40th ANNIVERSARY OVERDRIVE (OD808-40)

40th ANNIVERSARY OVERDRIVE (OD808-40)

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THIS ITEM WILL SHIP ON OR ABOUT MARCH 29th.

In the year 1979, Japanese electronics engineer Susumu Tamura unknowingly started a sonic revolution. Seeking to create a circuit to compete with the Boss OD-1, he inadvertently developed a pedal that would go on to become the most copied, cloned and modified guitar effect of all time.

That pedal was the Maxon OD808, which was then rebranded for Ibanez as the TS808 Tubescreamer. Known for its incredible warmth and organic, tube-like quality, the 808 quickly became the go-to amp-pushing pedal for countless guitarists around the globe, including little-known blues player from Texas named Stevie Ray Vaughan. Over the past four decades, the 808 has taken on a variety of incarnations and launched the careers of many aspiring pedal designers looking to build a better mouse trap. But as the saying goes, there ain’t nothing like the real thing. 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of this iconic overdrive; and to celebrate, Maxon is releasing a limited-edition OD808 model modified to Mr. Tamura’s specifications.

 

Due to the limited availability of these pedals, a 25% restocking fee will be charged on all canceled orders for Serial #: 41-400. All sales final. No returns.

All sales final on Serial Numbers 1-40. No cancellations or returns.