CX4800 (China)

4x8 Loudspeaker Control System

CX4800 (China)
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4x8 Loudspeaker Control System

The dbx CX4800 loudspeaker control system provides superior-quality digital audio processing, routing and tuning to manage and protect your PA system and deliver the best sound possible in any mobile production or fixed installation.

With a 4x8 input/output configuration, the CX4800 provides all of the processing necessary to get the most out of your sound system: Each input and output channel offers a full suite of DSP including 6-band parametric EQ, limiter, compressor, crossover, delays and filters; internal 96 kHz/24-bit processing provides pristine audio performance.

Units are designed for fast deployment and simple operation, with 30 built-in presets and access to downloadable JBL loudspeaker presets. An intuitive front-panel layout centers around a bright, easy-to-read LCD screen; channel indicators with mutes; PC interface connection; and CUE preset recall buttons.

Ideal for rental companies, houses of worship, touring artists and DJs and corporate A/V and education markets, dbx CX Series loudspeaker control systems make perfect centerpieces for your most versatile PA systems. dbx CX Series are available for the China market only.

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THE dbx LEGACY: ROAD TESTED, CONTRACTOR APPROVED
For decades, the world’s most discriminating sound system designers have relied on dbx processing technologies to support top live productions and installations. Take advantage of the fidelity we’re famous for, in simple, affordable digital solutions that offer 24-bit/96 kHz resolution with 32-bit floating-point processing for pristine audio quality.

YOUR ALL-IN-ONE SYSTEM-MANAGEMENT TOOLBOX
The dbx CX Series provides robust audio processing and signal routing so you can operate your PA system safely while delivering the loudest, cleanest sound possible. Each input and output channel has its own dedicated 6-band parametric EQ; limiter; compressor; crossover; delays; and Butterworth, Bessel, Linkwitz-Riley and 12/18/24/36/48 dB/octave filters.

FAST, SIMPLE SYSTEM SETUP
Touring artists and rental companies customize sound systems for a range of venues and spaces; they need a loudspeaker management solution that’s versatile enough to meet diverse acoustic requirements. Conversely, commercial facilities may share common system configurations in many spaces. The dbx CX Series is available in 2x4, 3x6 and 4x8 input/output configurations to fulfill a broad range of system demands and includes built-in EQ presets for popular JBL loudspeakers. Store and recall presets for frequently used venues for quick, easy setup, wherever you work.

INTUITIVE OPERATION, ANYWHERE
CX Series models all share a similar front-panel layout, functions and features, for consistent operation and ease of use. Front-panel features include a vivid LCD screen with intuitive companion editing controls. Input and output channel LED indicators display levels; each channel features a dedicated mute button. Connect to a PC through the front-panel USB port to access a detailed GUI for complete, intuitive control of all hardware parameters, no drivers necessary.

Features

  • Each input and output channel features 6-band parametric EQ, limiter, compressor, crossover, 1,000 ms delay and filters (Butterworth, Bessel, Linkwitz-Riley and 12/18/24/36/48 dB/octave)
  • 30 preset slots; JBL presets available for download
  • Large front-panel LCD screen with companion editing controls
  • Front-panel LED indicators display input and output channel status and levels at a glance
  • Three front-panel CUE buttons instantly recall favorite system presets
  • Front-panel USB PC interface provides GUI access without requiring software drivers
  • Dedicated front-panel channel mute buttons
  • Password security protects system settings
  • I/O: 4 XLR balanced inputs, 8 XLR balanced outputs
  • Rear-panel RS485 port for third-party control
  • Sampling rate: 96 kHz
  • A/D and D/A conversion: 24-bit PCM
  • 32-bit floating-point processing
  • S/N ratio: >100 dB, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Dimensions: 483 mm (W) x 45 mm (H) x 240 mm (D)
  • Power: 100 – 240VAC, 50/60 Hz

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Specifications
file type icon CX4800 Spec Sheet
updated: Jan 21, 2022
    454 KB Jan 21, 2022
Software
platform icon CX Series Loudspeaker Control System
updated: Jan 26, 2022
    937 KB Jan 26, 2022

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Specifications

Inputs 4 XLR, balanced
Outputs 8 XLR, balanced
Input Impedance 10k ohms
Output Impedance 47 ohms
Max Input +20 dBu
Max Output +20 dBu
PEQ 6 bands on every input/output channel
Delay 1000 ms per input/output channel
Crossover Filter Types Butterworth, Bessel, Linkwitz-Riley, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 dB/octave
Processing Delay < 3 ms
Frequency Band 15 Hz – 20 kHz, +0.25 dB / -0.5 dB
Dynamic Range >108 dB, 22 Hz – 22 kHz
THD <0.008%, (20 Hz – 20 kHz @ +10 dBu) <0.0015%, (1 kHz @ +10 dBu)
Equivalent Input Noise < -83.8 uV
Sampling Rate 96 kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >100 dB, 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Common Mode Rejection Ratio >60 dB
Internal Cross-over <-85 dB
A/D & D/A Converters 24-bit PCM
Dimensions 483 x 45 x 240 mm
Power 100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption <20W
Net Weight 3.5 kg

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