleasant - besides, it falls on that he to -10 db Thresh. (Felt) is not compressed at all. However, this only affects the effect on electronic music. I can not judge how he strikes in acoustics.

All in all but very recommendable, if you want to make drums really crisp or in the sum to the hard and direct sound.
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