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dbx 565 - 500 Series Dual-Band Optical Compressor

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The dbx 565, is a 500 format double wide optical compressor. The 565 also features multi-band compression, VU and LED metering and dual band processing. The 565 splits the signal at input into two separate frequency bands, allowing independent signal processing.

COMING SOON! Please Note: The dbx 565 requires a compatible 500 series rack unit to operate (Sold Separately).

    • dbx 565 PRODUCT FEATURES:

      The dbx 565 Dual-Band Optical Compressor is the ideal 500 series compressor for studio or live sound applications.

      The 565 splits the incoming signal into two bands using Linkwitz-Riley 4th-order (24dB/octave) crossover filters, for an ultra-flat frequency response. Crossover frequency can be selected using the 8-stage FREQUENCY selector.

      Each of the two compression bands offer independent control of threshold, attack time, release time, and output (makeup) gain. Each band can be muted using the LOW MUTE or HIGH MUTE buttons, allowing bands to be soloed for fine tuning, for auditioning a band when adjusting the frequency control, or to simply apply a high or low-pass filter to the signal. The amount of drive into the compression circuit can be adjusted with the INPUT LEVEL control.

      Compression can be enabled/disabled per band using the COMP buttons for comparison against the uncompressed signal or for bypassing a band’s processing. A global BYPASS switch is also provided to compare the overall processed signal against the unprocessed signal.

      Rounding out the user interface is a stylish VU meter for output level metering and a pair of 5-segment LED meters displaying each band's gain reduction amount.

      The 565 can effectively be used to control the dynamics of slap-style bass guitars, clean electric guitars, kick drums, vocals, and more.


      Dual-band optical compression with Linkwitz-Riley 24dB/octave crossover filters
      8-stage crossover frequency selection from 65 Hz–3.5 kHz
      Master input level control
      Threshold, attack, & release controls per band
      Compression on/off button per band
      Mute button per band
      Output level control per band
      Circuit bypass switch
      5-segment LED gain reduction meter per band
      Vintage-style output level VU meter
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