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Tube Screamer -- INTERMEDIATE


VERIFIED


Many think this is the #1 distortion there is.


Build either the TS-9 or the TS-808 used by Stevie Ray Vaughan, and about a bazillion other people.

This is quite likely the most misnamed pedal in the history of guitar effects. It really is more of an overdrive than a distortion, it has no tubes, and it doesn't scream. It sounds great feeding the input of a tube amp though.

Current draw ~4.8mA (no LED)

For offboard wiring instructions check the offboard wiring project page.

For Ready to Solder boards check out the Ordering page.


tonepad_tubescreamer.pdf 99.0 KB-- El Griton 2.2, Rev.3.Dec.26.2005


Yes. See our ordering page for all available boards.

Tube Screamer US$ 14.00


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