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DBX Model 165A

DBX Model 165A

Brand: DBX

Regular price £1,490.00 GBP | Inc.VAT: £1,788.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £1,490.00 GBP
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The classic “over easy” compressor. Later version with the added “Peak Stop” function. Otherwise identical to the 165.

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Product Description

DBX 165A Over Easy Compressor/Limiter for sale.

Classic mono solid state compressor.

Will be supplied serviced and with our standard warranty.

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


Excellent. Minor signs of age/use. 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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