Do-In TSO-2 Tube Sound Overdrive


  • Drive
    controls the amount of gain
  • Tone
    controls tonal frequencies
  • Level
    controls effect level output



Over the years, overdrives have become the "pedal of choice" for Rock and Blues guitarists looking to re-create the Guitar tones of their heroes. Extremely versatile, they can be used to add grit to a clean guitar sound, boost a solo, or to drive the front end of a tube amplifier harder. The problem is that most overdrives mask your guitar's original tone, leaving a boxy-sounding, overly compressed signal with poor low end and no dynamic responsiveness.

The TSO-2 Tube Sound Overdrive was designed to eliminate these inherent problems. The TSO-2's circuit is based on the vintage 'Tubescreamer' design with a few changes that offer marked improvements. The TSO-2 features the legendary IC JRC4558 that was a key element in the sound of the original 'Tubescreamer'. This IC is smoother and less harsh-sounding than other versions, giving the TSO-2 the same warm, tube-like voice as a vintage 'Screamer'.

The TSO-2 Tube Sound Overdrive is a professional stomp box with three control knobs for 'DRIVE', 'TONE' and 'LEVEL'. Additionally, it can be powered with a standard 9-volt battery or with an AC adapter( any kind of adapter with DC-9V output). TSO-2 also offers a DC output jack (in the back of the case) for the purpose of supplying DC power to other Guitar Effect. A heavy duty True-Bypass metal switch mounted on the case for toggling the effect on/off and a large red LED status indicator resides on the face of the unit. If you need tube tone without tube-amp hassles, the TSO-2 is the next best thing!

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  • Input Impedance
    470K ohm
  • Output Impedance
    1K ohm
  • True-Bypass Switch
    Heavy duty metal foot switch - toggle the effect on/off
  • Indicators
    LED - effect status and battery level
  • Max Amplitude
  • Power Supply
    9V battery or any AC Adaptor with 9V DC output
  • Current Consumption
  • Dimensions
    98mm W x 123mm L x 40mm H
  • Weight (w/o battery)
    approx. 450g

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