Ibanez TS Mini

Electric Guitar Effects Pedal

  • Tubescreamer Overdrive
  • Controls for: Tone, Level & Drive
  • 100% analog signal path
  • True Bypass switching
  • No battery operation possible, 9V DC power supply is required (not included)
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 41 x 35 x 89 mm
  • Made in Japan
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Overdrive Yes
Distortion No
Fuzz No
Metal No
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TS in a small package
Maksym, 17.10.2020
As I use overdrives occasionally, I was looking for a small and portable version of the tube screamer. As for me, it sounds slightly different to the original TS. But I prefer the tone of this mini version. Since there is not much space left, the handlers for tone and level are a bit small. But if you do not tweak too much that is not a problem at all.

Pros:
- small size;
- light weight;
- great tone;
- great price.

Cons:
- handles for tone and level could be slightly bigger.
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The way to go
Diogo Duarte, 21.04.2020
Don't think because it's small that this pedal doesn't pack a punch! the perfect overdrive/boost that you need for you lead playing. Certainly has a permanent spot on my pedal board. Really 10/10.
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If I could own only one pedal it would be this one
Dara Hayes, 05.12.2018
Pros
- Sounds unbelievable especially with a Stratocaster!
- Almost half the price of the regular TS9
- ^^ that means you can get two for the price of one
- Small compact size
- Really good build quality and looks great

Cons
- No battery - only a con if you like being able to operate a pedal with a battery.
- The two smaller dials are really hard to see, even in day light. That's the reason I gave 4 stars for handling.
- As pointed out by some friends, usually mini pedals like this are much harder to repair. That was a general statement and not specific to this pedal. Additionally, thomann's extended warranty should give you peace of mind there!

I spent some time wondering should I get the full sized TS9 or will I get the TS Mini? I had read comments online about how there are differences between the sound. I also read comments online that said there's no difference because the TS mini is made up of the same internal components/circuitry.

I decided to go with the mini because I figured whatever marginal difference in sound (if any) between the two, I'm definitely not going to worry about it when I actually have the mini. This turned out to be true. It really is good enough that it doesn't matter.

From the moment I plugged this in with my stratocaster and all dials at 12 o'clock, I couldn't believe my ears. That classic tone I've heard on so many records! It packs a punch and makes your guitar really sing! If I could own only one pedal it would be this one.

The tubescreamer works really well on top of an amp that's already being pushed to the point of overdrive. A really nice setup is to have your amp volume and gain to a point where your guitar is just starting to sound distorted, but if you roll back the volume on your guitar to 8 or 9 you'll get a nice clean tone. This gives you a tonne of variety where you can play some really nice clean stuff, then you can bring the guitar volume to 10 to get some light overdrive. Then you can activate the tubescreamer to get some soaring lead or crunch kind of sounds. Like I said a huge amount of variety all with a small amount of effort.
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power enhancer for strat
kutaycan, 16.02.2020
you cant make a glassy clear single coil strat pickup roaring, like you do with a humbucker. usually it ends up with a very thin and funny, buzzing noise. this pedal also does not make it roar but when i switch it on my strat begins to tell stories more louderwith eager. it sounds like a man speaking very loud with a gnarly throat voice, spitting out while talking, and telling dirty things done with a woman. if you switch it off your strat pretends like nice a guy again. no cons for me. i am giving the answer you are looking for right now. it is not different than ts 808 nor ts9. only difference no batteries allowed on board and small enough for your pedalboard.
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