Ah yes, the boutique pedal principle as applied to DSP. Build a high quality product with features based on real world musician's needs, and make it sound as good as possible to keep the audiophiles happy, and make the architecture deep and flexible to satisfy the tweekers. Regarding price, sure there will be people who balk at what He is asking, just like people get sticker shock at the cost of fine handmade guitars, and amps. You can't have champagne on a Beer budget, not in the hand made world. I'm so glad Bob is taking this approach rather than have some huge corporation swallow up his idea and regurgitate in dumbed down form, cheapen its components to satisfy the bean counters..etc. Well done Bob Bill -----Original Message----- From: Bob Amstadt [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2006 10:19 AM To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com Subject: Re: Looperlative demo online... > how is > Bob financing all of this being a one man company??? I have paid for all of the development out of my own pocket. I owe nothing to anybody. For this reason, I can sell small quantities and it is still worth it to me. Larger companies have investors and employees to deal with. For that reason, there is a minimum number of units that need to be sold each month to keep them viable. I don't have this requirement.