Hello Guys, been lurking here for some years soaking up juicy bass information, but alas I have a question! I'm seeking some advice on an entry level rackmounted compressor. Ideally I would like something of an all rounder, capable of drums, vocals, guitar and bass etc. But also capable enough to compress bass in a live situation. I have narrowed it down to 3 choices of similar price and would appreciate some feedback please Joemeek MC 2 - http://www.joemeek.com/mc2.html. I have read generally positive reviews on this, including the use as a bass pre in live situations. However I am skeptical about the omission of a ratio knob, as it is all done automatically. Not sure how this omission would hinder the use in other situations, such as limiting/ brick walling applications? FMR Audio RNC 1773 - http://www.fmraudio.com/rnc.html - The super nice mode on this seems to be awesome, utilising 3 channels! However I hear as it is so fast, the attack times can distort low end frequencies, making it very difficult to use on kick drums / bass guitars. DBX 266 XS - http://www.dbxpro.com/en/products/266xs - similar price, to me seems to be a fairly standard inoffensive option. I am also open to any suggestions! Thanks Guys!