Authentic Vintage-Style Distortion/Sustainer

  • Authentic and classic distortion effect—the warm and emotive tone that has ruled rock for the last 30 years
  • This BEHRINGER product has been designed to compete head to head with leading products on the market
  • Dedicated Sustain control lets your guitar scream
  • Status LED for effect on/off
  • True hard-wire bypass for ultimate signal integrity
  • Runs on 9 V battery or the BEHRINGER PSU-SB DC power supply (not included)
  • 3-Year Warranty Program*
  • Conceived and designed by BEHRINGER Germany


Here’s an authentic, classic distortion effect – the amazing VINTAGE DISTORTION VD1 exudes all the warm and emotive tone that has ruled rock for the last 30 years. With its dedicated Tone and Sustain controls, the VD1 will teach your guitar how to scream!

Tube-Like Tone

Unlike the heavily saturated distortion sounds found in some of our competitor’s metal and hard rock pedals, this sturdy little, metal-boxed rocker produces the harmonic grind that occurs naturally when a tube amp is cranked up – nice and loud. And the VD1 is extremely versatile and ultra-responsive.

Ease of Use

With its simple Sustain, Tone and Level dials, you can harness any degree of overdrive – from slightly dirty to hot ‘n’ crunchy! The amber LED tells you when it’s activated, and the physically hardwired true bypass maintains crystal-clear signal integrity. You can power the VD1 with a 9 V battery or our PSU-SB DC power supply (not included).

Sound Value

If the essence of rock is what you seek, then look no further than the VINTAGE DISTORTION VD1. The VD1 was designed to sound great on any instrument or signal. So affordable, you’ll probably want one for your rehearsal room, the stage, the... Check out the VD1 at your local BEHRINGER dealer today – or get yours online!

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