I'm really trying to figure out what this thing sounds like. The samples I've heard all sound different to my ears so I haven't been able to put a name to what I hear, I.e. Warm, transparent, fat or clean. It's interesting that those of you who have run this don't seem to have any way to explain it either. I guess at this point I'll just have to wait until I get it from Trey. Looks like a nice unit but it's odd that there seems to be no definition to its "house sound" This might be the first time I have seen a pre that acts like a chameleon with what ever mic's it's paired with!