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DBX 160A issue Dynamics Processors (HW)
Old 28th August 2007
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DBX 160A issue

I was rewiring my gear and I decided to put my DBX 160A into a new patchbaby to make room for new gear that I am about to purchase. I'm 99.99% sure I hooked it up correctly. However, once I connect it to the new patchbay, the unit freaks out. The output and gain reduction meters start to pulsate and flash. I troubleshoot by connecting another compressor into the same points. No issues. What's the deal with this?

I will not get the opportunity to mess with this until tomorrow night, so any feedback would be great between now and then.
Old 28th August 2007
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What happens when you patch it into the signal chain ?

i have seen "signal" on the 160Xs when they are not being patched into, probably a ground loop that is completed when a patch cord is inserted into the input


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