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Old 15th July 2005
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Mono-Peter's Avatar
DBX 202

Hi, I got a an old quadro compressor from the former Polydor Studios in Vienna, wich is obviously self build by an engineer, probalbly end 70's. It has four pcbs ( for every compressor) with each having a black dbx 202 block on it. What is this? A VCA? Can anybody tell me where else it is used? Any suggestions about the quality? Thanks!
Old 15th July 2005
Gear Maniac
ShinyBox's Avatar

Check this thread here for some 202 discussion =)


Old 5th August 2016
Gear Head
Ritchie's Avatar

DBX 202 technical pdf in High Resolution ?

Hi all

Somebody have the dbx202 technical manual ? I have one but in small resolution.

Thanks by advance.


I re drawing all the board and schematics...see the files enclosed.
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DBX 202-untitled4.jpg   DBX 202-untitled5.jpg   DBX 202-untitled10.jpg   DBX 202-untitled11.jpg   DBX 202-untitled12.jpg  

DBX 202-untitled13.png   DBX 202-capture-d-ecran-2016-08-12-17.02.31.jpg   DBX 202-capture-d-ecran-2016-08-15-11.55.37.jpg   DBX 202-unknown.jpg   DBX 202-unknown2.jpg  

Last edited by Ritchie; 17th August 2016 at 04:47 PM..
Old 17th August 2016
Gear Head
Ritchie's Avatar

Hi all,

Somebody have the exact dimensions of the CAN and PINOUT dbx200 VCA ?

Thanks by advance.

Old 18th August 2016
Lives for gear
gyraf's Avatar

We've discussed this several times over on GroupDIY

I think there's data as well.

Jakob E.

(you do realize that you're necroposting, don't you?)
Old 18th August 2016
Gear Head
Ritchie's Avatar

Yes but !!

Hi Jacob and thanks for your prompt reply !!

Yes sure but I don't find the VCA 200 dimensions !! and a good resolution of the 202...

If you have infos it would be great for me.


PS What do you mean about " necroposting" ?

Old 5th October 2018 | Show parent
Here for the gear

Do you know where I can purchase VCA PCB's
Old 5th October 2018
Gear Head
Ritchie's Avatar

Hi and thanks for your reply.

What do you looking for ?


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