The ModTone Bass XL is a triple shot of features engineered for the bass guitarist in a single pedal. Whether for live or studio environments, the MT-BX Preamp / Compressor / DI delivers a warm tube-like tone with all the EQ control you need and a master blend for overall sonic tweaking. The compression section of the Bass XL gives you quiet studio quality thats at home in both modern slap settings to the overdriven downstroke world and all points in between. A host of features makes this the perfect recording piece, addition to your live rig or much needed backup plan thats small enough to fit in your guitar case. Thinking outside the box, the MT-BX has also been known to enhance guitar rigs for both electric and acoustic making it much more than a simple direct box!