The quintessential overdrive pedal -- often imitated but never matched. Identical to the original circuit and featuring the JRC4558 IC chip, the OD808 reissue offers smooth, natural overdrive similar to a full-up tube amplifier. Incredibly transparent, the OD808 responds to individual playing dynamics and lets the true tone of your instrument shine through. >More
Sometimes greatness gets overlooked. One example of this is the OD820 Overdrive Pro from Maxon's Vintage Series. In the mid 90's Maxon released the OD820 in response to the deluge of boutique overdrives being offered by DIY builders around the world. Since most of these "corksniffer" pedals were simply variations on the company's legendary 808 overdrive circuit to begin with, Maxon felt compelled to "one-up" the one-uppers with the OD820. >More
Based on the classic "808" circuit that Maxon invented over 30 years ago, the OD808X offers a wider frequency response with an extended hi-frequency range. The Overdrive Extreme also offers more gain and harder clipping than the standard OD808, creating amp-like distortion with excellent note definition. >More
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