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RE: Dynamic expander

I used to have a DBX 4BX dynamic range expander many years ago. It was kind of interesting for a while and then I got tired of it and sold it. I decided music sounded more natural without dynamic range expansion. I think you'll need to try it yourself to determine whether it has value in your system.

I also had a Teac X-1000R reel-to-reel tape recorder with DBX noise reduction. It sounded rather impressive at first, but as time passed I began to prefer my recordings without any noise reduction. On the other hand, I always used Dolby noise reduction on my Nakamichi Dragon cassette deck. Unfortunately, I didn't have a reel-to-reel tape deck with Dolby so I made reel-to-reel recordings without noise reduction and/or dynamic expansion.

Best regards,
John Elison


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