DBX 266 XS

Stereo compressor gate

  • With integrated power supply
  • With the patented OverEasy compression technology
  • AutoDynamic attack and release controls
  • Compressor ratio: 1: 1 to Infinity: 1
  • XLR in / outs
  • -10 / + 4 db switchable
  • Stereo link function
  • Design: 19" / 1U
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Compressor Yes
Gate Yes
Peak Limiter No
2-Channel Unit Yes
Attack/Release Adjustable Yes
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DBX made a little gem!

20.06.2016
This DBX 266 XS compressor is to be highly recommended. The quality of sound it (re)produces, and the flexibility of the controls are so much better than cheaper units.

On other units I have used, "Release" can be grabby and compression ratios way to harsh even for the smallest adjustment to the controls (I owned a Behringrer previously). This unit is smooth and easily adjustable ensuring that you neither blast your desk nor kill the sound.

Simple and intuitive to use I had it out of the box, installed in my flight was, hooked up and operating within 20 minutes of the courier dropping it off. It really is that easy.

I am absolutely delighted and feel this unit represents great value for money.

I have marked it 5*s on everything as it does everything it says it will in an outstanding way.
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Great dbx sound

NyquistAudio, 24.04.2018
Awesome 1u compressor with a classic dbx OverEasy sound. Nice compression that's powerful without being too "in your face". I've always loved the dbx compressors, be it the 160A or the previous model the 266 XL (which I have a rack of as well), and I just love the natural sound of the dbx compression whether on vocals or Kick/Bass. It has a handy gate as well. I wouldn't mix a gig without a dbx comp.
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