NAMM: How many pickups?!?

PRS launch new 513 model with 5 single coil pickups      29/07/04
NAMM: How many pickups?!?
5 pickups and 13 sounds

Paul Reed Smith Guitars launched the model 513 Rosewood at the summer NAMM show, the number 513 coming from the fact that the guitar has 5 pickups and 13 sounds. The guitar features a newly developed patent applied for PRS pickup system that provides 13 modern and vintage sounds utilising five proprietary single coil pickups that are selected with two blade switches - one 3-way and one 5-way. Using these, a complete array of single coil and humbucker tones are possible. Main Features
  • New modern bird inlays
  • New 'Lampshade' knobs
  • Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and neck
  • 25.25" scale length
  • Compensated scalloped nut
  • New sculpted neck joint
  • New smooth playing fretwire
  • New 14 to 1 tuners More info:

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