November 2018

Carvin

ARTICLES

Carvin Unveils the X1 Tube Preamp Pedal

September 4, 2018
The X1 aims to put the tone of the company's X100B amp in an all-tube pedal design.
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Ask Amp Man: Tone Tweaks for a Carvin Series III X

April 6, 2018
Bolstering an amp that boogied its way alongside the ’80s competition from Petaluma.
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Carvin Audio Announces Closure of San Diego Factory

October 11, 2017
The factory had been in operation for over 70 years.
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Carvin VLD1 Legacy Drive Review

August 30, 2017
Steve Vai’s fly-in solution is a formidable preamp for backline and recording situations.
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Tools for the Task: Wireless Guitar Systems

July 12, 2017
Cut the cord and run wild and free.
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First Look: Carvin Legacy Drive VLD1

April 10, 2017
PG's John Bohlinger enjoys his first dance with Steve Vai's new signature preamp pedal.
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Steve Vai and Carvin Audio Announce the Legacy Drive VLD1

February 13, 2017
The pedal uses real 12AX7 tubes, utilizing the full Legacy preamp circuit.
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Rig Rundown: Frank Gambale

December 28, 2016
The Australian chops meister dishes the dirt on the gear he uses on the road with fusion legend Chick Corea.
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Carvin Introduces VX Series Birch Guitar Cabinets

March 17, 2016
Available in open back or closed back designs in 1x12, 2x12 and 4x12 configurations.
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Kiesel Guitars and Carvin Guitars Custom Shop Introduce Carbon-Fiber Rods to All Guitar and Bass Models

October 30, 2015
The addition of these rods more than doubles the tensile strength of the neck.
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Kiesel and Carvin Guitars Custom Shop Introduces Chambered Body Option

October 15, 2015
The option is available on CT624 and CT7 California Carved Top electric guitars.
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Kiesel and Carvin Guitars Custom Shop Introduces New Inline Headstock Shapes

August 14, 2015
The So-Cal brand adds a pointed-headstock option to 6- and 7-string guitars.
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Carvin Unveils the Kiesel Roy Vogt Signature Bass

May 18, 2015
Standard features include an alder body, 4A flamed maple top with matching headstock, and 5-piece maple/walnut neck with tung-oil finish.
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Carvin Guitars Introduces Kiesel Passive Lithium Series Guitar Pickups

May 13, 2015
Bridge and neck models are available, in 6-, 7- and 8-string configurations.
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NAMM '15 - Carvin Amplifiers S600 Stagemate Portable P.A. System Demo

February 21, 2015
Get the lowdown on their newest acoustic amp/PA system that's designed for performers on the move.
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NAMM '15 - Kiesel Guitars Neil Zaza Signature California Carved Top & Vader V8 Demos

February 16, 2015
The offspring of Carvin launches their first signature and 8-string axes.
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Carvin Announces the Launch of Kiesel Guitars

January 24, 2015
Kiesel Guitars will take control of the guitar and bass manufacturing and sales of all Carvin and Kiesel brand instruments.
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Carvin Guitars Introduces Zebrawood Fretboards

August 28, 2014
Zebrawood has a very exotic look with its heavy streaking.
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Carvin Releases Neil Zaza Signature Model

May 27, 2014
The NZ624 takes all the features of our popular CT624 California Carved Top guitar and adds many upgraded options.
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