DBX118 Compressor Expander

I picked up a pair of these units, and I think they are pretty cool. I like what they do for recording drums. They sort of make my little Zoom drum machine sound like it was recorded at Motown or Stax.

Sorry, no sound clips, yet. But here are some pictures (click for bigger).

And, here’s a link to a site with even more info about the DBX118, including the owner’s manual and schematic…

3 thoughts on “DBX118 Compressor Expander

  1. hell yeah. friggin sweet. i know im a bit tardy to the party, but howd did that sound, i mean as far as if i wanted something like this and have most the parts already on hand would you recommend it? id love to make something like this for personal use.

    i know you mentioned how it made your drums sound so i clarified a bit. heres to hoping youre still alive today!

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