The Charvel Spectrum is part of the Charvel Contemporary Series. It has a strat body with an unusual white pickguard. The headstock is reversed and has the toothpaste Charvel logo. The pickup configuration consists of three Jackson J-200 humubuckers in single coil housing. The innovation on this guitar is the Jackson JE-1500 para mid EQ tone circuit preamp with in/out bypass switch. "Just by tuning a knob, you can select the exact mid level frequency you want and boost it right into the stratosphere. "
Other features are:
The Charvel Spectrum can be seen as the successor of the Charvel Model 8 which has another logo, no sculpted heel joint, another tremolo and another active circuitry (Jackson JE 1200)