Hot Tubes nano Overdrive

With the price of vintage HOT TUBES soaring, countless guitarists have requested that we re-issue our 1970s CMOS HOT TUBES. We’ve done this using the exact same design and miniaturized it, too!

Volume and Overdrive let you go from a gentle rasp that caresses your notes to a full-blown gain monster with a powerhouse punch. Sculpt your sound with the Tone control, or take a detour around the tone circuit with the Tone On/Off switch. True bypass for a pristine signal chain.

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Posted 11/18/2014

Stompbox TV a/bs the original 1970s Hot Tubes and the new Hot Tubes.

Posted 11/13/2014

Lee Wrathe wrings out Hot Tubes OD.

Posted 8/20/2014

Brazilian rock star, Rodrigo Lanceloti, lays down a fiery groove while showcasing the EHX East River Drive and Nano Hot Tubes.

Posted 5/21/2014

Harmony Central does an in depth report on the new NANO HOT TUBES which they describe as “The return of the legendary 70s-era CMOS overdrive."

Posted 4/7/2014

Dave Willard at reviews and demos the Hot Tubes, a reissue of the 1970s EHX CMOS overdrive.

Posted 3/10/2014 tries the Hot Tubes and says: “It has a boutiquey tone, without the huge price tag.” Read their review, complete with video.

Posted 3/6/2014

Guitar World magazine just awarded the new Nano Big Muff Pi, Hot Tubes and Soul Food Gold Awards!

Reviewer Chris Gill said: “Once again, the Lord of Long Island City has delivered the goods with three outrageously affordable stomp boxes that collectively cover just about every color of overdrive, distortion and fuzz a guitarist needs.”

Check out the complete review.
Watch Guitar World’s demo of the new pedals.

Posted 2/27/2014

Mike Hermans shows off the tonal versatility of the deceptively simple EHX Hot Tubes.

Posted 12/25/2013

Merry Christmas from Mike Matthews and his team of elves at EHX!

Posted 11/28/2013

Happy Thanksgiving from Mike Matthews and everyone at EHX. Plymouth Rocks!

Posted 11/27/2013

GAK in the UK takes a quick look at the new EHX Hot Tubes Overdrive.

Posted 11/14/2013

Electro-Harmonix covers the world in fuzz with three new overdrive/distortion pedals. The Hot Tubes is an exact re-creation of the CMOS classic rarity, circa 1978. The East River Drive delivers definitive JRC4558-style overdrive. The MOSFET-based OD Glove possesses an organic tone and feel that, according to Mike Matthews, “is unlike anything we offer and great!”

Check ‘em all out with three new videos hosted by “JJ Likes Guitar.”

For more on JJ Likes guitar, check him out on youtube and Facebook.

Posted 9/13/2013

The new HOT TUBES is an authentic re-creation of our original 1978 CMOS overdrive. The HOT TUBES' unique design makes it superbly sensitive to every nuance of your pick attack and your guitar's volume settings. Volume and Overdrive controls let you go from a gentle rasp that caresses your notes to a full-blown tube-like growl. HOT TUBES delivers great sound at an eye popping price!

Posted 8/28/2013

Hot Tube matrix.

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Quick Specs
- CMOS overdrive
- Sensitive to your touch and guitar’s volume
- True Bypass
- Tone bypass switch completely removes tone circuit
- 9 Volt battery included
- Optional 9.6DC-200 power supply available
- Dimensions in inches: 2.75 (w) x 4.5 (l) x 2.1 (h)
- Dimensions in mm: 70 (w) x 115 (l) x 54 (h)
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