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HD500X Real Tube Screamer Model?


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In my past I managed to achieve a really nice distorted tone with the POD Screamer. Recently I tried to recreate that tone with real pedals and noticed that it sounded nothing like that which shouldn't be a suprise because the Pod-Screamer has Bass and Treble controls which the real Tube Screamer doesn't have.


So what exactly is the real model of the POD-Screamer?


The only thing I found with Bass and Treble controls is the ''Boss ODB-3 Bass OverDrive'', ''Ibanez TSB9'' and a Behringer-Copy of the Boss.


I wouldn't mind buying one of these pedals but I don't really know if they do the same as the POD-Screamer since they're all bass pedals. 


Any experiences or suggestions (except buying and trying :D) ?

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2 hours ago, str041117 said:

So what exactly is the real model of the POD-Screamer?


The POD SCREAMER is the model of the Ibanez Tube Screamer TS-808.




Line6 added post EQ controls as a bonus to all the POD distortion models, so you can save a slot in the chain for a FX other than a EQ, several guitarists like to add an EQ just after the distortion stomp box to sculpt the resulting tone, so there you have it built in ready to be used if you want.


If you leave the EQ bonus controls at noon (50%) they do nothing and you get the original unadorned tone of the distortion FX modeled.



All about POD HD500/X

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