TS808 Tube Screamer

TS-808 … where everything began. 

These days, we guitarists have an unprecedented variety of effect pedals to choose from – basically every unit you can imagine is somewhere out there.
But still, you can spot this bright green pedal on so many pedalboards wherever you look and that is for a really good reason!

The legendary Ibanez TS-808 is around since the late ’70s and has become, thanks to the characteristic midrange presence and the way it interacts with a tube amp’s preamp, a favourite of so many guitar players around the globe. While preserving the characteristics of the guitar and amp, it adds sustain, edge, harmonic liveliness and tightens up the bottom end that guitarists like Stevie Ray Vaughan desired from the first moment on.

The current TS-808 is a faithful reproduction of the original with the same JRC4558D IC chip and an analog circuitry.

TS808 Tube Screamer technical specifications

Manufacturer Ibanez
Made In Japan
FX Overdrive
Type Pedal
Jacks mounted on Sides
Bypass Buffered Bypass
Battery? Yes
Voltage 9
Polarity Center Negative
Circuit Analog
Tube equipped? No
Weight (in kg) 0.50
Famous Users Stevie Ray Vaughan
Width (in cm) 7
Height (in cm) 5.2
Depth (in cm) 12.5
GTIN 14 04515110309388, 00606559309382

TS808 Tube Screamer reviews & comparison videos

TS808 Tube Screamer reviews & comparison

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