Studio

500 Series

dbx has a long and venerated past with modular processors dating back to our classic 900 Series, which are still mainstays in many professional recording studios. Our new 500 Series modules continue that tradition offering legendary dbx processing with modern design.

  • Dbx510front small

    510

    Subharmonic Synthesizer - 500 Series
  • Dbx520 front small

    520

    De-Esser - 500 Series
  • Dbx530 front lit small

    530

    Parametric EQ - 500 Series
  • Dbx 540 small

    540

    Tube Mic Preamp with Optical Compressor - 500 Series
  • Dbx555 front small

    555

    5-Band Parametric EQ - 500 Series
  • Dbx560a front small

    560A

    Compressor/Limiter - 500 Series
  • Dbx 565 small

    565

    Dual-Band Optical Compressor
  • Dbx 570 small

    570

    Vari-Z Mic Preamp - 500 Series
  • Dbx580 front small

    580

    Mic Preamp - 500 Series
  • Dbx 590 small

    590

    Phase Manipulator - 500 Series
  • Dbx powerrack8 w500s medium

    PowerRack8

    8-Slot 500 Series Power Rack
  • Dbx powerblock3 small

    PowerBlock3

    3 Slot 500 Series Smart Power Supply
  • Powerrack3 horiz medium

    PowerRack3

    3-Slot 500 Series Smart Power Rack

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Microphone Preamps

The mic preamps developed by dbx are so widely used and respected by sound engineers that the name of one of our most popular preamps – the 286 – has become a universally used term that means “mic preamp.” Our mic pre’s set the standard in the broadcast and studio worlds by providing sound engineers all the processing they need for their mics.

  • 286sfront lg medium

    286s

    Microphone Pre-amp Processor
  • 376front lg medium

    376

    Tube Channel Strip w/Digital Out
  • 386front lg medium

    386

    Dual Vacuum Tube Preamp w/Digital Out
  • Dbx 676 front medium

    676

    Tube Microphone Preamp Channel Strip
  • Dbx580 front small

    580

    Mic Preamp - 500 Series
  • Dbx 540 small

    540

    Tube Mic Preamp with Optical Compressor - 500 Series
  • Dbx 570 small

    570

    Vari-Z Mic Preamp - 500 Series

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Dynamics Processors

When you’re cleaning up tracks in the studio or perfecting your live sound, you want to focus on your craft, not your hardware. Found in studios everywhere, dbx compressors, limiters, and gates are both easy to use and reliable. Built with flexibility and versatility in mind, dbx compressors, limiters, and gates enhance the quality of your performance without slowing you down.

  • 166xs front large medium

    166xs

    Compressor / Limiter / Gate
  • 266xs front large medium

    266xs

    Compressor / Gate
  • 160afront lg medium

    160A

    Compressor / Limiter
  • 1066front lg medium

    1066

    Compressor / Limiter / Gate
  • 1046front lg medium

    1046

    Quad Compressor / Limiter
  • 1074front lg medium

    1074

    Quad Gate
  • Dbx560a front small

    560A

    Compressor/Limiter - 500 Series
  • Dbx520 front small

    520

    De-Esser - 500 Series
  • Dbx 565 small

    565

    Dual-Band Optical Compressor

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Accessories

The tradition of quality and reliability can be found in everything made by dbx, right down to direct boxes, RTA mics and patch bays. The best way to round out your collection of world-class dbx gear is with world-class dbx accessories you know you can depend on.

  • Db10 lg small

    db10

    Passive Direct Box
  • Db12 lg small

    db12

    Active Direct Box
  • Pb48front lg medium

    PB48

    48-Point Patch Bay
  • Rta mic small

    RTA-M

    Reference Microphone
  • Dbxps6 small

    PS6

    PMC Power Supply
  • Di1 top small

    DI1

    Active Direct Box
  • Djdi top small

    DJDI

    2-channel Passive Direct Box
  • Ct2 top small

    CT-2

    Cable Tester
  • Ct3 top small

    CT-3

    Advanced Cable Tester
  • Dbx di4 small

    DI4

    Active 4 Channel Direct Box with Line Mixer

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