Music Banter

Go Back   Music Banter > Artists Corner > Stereo & Production Equipment
Register Blogging Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Welcome to Music Banter Forum! Make sure to register - it's free and very quick! You have to register before you can post and participate in our discussions with over 70,000 other registered members. After you create your free account, you will be able to customize many options, you will have the full access to over 1,100,000 posts.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-24-2017, 03:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
Music Addict
 
RJDG14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Posts: 149
Default Help with identifying age of guitar pedal

I was given a secondhand effects pedal by my dad several years back, which he said he was given secondhand in the early 1990s. It's a Japanese-made Tokai Metaldriver TMD-01, which appears to be a rare model today, and I use it when playing my guitar if I want distortion - it's still in good condition for its age. Most sources indicate the model to be from the early 1980s, but there seem to be variations of the pedal in terms of the white markings. Mine looks exactly like this, with the slightly more basic markings:

http://medias.audiofanzine.com/image...ver-531210.jpg

Some, however, look like this, and I'm unsure whether they're newer or older than my type. I'd be inclined to say newer, though I can't be certain:

http://files.effectsdatabase.com/gea..._tmd-1_001.jpg

So does anybody know what years my pedal was in production? I think it was first produced in 1980 but don't know when production ended (probably whenever they were ordered to stop making them due to their habit of infringing on patents).
RJDG14 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2017, 03:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
MB Justice League Liaison
 
The Batlord's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: $omewhere between $layer and Ke$ha
Posts: 25,105
Default

Radiocarbon dating
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Franco Pepe Kalle View Post
The Batlord is amazing man. He loves some fine woman and he gets horny easily. What is better than that.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pet_Sounds View Post
Therefore never send to know for whom the Batlord trolls; he trolls for thee.
The Batlord is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads



2003-2016 Advameg, Inc.

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2 ©2010, Crawlability, Inc.