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The Zen - Overdrive kit

Item number: 207

Category: Overdrive


starting from 27,50 €

including 19% VAT., plus shipping

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Shipping time: 3-5 Working days


The Zen is an elegant and smooth sounding overdrive pedal. It features a great dynamic tone.

This kit contains all parts you need to build a fully functional effect pedal. Also very useful:

Not included in the kit, but also good to have:

  • Aluminium enclosure: select one on the top
  • 9V battery or DC power supply
  • 4 nice knobs for the pots, for 6.3mm shaft
  • Decal, transfer or transparent sheets for labeling

Effect-Type: Overdrive
Instrument: Guitar


That´s the sound of the Zen:

Build documents

Installation guide: Installation guide

Parts list (BOM): Parts list

Schematic and pcb: Schematic

Docs for previous version:

Wiring layout: Wiring

Schematic and pcb: Schematic

Parts list (BOM): Parts list

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5 from 5 The Zen - Overdrive kit

I found the kit provided in a very precise way ... every component labeled with its value, so the assembly is more simplified.

., 10.10.2013
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5 from 5 Zen overdrive

The Zen is an amazing sounding pedal
A lot of dinamic and tone , the gain control
Is really nice and can Give to minimal to rock
Thanks musicding for this Great Project
Giovanni Bruno

., 04.08.2016
4 from 5 Zen overdrive

All parts labelled making the assembly a breeze. Clearer schematics would be handier and lack of communication when I had problems is a drop. But the pedal is too good to fault anymore

., 01.09.2016
5 from 5 Zen-tastique !

Pédale vraiment fantastique, employée aussi bien en booster quen Od grasse, fait excessivement bien son boulot !

., 20.04.2017
5 from 5 Easy to build. Very good sound. Unbeatable customer service.

This pedal goes from clean boost to ovedrive. And it does it well !
Its voice feature is very interesting, and can be perceived as the blackstar ISF knob. Besides, it is quiet ! Ive experienced it with my tube amp, and it is really able to add another tonal layer on top of the original sound.

., 06.06.2017
5 from 5 super

really super

., 09.06.2017
5 from 5 Parfait pour se faire la main !

Jai aquis ce kit sans trop savoir ce que je jaurais.....je voulais un overdrive différent de la TS808,(autre kit que jai deja assemblé dailleur 😄)
Eh bien je ne suis pas déçu...un peu surpris par le grain au début mais après quelques minutes de triturages pas de soucis elle envoie du steak 😈!
Très facile a construire et pourtant je nai survolé la notice que quelques minutes!
A essayer de toute urgence

NB: je ne connais pas la pédale originale je ne saurais dire si elle possède le même son....

., 23.06.2017
5 from 5 Hard od

Un overdrive qui a de la puissance presque distorsion pour moi, très bon pour le hard Rock

., 01.07.2017
5 from 5 Amazing pedal

It sounds just great. I have an original TS9 and Zen has much more top end and bottom end, maintains the clarity of the amp with great quality.

Its fairly easy to build (never built a pedal before), just be careful with the small welds.

Top product with an incredible price, sounds just the same as the pedal is trying to clone.

., 26.03.2019
5 from 5 Pedro

Magnifico pedal, venían todos los componentes ordenados y muy fácil de montar siguiendo las instrucciones, sonido muy bueno, no lo puedo comparar con el original, va de un overdrive suave hasta uno fuerte sin llegar a ser distorsión. Seguro que pediré algún pedal más.

., 04.05.2019
5 from 5 Excellent overdrive!

Sounds very nice! So versatile, you can have a very warm bluesy song as you can push the treble distorsion to obtein a British style sound

., 01.08.2019
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