There is nothing functionally wrong with this guitar. No inlays on these! Schecter has stated that it will not customize any Diamond Series guitar, thus any Diamond Series guitar is sold "as is". You get a pair of volume controls and a master tone that doubles as a coil-splitter. During this period, Schecter managed to sign famous endorsee, Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen. Schecter S-1 Refine Results. Eventually, the Telecaster-style guitar became known as the "Saturn", and the company's Stratocaster -style guitar became known as the "Mercury".
This included the acquisition of several CNC machines from Haas Automation and a new 1, square feet spray booth. Schecter also announced a new line of hand-wound electric guitar and bass pickups, that would be available on USA Production and custom shop models, and possibly will be available for purchase in Along with the announcement of the USA Production Series, Schecter announced their introduction into the amplification market.
These new amps were designed in part with well-known amplifier designer James Brown, known for designing the Peavey amplifier with Eddie Van Halen , and his line of effect pedals under the Amptweaker name.
Both amps use EL34 power tubes, an on-board noise gate, a passive and active input that compensate for the output difference by changing the circuit instead of reducing output, and a "Focus" control that adjusts the low end response. The Hellwin is also a three-channel amp, as opposed to the Hellraiser's two-channel design. Schecter also introduced a line of speaker cabinets, one featuring a W sub-woofer called the "Depth Charge", that would increase the cabinet's bass response.
The Diamond Series was first introduced in , and consists of all the non-custom, mass-produced Schecter models. Schecter has stated that it will not customize any Diamond Series guitar, thus any Diamond Series guitar is sold "as is". Although there are a large variety of models available in the Diamond range, many are 'mixed and matched' parts from different Schecter guitars.
For example, all "Omen", "C", "Hellraiser" and "Damien" basses have the same body shape, although some have set necks rather than bolt on necks, different finish colors, and different woods.
However, Schecter produces many different guitars from a smaller number of core parts. This mix and match culture has the benefit of allowing guitarists to find a Schecter to fit their exact requirements, but negatively gives less of a 'core product' range as shown by Gibson Guitars who only have a small range of guitars available.
The 'Elite' versions of Schecter's mass-produced instruments often include an arched top, abalone binding, a bound fretboard and a bound headstock with a finish matched to the body. Despite the decorative features, these instruments remained affordable and of reasonable quality. Pickups on many mass-produced Schecter models are almost always 'Duncan Designed' humbuckers double coil pickups based on Seymour Duncan's pickup specifications , usually with a 'push-pull' coil splitter control that splits the full humbucker pickup sound into the sharper tone of a single coil pickup.
Schecter targeted specific market segments with occasional limited runs of its mass-produced guitar models in novelty finishes. The 'Aviation Series', which appeared around and ran for about a year, equipped certain mass-produced model bodies the PT, Tempest, S-1, etc.
Schecter also makes seven-string models, and recently, eight-string models. Schecter's 'Diamond series' guitars use components such as TonePros locking bridge products on non-tremolo models and original Floyd Rose double locking tremolos on many of the six and seven string models.
The following list of guitars are correct as appears on the Schecter Website . The following list of acoustics are correct as appears on the Schecter Website Accessed 25 February The following list of basses are correct as appears on the Schecter Website Accessed 18 December Some of the best known guitars made by Schecter are the 'C Series' in various configurations such as the "Hellraiser" and "Blackjack" models.
Schecter is also a leader in the seven-string guitar market. Schecters Diamond series guitars have enjoyed a growing positive reputation through the use of quality components such as TonePros locking bridge products on non-tremolo models and Original Floyd Rose double locking tremolos on many of the six and seven string models.
It is similar to the C-1 but with two Seymour Duncan pickups. Introduced in the Schecter C-1 Classic is a quilted maple topped version of the C The C-1 Classic also has a vine of life fingerboard inlay. The C-1 Classic comes with either chrome for blue finished models or gold hardware for sunburst or antique finished models.
Pickups are two Duncan-designed humbuckers, controlled by a single volume control, single tone control and a 3-way pickup selector. Finish was gloss black only.
The Shecter C-1 Plus was like the C-1 but had a flame maple top and set mahogany neck. This model is discontinued. Schecter introduced the OMEN-6 model in The Omen-6 has two Schecter Diamond Plus humbuckers, tune-o-matic bridge. At some point Vintage White finish replaced Electric Blue as a color option. Also early models have dot fingerboard inlays - later ones have Semi-Goth inlays. Neck looks pretty straight and 22 frets are good and Floyd Rose Series.
Glow In The Dark. There is nothing functionally wrong with this guitar. This is not a Refurbished or Repaired guitar. We are authorized Schecter Guitar Dealers! We are authorized Sch Serial number is We are assisting a friend liquidate their extensive guitar collection. A remake of the original Floyd Rose blade tremolo, this incredible bridge lets you grab on, rock out, and never worry about your tuning stability.
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