dbx® 160 Compressor / Limiter
dbx® 160 Compressor / Limiter
I own the hardware
This plugin is incredibly simple to use but most effective.
It sounds just like my original DBX160 unit.
I use this on individual drum tracks!
This takes me back to the 90s, when I used the hardware version. I actually like this one better than the hardware! Easier in every way! Sounds even better to my ears!
Works as advertised
You'll need very little compressor experience getting this one to sound good on all sorts of sounds, not just bass. One of my simple but powerful favorites.
THES BROGRAMME IS GOOD IN THE TRAP MUSIC
S. Pappinen Hillert
It does exactly what I hoped it would do. Great job
My go to for kick drum and toms
Has this clicky thing happening which always makes it a good choise to tighten and give more presence to drums, in particular kick drum
A Often Forgotten Classic
what can I say? I love this compressor and this plugin! its a must for drums and i love it on bass as well, once again UA well done!!
C. Calvo Pardos
FIRST VCA COMP
Pocos parámetros pero los necesarios para compresiones agresivas que quieras que se aprecien facilmente.
The 160 VU nailed in this plug-in!!
I own a real 161 VU same as the 160 just unbalanced and this plug-in does everything that my unit does. Which is to say that every signal you run through this compressor becomes Fatter!! Even at nominal settings Kudos to UA for really nailing this unit!
Great Emulation Of DBX 160
I found all the DBX 160 Emulations to be rather weak, UAD seems to have something different and very useable in various situations. Wish I had an original unit to compare, would be interesting.
Why did I sleep on this?!
What a fantastic compressor! I always put this one in the "I'll get it eventually" category but, after having finally bitten the bullet, I find myself using it all the time. Not the most versatile plugin but it has a home on kick, snare, and bass for me.
Drums, drum elements, bass, guitars.. Works on everything if that is the character you are looking for.
But what I really love to do is send Drums and Bass stems into it for some awesome parallel compression glue and control. This works really well for POP and electronic music as well.
The GUI really needs work, it's way too tiny. The Waves version wins when it comes to visuals, and Wet&Dray options.
Love it !
It's so badass
Lekker op de basgitaar ! Zou wel graag een up to date versie willen zien.
Crunchy as hell!
When people said theres nothing like it...Theres nothing like it. Absolutely love this across Kicks and Snares. A Must!
I love it
Always loved the hardware units, especially on Bass Drum, Snare and certain vocals......This is giving me a similar feeling and sound.
It's got that trash!!
Great character! Way better than the waves emulation!!!
Loads of character, and excellent on bass.
THE Kick sound
After searching a long time I finally found THE kick sound with the dbx 160... I wonder why I didn't got it before.