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MK-5 Ultimate Handmade All-Tube Floor Preamps Rich and Warm, Dynamic and Natural Vacuum Tube Sound in a 2 lbs Travel Size Package Perfect Tool For Ampless Stages, Studio and Traveling Musicians. The feel and sound of...
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Five Models of the ELAN MK-5: The “Dino”  High Gain Hard Rock/Metal  -all-tube floor preamp is a tribute to Fear Factory guitarist Dino Cazares and his contribution to the Industrial Metal Genre. The “Jimmy” Rock/Pop/Punk -all-tube floor preamp is a...
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25 years ago In the Late 80th early 90th Elan Memran and his brother Remmie founded MetalHead Electronics in north Hollywood California. In a little exotic shop Elan designed and build by hand an all...
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Ultimate Handmade All-Tube Floor Preamps

Perfect Tool For Ampless Stages, Studio and Traveling Musicians.

The feel and sound of a real  tube Amp directly from your pedal board

NO STARVED 12AX7 TUBE PLATE INSIDE- The Elan MK5 circuit perform exactly as a full-size tube amplifier with 12AX7 plate high voltage of over 300VDC.

Warm, Rich, Dynamic and Natural Vacuum Tube Sound in a 2 lbs Travel Size Package

The ELAN MK5 series are a new single-channel high-voltage all-tube floor preamps, a challenging and innovated engineering design, featuring a full, rich warm and tight tube sound in a 2-pound travel-size package without the bulkiness and weight of regular tube amplifiers.

The Elan MK5 “Dino” “ Jimmy” “King” and “Acoustic” are single-channel high-voltage preamps feature a real through bypass, so, you can connect more than one unit in series and choose the style you want play by switching a complete preamp for your desire playing style and tone using our EFC4 foor switcher.

The Elan MK5 “Excalibur” is a dual Channel floor preamp with two channels clean and overdrive

The Elan MK5 preamps are based on the classic UK and US made tube amplifiers modifications done by Elan for many well known musicians for the past 35 years.

Each of the five MK5 preamps model has a full and unique adjustable tone characteristic.

Each preamp is personally tested and tweaked for best performance.

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Five Models of the ELAN MK-5:     

The “Dino” High Gain Hard Rock/MetalAll-tube floor preamp is a tribute to Fear Factory guitarist Dino Cazares and his contribution to the Industrial Metal Genre.

The “Jimmy” Rock/Pop/Punk – All-tube floor preamp is a tribute to Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and his contribution to the history of rock music.

The “King” Blues, Country – All-tube floor preamp is a tribute to the American blues singer/songwriter, and guitarist BB King and his contribution to the history of blues.

The MK5 “Acoustic” All Tube Acoustic Floor Preamp Is an all-tube floor preamp perfect for acoustic guitar as well as any other acoustic instruments.
It will also make your electric guitar sound convincingly acoustic with sparkling clean tone and headroom like you’re never heard.

The MK5 “Bass” All Tube Bass Floor Preamp – Is an all-tube floor preamp dedicated to bass guitar, with headroom and punch that you can only dream of.

This all-tubes bass floor preamp will make your bones rattle!

MK5 User Instructions:

Plug your guitar to the MK5,  for best sound its recommended use the EFX Loop return bypassing your amp tone circuit and preamp.  or, set your amp to a flat clean sound and let the MK5 do the job,

Marshall amps have aggressive tone circuit and preamp, if you do not use the efx loop and plug into the front,  just set all tone controls of the Marshall or the MK5 to 0 and use only its gain and volume controls, use only one tone circuit.

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The Elan MK5 electronics circuits are based on the famous amp modifications developed years ago by Elan Memran for Dino Cazares (Fear Factory), Tom Morello “Rage Against The Machine“, “Armored saint“, “Saga”  Ernie C. “Body Count”, LA Guns, Randy Piper-“Wasp” and  many other guitar player.

The Elan MK5 Featues:

NO STARVED 12AX7 TUBE PLATE – The Elan MK5 circuit perform exactly as a full-size tube amplifier with 12AX7 plate high voltage of over 300VDC.

  • 12AX7 Tubes
  • LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY*
  • Bass, Mid, and Treble controls
  • Gain control 
  • Master volume
  • Noise-gate built-in (Dino model)
  • DI Balanced output (Bass & Acoustic model)
  • Detachable footswitch
  • Real through bypass
  • Lightweight about-  2 Lb!
  • Small size 7.5″ X 3.5″ (18X9 cm)
  • Universal 100-240V 15VDC for worldwide use

Package contains:

  • 1  Elan MK-5 floor preamp
  • 1X Foot switch
  • 1X FS cable
  • 1X universal world power supply
  • 1X Luxury wooden case packing

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You are now ready to slice ice and move walls.


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Brett Simons,  Jeff Loomis, Keith Merrow and Dino Cazares