Operation Overlord Allied Overdrive

A versatile, multi-instrument capable, stereo overdrive/distortion with a broad range of sound options and controls. With the Operation Overlord, whether you play guitar, bass, keyboards or pretty much any electronic instrument—-dialing in great drive sounds is fast and foolproof. Whatever your rig, the Overlord is your indispensable ally.


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Quick Specs
- Silent foot-switchable Normal and Boost modes deliver distortion ranging from mild to saturated
- Normal mode uses three JFET gain stages for tube amp-style response and tone
- Boost mode adds a classic pedal-type overdrive circuit before the JFET stages
- Three-position switch lets the user select the proper input level for their instrument. It’s great with guitar, bass, keyboards...
- Active Treble, Mid and Bass controls, plus a Dry blend, for total tone shaping
- Fully stereo capable, equipped with left and right 1⁄4'' input and output jacks
- Comes with a standard EHX 9.6DC200mA power supply
- 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)
From the Blog
Posted 2/15/2017


The Operation Overlord is a versatile, multi-instrument capable, stereo overdrive/distortion with a broad range of sound options and controls.

EHX Founder, Mike Matthews, rocks out with the Operation Overlord Stereo Overdrive/Distortion in this gut busting, cameo demo. Watch Mike as he shows you the newest member of EHX’s fabulous fuzz line and explains how he came up with the name: Operation Overlord.



Jon Skibic of the Afghan Whigs puts the super-versatile Operation Overlord pedal thru its paces on guitar.



Keyboardist, Dave “Moose” Sherman, demos the Operation Overlord’s broad range of effects on a choice selection of iconic keyboards.





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