The EVH5150 Overdrive pedal gives you tube amp tone and feel with the touch sensitivity and response of a stomp box. This pedal is a must-have for any die-hard EVH fan. it is a faithful recreation of Eddie Van Halen's legendary MXR Phase 90, from the original hand-drawn circuit board to the exact same rare germanium transistors used in the original 1970s version. The EVH5150 Overdrive Preamp Pedal provides two channels of Eddie Van Halen's low-gain, high-gain and boost tones. The first channel features the original "brown" tone of the MXR EVH5150, while the second channel offers three different voicings of the revolutionary single-knob "dime" sound. That classic Eddie Van Halen "brown sound" with a transparent, amp-like overdrive.
Easily one of the best overdrive pedal models listed here, the MXR EVH5150 is the only overdrive that you will ever need. It is the only pedal that comes with a Bass Boost switch that will help you to get a more powerful, fuller sound. This is the ultimate high-gain, super-saturated distortion unit for power trios, solo artists, and garage bands. It's also an amazing tool for guitarists who play in drop-tuned metal bands or just want to add a little more chunk to their sound. If you're serious about guitar, you need an overdrive pedal with the tone and performance to back up your dedication to your craft. The EVH 5150 Overdrive pedal does exactly that.