ODR-1 – “Gear of the Year”

What a great message from the Guitarist magazine….
The Nobels ODR-1 BC has been highlighted in our recent Gear of the Year issue as a winner in the Effects category. Congratulations from everyone here at Guitarist!
The link to the issue can be found here
Thank you very, very much!
News 1


The legendary Nobels Overdrive Pedal is finally available as a plugin!

ODR-1 is a collaborative effort between Nobels and Lancaster Audio to create a perfect 1 to 1 software model of our famous Natural Overdrive Pedal. Along with the classic ODR-1 sound, we’ve added a ton of new features like: Adjustable voltage (from 5v to 18v) and Tolerance Modelling, which gives you even more options than the physical pedal

Click here for more information

News 2

Nobels @ Winter NAMM 2020

Visit us at Winter NAMM show 2020, in Los Angeles/Anaheim.

From 16.-19th of January – Nobels can be found at the OSIAMO Booth #1744 / Hall E.

We are looking forward to meet you!

News 3

Story of Nobels ODR-1

Check out the development story of the Nobels “Holy Grail” – the ODR-1 pedal.
Written by Kai Tachibana
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Summer NAMM 2019

Visit us at Summer NAMM show 2019, in Nashville/TN. From 18.-20. July – Nobels can be found at the OSIAMO Booth #2028.

We are looking forward to meet you!

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The development of the Sound Studio online

The development history of Nobels Sound Studios goes back to the wild 80s. The developer, Kai Tachibana, has collected some stations here. Click here for more

News 6

We have a winner!

Congrats to Mick from Moscow!

He is the winner of one Nobels ODR-mini pedal from the “Produce like a Pro – MASSIVE GIVE AWAY”.

Rock on and kind regards to Russia!

News 7 has tested the ODR-mini pedal

“The Nobels ODR-1 might be the most famous overdrive you’ve never heard of – and now it’s gone mini.”

Click here to read the full review

News 8

NAMM Show 2019

Visit us at NAMM show 2019, in Los Angeles. From 24.-27. January, we can be found in Hall E, Booth #1945.

We are looking forward to meet you!

News 9

Music China 2018

A new baby is born………

It’s a ODR-mini!

Although the ODR-mini has the same DNA as the ODR-1…..but it sounds different.


  • Slim Body
  • Ultralight
  • 100% Natural OVERDRIVE
  • True Bypass
  • Tight Sound
  • SPECTRUM control with center
  • “Glow in the dark” knobs
  • 9-18 Volt operation possible – with higher voltage you will get much more headroom!

Coming very soon

Nobels ODR-mini mit Verpackung

Musikmesse Frankfurt 2018

Something new?

Stay tuned!

News 10

New Arrival

Many people asked us for Nobel’s Merchendise…….
Here we go! Fancy Nobels TEE’s!

100% Cotton – Fruit of Loom

Size: M-L-XL-2XL

Color: Black only!

News 11

We have a winner!


Alonso F. is the lucky winner of an ODR-1 pedal from the “Produce Like A Pro” website raffle.

“Thanks a lot! I really appreciate it! The ODR-1 sounds amazing!”

Thanks to all participants and thanks to Warren Huart.

Click here for the “Produce Like A Pro” website.

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Win a Nobels ODR-1 with "Produce Like A Pro"

Warren Huart of “Produce Like A Pro” has tested the ODR-1 pedal on his YouTube channel.

Full of enthusiasm Warren gives an ODR-1 in a raffle.

You want to win?

Just subscribe and you get into the lot pot.

Good luck! Click here for the raffle.

News 13


Thanks for 100.000 views!
Pro Guitar Shop – “PGS Andy” demos the ODR-1
THX to PGS for the support


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New ODR-1 video by Mike Hermans online

In case you’ve always wondered what the Nobels ODR-1 pedal sounds like?

The new ODR-1 video by Mike Hermans will give you the right answers.

Check out our new Nobels Official YouTube channel.

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Nobels has named Osiamo their exclusive distributor for the U.S.

Osiamo recently announced that Nobels has named Osiamo their exclusive distributor for the U.S.

Osiamo managing director Ed Matthiack said, “The Nobel’s ODR-1 compliments our other pedal and effect lines. The reputation and build of the Nobels pedals is well known to be of the highest quality.”

Nobels’ Bernhard Kurzke adds, “The Osiamo team has the qualities that we value in a partner. I’m looking forward to building our sales in the US with Ed and his team.”

News 17

Owners manuals online

You lost your owners manual? No problem!

You will find a lot of owners manuals under the topic “Service”

News 18

Social Media

Also visit our social media pages. We are happy about every LIKE and, of course, about comments, suggestions, criticism and ideas on new topics.


News 19

Help for Jerry Donahue

Guitar Hero Jerry Donahue has been playing the NOBELS ODR-1 for 25 years, calling him “the world’s best overdrive”. Jerry’s photo can be seen on every Nobels box. Now he is struggling with health problems and can not play guitar anymore.

The worldwide help is enormous, there are benefit concerts with Albert Lee, Carl Verheyen and many more. A great deal comes from EMG, the Nobels distributor in the USA: From every NOBELS ODR-1, sold in the online shop to the SUMMERNAMM 2017, $ 20 will go directly to Jerry Donahue!

News 20

ODR-1 with new accessories

As of February 2017, all ODR-1s have the following new featurs:

  • 4x “NOBELS MOUNTY P” – fold-out mounting tabs
  • 4x Rubber foot instead of rubber mat
  • New Design-Box
  • In planning: Enclosed Velcro tape for currently Assembly
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