The following will allow you to operate the BEQ700 Bass Graphic Equalizer to its full potential:1. Connect your bass to the input of the BEQ700 using a 1/4" instrument cable.2. Connect your amp to the output of the BEQ700 using a 1/4" instrument cable.3. Use the sliders to boost or cut up to 15dB for the indicated frequency.4. Use the LEVEL slider to adjust the overall output level.As always experiment with the controls until the desired effect is achieved.