MXR EVH 5150 Van Halen Overdrive and Preamp Pedal

by MXR

The MXR EVH 5150 Van Halen Overdrive and Preamp Pedal is a sonic replica of Eddie Van Halen’s EVH 5250 III blue channel, and was specially designed in collaboration with Van Halen to perfectly reproduce his legendary tone.

This amp-in-a-box pedal has the high gain of the amplifier and just as much string-to-string clarity. The 3-band EQ lets you dial the pedal in to complement your rig, and the on-board boost adds gain and compression for punching through the mix, plus a one-knob Smart Gate function keeps the 5150 Overdrive quiet at higher-gain settings.


• Overdrive pedal based on the Blue channel of the EVH 5150 amplifier
• 3-band EQ lets you dial in your perfect tone
• Add extra punch to your sound with the +6dB Boost
• Intelligent noise gate reacts slowly when you're holding sustained notes and faster when your playing speeds up
• True-bypass operation keeps your tone clean when not engaged
• Runs from a 9-volt battery or power supply

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