PRS at Acoustic Expo 2013
19th Sep 2013 | 13:51
Since their humble beginning in 1985, PRS Guitars has continually sought to create the highest quality instruments in music.
ACOUSTIC EXPO 2013: Paul Reed Smith Guitars is one of the world's premier guitar and amplifier manufacturer located in Stevensville, Maryland, USA. Since our humble beginning in 1985, PRS Guitars has continually sought to create the highest quality instruments.
Though acoustic guitars are a newer product for PRS, the concepts that go into making them are not. Acoustic resonance and quality are important to PRS and these philosophies translate wholeheartedly to their acoustic guitar line.
PRS employs a proprietary bracing pattern that is designed to create a loud, balanced guitar. This bracing pattern locks down the sides and back but lets the top vibrate to push all the sound out of the guitar.
In addition, PRS acoustics have an extremely thin finish and a thinner than normal top that also aids in these instruments' stunning resonance.
Because these guitars have such a beautiful, natural tone, the proprietary pickup system was carefully designed to essentially be a microphone attached to the bridge plate. This pickup allows the guitar to be plugged directly into a powered monitor (with no board necessary) and amplifies the guitar's natural tone.
When PRS started prototyping acoustic guitars, founder and owner Paul Reed Smith looked to Antonio Torres, a man whom many consider to be the Stradivari of the acoustic guitar. It is PRS' hope that the careful consideration of these historic instruments is apparent in the quality of their acoustics.
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