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dbx 120XP Subharmonic Synthesizer

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Tames, Sep 15, 2004.

  1. Tames


    Dec 31, 2002
    Decatur, IL, USA
    This is a pretty little effect used by former bassist of Incubus, Dirk Lance. He had it in his massive rig, along with a SansAmp PSA-1, Big Muff Pi, Boss Super Phaser, MXR Phase 90, a Demeter Tube compressor, and enough Eden equipment to make a grown man cry.

    I was just wondering if anyone could fill me in on what exactly it is that the dbx unit did. Up to now, I'm led to believe that he just used it as a fancy, really expensive, octave pedal. Any more info on this available? Anyone have experience with one of these? I'm just trying to educate myself on it! Thank you very much in advance.
  2. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    Do a search, it's been discussed several times.

    It generates a signal 1 or 2 octaves below your note, but only over a limited frequency range.

    I didn't like how it would stop at the top of it's range. I've got a Furman Punch 10 now that I like better.