EHX Tortion JFET Overdrive

Our flagship overdrive/distortion covers vast tonal real estate and redefines versatility. Like a database of great tone, the EHX TORTION’s full complement of features and controls make dialing in inspired guitar sound intuitive. Whatever the era, from vintage to modern, your search for the ultimate tone has ended.

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From the Blog
Posted 2/20/2015



Brazilian rock star, Rodrigo Lanceloti, burns through his killer demo of the EHX Tortion JFET Overdrive.


From the Blog
Posted 2/5/2015



Extensive EHX Tortion JFET Overdrive demonstration by Mike Hermans.


From the Blog
Posted 12/11/2014


EHX Tortion test drive by Rob Chappers and the Captain of Andertons Music in the UK.


From the Blog
Posted 8/22/2014


Premier Guitar says: “Creating a gain structure that’s highly responsive and usable across the board is no easy feat, yet Electro-Harmonix has pulled it off.” They’re referring to the EHX TORTION JFET OVERDRIVE. Hear sound samples and check out the rest of PG’s review here.

Link: http://bit.ly/1ohUMZc

From the Blog
Posted 7/15/2014


Flagship isn't a word EHX Founder and President, Mike Matthews, uses lightly, but that is how he describes the EHX TORTION JFET Overdrive/Distortion. Like a database of great tone stretching from vintage to modern, your search for the ultimate guitar tone has ended.


From the Blog
Posted 6/30/2014


Phil O’Keefe at Harmony Central says: “the EHX Tortion rules!” Read the complete review of EHX’s flagship overdrive/distortion.

Link: http://bit.ly/1nYJcDL

From the Blog
Posted 4/16/2014



Sumner Mckane at musictoyznetwork explores the EHX tortion JFET Overdrive.


From the Blog
Posted 3/20/2014



EHX TORTION, our flagship preamp/overdrive, covers vast tonal real estate and redefines versatility. Here guitarist extraordinaire, Bill Ruppert, unleashes the pedal’s database of great tone.


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Quick Specs
- JFET overdrive for tube-like response and tone
- Boost switch with independent Volume and Gain for two-channel flexibility
- 4-way Pre-Gain selector, plus Treble, Middle and Bass for complete sound control
- Use it as a preamp – balanced XLR output with cabinet emulation
- 9.6DC-200 Power supply included
- Dimensions in inches: 4.75 (w) x 5.75 (l) x 2.5 (h)
- Dimensions in mm: 146 (w) x 121 (l) x 64 (h)
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