Stompboxtober Day 15: Karma MTN-10

Enter here for your chance to WIN a Karma MTN-10! Giveaway Ends October 16, 2021.


Karma MTN-10 

The Karma MTN-10 captures the warm and wonderful character of the long out of production Ibanez Mostortion, an overdrive pedal especially popular with Nashville players for its amazing tube amp-like sound. As in the originals, we use the elusive CA3260 dual opamp chip. The Drive control covers a huge range of almost-clean to nicely overdriven tones, while the 3-band tone stack EQ allows for subtle-to-extreme tone shaping. And the Volume controls kicks out plenty of gain to push the front of your amp. The Karma MTN-10 is true-bypass, using advanced modern construction techniques and sturdier, more reliable pots, switches, and enclosures. The Karma MTN-10 is now on the pedal boards and in the studios of many respected players around the world. Check out the many glowing reviews we've gotten on our Reverb page!

Karma
$199

An overachieving overdrive that gets way bigger than its name suggests.

Sweet balanced crunch tones. Dynamic. Sparkling, full, and clean at attenuated guitar volume. High-quality build.

Pretty expensive.

$249

Great Eastern FX Small Speaker Overdrive
greateasternfx.com

5
4.5
4.5
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