dbx 223XS Crossover (Stereo 2-Way, Mono 3-Way)

Equipped with precision filters, the dbx 223XS is a one of the world's finest processors. Includes a mode switch for stereo 2-way or mono 3-way operation.

The secret to making speakers sound great lies with the crossover you use. With the dbx 223XS Crossover you'll get great performance, low-noise, rugged reliability and four decades of dbx knowledge and expertise in building the world's finest processors. The dbx 223XS uses precision filters to separate the audio signal and direct the correct frequencies to your loudspeaker drivers. By directing only the specific frequency bands to each speaker driver the dbx 223XS leaves your amplifiers free to use their full power on the usable signal eliminating distortion and giving your PA system a cleaner and better sound.


- XLR balanced ins and outs
- Mode switch for stereo 2-way or mono 3-way operation
- Low frequency summed (subwoofer) output
- x10 range switch on both channels
- 40Hz high pass (low cut) filter both channels
- Phase reverse switch on all outputs
- Individual level controls on all outputs
- 24dB per octave Linkwitz-Riley filters (the professional standard)
- Stereo/Mono status LEDs indicate the selected mode
- dbx 2 year parts and labor as standard
- CSA NRTL/C approved
- CE compliant

The dbx 223XS is a dual channel crossover with all the features you would expect from a professional product. It features Linkwitz-Riley 24dB per octave filters, independent output gain controls for level matching, output phase inversion, 40 Hz low cut filter, and optional mono summing of the low frequency (subwoofer) output. Everything in the design exudes great precision read more from the solid click controls to the high quality XLR inputs and outputs.
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- Connectors: XLR (pin 2 hot)
- Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
- Impedance: Balanced >50k ohm, unbalanced >25k ohm
- Max Input Level: >+22dBu balanced or unbalanced

- Connectors: XLR
- Type: Electronically-balanaced/unbalanced, RF filtered
- Impedance: Balanced 60 ohm, unbalanced 30 ohm
- Max Output Level: >+20dBu balanced/unbalanced into 600 ohms or greater

Crossover Frequencies:
- Stereo Mode: Low/High: 45 to 960 Hz or 450 Hz to 9.6 kHz (x10 setting)
- Mono Mode: Low/Mid: 45 to 960 Hz or 450 Hz to 9.6 kHz (x10 setting)
- Mid/High: 45 to 960 Hz or 450 Hz to 9.6 kHz (x10 setting)
- Filter type: Linkwitz-Riley, 24 dB/octave, state-variable

Function Switches:
- Front Panel (Low Cut): Activates 40 Hz Butterworth, 12 dB/octave high-pass filter, one switch per channel
- Phase Invert: Inverts the phase at the output, one switch per output

Rear Panel:
- x10: Multiplies the crossover frequency range by 10, one switch per channel
- Mode: Selects stereo/mono and 2/3-way operation.
- LF sum: Selects normal (stereo) or mono-summed low frequency operation.

- Stereo Operation: Green LED
- Mono Operation: Yellow LED
- Low Cut: Red LED per channel
- x10: Green LED per channel
- Phase Invert: Red LED per output (3 per channel)

System Performance:
- Bandwidth: 20Hz to 20kHz, +0/-0.5dB
- Frequency Response: < 3Hz to > 90kHz, +0/-3 dB
- Dynamic Range: >106dB, unweighted, any output
- Interchannel Crosstalk: <-80dB, 20Hz to 20kHz
- CMRR: >40dB, typically >55dB at 1kHz

Power Supply:
- Operating Voltage: 100 VAC 50/60 Hz; 120 VAC 60 Hz 230 VAC 50/60HZ
- Power consumption: 15W

- Dimensions(HxDxW): 1.75 x 6.9 x 19 inches (4.5x17.5x48.26cm)
- Weight: 3.7 lbs. (1.7 kg)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 6.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 12 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DBX223XSV
Warehouse Resealed, USED
Shipping Weight: 7.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 12 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DBX223XSV

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 844-776-4899

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted June 28, 2017 by Brandon Bradshaw in Amarillo, TX
"You can't go wrong with DBX!!!"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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DBX has always been great in my opinion. The DBX 223XS is a great simple crossover.
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