DBX 266XS Dual Compressor/Gate: The Ultimate Dynamic Control for Your Sound

DBX 266XS Dual Compressor/Gate: The Ultimate Dynamic Control for Your Sound

Are you looking to take your sound to the next level? The DBX 266XS Dual Compressor/Gate is the perfect addition to your live sound rig or studio setup. With its advanced features and intuitive controls, this compressor offers unparalleled dynamic control, allowing you to create a polished and professional sound.

Unleash Your Creativity with Compression

Compression is a vital tool in any audio chain. It allows you to smooth out uneven levels, add sustain to guitars, and fatten up your drums. With the DBX 266XS, you have the power to shape your sound and bring out the best in your mix. Whether you’re a live sound engineer or a studio producer, this compressor will revolutionize your workflow.

Patented Overeasy Compression Technology

At DBX, we are pioneers in compressor technology. The 266XS is the latest addition to our long line of successful compressors. With our patented Overeasy compression technology, you can expect smooth and musical performance every time. Say goodbye to harsh and unnatural compression artifacts and hello to a transparent and dynamic sound.

AutoDynamic鈩?Attack and Release Controls

What sets the DBX 266XS apart from the competition is our exclusive AutoDynamic鈩?attack and release controls. These innovative features allow you to achieve the perfect balance between control and transparency. With just a few adjustments, you can dial in the ideal settings for any audio source, from vocals to instruments.

Stereo or Dual-Mono Modes

The DBX 266XS offers the flexibility you need for any setup. Whether you’re working in stereo or dual-mono, this compressor can handle it all. Its true RMS power summing ensures accurate and reliable performance, while the balanced XLR and 1/4″ TRS inputs and outputs guarantee pristine audio quality.

  • Error-proof operation for smooth and consistent levels
  • Add sustain to guitars and fatten up your drums
  • Bring vocals to the forefront of your mix for greater clarity
  • High-quality inputs and outputs for optimal signal integrity
  • New gate timing algorithms for smooth release characteristics
  • Classic DBX “auto” mode for effortless control

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can the DBX 266XS be used in a live sound environment?

A: Absolutely! The DBX 266XS is designed to excel in live sound applications. Its robust construction and intuitive controls make it the perfect companion for any live performance.

Q: Can I use the DBX 266XS on individual tracks in my studio recordings?

A: Yes, the DBX 266XS is equally at home in the studio. Its versatile features and transparent sound make it an essential tool for any recording engineer.

Q: How easy is it to set up and use the DBX 266XS?

A: The DBX 266XS is designed with user-friendliness in mind. Its intuitive controls and informative LED display make it easy to dial in the perfect settings for your audio source.


The DBX 266XS Dual Compressor/Gate is a game-changer for any audio professional. With its advanced features, transparent sound, and intuitive controls, it offers unparalleled dynamic control for live sound and studio applications. Take your sound to new heights with the DBX 266XS.