For over 30 years, the Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer has been one of the most popular overdrive pedals in the world; a perennial favorite, famous for its warm, creamy tone and unequivocal responsiveness. Now the iconic pedal has found a new home in the TSA5TVR combo amp.
This isn't the first time the Tube Screamer has been integrated into an amp, but it is the first time it has ever looked this cool. Decked out in cream and sea foam green vinyl, set up on console legs with a TV screen-shaped speaker grille, this little amp has got style and attitude to spare. The retro-60's vibe will look great in the office, family room, studio, or well ... just about anywhere, but ultimately, it's all about the tone and this tiny titan is packing the goods.
The TSA5TVR is an all-tube, Class-A, 5-watt combo with a genuine TS808 Tube Screamer built into the front end of the amp. Accessible by a control panel toggle switch or an IFS1G footswitch (not included) the TS808 circuit is a perfect match for the 12AX7 preamp tube and the 6V6GT power tube. It's loaded with an 8" Jensen C8R speaker, selected for its excellent response to overdrive distortion and the built in Accutronics Reverb delivers the smoothest spring reverb in the industry. Also features an External Speaker out, Headphone out and a direct Line out.