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    dbx 162SL Purple Series Compressor Limiter

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    dbx 162SL Purple Series Compressor Limiter Product Description

    The DBX 162SL Purple Series Audio Compressor Limiter combines the best features of all the great DBX compressors, past and present, and gives you more versatile performance than ever before. In addition to having the auto attack and release as well as the hard knee threshold characteristics of the classic DBX 160, the 162SL compressor offers AutoVelocity manual mode, in addition to the classic DBX OverEasy mode, made standard by the legendary DBX 165A.

    The familiar striking front panel of the DBX 162SL, machined from 1/4 inch aircraft aluminum, handcrafted solid aluminum knobs, LEDs mounted individually in machined stainless steel housings, custom VU meters with peak indicators, and heavy gauge chassis mark the 162SL as a leader for decades to come.

    The heart of any dynamics processor is its VCA. The DBX 162SL is no different. This great compressor limiter features dual proprietary DBX VCA modules. This state-of-the-art implementation of DBX's original Blackmer decilinear VCA boasts an unheard of dynamic range and ultra-low distortion seen only previously in the Blue 160SLs. With sonic clarity designed for the studio, the DBX 162SL maintains its superior performance in harsh environments, pure enough for the studio, rugged enough for the road was the engineering motto of the Purple Series of compressors limiters.

    Like it's big brother, the DBX 162SL compressor takes full advantage of the best parts available and DBX's advanced manufacturing, including Jensen transformers on each output standard. Following in the footsteps of the Blue Series 160SL, with the Purple Series 162SL, DBX continues to create to the most technologically advanced compressors in the world.

    Features

    - Super fast manual attack and release
    - High-Drive Jensen output transformers
    - Hard-knee/OverEasy switchable
    - Variable attack and release controls
    - DBX's latest limiting algorithm PeakStopPlus
    - Ultra-low distortion compression for unheard of clarity even under extreme gain reduction
    - Program-dependent 'Auto,' Patent-pending AutoVelocity Manual, or fully variable attack and release modes

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of DBX products.

    dbx 162SL Purple Series Compressor Limiter Technical Description

    Input:
    - Connectors: XLR, 1/4 inch Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
    - Max Input Level: 24dBu balanced
    - Bandwidth: >200 kHz

    Outputs:
    - Connectors: XLR, 1/4 inch transformer balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered Output Drive Capacity
    - >24dBm
    - Bandwidth: >200kHz

    General:
    - Dynamic Range: >118dB
    - Head Room: 20dB reference = +4dBu
    - signal to Noise: 96dB, reference = +4dBu
    - THD+Noise: <0/008% at +4 dBu, 1 kHz, unity gain
    - Frequency Response: +0/-3 dB 2Hz - 200kHz +0/-0.1dB 20Hz - 20kHz
    - Devisation from Linear Phase: <1 degree 20Hz - 20kHz

    Compressor:
    - Threshold range: -40 to +30dBu
    - Ratio: 1:1 to infinity:1
    - Threshold Characteristic: Selectable, OverEasy or hard knee
    - Attack/Release: Selectable manual or auto

    Limiter:
    - Threshold range: +4 to +24 dBu (off)
    - Ratio: infinity:1
    - Limiter Type: PeakStopPlus 2 stage limiter

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of DBX products.

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