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Frequency Response: 20-20kHz ▒.5dB
Max input: +22dBu 100kΩ
Max output: +20dBu 600Ω
Side chain insert: input >10kΩ
output: <2kΩ
Max level: +22dBu
THD: <0.2% ' 1kHz (any amount of compression)
Intermodulation Distortion: <0.2% SMPTE
Noise: <-93dBu, unweighted
Dynamic range; 113dB, unweighted
Crosstalk: <-93dBu @ 1kHz
Common Mode Rejection: >40dB
Threshold: comp: -40 to +20dB
gate: -60 to +10dB
Ratio: comp: 1:1 to ∞:1
          gate: 1:1 to 4:1
Attack time: comp: scalable program-dependent
gate: <100ÁSec
Release time: comp: scalable program-dependent
gate: program-dependent
Power requirements: AC provided by external power supply unit
Dimension: 485 x 102 x 45mm
Weight: 2.3kg

dbx 266 dual compressor limiter.

dbx 266 stereo compressor gate

Classic dbx overeasy compression for natural sounding, subtle program dependant dynamic control. With separate expander gate.


  • expander gate with adjustable threshold and ratio
  • Variable threshold, compression ratio, attack, release and output gain controls
  • Gain reduction LED meter, compression threshold indicators and gate indicators
  • Switchable dual mono or stereo operation and bypass
  • Connections: balanced TRS jack inputs. TRS jack outputs. TRS jack sidechain send/returns
  • Suitable for vocal compression, instruments, mix tightening

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