>> The input level is a bit sensitive, and it can be tricky to find an >ideal >> single setting that feeds the input sufficient level without crossing >over >> into occasional clipping. Kim posted a hardware mod detailing how to >> upgrade the input circuit; I think it's in the Echoplex FAQ on the web >> site. > >Have any of you guys tried running a compressor before your looper? The >MXR >Dynacomp has served me well for a long time, as has my Behringer Composer >noise >gate/compressor. > >The Composer (which I bought for about $225 new) is a really nice unit. >It sounds (when >properly set) fairly transparent. This is a smart solution, because outstanding peaks usually do not sound well in the loop anyway. Thats why we built that limiter in, but Kim screwed it up ;-) when he improved the noise. It still works, but it does not limit treble peaks properly. With avarage sound, it should be ok. Just try and overload the plex a bit to see!