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The All-New EVH® 5150® Iconic® Series


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The EVH 5150III Iconic Series 40W 1x12 Combo Amp delivers the legendary Eddie Van Halen tone in an affordable, gig-ready package. Evolving from the revered 5150 series that defined the sound of a generation, this iconic amp is powered by two JJ 6L6 valves and voiced with two ECC83S preamp valves to provide the firepower needed for face-melting solos and chunky rhythm work. The custom 12" Celestion speaker is tuned specifically for the amp's preamp to produce tight, articulate cleans and high-gain tones.

Two Fully Independent Channels With Extra Voicings

This compact combo amp features two independent channels with additional voicings to explore a wide range of tones. The Green channel offers an overdrive button to go from pristine cleans to increased gain. The Red channel's burn button adds fiery crunch ideal for blistering leads. Each channel has dedicated gain and volume controls for balancing levels when switching between clean and high-gain sounds.

Shape Your Tone With Powerful EQ and Added Features

Shared EQ controls for low, mid and high frequencies allow you to craft your tone. A global resonance control tweaks the amp's low end, while presence shapes the highs. Add reverb with the onboard control for extra depth and dimension. The noise gate on channel two quickly suppresses hiss for articulate riffing. A boost function on channel two adds up to 10dB of volume for solos that cut through the mix.

Versatile Performance and Recording Capabilities

This iconic combo amp delivers 40W of power with a 1/4 power switch to reduce wattage for cranked tones at lower volumes. Dual parallel speaker outs and an effects loop provide flexibility for performance and recording. The DI XLR output emulates the amp's valve tone for direct recording or running through a PA. A footswitch controls channel switching and the boost function.

Legendary Style and Build

Sporting EVH's signature style, this amp is wrapped in textured black vinyl with a black front grille featuring the iconic 5150 logo. Silver and black badges adorn the amp's brushed aluminum panel. Vintage-style chicken head knobs and a molded handle complete the legendary look. A fitted cover is sold separately to protect your investment.

EVH 5150III Iconic Series 40W 1x12 Combo Amp Ivory
EVH 5150III Iconic Series 40W 1x12 Combo Amp Ivory
EVH 5150III Iconic Series 40W 1x12 Combo Amp Ivory

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  • 40-watt 1x12 combo
  • Cabinet is constructed from MDF with a plywood baffle
  • Two channels: Green and Red; Green channel has overdrive button to go from clean to increased gain, while the Red channel has a burn button to go from lead to burn
  • Dual Gain, Noise Gate (Ch 2), Shared Low, Mid, High EQ, Dual Volume, Shared Boost and Global Reverb, Resonance and Presence controls
  • Power level switch, standby switch, power switch and ground lift located on rear panel
  • Selectable impedance (4, 8 or 16 ohms)
  • Two JJ ECC83S preamp tubes and two JJ 6L6 power tubes
  • One 12" EVH Celestion Custom speaker
  • Dual parallel speaker output jacks
  • Effects loop
  • XLR DI out with speaker simulation
  • Two-button footswitch included
  • Available in Black or Ivory with black cloth front grille and silver and black 5150 and EVH logo badges
  • Optional high-quality fitted cover (sold separately)

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm

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  • EVH 5150 Iconic Combos
  • Black
Amplifier Type
  • Tube
  • Single 1/4"
Speaker Jack
  • Two 1/4" Parallel
Total Impedance
  • 4, 8 or 16 ohms
Cabinet Material
  • MDF with plywood baffle
Grille cloth
  • Black
  • Molded plastic strap with black powder-coated caps
  • Single 12" EVH Celestion Custom
  • 2 - Clean/Overdrive and Lead/Burn
Control panel
  • Channel 1: Gain with Overdrive Switch; Channel 2: Gain with Burn Switch; Noise Gate (Channel 2); Shared Low, Mid, High EQ; Channel 1/Channel 2 Volume; Master Boost; Global Reverb, Resonance and Presence
Control knobs
  • Black Chicken-Head Style Pointer
  • 40
Preamp tubes
  • 2 x JJ ECC83S (12AX7)
Power tubes
  • 2 x JJ 6L6
  • Solid State
Amplifier covering
  • Black Textured Vinyl or Ivory
Other features
  • 1/4 Power Level Switch

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