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Electro-Harmonix announces the 5MM Power Amp pedal

Electro-Harmonix has been busy; a day after yesterday’s fuzztastic announcement that the Ram’s Head Big Muff Pi was bringing back a coveted pedal from the 1970s, the company has another brand new one ready with the 5MM Power Amp.

A pedal and a power amp? A compact 2.5-watt power amp, to be exact. Designed to drive any 8 or 16-ohm speaker, the 5MM provides breakup at relatively low volumes for your drive needs with a preamp or overdrive pedal in front of it. Great for playing at home or recording then. And home recording, of course!

As well as a volume control, the 5MM Power Amp also features a Bright Switch to add presence.

Visit EHX for more info.

Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.