Thanks for the response. I do have a manual, but it's not much help. I know how to use the unit, just not how to utilize it properly yet. Although I appreciate the response, I need some advice from people who have experience using this unit for ambient music. Like I've told others, I know how delay and other effects work, I am just not very fluent in how to apply them to this specific genre of music sometimes. One good example is reverb. Most of the time it is used to simulate a space and is used at the end of the effects chain. It can also be used somewhere else in the chain to wash out or blur the sound before the next effect in the chain. This "non-traditional" use of a common effect is an example of what I'm looking for. You are correct though that artists use a multitude of effects (among other things) to achieve the desired effect. I guess what I wanted from the forum was for someone to pop in and say, "Ooo, this algorithm sounds great if you tweak this setting", etc. I WILL have to dig in and learn the unit in order to be fluent, but I'm finding myself having to look up terms like "allpass delays" and such, just to understand how the thing works. It may be a lust for instant gratification, but I'm just getting frustrated having spent lots of money on something that I can't use. Thanks again for the response, as I was very happy to see one at all after 3-4 days!