PRS’s vintage-inspired 59/09 and 53/10 pickups are now available for purchase for the first time through the PRS accessories store and authorized PRS dealers. Introduced in 2009 and 2010 respectively, these proprietary pickups, along with the coveted PRS 57/08 pickups, were designed by Paul Reed Smith to capture the iconic tones of legendary 1950’s era guitars. Made with vintage-style wire and wound in-house in PRS’s Electronics department, these pickups are modern classics. If you are looking to refine the voice of your guitar, check out these pickups today!
First introduced in 2009, PRS 59/09 pickups are articulate while providing rich harmonic overtones. With a powerful bridge pickup and a touch of brightness in the neck, these pickups are the perfect tool to achieve clarity and definition with a punch.
53/10 Treble and Bass Pickups Specifications:
Inspired by the tone of single-coil guitars from the 50’s, 53/10’s are the warmest-sounding in the PRS vintage-themed family of pickups, which also includes 57/08’s and 59/09’s. These humbucking pickups, first introduced in 2010, have a unique tone with a sweet high end and warm, smooth bass.
About PRS Guitars:
Paul Reed Smith Guitars is a leading manufacturer of high quality instruments in Stevensville, Maryland and has provided some of the world’s most renowned musicians with instruments since 1985. The PRS team of highly skilled craftspeople produces over 1,000 electric guitars each month, as well as acoustic guitars and amplifiers, for worldwide distribution. In the fall of 2011 PRS introduced import SE acoustic and amplifier lines to complement their import SE line of electric guitars. Carlos Santana, Linkin Park, Orianthi, Opeth, Tim Mahoney of 311, Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge, Ricky Skaggs, Cody Kilby, Martin Simpson, Tony McManus, Warren Haynes, and Derek Trucks are among the artists currently playing PRS instruments and/or amplifiers.
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