Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer Reissue Overdrive Pedal

Warm up your tone with this classic overdrive pedal! From the square footswitch to the famous JRC4558 chip, this reissue recreates Ibanez's original TS-808.
Not long ago, you'd be lucky to find -- let alone afford -- an original Ibanez TS-808. Now, Ibanez has reissued this classic overdrive. No pedal brings the distortion like Ibanez's TS808 Tube Screamer, and this reissue comes with everything guitarists love about the Tube Screamer's instantly recognizable look and scorching sound. Sporting its classic green outer casing and large square footswitch; overdrive, tone, and level controls; and the same analog circuitry and JRC4558D IC chip as the original TS808, this staple pedal for any guitarist's pedalboard is ready to fire up your sound with that infamous overdriven tube-styled tone.

Original Analog Design and Circuitry

Your reissue TS808 Tube Screamer stays true to the original TS808's design, both inside and out. To get that pristine tube tone, this pedal uses the same JRC4558D IC chip and the same analog design as the vintage version. Why change something if you know it's working? What you get is the TS808's sought-after sound and dynamic overdrive that guitarists have come to expect from this monster of tone.

That Infamous Thick Overdriven Sound

You know that Tube Screamer sound as soon as you hear it -- a thick, powerful, and acute output that can't be mistaken for any other pedal. Just a simple tweak of your overdrive and tone controls will show you just how much this tiny pedal can morph your signal into a thick wall of tube-toned fueled force. A wide dynamic range of sound is at your fingertips. Just plug this baby in and play for read more hours.

Mean, Green Vintage Look and Control Layout

Your Ibanez TS808 sports that famously recognizable green outer casing and large square footswitch. Just like the original, this baby has three controls in a simple layout. Your overdrive control dials in how much your signal breaks up into that rich distortion, and your tone control gives you a wide reach of brightness or dullness. As soon as you fire this baby up, you'll know why it's become such a staple pedal for so many guitarists across so many different genres.

Features:

- Classic green casing design and large square footswitch
- Thick overdrive and tube-styled tone
- Same analog circuitry and JRC4558D IC chip as the original
- Overdriven distortion in the style of overdriven tube amps
- Simple layout of overdrive, tone, and level controls
- 1 1/4" input and output jacks
- Uses 9-volt battery
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Controls: Overdrive, Tone and Level
Power Supply: One 9 Volt Battery or external AC adapter AC509 (sold separately)
Includes 1/8" to barrel adapter cable.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 4 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): IBA TS808
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-669-8262

Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer Reissue OD

It's back -- the incomparable overdrive pedal that's been described as "the Holy Grail of Tube Screamers." The TS808 reissue features the same famous large square footswitch and the even more famous warm tones of the JRC4558 chip used in most of the original TS808's. For players who feel their tone is suffering from a lack of real warmth, the TS808 is the Real prescription.

According to Ibanez, each JRC4558 chip is tested and only those meeting the optimum performance standards are selected for use in the TS808 Tube Screamer Reissue.
(83 ratings)
Submitted February 10, 2009 by a customer from embarqmail.com
"MY MOJO'S WORKING NOW WITH MY NEW TS808."
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Sound
YES,THIS IS IT! THE NEW TS-808 IS THE MOJO FOR YOUR RIG.REMEMBER THAT IT IS NOT A DISTORTION PEDAL! IT IS,HOWEVER,THE PEDAL TO EXACTLY DUPLICATE THE OVERDRIVEN ,TUBESCREAMING,AND CLEAR SOUND OF SRV ! WHEN I SAY CLEAN I AM SAYING THAT THIS TANK OF A PEDAL PRODUCES A VERY TRANSPARENT TONE SO YOUR GUITARS NATURAL SOUND COMES THROUGH.
Ease of Use
VERY EASY TO USE.WITH ONLY 3 KNOBS YOU GET UNDERWAY QUICKLY.
Quality
I HAVE A 25 YEAR OLD IBANEZ MS10 METAL CHARGER AND IT IS STILL LIKE NEW,SO I SUSPECT MY NEW TS808 WILL LAST A LIFETIME.
Value
THE TS808 AIN'T CHEAP BUT WELL WORTH THE MONEY ONCE YOU HEAR THE 'MOJO'.
The Wow Factor
A MUST HAVE FOR ALL VINTAGE TONE FREAKS.
Musical Background:
26 years of guitar mastering !
Musical Style:
BLUE .ROCK,
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