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DBX AFS224 Dedicated feedback supression processor offering up to 24 filters

£295.00 £245.83 (ex. vat)


  • DBX AFS224
  • DBX AFS224 Rear

DBX AFS224 Dedicated Feedback Supression Processor

The DBX AFS 224 Advanced Feedback Suppression processor was designed to provide state-of-the art feedback elimination processing, while maintaining a simple and intuitive control interface. From the powerful DSP module to the no-nonsense user interface, the AFS 224 provides all the processing and control necessary for both installation and live use. The AFS 224 is an absolute must for any live sound application.

Ten and twelve filter feedback elimination processors have become the de facto standard, but the engineering staff at dbx have never been quite content residing in the neighborhood of the status quo. So, to raise the bar once again, they went out and developed a dedicated feedback suppression processor that offers up to 24 filters per channel with filter Qs up to 1/80 of an octave. To achieve these staggering numbers dbx utilized their patent-pending AFS technology that had previously only been available in the upper echelon line of products and made it available in this stand-alone processor, which takes all of the guesswork out of feedback removal. In addition to the plethora of feedback suppression filters available, the AFS 224 also offers selectable modes, live filter lift, and types of filtration, which are all readily available via the intuitive user interface front panel.

DBX AFS224 Features

  • dbx's Patent-pending (Advanced Feedback Suppression) AFS™ technology
  • 24 Programmable Filters per Channel
  • Stereo or Dual Independent Channel Processing
  • Live and Fixed Filter Modes
  • Selectable Filter Lift Times
  • Application-specific filter types include: Speech and Music Low, Med and High
  • Input channel Metering
  • 24 LED per Channel Filter Metering
  • XLR and TRS Inputs and Outputs


  • Input: 2 total
  • Input Connectors: Female XLR ad 1/4" TRS
  • Input Type: Electronically bal/unbal RF filtered
  • Input Impedance: Bal 40k ohm, unbal 20k ohm
  • Max Input: +20dBu
  • CMRR: >40dB, typically >55dB @ 1kHz
  • Output: 2 total
  • Output Connectors: Male XLR and 1/4" TRS
  • Output Type: Electronically bal/unbal, RF filtered
  • Output Impedance: Balanced >120 ohm, unbalanced >60 ohm
  • Max Output: +20dBu
  • A/D Converter: dbx Type IV conversion system
  • A/D Dynamic Range: >114dB, A-weighted, >112dB unweighted
  • Type IV Dynamic Range: >119dB, A-weighted, 22kHz; BW: >117dB, unweighted, 22kHz BW
  • Sample Rate: 48kHz
  • D/A Dynamic Range: 112dB, A-weighted, 110dB unweighed
  • Dynamic Range: >110dB, A-weighted, >107dB unweighted
  • THD+Noise: 0.002% typical at +4dBu, 1kHz, 0dB input gain
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz, +/-0.5dB
  • Interchannel Crosstalk: >80dB typical
  • Operating Voltage: 100VAC 50/60Hz; 120VAC 60Hz; 230VAC 50/60Hz
  • Power Consumption: 9 W
  • Safety Agency Certifications: UL 6500, IEC 60065, EN 55013, E 60065
Manufacturer DBX
Model AFS224
GTIN 0691991400629
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