dbx 2031 Single 31-Band Graphic EQ

£429.00 RRP £552.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 38410

  • Single-Channel 31-Band Graphic Equaliser
  • PeakPlus Limiter
  • Up to 20dB Dynamic Broadband Noise Reduction
  • 4 LED Bargraph for Gain Reduction + Output Level
  • Bypass, Low Cut + Range Switches

dbx 2031 Single 31-Band Graphic EQ


The dbx 2031 31-band equaliser is packed with extra features to fully optimise your sound. As well as the great EQ circuit, there is a graceful yet powerful limiter and dbx's Type III Noise Reduction. The performance is made all the more incredible by the great value price tag.

Product Ref: 38410

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The 2031 sounds great with just the EQs, but adding in the Type III® noise reduction with the press of a single button takes your sound to a whole new level. It boasts virtually instantaneous encode / decode within the circuitry of the boast, and gives up to 20dB of dynamic broadband noise reduction.

Also designed specially for the 20 Series is the PeakPlus® limiter, with a threshold range of 0dBu to +20dBu and the ability to tame your material from the subtlest nuances to the rowdiest hits. It's easy to see what it's doing thanks to the four-stage LED ladder.

With 1/4" TRS, XLR and barrier terminal strip inputs and outputs, the 2031 has the flexibility to accommodate your particular setup requirements.


  • Up to 20dB of dynamic broadband noise reduction
  • PeakPlus® Limiter
  • Four-segment LED bargraph for gain reduction and output level
  • Status LEDs for all settings on the front panel
  • Bypass switch to bypass graphic equaliser section in the signal path
  • Low Cut switch to activate the 40Hz 18dB/octave Bessel high-pass filter
  • Range switch to select either +/-6dB or +/-15dB slider boost/cut range

Detailed Specs:

  • Input Connectors: 1/4" TRS, Female XLR (Pin 2 Hot) and Barrier Terminal Strip
  • Input Type: Electronically Balanced / Unbalanced, RF Filtered
  • Input Impedance: Balanced 40kOhm, Unbalanced 20kOhm
  • Max Input: >+21dBu Balanced or Unbalanced
  • CMRR: >40dB, Typically >55dB at 1kHz
  • Output Connectors: 1/4" TRS, Male XLR (Pin 2 Hot) and Barrier Terminal Strip
  • Output Type: Impedance Balanced / Unbalanced, RF Filtered
  • Output Impedance: Balanced 200 Ohm, Unbalanced 100 Ohm
  • Max Output: >+21dBu Balanced / Unbalanced into 2kOhm or Greater, >+18dBm Balanced / Unbalanced into 600 Ohm
  • Bandwidth: 20Hz to 20kHz, +0.5/-1dB
  • Frequency Response: <10Hz to >50kHz, +0.5/-3dB
  • Signal-to-Noise:
    • NR In +/-6 and +/-15dB Ranges: >102dB, Unweighted, Ref +4dBu, 22kHz Measurement Bandwidth
    • NR Out +/-6dB Range: >94dB, Unweighted, Ref +4dBu, 22kHz Measurement Bandwidth
    • NR Out +/-15dB Range: >90dB, Unweighted, Ref +4dBu, 22kHz Measurement Bandwidth
  • Dynamic Range:
    • NR In +/-6dB and +/-15dB Ranges: >120dB, Unweighted
    • NR Out +/-6dB Range: >112dB, Unweighted
    • NR Out +/-15dB Range: >108dB, Unweighted
  • THD+Noise: <0.04%, 0.02% Typical at +4dBu, 1kHz
  • Power Consumption: 15W