dbx 160 Compressor Limiter by Waves Out Now
Announced at NAMM 2015, out just now: the Waves dbx 160 Compressor Limiter plugin, modeled after the legendary vintage compressor – incorporating unique features not found in the original hardware unit.
Considered one of the best drum compressors ever, the original dbx® 160 stands tall among its peers, boasting a very clean sound with minimum Total Harmonic Distortion. The fast-acting dbx 160 compressor limiter was used in almost every major recording in the late ‘70s and throughout the ‘80s, and later models in the 160 series also became industry standards.
The plugin version has an added Mid/Side matrix comp mode, noise controls (allowing you to bring the noise of the original hardware unit back in the mix), and a parallel compression mix control for blending the uncompressed signal with the compressed signal.
Watch legendary in the box/out the box producer and engineer Eddie Kramer guide you through a bit of the original hardware unit’s rich history:
The dbx 160 Compressor Limiter plugin is available at an introductory price of $99,- (for both the Native version and the Soundgrid version).
For more info, specs, or to download a demo: