It has the JRCD chip and capacitors with date codes and resistors coated in green. If you need more drive, it is better to use another pedal either seperately or along with the tube screamer. Comment Post Cancel. The lighter green OD Overdrive-II is also in the TS style box and has a circuit which is similar to the - the board part numbers only differ by one digit. These pedals are very expensive these days, unless you come across one at a garage sale of course.
And since there are only a few distinct ways to introduce distortion to a signal, there will inevitably be similarities between pedals that are designed to do similar things.
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Do some research online. Some clearly signal their heritage, while others are less obvious. AlienFreak69 likes this. Click here for some more pictures of our batch of TSs and other rare Ibanez pedals from the tube screamer family. Some of the early TSs also have a nut holding the power adaptor jack on, while later ones have no nut and a flush adaptor jack. These are hand-made with normal hand-wired parts pots, jacks, etc like the TS9 so we can keep them running forever. If you don't already have a tube screamer, and want true bypass, the Maxon OD9 is the obvious choice and will work out cheaper too with our classic or silver mods.