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DBX Model 165

DBX Model 165

Brand: DBX

Regular price £1,450.00 GBP | Inc.VAT: £1,740.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £1,450.00 GBP
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Classic “over easy” compressor. Identical to the 165A except for the lack of the “Peak Stop” feature.

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Product Description

DBX 165 Over Easy Compressor/Limiter for sale.

Classic mono solid state compressor. 2U rack.

DBX 165 manual.

Some specifications.

  • Metering: VU

  • Connections: Jones style barrier strip, stereo coupling

  • Controls Threshold, compression, attack, release, auto switch, peakstop, meter function, output gain

  • Performance: Distortion (THD) <.2% (IMD) <.2% SMPTE

  • Equivalent input noise: -90dBu

  • Dynamic range: 114dB

  • Compression ratio: variable 1:1 to 1:infinity

  • Attack time: (auto) 15ms for 10dB, 5 ms for 20dB, 3 msfo 30dB manual) variable from 2.5 to 1ms/dB

  • Bypass: Yes


In excellent cosmetic condition with only minor wear around the edges of the face. Please see photos or get in touch if you require more information on condition.

Voltage Information

120v model. For buyers in the UK/EU it will be supplied with a high quality voltage transformer.


For sales in UK the price will include 20% VAT. Buyers elsewhere may incur VAT or other local taxes on import.

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