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MXR EVH 5150 Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal


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Get Eddie's signature sound plus incredible tonal versatility with the MXR EVH 5150 Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal.

Shred legend Eddie Van Halen has worked closely with the renowned design team at MXR to bring you the EVH 5150 Overdrive pedal. Packing all of Eddie's instantly recognizable signature tones into a convenient stompbox layout, this extremely flexible overdrive gives you a full palette of powerful saturation and hyper-driven, tube-like tones right at your feet.

The EVH 5150 Overdrive starts out with hand-adjusted multi-stage MOSFETs along with a highly-shapable control layout that can take you anywhere from EVH's legendary early classic tones to his ultra high gain, super-articulate modern sound. Shape your volume and distortion levels via the Output and Gain controls, and tailor each frequency to preference with the onboard 3-band EQ.

Need to kick the EVH 5150 Overdrive into high gear? No problem! The integrated Boost switch will take it up a notch with some extra gain and compression. To help combat any unwanted noise, the 5150 Overdrive pedal comes equipped with a built-in Gate control featuring MXR's Smart Gate circuitry. The EVH 5150 Overdrive also features true-bypass, and is housed in a rugged package that sports EVH's logo and his signature stripes in all black. Powered by a 9-volt battery or optional power supply.

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KILLER !! ...yes it's worth the price..


AMAZING...wide range of adjustment and a noise gate...just awesome...and if that was'nt enough... ...i'd usually run a distortion on a crunch channel for extra bite some times...this thing provides huge bite and tone on a CLEAN channel...endless possibilities with this...THANKS EDDIE !!!



Get that Van Halen Tone


Countless guitarists try and replicate Eddie Van Halen's sound but normally miss the mark by just a little. With the EVH 5150 pedal, Eddie has given guitarist around the world a chance to really dial in his overdrive tone. Three band EQ and boost button allows you to get the perfect Halen tone for when you play that tap solo.


Edison, NJ

Extremely versatile overdrive pedal!


The EVH5150 pedal is a fantastic addition to any rocker's selection of gear. It's well rounded and goes from slight crunch to maximum overdrive in an instant. The noise gate is a great feature for people with noisy pickups, and the boost can elevate the tone into a crunch that's as metal as it gets. The EQ is great and it's easy to dial in a perfect tone that fits your sound. This is definitely one of the most versatile overdrive pedals on the market.

Matty P

Edison, NJ

From slight overdrive to INSANE distortion!


This pedal is a MONSTER in a small compact box, with its wide sweeping gain stages and full 3 band EQ you are able to dial in a great tone for any situation. If you are using a high gain tube amp and just need that little bit extra, or if you are using this pedal for your primary tone stack it allows you to hit your desired tone. It also has a build in Gate and Boost features that just make this pedal become more desirable.

Ares Vox

Indianapolis, IN



This pedal is great! Its a killer overdrive but with a bit more under the hood. Its ready to go from bluesy clip to full on mayhem with just the turn of a knob. Sounds great thru any amp! Run your amp clean and let the pedal take over - or - get a little overdrive from your amp and use the pedal to push you over the top!!!

Mike M.

Westminster, CA

Versatile and Gritty


This pedal is not only great to get those sought after Eddie tones, but you can cover just about anything else from blues to classic rock. The pedal isn't just an overdrive, it's a full strength all out distortion pedal. It sounds a little bit compressed, it has tons of gain it's clear, it's bright but in the good way, it reaches high gain territory well, too. It is also very touch responsive, giving you an all around great auditory and tactile experience.

Lady Landa

Edison, NJ

EVH 5150 Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal

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The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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