dbx 234XS Crossover (Stereo 2- or 3-Way, Mono 4-Way)

The most advanced model from the dbx crossover series, it accommodates stereo 2-way, 3-way, mono 4-way, and gives your PA a cleaner sound.

The secret to making speakers sound great lies with the crossover you use. With the dbx 234XS Crossover you'll get great performance, ultra low-noise, rugged reliability and four decades of dbx knowledge and expertise in building the world's finest processors. The dbx 234XS 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 234XS 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 switches for mono 4-way or stereo 2-way/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 234XS 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 read more great precision from the solid click controls to the high quality XLR inputs and outputs.
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- Connectors: XLR
- Type: Electronically balanced/unbalanced, RF filtered
- Impedance: Balanced >50k ohm, unbalanced >25k ohm
- Max Input Level: >+21dBu balanced or unbalanced

- Connectors: XLR
- Type: Electronically-balanaced/unbalanced, RF filtered
- Impedance: Balanced 60 ohm, unbalanced 300 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)
-- Low/Mid: 45 to 960 Hz or 450 Hz to 9.6 kHz (x10 setting)
-- Mid/High: 450Hz to 9.6kHz (x10 setting)
- Mono Mode:
-- Low/Low-Mid: 45 to 960 Hz or 450 Hz to 9.6 kHz (x10 setting)
-- Low-Mid/High-Mid: 450 Hz to 9.6 kHz
-- High-Mid/High: 450 Hz to 9.6 kHz
-- Filter type: Linkwitz-Riley, 24 dB/octave, state-variable

Function Switches:
- Front Panel (Low Cut): Activates 40Hz 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 crossover frequency range by 10, one switch per channel
- Mode: Selects stereo/mono and 2/3/4-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: < 3 Hz to > 90 kHz, +0/-3 dB
- Dynamic Range: > 106 dB, unweighted, any output
- Interchannel Crosstalk: < -80 dB, 20Hz to 20 kHz
- Common Mode Rejection: Ref: +4dBu, 22kHz measurement bandwidth
- Stereo Mode:
-- >94dB (Low Output)
-- >93dB (Mid Output)
-- >90dB (High Output)
- Mono Mode:
-- >94dB (Low Output)
-- >94dB (Low/Mid Output)
-- >92dB (High/Mid Output)
-- >88db (High Output)

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

- Dimensions(HxDxW): 1.75 x 6.9 x 19 inches (4.5x17.5x48.26cm)
- Weight: 4.0 lbs. (1.8 kg)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 7 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 12 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DBX234XSV

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 844-776-4899
Web: https://www.dbxpro.com/en/support

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted June 17, 2019 by James Crouse in Frenchcreek, WV

"Dbx 234xs stereo/mono crossover"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Great product I have 3 running 3dual 15” Clair monitors and 2 jbl 15” monitors the pros that I do sound for are very pleased with this set up!

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