Skip to main content Skip to footer
Now Trending—Fender® California Series and other hot gear Shop Now
FREE Standard Ground Shipping (edit) Get Details

More Info About Free 2-Day Standard Ground Shipping

Close Window
Top Seller

EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black

Item #: 
1500000093212   POS #:113450803
  • Write a Review
Product Description:

You asked, EVH delivered. Independent volume and gain control for all three channels has arrived with the 5150III 50W EL34 tube amp head. Experience total control, along with the same lethal looks and... Click To Read More About This Product

In Stock & Ready To Ship

  • Protect Your Gear
  • Free Shipping
Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $1,099.99
Guitar Center Gear Card
or as low as $31/month  for 36 months

0% Interest for 36 months* + learn how to earn 5% back in rewards. 36 equal monthly payments required. Valid through 05/29/2018
Get DetailsAbout Special Financing Offers Opens in new window

    Warranty Options
Add to List
Free Store Pick Up: Available Today
Rockville, MD
View More Stores For Availability Store Information


,
SUN:11AM-7PM
MON-FRI:10AM-9PM
SAT:10AM-8PM
Have Questions?
Connect with an expert now.
(877) 687-5404
Click here to Chat Now
Overview

You asked, EVH delivered. Independent volume and gain control for all three channels has arrived with the 5150III 50W EL34 tube amp head. Experience total control, along with the same lethal looks and ferocious EL34 tone of the 100-Watt head.

The EL34 power tubes deliver smoother contours, and greater sag and saturation that evoke a more modern “British” sound, all with more sustain and versatility than ever before.

Channel one boasts a more sparkling and compressed clean tone, while channels two and three possess a slightly darker and compressed tone with even more saturation than before. Other features include a rear-panel resonance control that tailors low-frequency response for all channels, a global presence control and shared three-band EQ for channels 1 and 2 with an independent EQ for channel 3.

Wrapped in an elegant gold and black EVH motif, the EL34 50-watt head also is equipped with an effects loop, headphone jack, pre-amp out and MIDI-in.

Specifications
  • Power: 50W (tube)
  • Tubes: seven 12AX7 (preamp); two EL34 (power amp)
  • Three channels
  • Single input
  • Impedance: 4 ohm minimum
  • Controls: (Channel 1) Independent Volume and Gain w/ shared Low, Mid, and High; (Channel 2) Independent Volume and Gain w/ shared Low, Mid, and High; (Channel 3) Independent Volume, Gain, Low, Mid, and High EQ, with Global Presence and Resonance for all
  • Cabinet material: Birch ply
  • Covering: Black textured vinyl
  • Color: Black and gold motif
  • Handle: Molded plastic strap with black powder-coated caps
  • Jewel light: Red LED jewel
Pro Coverage

Guitar Center's Pro Coverage
Pro Coverage gives you added warranty protection for your gear. Stepping in where the manufacturer's "normal wear and tear" coverage ends, our Pro Coverage program offers you upgraded coverage if your product ever fails Click To Read More About This Product.

Pro Coverage includes
  • Accidental damage protection
  • Expedited repair or replacement
  • Free shipping (for returns or repairs)
  • 100% coverage for commercial use
  • Extended price protection
  • No lemon guarantee
  • Free transfer of coverage to a new owner
  • Repair costs covered for up to five years from date of purchase
  • Repair authorization-toll-free by phone or via the web
Customer Reviews
Loading....

Review Snapshot

by PowerReviews
EVH5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head
 
5.0

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (7)
  • Excellent sound (7)
  • Good power output (7)
  • Portable (6)
  • Warm / comfy (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (5)
  • Performances (5)
  • Professional recording (4)
  • Amateur recording (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5)

Reviewed by 8 customers

Displaying reviews 1-8

Back to Top

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Covers tonal bases

By Canton F.

from Riff Filled Land

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Excellent Sound
  • Good Warmth
  • Portable
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Mobile DJ
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

    Best amp I've ever bought! I primarily use the blue channel for Blues and Blues rock. If I need to change gears. This amp will handle my Fuzzferatu pedal extremely well. This amp has very sweet and sharp miss. It sustains clarity throughout gain and fuzz. What shines about this amp is versatility. Light knob tweaks on guitar, amp, pedals etc., then BOOM you are creating different tones and sonic textures. This amp is is sensitive to your adjustments. I have to be honest, I am NOT a Van Halen fan. I played this amp but by seeing one in-store and gave it a try. This amp really inspired how I played riffs/leads and gave them a "new" perspective. Get this amp and trek to the Riff Filled Land.?
    Genres I use it for
    Blues/Blues-rock a la Howlin Wolf, Muddy waters
    ZZ Top,
    Stoner Metal, a la Sleep, Down, kyuss
    Metal (mix), Entombed, Planet of Zeus, Black Sanbath,

     
    5.0

    If I needed another, in a heartbeat!! Great amp!

    By Timothy

    from undisclosed

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

    This is simply an incredible amp! I waited for a few years to finally pull the trigger on a tube amp, several months of research and trying amps in stores etc.....and this was by far the best amp especially at this price! I gig live, jam, rehearsals and this amp does it all. I can run my 2X12 or my 4X12 and the flexibility of tome and gain is fantastic!

     
    5.0

    Does everything. All Sounds.

    By DMC

    from Natick, MA

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Excellent Sound
    • Good Warmth
    • Portable
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

        Great amp head. Get all the sounds you want. Sounds amazing with a Marshall 1960 4x12. Effects loop works terrific...modulation and reverb work awesome in effects loop. Clean channel is Pink Floyd. Channel 2 is your AC/DC channel and Channel 3 is over the top gain for 80's metal and and thrash. Best amp Ive owned.
        Traded in my Marshall JCM2000 50W DSL. Very happy with trade and purchase.

         
        5.0

        Buy it!

        By Rex

        from undisclosed

        About Me Experienced

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Excellent Sound
        • Good Warmth
        • Portable
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Studio
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

          So after tons of research I came across this little power house I've always liked the 6505 but as everyone knows the clean isn't perfect well EVH fixed that problem for ed's 5150 model of heads. I have only had it for a day now and no buyers remorse at all this thing has tons of tone. Clean is crystal clear and punchy the crunch has tons of potential for blues to heavy rock and the lead channel is everything a metal guy could want (that's me) . plus all the flexibility for effects with the midi input. Its only 50w but I haven't had it pass 9 o'clock on the volume yet and it shook the foundation. Great amp for this price range and all the tone you've ever wanting. Only thing that could make it better for me is if it had a bias switch for switching from el34 to 6l6 for more tone options.

           
          5.0

          Awesome amp!

          By North Texas Italiano.

          from DFW

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Excellent Sound
          • Good Warmth
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

              Great amp. Easy to dial in (I'm coming from a Mesa, which was the complete opposite), and sounds fabulous. No complaints here.

               
              5.0

              Awesome!

              By Anthony

              from Arizona

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Excellent Sound
              • Portable
              • Powerful

              Cons

              • Bad set of power tubes

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Home Studio
              • Performances
              • Professional Recording

              Comments about EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

              Had the 6l6 version of this for awhile and decided to upgrade. The independent gain and volumes for channels 1 and 2 are great and should be put on the 6l6 version. The only issue I had was after a couple weeks I had a bad set of power tubes which caused the amp to blow fuses. Ordered a new set of matched JJ el34's and we're back up and running.

               
              5.0

              Professional tone in a travel friendly size

              By Big Monster Neil

              from Los Angeles

              About Me Professional Musician

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Excellent Sound
              • Good Warmth
              • Portable
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Amateur Recording
                • Events
                • Home Studio
                • Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

                Everybody knows that EVH amps are known for their high gain and soaring leads. I knew what I was in for when I purchased it. What surprised me was how great it made a cheap guitar sound on the clean channel. The first guitar I played on it was a beaten and bruised Ibanez RG250DX with a broken neck that I repaired myself with Elmer's Glue (which works btw). It made that guitar shine, ready for a recording session. I could have chimed away all night on the clean channel, but we all know that we want to crank this thing. Channel 2 (Blue) is a crisp, clean drive that can be pushed well beyond my JCM900. No noise, and articulate attack. Channel 3 (Red) is just melt your face Madness. There is a bit of high gain hum if you idle on the channel, but once you start playing it makes you sound better than you are. At least in my case. You can hear every note, every hammer-on and pull-off, and every harmonic. With this much power, the guitar practically plays itself. Try it and you'll understand. This amp is so well made that I'm perfectly happy playing it with everything dialed in at Noon. I'm playing out of a 1x15 and it sounds heavenly. Loud enough for a partial outdoor venue at 30% volume.

                 
                5.0

                A must have amp!

                By GinaJam

                from San Bernardino

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Excellent Sound
                • Good Warmth
                • Portable
                • Powerful

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances

                  Comments about EVH 5150III 50W EL34 50W Tube Guitar Amp Head:

                  This amp is POWERFUL! sounds AMAZING!!!

                  Displaying reviews 1-8

                  Back to Top

                  You are changing the Ship-To country.

                  Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.