Pro Tools mic input/too much gain issue

Hello anyone…I am using Pro Tools 9/Mac OSX Mavericks with my new UR22 and in connecting my mic via compressor and pre-amp, all at minimal levels of barely sending output into the UR22, I am getting distortion on the mic even with the Input 1 gain at its lowest setting.

I have dropped all outgoing levels to bare minimum but the UR22 is still receiving too much signal The phantom power is off but as my old MBox had a gain cut of -20db, the UR22 has none and it seems I need this to fix the issue.

Any thoughts/hints on what to do?