5150® Iconic® Series 40W 1x12 Combo

The EVH® 5150® Iconic® Series satisfies the needs of gigging and recording guitarists craving that pure and powerful EVH tube tone, but at a more affordable price. Evolving from the revered EVH 5150III® amplifiers, the Iconic Series delivers the searing sound and growling gain that Eddie Van Halen made famous throughout his groundbreaking career.

Designed by renowned amp engineer, James Brown, the 5150® Iconic® Series 40-watt 1x12 combo, is powered by two JJ 6L6 power tubes and voiced with two JJ ECC83S preamp tubes, providing all the firepower the modern guitarist needs. Armed with a custom designed EVH 12” Celestion® speaker voiced specifically for this preamp circuit, the pristine cleans and searing high gain tones are tight, clear and articulate. The cabinet is constructed out of MDF with special internal plywood baffling for tight and increased bass response, and houses a custom designed EVH 12” Celestion® speaker voiced specifically for this preamp circuit, so that the pristine cleans and searing high gain tones are tight, clear and articulate.

Punching above its weight, this combo features two channels with an extra voicing on each for even more versatility. The Green channel boasts an overdrive button to run from clean tones to increased gain, while the Red channel’s burn button adds fiery crunch that’s ideal for blistering leads.

Each channel houses its own gain and volume controls, allowing for level-matching the volume when switching between the clean and high gain channels. The channel two noise gate’s quick attack suppresses any hiss while ensuring all staccato riffing is articulate and crisp, not choked and choppy. The Boost control allows you to add another 10Db of foot-switchable volume to your tone — perfect for ensuring your solos cut through the mix. The control panel also includes shared EQ (Low, Mid and High), global resonance and presence knobs to adjust the low- and high-end aspects of your tone, and a global reverb control to add the perfect amount of bounce and decay for any room.

Other features include a two-button footswitch, effects loop, dual parallel speaker output jacks, ¼ power switch to reduce wattage—allowing you to crank the amp and still preserve tone but without destroying your neighbor's solitude, and a speaker-emulated DI XLR with power amp mute for accurate all-tube EVH tone for recording direct or using through any PA system.

Sporting sophisticated and distinctive EVH style, the 5150 Iconic Series 40-watt 1x12 combo is wrapped in either Black or Ivory textured vinyl with a black cloth front grille and features silver and black 5150 and EVH logo badges in the upper left and lower right corners. This all-tube combo is finished off with a brushed aluminum top panel, vintage-style chicken-head knobs and molded black plastic top handle. A high-quality fitted cover is available as an EVH Accessory.

COMING OCTOBER 2021

  • Color Black
  • Model 2257100010
  • Series EVH® 5150® Iconic®
  • United States of America $799.99 EST. U.S. STREET

Features

SEARING SOUND AND GROWLING GAIN

The 5150® Iconic® Series 40W 1X12 Combo delivers the culmination of Eddie’s life-long chase for the holy grail of tone—searing sound and growling gain—at an affordable price.

Two channels combine to deliver pure tube power that can deliver across any genre. The Green channel boasts an overdrive button to run from lush clean tones to increased gain, while the Red channel’s burn button adds fiery crunch for blistering leads.

TAKE COMMAND

Tone for days is yours for the taking with a comprehensive control layout. Independently dial-in volume and gain for Ch. 1 and 2 for level matching. Ch. 2 features a noise gate control to suppress any hiss while ensuring all staccato riffing is articulate and crisp, not choked and choppy. Shared EQ controls allow you to adjust Low, Mid and High. A global presence knob creates full control over ultra-high frequencies, while the global resonance knob adjusts the power amp’s low frequency response. The Boost control allows you to add another 10Db of foot-switchable volume to your tone.

PURE TUBE POWER

Two JJ ECC83S (12AX7) preamp tubes erupt with mega overdriven tone when pushed to the max, while two JJ 6L6 power tubes up the ante with plenty of saturated, high-gain attitude synonymous with Van Halen. A single 12” custom-designed EVH® Celestion® speaker has been voiced specifically for this preamp circuit, so that the pristine cleans and searing high gain tones are tight, clear and articulate.

BOUNCE AND DECAY

Adjust the Reverb control for the right amount of bounce and decay for any room.

BEHIND THE SCENES

This amp also features a 2-button footswitch that allows you to quickly toggle between the channels or engage the boost button. A speaker-emulated DI XLR (line out is located on rear panel) with power amp mute allows for accurate all-tube EVH tone for recording direct or using through any PA system.

Specs

General
Model Number 2257100010
Series EVH® 5150® Iconic®
Color Black
Amplifier Type Tube
Height 20" (50.8 cm)
Width 22.5" (57.15 cm)
Depth 11.25" (28.57 cm)
Weight 53 lbs. (24 kg)
Electronics
Controls Channel 1: Gain w/ Overdrive Switch; Channel 2 Gain w/ Burn Switch; Noise Gate Channel 2: Low, Mid, High EQ; Channel 1/ Channel 2 Volume, Master Boost, Global Reverb, Resonance, and Presence
Channels Two - Clean/Overdrive and Lead/Burn
Voltage 120V (Also Available in 100V, 110V, 220V, 230V, 240V)
Wattage 40 Watts
Effects Reverb
Effects Loop 1/4" (Send/Return)
Inputs One - 1/4"
Headphone Jack None
Line Out Two - (One XLR and One 1/4")
Speaker Jack Two - 1/4" Parallel
Rectifier Solid State
Total Impedance 4, 8, or 16 ohms
Power Cable IEC
Construction
Grill Cloth/Material Black
Amplifier Covering Black Textured Vinyl
Cabinet Material MDF w/ Plywood Baffle
Tubes
Preamp Tubes 2 x JJ ECC83S (12AX7)
Power Tubes 2 x JJ 6L6
Speakers
Speakers One - 12" EVH® Celestion® Custom
Speaker Wattage 40 Watts
Hardware
Control Knobs Black Chicken-Head Style Pointer
Handle Molded Plastic Strap with Black Powder Coated Caps
Front Panel Brushed Aluminum
Effects Reverb
Miscellaneous
Other Features 1/4 Power Level Switch
Accessories
Footswitch 2-Button Footswitch Included
Footswitch Connection Type 1/4"