|From a catalog:
Vantage VA900 Series
A “top-of-the-line” instrument in every sense of the word, the Vantage VA900 virtuoso solid body guitar offers the descriminating player superlative construction and finishing work, the finest woods available and a multi-faceted active/passive electronic system representing the most quiet, state-of-the-art design available today.
The neck-through-body “transmit” design provides the ultimate in stability and sustain.
The special active/passive circuitry consists of an active preamp providing up to 13 dB of boost to overdrive your sound and an active equalization/tone control offering a total of ±25 dB of tone shaping.
Two custom-designed Vantage #600GD humbucking pickups produce a powerful and articulated sound.
A coil tap and phaser reversal switch help to further modify the sound.
| Scale length
|| 25½ inches
| Number of frets
| Neck (material & construction)
|| Three pieces of laminated maple with two walnut stripes and a multilayered center of ask, walnut and maple running the entire length of the guitar in the “transmit” style design.
Adjustable truss rod.
|| Rosewood with a brass nut.
| Body (material & construction)
|| Multi-layered ash, walnut and maple with two walnut strings.
|| Matte oak finish.
|| Two Vantage 600GD custom-engineered humbucking pickups.
|| Preamp volume boost and active tone equalizatiion.
| Controls and switches
|| Master volume
Active treble & bass control
Coil tap / phase / boost / pickup selector switches.
LED indicates low battery level (two 9 volt)
| Machine heads
|| Gold-plated, die-cast precision tuners.
| Control knobs
|| Brass with groove grip.
| Bridge / talepiece
|| Brass adjustable combination bridge / tailepiece.