- My thoughts (By Sonar11)
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Benefits are True bypass, 9v or 18v power, boost which has a toggle to select the boost to be applied before or after the drive. I have found with the boost selected to post and at unity it makes the overdrive a little cleaner with more harmonics on the notes or chords. Not sure why, but it does. Using the boost as an always on pedal adds a small amount of richness to your notes or chords similar to what an EP Booster does and works for me. Also I'm not noticing a huge amount of bass loss as with a traditional TS9. There is some loss but not to much. We all know what Tube Screamers are used best for and this one is no different. However, with the TS808DX you can get a few more flavors because of the Boost feature. One more thing. The lights!. The lights are awesome.. You know when the pedal is on. They are not laser beams like some of the blue LED ilights in boutique pedals. A feature I never liked with the ts808 reissue is you can't tell if it's on unless you are looking straight down on it. So...yeah....the TS808DX is a keeper if your into TS tones. (Posted on 6/17/14)
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Ibanez TS808DX Tubescreamer Plus Boost
Ibanez Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro TS808DX
For over 30 years the Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer has been one of the most popular overdrive pedals in the world. The unmistakable little green stomp box has been a perennial favorite, cherished by rocks most celebrated guitarists for it's warm, creamy tone and unequivocal responsiveness. Now Ibanez has expanded the palette of "The Screamer" with the new TS808DX.
Simply put, this new version is two pedals in one: A true TS808 Overdrive, featuring the JRC4558D IC for that signature soft, subtle clipping sound, and a boost circuit, capable of adding up to 20db at the tap of a switch. The pedal incorporates two individual, true bypass switches for total independent control, allowing the Overdrive and the Booster to be used separately or in conjunction with each other. Add the Boost for a few extra db while playing through the Overdrive circuit, or just engage the booster on its own for that little extra lift while playing clean.
A toggle switch allows for the choice of placing the Boost Pre or Post the Overdrive section and a rear panel switch offers the option of 9-volt or 18-volt operation, It’s the Screamer you know and love, taken to a whole new level.
•Overdrive and Booster in one box
•Overdrive : Overdrive, Tone and Level controls
•Booster : Boost, Switch for Pre Overdrive / Post Overdrive
•Voltage Switch : 9volt / 18volt
•Power Supply: One 9 Volt Battery or external AC adapter AC509 (sold separately)
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