OK, I'm going to bump it up a bit then. If I'm understanding things correctly then that should also lower the input sensitivity a bit. And Yea, i can't get the lights to register at all. Probably a lot of juice left in the tank.Yeah I would. Then you have full control from the gains. Did you say you can’t even light up the l.e.d.’s on the amp? If so, you could crank it up a tad. But be careful.