This is the sound that first made rock and roll famous.The TS10 boosts the input signal to extremes, and then clips the wave form with semiconductors that have the characteristics to distort naturally, like a tube amp. First, set up the sound you normally use for non-distorted operation of your amp (bypassing the TS10). It's an Ibanez TS-808 Tube Screamer that was apparently owned, at some point, by the late Stevie Ray Vaughan.Seattle-based Emerald City Guitars is asking for ,000 for the pedal (which was available through back in October.Good overall build quality on the pedal, LED is notoriously difficult to see when lit and the battery connector is a bit cheap, but those are not big problems. Here’s a reissue of the original Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer distortion/overdrive pedal for an incredibly reasonable price.
The TS10, Tube Screamer Classic, is the original Tube Screamer that Ibanez became famous for. It features a Drive control to vary the intensity of the distortion, a Tone control for equalization, and a Level control that varies the overall gain when the distortion is engaged.
The TS9 Tube Screamer is one of the most imitated classic distortion pedals ever made.
Now you can get your hands on a reissue that’s every bit as authentic as an original.
We happen to remember the listing; hey, it's what we do). Literally the reason the tube screamer is as popular as it is today." You can see the complete listing right here.
"FOR SALE: Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Personal Ibanez Tube Screamer TS-808! "According to pedal-geek lore, Vaughan was a big fan of the TS-808 version of the Ibanez Tube Screamer, but evidence in the form of stage photos, live videos, insurance documents and customs declarations reveal that the TS9 version of the Tube Screamer was his preferred choice from 1982 through most of the Eighties," wrote Chris Gill in a (very useful) story titled Blues Power: An In-Depth Guide to the Amps and Effect Pedals in Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Arsenal.