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dbx 1046

Classic Pro Quad Compressor Limiter

Product Code 1488

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dbx

In today's recording and sound reinforcement environments, the need for multiple channels of high quality, easy to use compression is growing rapidly. The new dbx
1046 is designed to provide the audio professional with just that: 4 channels of great sounding dbx compression for a variety of applications. Incorporating the
industry standard dbx designs and the latest available manufacturing techniques, the dbx 1046 provides pristine sonic quality with that classic dbx sound.



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MPN: DBX1046
UPC: 691991400001

    Input
  • Connectors: XLR and 1/4" TRS (Pin 2 and tip hot)
  • Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Impedance: Balanced > 40 kOhm, unbalanced >20 kOhm
  • Max Input Level: > +22 dBu balanced or unbalanced
  • CMRR: Typically >50 dB at 1 kHz

    Output
  • Connectors: XLR and 1/4" TRS (Pin 2 and tip hot)
  • Type: Servo-balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Impedance: Balanced 30 Ohm, unbalanced 15 Ohm
  • Max Output Level: > +22 dBm balanced, > +20 dBm unbalanced

    System Performance
  • Bandwidth: 20 Hz to 20 kHz, +0/-0.5 dB
  • Frequency Response: 0.35 Hz to 90 kHz, +0/-3 dB
  • Noise: < -96 dBu, unweighted, 22 kHz measurement bandwidth
  • Dynamic Range: > 118 dB, unweighted
  • THD+Noise: 0.008% typical at +4 dBu, 1 kHz unity gain
  • 0.08% typical at +20 dBu, 1 kHz, unity gain
  • < 0.1% any amount of compression up to 40 dB, 1 kHz
  • IMD: < 0.1% SMPTE
  • Interchannel Crosstalk: < -80 dB 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Stereo Coupling: True RMS Power Summing

    Compressor
  • Threshold Range: -40 dBu to +20 dBu
  • Ratio: 1:1 to :1
  • Threshold Characteristic: Selectable OverEasy® or hard knee
  • Attack/Release Characteristic: AutoDynamic
  • Attack Time: Program-dependent
  • Release Time: Program-dependent
  • Output Gain: -20 to +20 dB

    Limiter
  • Threshold Range: 0 dBu to +24 dBu (off)
  • Ratio: :1
  • Limiter Type: PeakStopPlus two-stage limiter
  • Stage 1: PeakStop® brickwall limiter
  • Attack Time: Zero
  • Release Time: Zero
  • Stage 2: Predictive intelligent program limiter
  • Attack Time: Program-dependent
  • Release Time: Program-dependent

    Function Switches
  • OverEasy®: Activates the OverEasy® compression function.
  • I/O Meter: Switches between monitoring input and output levels on the Input/Output Level meter.
  • Bypass: Activates the direct input-to-output hard-wire bypass.

    Operating Level
  • (rear panel): Switches the nominal operating level between -10 dBV and +4 dBu simultaneously for both input and output levels.
  • ST Link: Links channels in stereo pairs. Channels One and Three become the master channels.

    Indicators
  • Gain Reduction Meter: 8 segment LED bar graph at 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 dB
  • Input/Ouptut Meter: 8-segment LED bar graph at -24, -18, -12, -6, 0, +6, +12, and +18 dBu
  • PeakStop®: 1 LED to indicate PeakStop® limiting
  • Function Switches: LED indicator for each front-panel switch

    Options
  • Output Transformer
  • Per Channel: Jensen® JT-123-dbx or JT- 11-dbx, BCI RE- 123-dbx or RE-11-dbx

    Power Supply
  • Operating Voltage: Switchable: 100-120 VAC 50-60 Hz or 200-240 VAC 50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 20 Watts
  • Fuse: 100-120 VAC:250 mA Slow Blow
  • 200-240 VAC: 125 mA Type T
  • Mains Connection: IEC receptacle

    Physical
  • Dimensions: 1.75"Hx19"Wx9"D (4.4cmx48.3cmx20.1cm)
  • Weight: 5.2 lbs. (2.4 kg)
  • Shipping Weight: 7.6 lbs. (3.5 kg)


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