NAMM 2019: Joyo takes overdrive to the Maximum with new dual-channel drive

NAMM 2019: Joyo has continued its veritable onslaught of new R Series pedals with the Maximum, a dual-channel overdrive pedal.

The drive channel promises clearer overdriven tones, while adding in the footswitchable boost ups the ante.

Two toggle switches tweak the tone further: the left adjusts the mid-frequency, while the right chooses between MOSFET and diode clipping options.

And, of course, Joyo’s ambience LED is also on hand to light up the front and rear sides.

Like other R Series pedals, the R-05 Maximum clocks in at an impressive price point, at just $58.99. Pop on over to Joyo Audio for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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