266xs Dual Comp/expander/gate Silver

  • DBX
  • Studio
  • Processing & Effects Units
  • Effects Units


BARCODE: 691991401244


Error proof operation to smooth uneven levels, add sustain to guitars, fatten drums or tighten up mixes

New gate timing algorithms ensure the smoothest release characteristics

Program-adaptive expander/gates

Great sounding dynamics control for any type of program material

Product Information

Adding a dbx® 266xs Compressor/Gate to your live sound rig or studio gives you more dynamic control to help create a more polished, professional sound. Having compression in your audio chain gives you the ability to smooth out uneven levels, add sustain to guitars and fatten up your drums.

Tech Specs

- Input Connectors 1/4"" TRS and female XLR (pin 2 hot)

- Input Impedance 40k? balanced/unbalanced

- Max Input >+22dBu Balanced or Unbalanced

- Output Connectors 1/4"" TRS, female XLR (pin 2 hot)

- Output Impedance +4dBu: 100? balanced, 50? unbalanced; -10dBu: 1k balanced, 500 unbalanced

- Sidechain 1/4"" TRS Phone, Normalled: Ring = Output (send); tip = Input (return)

- Compressor Threshold Range -40dBu to +20dBu

- Compressor Threshold Characteristic Selectable OverEasy® or hard knee

- Compressor Ratio 1:1 to Infinity:1

- Compressor Attack Time Scalable Program-Dependent AutoDynamic™

- Compressor Release Time Scalable Program-Dependent AutoDynamic™

- Expander/Gate Threshold Range -60dBu to +15dBu

- Expander/Gate Ratio 1:1 to 4:1

- Expander/Gate Attack Time <100µs

- Expander/Gate Release Time Program-dependent

- Noise <-93dBu unweighted (22kHz measurement bandwidth)

- Stereo Coupling True RMS Power Summing™