ok.. so I have FINALLY gotten sick of my SansAmp BDDI. It just doesn't get me the sound I want. I use it for a pre-amp and then into the Mixing Board at church, so I don't have to set-up my full rig on Sundays. I am looking for a replacement, and have come across these two. The signal chain is Bass - Effects - Preamp. Since neither of these have XLR out, I'll be sticking it into a Radial DI. What I am afraid of is that these are designed really as outboard versions of onboard pre's, and won't work well after several effects (compressor, chorus, reverb) Thanks for the assistance.