Pro Audio

1969 saw the introduction of the first "official" Carvin PA system.  Earlier guitar amplifiers had multiple instrument inputs as well as microphone inputs, but as the 60's came to a close, Carvin would ease into the new PA market with components used in their guitar ad bass amps.

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1969 Basses

1969 Guitars

1969 Bass Amps

1969 Guitar Amps

It was a quiet beginning into what would grow into Carvin's most productive department, but in 1969, this one system was the initial offering: the PA660.  This system consisted of a 100W T-2000 head (the same one that was used with some guitar amplifier stacks in '69), with a pair of NR220 speakers that were made up of three 12" Jensen speakers with a compression driver in each.  This cabinet was the same one that was used with the '69 Twin Master amplifiers.  The PA660 PA System sold for $479.90.