DOD Overdrive 250

The DOD Overdrive 250 distortion pedal is very similar to the MXR Distortion Plus pedal. This project uses the same Ready-For-Transfer Printed Circuit Board Layout file that is used in the MXR Distortion Plus Project on this site. This is really a great sounding distortion pedal, remenisent of some of the great sounds of the 1970’s. In our option,  the 741 IC or similar, is essential to the great sound.  Note:  Trademarks mentioned here belong to their owners and not to General Guitar Gadgets


To Build a ’77 Gray version, use these diagrams:


Buy a DIST Complete Kit. Includes all the parts and materials you need to build one, all for about the price you would pay for a PCB and parts.


Would you like a Ready to Solder Circuit Board for this project? Note: If you buy the kit, the Ready-to-Solder Circuit Board (RTS PCB) is included in the kit.  You do not need to purchase this RTS PCB if you buy the kit.


The following distortions can be built with the DIST Complete Kit or the Ready-to-Solder Printed Circuit Board.  The Kit includes all parts for a replica of any of these distortion pedals!

  • MXR Distortion Plus
  • DOD 250 Overdrive
  • ’77 Gray DOD 250 Overdrive
  • Ross Distortion