Go to Top
  • Deal Alerts!
  • |
  • Request a Catalog
  • |
  • Currency ()
  • |
  • En Español Español
Call or chat with us now!
U.S. Power Requirements & Currency Exchange Rates Accept
U.S. Power / Voltage

By completing your order, you understand that the products(s) you are purchasing are U.S. models and may have power / voltage requirements different from that of your country.

Currency Exchange Rates

Prices shown in currencies other than US Dollars are estimates based on current exchange rates. We will charge your credit card in US Dollars on the day your order is shipped, and the conversion to your local currency will be done at the prevailing rate by your credit card issuer.

PSSL will not mark your parcel as a “gift”, declare a value lower than the actual price paid, or otherwise prepare false customs information.

Get Notified
Get Notified When In Stock
Receive an email the moment this item hits our warehouse.
Enter your name and email to be notified when this product is in stock and ready to ship. Place your order now to reserve your place in line. Your credit card is never charged until your order ships. No spam here, just an in-stock notification.
First Name:
Last Name:
Extended Warranty Plans
2 or 4 Years of Additional Coverage Protect your investment with an Extended Warranty Plan from Consumer Priority Service. Purchasing this protection for your product guarantees you the very best post-manufacturer warranty support. With an Extended Warranty plan, you have instant access to a skilled team of customer service and repair experts available to answer any of your product service questions or to assist you through a hassle-free claim, should the need arise. The shield means youre protected.

DBX 266XS 2-Channel Compressor Gate

DBX 266XS 2-Channel Compressor Gate
DBX 266XS 2-Channel Compressor Gate
DBX 266XS 2-Channel Compressor Gate

DBX 266XS 2-Channel Compressor Gate

Item #77558
(0 Reviews)
List Price: $210.76
USD$169.00 Request Price Match
You Save: USD$41.76 (20% Off)

Protect Your Gear!
Protect Your Gear!
Finanicing Available
Financing Available
Personal or Business Click Here
Request a Price Match
Consult one of our PA Advisors
Sales Advisor
Plus Free Tech Support—
get great advice and support on your purchase from our highly trained Sales Advisors.
Call 800-268-5520
DBX 266XS Dual Compressor Gate

Bring a more professional sound to your mix

Adding a dbx 266xs Compressor/Gate to your live sound rig or studio gives you more dynamic control to help create a more polished, professional sound. Having compression in your audio chain gives you the ability to smooth out uneven levels, add sustain to guitars and fatten up your drum sound. It also makes it easy to bring vocals to the front of your mix - adding greater clarity and making them stand out from the surrounding instruments. dbx knows compressors…after all we invented them! The 266xs is the latest in a long line of the world’s most successful compressors from the inventors of the technology. Its patented Overeasy compression technology provides smooth and musical performance while the AutoDynamic attack and release controls, found only on dbx compressors, puts great sound within easy reach. The 266xs can operate in stereo or dual-mono modes, has true RMS power summing and features XLR and ¼” TRS inputs and outputs. It cuts no corners on visual feedback with gain reduction metering and easy-to-read backlit switches.

Features Include:
  • Error-proof operation to smooth uneven levels, add sustain to guitars, fatten drums or tighten up mixes
  • New gate timing algorithms ensure the smoothest release characteristics
  • Program-adaptive expander/gates
  • Great sounding dynamics control for any type of program material
  • Separate precision LED displays for gain reduction, compression threshold and gate threshold allow quick, accurate setup
  • Stereo or dual-mono operation
  • Balanced inputs and outputs on 1/4” TRS and XLR connectors
  • Side Chain insert
  • Classic dbx “Auto” mode
  • 1/4” TRS, female XLR (pin 2 hot)
  • Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Impedance: Balanced 40kO, unbalanced 20kO
  • Max Input Level: >+22dBu balanced or unbalanced
  • Connectors: 1/4” TRS, male XLR (pin 2 hot)
  • Type: Impedance-balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
  • Impedance: +4 dBu: Balanced 100O
  • unbalanced 50O
  • -10 dBu: Balanced 1kO
  • unbalanced 500O
  • Max Output Level: >+21dBu balanced/unbalanced into 2kO or greater
  • >+18dBm balanced/unbalanced (into 600O)
  • Normalled: Tip is Input, Ring is Output
  • Tip: Impedance >10kO
  • Maximum Level >+22dBu
  • Ring: Impedance 2kO
  • Maximum Level >+20dBu
  • Selectable OverEasy or hard-knee
  • Threshold Range -40dBu to +20dBu
  • Compression Ratio 1:1 to Infinity:1
  • Attack Time Scalable Program-Dependent AutoDynamic
  • Release Time Scalable Program-Dependent AutoDynamic
  • Threshold Range -60dBu to +10dBu
  • Expansion Ratio 1:1 to 4:1
  • Attack Time <100µSec
  • Release Time Program-Dependent
  • Bandwidth: 0.35Hz - 90kHz, +0, -3dB
  • Frequency Response (Flat): 20Hz - 20kHz, +0/-0.5dB
  • Noise: <-93dB, unweighted (22kHz measurement band width)
  • THD+N: <0.2%; Any amount of compression at 1kHz
  • Intermodulation Distortion: <0.2% SMPTE
  • Dynamic Range: >114dB, unweighted
  • Interchannel Crosstalk: <-95dB, 20Hz to 20kHz
  • Common Mode Rejection: >40dB, typically >55dB @ 1kHz
  • Stereo Coupling: True RMS Power Summing
  • Power Requirements 15 Watts
  • Operating Voltage 100VAC -120VAC 50/60Hz; 230VAC 50/60Hz
  • Operating Temperature 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C)
  • Dimensions 1.75” x 5.75” x 19” (4.5cm x 14.6cm x 48.26cm)
  • Weight Net Weight: 4.84 lbs/2.19 Kg
  • Shipping Weight: 6.6 lbs/2.99 Kg
  • Note: 0dBu = 0.775VRMS
… [ More ]
Price: USD$119.99
Save USD$55.00
Price: USD$7.99
Save USD$3.00
Related Articles
Related Products
Questions & Answers
Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
Why did you choose this?
ProSound and Stage Lighting Store
Very much needed
RON W on Nov 23, 2019
Very much needed
RON W on Nov 23, 2019
for good quality sound system
Amenulla S on Nov 6, 2016
for good quality sound system
Amenulla S on Nov 6, 2016
DBX 266XS Reviews
There are no reviews for this item. Write Review
Recently Viewed Products
Sign up for exclusive Deal Alerts:
Call Us: (800) 750-7800 Email Us Get a Free Catalog
Back to Top
Call (800) 268-5520
Mon-Fri 7am-7pm, Sat 8am-5pm (pst)
Visit Our Showroom [map]
14800 Goldenwest St.
Westminster, CA 92683
Mon-Fri 10am-6:30pm
Sat 10am-3:30pm
McAfee Secure sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
5-Star Guarantee
Deal Alerts!
Connect with us on our Social Networks:
Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube