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More Carvin Belair Mods

September 5, 2012
Let’s dive into two more mods.
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Reducing Output in a Carvin Belair 212

August 10, 2012
It is stock and the clean channel [channel 1] sounds great, but the dirty channel [2] is muddy.
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Rig Rundown - Steve Vai

August 8, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location at Steve Vai's Harmony Hut studio in Los Angeles. In this video, Steve shows you which of his signature Ibanez guitars he's taking out on tour and which made an appearance on his latest album, how he uses his signature Carvin Legacy Amps, and why the Axe-FX II has replaced most effects in his rig.
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Carvin VL300 Legacy 3 Amp Review

June 8, 2012
Steve Vai and Carvin''s latest collaboration.
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Carvin Announces the JB200C Jason Becker Tribute Guitar

May 11, 2012
A reissue of the flamed blue guitar made famous in his “kiss” photo where Jason kissed the neck of his Carvin.
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Carvin Brian Bromberg B24P Signature Bass Review

February 10, 2012
The new B24P bass is one of the two models resulting from Bromberg''s partnership with Carvin (there’s also a 5-string version of the Bromberg bass), and it’s one hell of a tool for dishing out low-end rumble.
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NAMM '12 - Carvin Allan Holdsworth Signature HH2 & Steve Vai Legacy 3 Amp Demos

January 23, 2012
PG's Rich Osweiler is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2012 NAMM Show where he visits the Carvin booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear demos of the Allan Holdsworth Signature HH2 & Steve Vai Legacy III amp.
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Carvin Releases Allan Holdsworth Headless Guitars

January 4, 2012
The guitars were developed in response to Holdsworth''s request for a compact, headless version of his H2 and HF2 Fatboy guitars.
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Carvin Releases 24-Fret California Single Carved Top Guitars

December 18, 2011
The CS624, CS424, and CS342 offer 24-fret single-cuts at different price and feature levels.
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Carvin Announces MB210 Micro Bass Amp

December 14, 2011
The MB210 combo produces 250 watts of clean RMS power at 4 ohms or 200 watts at 8 ohms and is a lightweight 36 pounds.
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Carvin Introduces DC800 Extended Scale 8-String Guitar

November 1, 2011
The DC800 has a 27" scale, neck-through design and represents Carvin''s first foray into 8-string guitars.
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Builder Profile: Carvin

August 9, 2011
The company has carved its niche in the industry as a manufacturer of US-made instruments and amps that can be had at a fraction of the cost of their counterparts.
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Carvin V3M Micro Head Amp Review

August 2, 2011
A 3-channel micro head with real-world features.
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Tweaking A Carvin Nomad Combo

July 19, 2011
"When I dime the amp to get some nice power-tube overdrive, the sound gets a little spiky instead of turning big and round."
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NAMM '11 - Carvin TLB60, CT624, V3M Amplifier

February 20, 2011
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where he visits the Carvin booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about some of Carvin's newest products--TLB60, CT624, V3M Amplifier & V3MC Combo.
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Carvin Cobalt C770T Acoustic/Electric Guitar Review

October 20, 2010
All-mahogany, playable acoustic under $1000
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Carvin BX500 Amp and BR410 Neo Cab Review

August 19, 2009
The BX500 features a lot of watts packed into a small package for a portable, flexible bass amp option
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Video Review - Carvin BX500 Head & BR410 Cabinet

August 19, 2009
PG's Dan Berkowitz walks us through a video review of the Carvin BX500 and BR410 cabinet. The amp is a 500 watt, Class D head, which weighs a meager six pounds. The tiny head's dimensions are 3"x9"x14" and the preamp is a 3-stage, Class A, which features one 12AX7 tube. The front panel knobs include Contour, Bass, Compressor, Treble, Master Volume and a 9-band EQ.

The BR410 cabinet is made of a cross grain laminated multi-ply plywood and features internal bracing to eliminate cab resonance. It comes loaded with four heavy-duty, 200w 10" woofers, 1" Titanium HF driver.

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Carvin CS6M Electric Guitar Review

May 20, 2009
Carvin''s CS6M is a versatile, customizable tone machine with great build quality
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