Ibanez TS9DX

EffectWhen it comes to the classic pedals of the rock music, the Tubescreamer has to have a very high ranking. At the end of the 70s, the Ibanez Tube Screamer 808 appeared, an overdrive with real tube-like characteristics, back then a sensation. His successor, the TS 9, has since been found on countless pedalboards of all the great guitar players - here just two representatives are mentioned: Stevie Ray Vaughan basically overdrove his Fender Amps with a TS, thus setting a new standard for guitar sounds, and Gary Moore took the best out of his Marshall amps for many years by feeding them with a TS signal. The TS is not too distorted, but the volume is boosted thus getting more from the amp. Ideal for amplifiers that don't have that much distortion. Just a kick on the pedal, and you have a harmoniously balanced and assertive lead sound.

For those who want to torment their amps a bit more, there are 3 more available beside of the TS mode, namely "+", "hot" and "turbo". More gain and bass can be produced here, without losing the classic tubescreamer charm. Settings with higher gain naturally sound also great.

The ideal TS for people who want to have "more".

  • The legendary Tube Screamer + 3 sounds
  • Power supply via 9V battery (included) or with optional power supply available under Article Nr 409939
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  • Blues
  • Metal
  • Rock

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Overdrive Yes
Distortion No
Fuzz No
Metal No
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Paulnylinx, 04.06.2018
Excellent pedal especially for boosting the volume and sustain requirements such as switching from rhythm to lead guitar for example. The overdrive effect is well balanced across all 6 strings. The pedal itself is also quite chunky and robust. Well recommended.
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Ibanez TS9DX

Steven R., 01.11.2009
The Ibanez Ts9Dx holds what he promises. The service is very easy and the result is very good. With 4 different modes is provided for every sound.

The beginning is the "TS9" mode, which is surprisingly close to the original tube creamer sound. The next "+" sound is a bit more crisp and rough, almost scratchy. "Hot" and "Turbo" then do not take much too much, Hot sounds a little more succulent at the center, but Turbo is more likely to go in the direction of Heavy. Drive control has already at almost 50% a lot of Extra Sustain rausgeitzitzel what just bluesy phrases simply sounds great. For harder sounds, you can also shoot the drive properly, but then also a clean game requires. To level and clay I think there is nothing to say. Yes, everyone has his guitar.

The device is really very good.
Is a relatively crisp-solid treadmine, which is also a lot able to withstand.

The price may be a bit high with currently just under 150 Euro, but quality has its price.
And this is true here.
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