Hello all, I'm quite the newbie posting here. I'm not that much of a gear head, but I definitely like to shop around for the best bang for the buck. I'm looking to buy a small but high quality DI setup for recording straight into Logic. I play a 69' passive fender jazz that to my ears sounds almost as good un-amped as it does plugged in! Yeah it's got that classic growl. So with that said, I would really love a nice warm/fat tube sound, but I don't really have alot of space. And for the most part I won't even be playing it through a cabinet, however, I would like the option to on occasion take it to play at a friends practice space (through his cab) with live drums. So far my research has led me to these two choices: BBE Bmax-t - I love the idea of being able to dial in so much sound and have the option of the sonic maximizer when needed. or The Genz Benz Shuttle 6.0 - from what I've seen this little dynamo seem like a great little piece of equipment. I love the idea that I can possibly use this to jam or play live too - the tube pre sounds really sweet, but will it sound great for recording too?? I'd love to hear what guys think? opinions? as for my playing style/sound preferance- I'm sorta all over the place really.. I'm not terribly fond of the "modern" bass amp tone. And I prefer the sound of my strings when they're well worn in. I prefer a fat fuzzy sound for finger style funky stuff, and a nice clean articulation for strumming chords and making wacky noise. I'm not much of a slapper but on occasion I punctuate a line with it, or dig in deep with my attack. oh and I also plan on occasionally pluggin in my Moog Etherwave Theramin too... Again, any opinions would greatly be appreciated. I'm dying to something setup soon!!