dbx 160A Limiter/Compressors; sn001586, 589

These units are in VVVG condition, one owner, installed in 2003. Please note the price is per Unit.
Fabricant: DBX
Disponibilité: 2 en stock
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Quantité 2+
Prix £127.49

The 160A is essentially the same as the earlier 160X except for the connector configuration and a few changes in the switches.  This is the current model by dbx.  The current List price is $649 with a MAP of $429.    Get yourself a pair of these like new dbx 160A limiters at a real bargain price.

  • The dbx 160A has XLR and TRS inputs instead of a Barrier screw terminal strip. 
  • All of the switches are round instead of rectangular 
  • There is a ground lift switch on the XLR input

This pair is extremely clean.


  • Input: Connectors: 1⁄4” TRS and XLR, Floating Balanced; XLR: Pin 2 hot, Phone: Tip Hot.
  • Impedance: 40kΩ.
  • Maximum Level: +24dBu, Balanced or Unbalanced (Absolute).
  • CMRR: >45dB (Any Frequency).
  • Detector Input: Connector: 1⁄4” TRS phone, Floating Balanced.
  • Impedance: >200kΩ.
  • Maximum Level: +28dBu, Balanced or Unbalanced.
  • Output: Connector: XLR, Floating Balanced; Pin 2 Hot.
  • Impedance: 30Ω.
  • Maximum Level: (Balanced): +24dBm; <0.3% THD.
  • Maximum Level: (Unbalanced): +20dBm; <0.3% THD
  • Noise: <-90dBu, Unweighted (20Hz — 20kHz).
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz —20kHz, +0,
  • -0.5dB; +0, -3dB 0.5Hz and 90kHz.
  • THD: <0.2%, Typical, any amount of compression up to 40dB @ 1kHz.


  • Maximum Level: +24dBm.
  • Compression: Threshold Range: -40dBu to +20dBu.
  • Threshold Characteristic: OverEasy® or Hard Knee.
  • Compression Ratio: Variable 1:1 to :1 thru to -1:1; >60dB maximum compression.
  • Attack Time: Program dependent; typically 15ms for 10dB, 5ms for 20dB,
  • 3ms for 30dB.
  • Release Time: Program Dependent; Typically 8ms for 1dB, 80ms for 10dB,
  • 400ms for 50dB; 125dB/sec rate.
  • System Performance:
  • Dynamic Range: >113dB.
  • Gain Adjustment Range: Variable from -20dB to +20dB.
  • Stereo Coupling: True RMS Power Summing™
  • Summing: 1⁄4" TRS phone jack.
  • Hardware: Power Cord: IEC-Type connector.
  • Operating Voltage: DO: 90-130VAC, 50/60Hz; EU: 200-250VAC, 50/60Hz.
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F).
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 1.75" x 19" x 6.5"(4.45cm x 48.2cm x 16.51cm).
  • Weight: Net Weight: 4.45 lbs (1.99 kg) Shipping Weight: 6.62 lbs (2.99 kg)