Vintage Tube Screamer ts9 and ts808
Technology and incorporation of sophisticated circuitry into the building of musical instruments has opened up a whole new world of sonic possibilities for musicians and artists. Thanks to technology and this revolutionary circuitry, guitarists and other musicians can easily replicate the sounds they hear on other records and achieve various effects using instruments like the guitar pedal. From the subtle velvety sounds that soothe the ear to the outrageous rocky sounds that tingle the beast in you, guitar pedals have revolutionized the music industry.
For many guitarists, choosing the right guitar pedal proves to be hectic and tedious. There are so many options to choose from that landing the most appropriate guitar pedal for your musical endeavors feels so elusive. Unless you have been in the music industry for long enough and have sufficient information on effects pedals, it can be quite unnerving trying to shop for the most appropriate pedal for you. If you, like many others, are looking for a high quality and effective guitar effects pedal and are stranded, worry not because in this guide, we have provided useful insights on what to look out for when buying a guitar pedal and provided a review of one of the best effects pedal –The Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro
When shopping for an appropriate effects pedal, you obviously want a high quality product that comes at a pocket-friendly cost. Besides these two superficial attributes, you need an effects pedal which warrants high performance and opens up the world of sonic possibilities. You need to consider the pedal’s ease of use, its portability and compatibility with your devices. There are other fundamental aspects such as the pedal’s ability to boost the signal generated and the scope of effects the pedal offers. You ideally want a pedal that is user friendly, adds a nice amount of gain, sustain and has quality tonal shaping options. If you are looking for such an effects pedal which comes at an affordable rate, then The Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro should be your go to pedal. Here is a look at the famed pedal and reasons why you should look forward to making it part of your musical collection.
The Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro
Whether you are a seasoned guitarist or a newbie looking to get started on using pedals to spice up your playing, there is no way you can’t fall in love with this effects pedal. This is the ultimate proof to the credence that simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication. Although it looks plain and bland from the outside, this pedal’s sonic capabilities are on an unmatched level. The TS808 is a reincarnation of the famed tube screamer which debuted back in the 70’s and was elevated to legendary status by the late mercurial Steve Ray Vaughan. A lot of the love the pedal receives today is greatly attributed to its ability to seamlessly interact with an already overdriven amplifier- an aspect missing in majority of the earlier versions of stomp boxes manufactured. The Vintage Demon TS808 offers a huge spectrum of tones and each carries a certain distinctness which is satiating to the discerning musical ear.
Here is a careful examination of The Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro’s features and performance to give you a better understanding of why artists worldwide are bowing to this musical gem.
As earlier on mentioned,The Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro is not the fanciest or most good looking pedal that you will come across. If anything, its shape and aesthetics leave a lot to be desired because it is very bland and basic. Despite is plainness, the knobs, switches and ports are carefully placed on the pedal to warrant easy switching between the TS9 and TS808 modes and balancing the various tone levels. The casing is made from a high quality material and will withstand the pressure of being stamped on. The design makes the pedal compact enough as well. This is ideal for mobility and packing in the guitar bags.
Performance and music prowess
Any musical instrument is judged not by its looks but the sonic output and as far as music is concerned, the Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro is a force to reckon with. The pedal is capable of producing subtle and warm tones which are just about compressed and saturated in equal measure. These terms might make the pedal sound a little complicated but the sweet music it produces speak and define this gem themselves.
The Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro is ideal for both the seasoned guitarists and the newbies who are just getting started on the use of pedals. It is compatible with virtually all electric guitars and is very easy to use. It offers a lot of versatility and gives you a leeway to experiment and try out new sounds and effects which you could only fantasize about before. The effects blend beautifully with the signals generated from whatever guitar you are playing from and the results are more than amazing.
Switching between the TS9 and TS808 modes is easy and quick as well. Although there is not much of a difference between the two modes, a seasoned artist who has been in the industry for long enough and has the discerning ears will tell you that there is more output in the TS9 than the TS808 mode. The discrepancy in volume and general output will depend on your playing and whether you are playing in a band or are solo.
The Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro has the finest and most popular set of tone mods as well! The Keeley Plus Mod and the True Bypass Clarity and Fidelity. Depending on the music genre you are into, the mods have a varied level of bass response but both make the tone a little sweeter.
For all its positive attributes and mercurial qualities, the Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro comes at an astonishingly affordable cost. Here at M.E.C, we offer the pedal at just $78.00 and you really have no excuse not to own one of these masterpieces and take your music to the next level. Order the Vintage Demon TS808 Tube Screamer Overdrive Pro today and find out why it is rated so highly by the music experts.
The legendary 808 with the finest, most popular set of tone mods you could dream of, The Keeley Plus Mod and True-Bypass clarity and fidelity.
The new TS808 offers a vintage look and sound.
- Vintage Tube Screamer Overdrive
- ts9/ts808 switch for two effects mode(ts9 and ts808)
- Volume, Tone, Drive controls
- True Bypass