NAMM 2016: Charvel Pro Mod San Dimas & So Cal
Charvel has released news of their latest upgrades for 2016, the San Dimas HH, HT & 2H, FR as well as the So Cal 2H, FR.
Official info below:
Charvel Pro Mod San Dimas Style 1, HH, HT
The birthplace of many legendary guitarists, Southern California is also home to one of the original innovators of high performance guitars—Charvel®. Combining versatile tone and eye-catching style with breakneck performance and ultra-slick playability, the tricked-out Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH HT was born to rock under the spotlights with head-banging, first-pumping Sunset Strip style.
Decked out to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of today’s guitarists, this instrument sports two high-output Seymour Duncan® humbucking pickups—a crisp, clear JB™ bridge pickup and a rich, fat ’59 neck pickup for robust tone with highly dynamic articulation and harmonic balance. The volume control conceals a push/pull coil split to have even more tonal variations on tap while the No-Load tone control operates like a standard tone control from positions one through nine, removing itself from the circuit at position ten for transparent sound, letting the full natural voice of the guitar shine through.
Play with confidence in the guitar’s tuning stability and intonation, thanks to the secure sixsaddle hardtail bridge. The two-piece maple neck hosts 22 jumbo frets along with a pair of graphite reinforcement rods to resist bending and warping under environmental stresses.
The speed neck profile and 12”-16” compound radius fingerboard are designed for warp speed playing, unhindered positional shifts and mile-wide upper register bends without fretting out. As curvaceous as a high performance hot rod, Charvel’s San Dimas guitars are widely acclaimed for their sleek, bold style.
A black hardware package, including a Charvel fourbolt neck plate, branded die-cast tuning machines and vintage-style flat string tree are matched to bodacious finishes inspired by the So Cal lifestyle. Designed to match high-octane sound with unparalleled performance, the Pro- Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH HT is decked out and rarin’ to rip it up in the studio and on the stage.
Charvel Pro Mod San Dimas Style 1, 2H, FR
Southern California is a hotbed of guitar innovation, from new musical styles and sounds to hot-rodded high-performance guitar designs. The Charvel® Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 2H FR, the ideal instrument for dazzling high speed playing, was born and raised in this sunny environment. With scorching sound, stunning quilt-top style and grin-inducing playing feel and performance, this guitar was meant to be onstage.
A top-notch performer that’s tweaked with the features modern players need, this axe sports a pair of hot-rodded high-output Seymour Duncan® JB™ humbucking pickups directly mounted to the body crank out high octane rock ‘n’ roll tone with plenty of sweet overtones.
The volume control conceals a push/pull coil split to have even more tonal variations on tap while the No-Load tone control operates like a standard tone control from positions one through nine, removing itself from the circuit at position ten for transparent sound, letting the full natural voice of the guitar shine through. Dive to rumbling depths or add a well-placed rising harmonic without sacrificing your tuning with the Floyd Rose® FRT-O1000 double-locking recessed tremolo and FRT-O1000 locking nut—simultaneously grooving on the laser-accurate intonation.
The two-piece maple neck hosts 22 jumbo frets along with a pair of graphite reinforcement rods to resist bending and warping under environmental stresses. The speed neck profile is designed for lightning fast playing and completely unhindered position shifts while the comfortably rolled fingerboard edges provide the broken-in feel of an instrument with plenty of playing miles on it, and plenty more to go.
Charvels are designed with style in mind—after all, they call it show business—and the stunning solid top with a transparent finish and curves in all the right places is sure to dazzle the audience’s eyes.
A Charvel neck plate, branded die-cast tuning machines and standard strap buttons complete the package, topped off with a spotlight-ready finish that shrugs off the rigors of the road. Ready to spawn waves of sonic bliss, and able to keep up with the most demanding playing, the Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 2H FR is a guitar that will stand the tests of time and stage.
Charvel Pro Mod So Cal Style 1, 2H, FR
Ready and waiting for the fleet-fingered guitarist, the Charvel® Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 2H FR is a slick performer with features and sound every guitarist will appreciate. Born from a love of high-speed playing and smooth style, this funinthe-sun guitar is packed with the classic playability and innovative design elements that have made Charvel a legendary name in high performance axes.
Hot-rodded for unparalleled performance, versatile sound and outstanding playing feel, this instrument hosts a highoutput Seymour Duncan® TB-6 Distortion™ humbucking bridge pickup and a warm, fat Seymour Duncan® SH-6N Distortion™ humbucking neck pickup for killer tone all night long.
The volume control hides a push/pull coil split for even more highly useful tonal variations, ideal for everything from a biting lead sound to thick, chunky rhythm work. Scream or rumble with the Floyd Rose® FRT-O2000 double-locking recessed tremolo and FRT-O2000 locking nut without sacrificing tuning stability or the pinpoint intonation.
The rock-solid two-piece maple neck carries a thumbwheel buttadjust truss rod along with a pair of graphite reinforcement rods to match your personal specifications while remaining as true as your commitment to playing, despite the ravages of the road and climate.
Engineered for effortlessly nimble playing, the speed neck profile and 12”-16” compound radius maple fingerboard are perfect for all styles of play from low end riffing to soaring leads with worry-free upperregister bends.
Sleek, smooth and more comfortable than an overstuffed armchair, Charvel instruments are designed to be a true player’s instrument. From the four-bolt Charvel neckplate to the Charvel-branded die-cast tuning machines and jumbo frets, this guitar is packed with the style and sound created with more than three decades of experience.
Ready to shine under the spotlight and pump massive, flexible tone through a PA, the Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 2H FR is a welcome addition to the Charvel stable of high performance rock ‘n’ roll instruments.