Ibanez pedal dating
I'm not sure what year the changeover occurred but using the formula it will be easy for you to tell.
The OD is not as well made as a TS9 though, the pots are really cheap and break easily and cannot be replaced with a normal pot like a TS9. Ts9 circuit parts You can tell an early TS9 by the green coated resistors inside. Also, the box is plastic so there may be more noise than a shielded metal TS or TS-9 box.
There are several circuit boards inside, they seem to be generic and several different effects can be built using the same boards they are mostly empty boards! We do offer true bypass mods on the TS9 and TS Month, production number that month, year.
SRV used the TS for his trademark pedal dating strat tone. The battery covers had never been changed since the original TS Turn the gain top left knob almost all the way down maybe on 1 and turn the tone middle knob down almost all the way too, and crank up the output volume top right to the desired boost level.
We also need to hot-wire the circuit so it is always ON.