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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.

The 1046 provides 4 channels of smooth classic dbx OverEasy® or Hard Knee compression that are perfectly suited for use on individual tracks of your multitrack recorder, and in virtually all applications the separate channels can be individually interfaced and used for entirely independent purposes. Additionally the newly developed PeakStopPlus™ is ideal for protecting your system from the oppressive peaks that can take out valuable drivers in your sound reinforcement rig or studio monitors.
• Four independent channels of operation, stereo linkable in two pairs
• PeakStopPlus™ limiting control for setting maximum allowable level regardless of compressor settings
• Independent Threshold and Release controls
• Switchable OverEasy® or Hard Knee compression
• Classic dbx® compression
• Differentially balanced gold-plated XLR and 1/4" inputs and outputs.
• True RMS level detection
• Precision metering of input level, output level, and gain reduction
• Dual True stereo or quad mono operation
• Switchable +4dBu or -10dBV operation per channel
    •  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 
    •  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
    •  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 
    •  Threshold Range: -40 dBu to +20 dBu •  Ratio 1:1 to infinity: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
    •  Threshold Range: 0 dBu to +24 dBu (off) •  Rati infinity: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
    •  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

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Things You Will Get:

  • Compressor
  • Power Cable
  • 4 Rack Mount Screws and Washers
  • Manual


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1046 4 Channel Compressor

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for two years and labor for two years from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.