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Nux NDO-5 Ace of Tone Dual Overdrive Effects Pedal

The Ace of Tone is a dual overdrive pedal effects pedal that combines the best features from the Nux Tubeman MKII and the Nux Morning Star. The 2 overdrives have always been favourites having their tones stacked.

To the left, you have the MKII sound which is a high gain overdrive giving you more bass response. Over to the right, you have the distinct SHINE of the Morning star which is a low-gain drive that gives you more room for your treble and making your tone clear.

The Ace of Tone has True bypass circuitry and has a toggle switch to modify how the 2 overdrives stack on your signal chain.

(Power supply not included)

The Tech Features

Brand: Nux

Model: NDO-5 Ace of Tone

Input Impedance: 2.2M Ohm

Output Impedance: 1k Ohm

Current Draw: <100mA

Power Requirement: 9v DC Centre Negative Pin


  • Length: 10.5 cm / 418
  • WIdth: 11.5 cm / 412
  • Height: 5.8 cm / 214

Weight: 440g / 15.5 oz


Reviews (4)

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Great dual overdrive super versatile

By: on 23 January 2024
As always brilliant service and delivery from Artist Guitars. You guys are above and beyond. This pedal is great. 15 minutes of playing all the settings for some fun tones I decided to set it for how I like to play. I could dial in exactly what I needed on both sides in about 30 seconds and I was in a happy place. People talk about price and copies and all that stuff but to be honest it's really simple. I plug into this pedal and i want to play and play a lot. This is great. If your not sure just buy one.

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Ace of tone nux

By: on 4 October 2022
Absolutely beautiful tones you can run each side seperate or stack them together very organic responds beautifully under the fingers dig in for more break-up I use this pedal through my V22 bugera head and 2x12 cab the tones range from Jeff Beck to Zz top everything in between I highly recommend this pedal if you are a tone lover this is the cream

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Fast efficient service

By: on 28 June 2022
I was impressed with the speed my order was process and delivered. Great service.

Artist Guitars Response
Thanks for the review. We are happy to hear that you are pleased with the product and delivery.

Great pedal

By: on 16 October 2021
I bought this hoping it would be an all-purpose overdrive for home noodling into a little Blackstar HT-1R. I’m still experimenting but first impressions are good and I think it will fill that role pretty well. The Morning Star / Bluesbreaker-style side provides the kind of bluesy sounds I was after but never could coax out of the HT on its own, at least not at low volumes. Does some nice classic rock tones too. I probably won’t use the Tubeman / TS side as much but it’s a handy switch-up for grins, especially in fat mode. I also probably won’t play around with the stacking order, but that will be a nice touch for some. It seems really well built – feels solid, the pots and switches are all smooth, low noise, and it looks great in an understated kind of way. The paint finish maybe isn’t as smooth as some, but it’s glossy, thick and looks like it will take some knocks. I like the jacks on the top because it’s easier to hide the cables and it looks neater on the floor/shelf (no pedal board, just this and a tuner). The only minor criticism would be that I’d prefer all the knobs to be the same style as the bigger drive knobs with the clear white stripe marker because they’re much easier to see in low light or from an angle. And, I ordered it on Monday night and it was delivered in Brisbane on the Thursday – awesome service from Artist.

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Thank you so much for leaving a wonderful review on this product. We really appreciate your continued support!

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