VOX PHANTOM XII STEREO

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1965 to 1968

VOX produced the PHANTOM XII Stereo between 1965 and 1968. It was the 12 string version of the Vox Phantom VI and both a distinctive, five sided body shape. The Vox Phantom XII had stereo electronics - using a special cable which connected to two amplifiers simultaneously to allow Psychedelic panning and switching effects.  Each of the three pickups was split into two coils, one for the bass strings and one for the trebles. The bass coils and treble coils were split into two circuits each with its own output. Each of the six pickup coils had its own volume and tone control - giving a total of 12 rotary controls! In addition there was also phase switches for the pickups

Specifications (23)

Body

Body materialash body, maple body
Body stylefive sided body
Pickguard materialwhite pickguard

Hardware

Bridgeroller bridge, tremolo bridge
Hardware colorchrome hardware
TailpieceVibrato tailpiece

Electronics

Circuit functionsstereo electronics
Pickups configuration3 single coil pickups, 3 split coil pickups

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard

General

Finish materialpolyester finish
Made inItaly
Number of strings12 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length

Neck

Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialmaple neck
Neck width1.75 inches wide at nut
Number of frets22 fret
Nutzero fret at the nut
Peghead (headstock)pointed headstock
Tuner layoutsix-per-side tuners

Controls

Pickup selector controlsphase switch
Tone controls6 tone controls
Volume controls6 volume controls

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