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Boss lmb-3 settings?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Bassistcali, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. Bassistcali


    Nov 10, 2013
    Looking for good settings for yes another cliff thread..it has level,enhance,ratio, and threshold
  2. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Check out the "good settings" article in the faq linked in my sig.
  3. LSMFT6

    LSMFT6 Supporting Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    Keep Enhance at 0 and you'll be OK.
  4. Level @ 12 o'clock.
    Enhance @ 7 o'clock (off)
    Ratio @ 9 to 11 o'clock
    Threshold @ 12 o'clock

    Works great for evening out the sound coming from my EB MM stingray 5 (running flat with a touch of bass boost) into my Markbass 102P combo (also running flat).
  5. Do you play with a pick? Then try this:
    Level - set to taste as per your needs
    Enhance - off
    Ratio - maxed
    Threshold - from 10 to 11 o'clock

    The LMB-3 then becomes a true limiter, which means that you can slam those strings with a pick all you want and it'll keep your volume at an even keel, and you won't get obnoxiously loud.
    Mr_Martin likes this.
  6. I found the Enhance too noisy to my taste, so I turn it off. I´ve played choosing a low Ratio of 2:1. It means setting close to 9 o´clock to my ears, and the Threshold between 12 and 1 o´clock.
    I used the Level for compensate the volume when pedal is "in" and "out".
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2014