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While this box is designed primarily for live performance, I would seriously consider one for home studios set up in spare rooms. How does the traveling band get a consistently great sound from gig to gig, so you can always sound and play your best? Simply use the left side of the DriveRack with nothing connected on the right side. Not only will the PX make your powered PA speakers sound louder and clearer, drverack active studio monitors will also sound much better than you could imagine.

You can store these settings in 25 user locations for later recall when you come back to play the same room. I performed two tests with the DriveRack PX. It was like having an experienced FOH engineer in a box. Easier still, you can bypass the setup wizard and go directly to the Auto-EQ and AFS Advanced Feedback Suppression wizards via 25 factory presets that support the most popular powered loudspeakers.

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Our system sounded as though it had doubled in size and clarity—particularly with vocals usually the first to get buried in a live mix —and for the first time, we had perfect gain structure. Signal Processors PA Systems. I’m trying to cover all the bases, but have the most compact rack setup possible. For now I’m just running a FOH system for mobile entertainment, but am in the process of assembling a rig for getting into live sound. During our sound check, we were stunned by the difference.

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Taking up one rackspace, the DriveRack PX weighs four pounds and has an expensive look and feel. All of driverwck other mixers I’m looking into are larger, where the Yamaha I believe is a 19″ rack mountable unit.

The highs seemed to sparkle more. I’m looking into rack gear and sound processing, and am wondering if the PX or something similar, would be a better and more compact option than dual type EQs and possibly adding feedback units. Any input would be great. Inside, the PX features a subharmonic synthesizer that extends bass response, stereo band graphic EQ, stereo multi-band parametric EQ, PeakPlus limiters, a pink noise generator, and a classic dbx compressor.

The first thing we noticed was a much cleaner signal. With the band, we yanked our graphic EQ, feedback suppressor, and compressors from the rack and replaced them with the PX.

The first was with my band playing in three different clubs, the second driveracl in my home studio. Despite the fact that by themselves, these speakers seem to disappear, leaving sound to float magically in the air, I heard a distinct improvement in presence and clarity with the PX.


The next test was at my home studio. To give it the ease-of-use acid test, I decided to fly without drivercak net no manual.

Hands-On Review: dbx DriveRack PX Powered Speaker Optimizer

Generally when you play clubs, you fight with your equipment in order to be heard clearly. Putting the PX in front of my muy-pricey active monitors was surprising to say the least.

Arturo martinez Bypassing the PX, my speakers sounded a tad dull in comparison. Having a Powered Speaker Optimizer in your rack will lift your sound to heights previously attainable only with an experienced FOH engineer and a high-end, mondo-speaker-management system, such as a dbx DriveRack We experienced the same thing in each club.

The sound system, that is. Along with its ability to bring out the very best in any venue with virtually effortless operation, the PX comes driiverack an unbelievably low price tag. E-mail required, but will not display. Then the PX automatically adjusts EQ, helps you set gain, and lets you choose the number up to driveeack and width of stereo notch filters for feedback reduction. Setup is dirt-simple and quick; driveack long as it takes to plug it in and connect your mixer, speakers, and M2 RTA mic, and run the wizards.