DriveRack PA2


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With the RTA Mic “listening” to your room, the new, updated DriveRack PA2 AutoEQ algorithm sets speaker levels and room EQ automatically in a matter of seconds. This means room adjustments can now be made very quickly, without subjecting the audience to annoying, lengthy broadcasts of pink noise.

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AFS™ Feedback Elimination

Enhanced AFS™ algorithm for faster, more precise feedback elimination, without adversely affecting your system’s tone.

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Updated Wizards

Updated Wizards make initial set up easy, while ensuring speaker tunings and other settings are up-to-date.

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Get more out of your P.A. for less

The DriveRack® PA2 provides all the processing you need between your mixer and amplifiers to optimize and protect your loudspeakers. With the latest advancements in dbx’s proprietary AutoEQ™ and AFS™ algorithms, a new input delay module for delaying the FOH system to the backline, Ethernet control via an Android®, iOS®, Mac®, or Windows® device, and updated Wizards, the DriveRack PA2 continues the DriveRack legacy of great-sounding, powerful, and affordable loudspeaker management processors, for a whole new generation.

General Specifications

A/D Dynamic Range
112 dB A-weighted, 110 dB unweighted
D/A Dynamic Range
112 dB A-weighted, 110 dB unweighted
Type IV Dynamic Range
123 dB with transient material, A-weighted, 22kHz BW; 121 dB with transient material, unweighted, 22kHz BW; 115 dB typical with program material, A-weighted, 22kHz BW
Input Delay Length
Alignment Delay
10ms per channel (60ms total)
Sample Rate
Dynamic Range
>110 dB A-weighted, >107dB unweighted
0.003% typical at +4dBu, 1kHz, 0dB input gain
Frequency Response
20Hz – 20kHz, +/- 0.5dB
Interchannel Crosstalk
< -110 dB, -120dB typical (input-to-output < -100 dB)
Operating Voltage
100-120VAC 50/60 Hz ; EU - 220-240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption
22 W

Audio Specifications

(2) line inputs. (1) RTA Mic input
Input Connectors
(2) Female XLR line inputs. (1) Female XLR RTA Mic input
Input Type
Electronically balanced/RF filtered
Input Impedance
>50 kohm
A/D Converter
dbx Type IV™ Conversion System
> 45dB
Mic Preamp Phantom Power
+15VDC (RTA)
Mic Preamp Equivalent Input Noise (EIN)
< -117dB, 22Hz-22kHz, 150 ohm (RTA)
(6) Line Outputs
Output Connectors
Male XLR
Output Type
Electronically balanced, RF filtered
Output Impedance
120 Ω
Max Output


1.75 in (4.4 cm)
5.75 in (14.6 cm)
19 in (48.26 cm)
Unit Weight
5.25 lbs. (2.4 kg)
Shipping Weight
6.75 lbs. (3.1 kg)

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