2000 Carvin DC200 - Cherry Sunburst - Active Preamp - Original Case
Up for sale is a beautiful Carvin DC200 (built in 2000). Comes with original hardshell case (w/key), Dunlop Strap Loks, truss rod tool, and original user's guides to the electronics and maintenance.
The guitar plays beautifully with no issues. The active electronics work perfectly and really make the passive C22 pickups shine. The electronics are comprised of a volume (push/pull active/passive switch), tone (for passive mode), treble & bass cut/boost (for active mode). There are also mini-toggles for coil splitting on each pickup, and a phase switch. The active preamp is powered by a 9v battery but you can play in normal passive mode instead, as desired.
The guitar is in excellent condition. When you turn it around in the light you can see play wear in the form of swirling and finger marks under the pickups. No paint chips or gouges or anything like that. The Cherry Sunburst finish is gorgeous, truly a Carvin trademark finish.
For those who don't know Carvins that well, the DC200 is the same as the DC400 with only a couple differences in the standard specs. The 400 came with a fancy top and matching headstock overlay, and abalone instead of pearl block inlays. Those are literally the only differences. Purely cosmetic.
This guitar has:
Alder body wings
Maple neck (neck-thru body)
Rounded body edges
Mother of Pearl block inlays
Stainless steel frets
Sperzel locking tuners
Dunlop Strap Loks
14" fretboard radius
25" scale length
Carvin C22 humbucker pickups
Active electronics with active/passive switch
2 coil split mini-toggle switches
Phase mini-toggle switch
Carvin hardshell case