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DBX160 VU Needle replacement? Dynamics Plugins
Old 22nd May 2015
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DBX160 VU Needle replacement?

I just bought (for a very good price, $1100) a pair of DBX 160VU in a 19" rack, actually the very same unit Softube modelled their DBX160 from. I will later on compare this unit with Softtube's DBX160 - will be interesting). Its in mint condition except the needle of unit 2 is not moving. Where can I get a new needle? Is it standard parts or special for different brands and models? IS it a known error that easy can be fixed (oxid etc)?

The units are mounted in a 19" rack and have additional 19" connectors that I use (have not used the original "connectors" - it might be working with that, I don't know but I need to make a special cable/connector for that.
Old 22nd May 2015
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FYI the needle is part of the meter. You'll need to replace the whole meter, unless it is a circuit problem with the drivers.

What do you mean by "19" connectors?"
Old 22nd May 2015
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What do you mean by "19" connectors?"
That's a good question. My mind were somewhere and my fingers on another when typing. I meant the 1/4" connectors on the 19" chassi.

Actually, the seller just offered me to send it back and he will fix it and he will send back to me again. Very generous.
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