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Like all other RainSongs, the Studio Series uses Projection Tuned Layering for the crystal detail, warmth and volume of the classic carbon sound. According to RainSong, the instruments are, "bright, balanced and punchy – capable of cutting through in any acoustic setting." The neck is made of Carbon fiber. The body features a combination of Carbon and Glass fiber, similar to the Hybrid Series introduced a year ago. Glass fibers soften the crystalline carbon tone to provide a mellow but resonant sound.
The Studio Series features the new N2 neck. This neck is a result of an extensive long-term collaboration with the renowned artist Steve Miller and master luthier John Bolin. While the N2 has a more substantial feel than the original RainSong 6-string neck, it is ergonomically sound and actually results in better transfer of string vibrational energy to the soundboard. The N2 features a truss rod that is accessible from the headstock. Graphite does not warp or bow with changes in humidity and temperature. The purpose of a truss rod in the N2 is to allow customization of the fingerboard relief to individual preferences.
The Studio Series is being introduced with three models:
• S-DR1000N2 Dreadnought with Fishman Prefix+T electronics (Retail Price $1867)
• S-WS1000N2 Deep-body cutaway with Fishman Prefix+T electronics (Retail Price $1999)
• S-OM1000N2 Slim-body cutaway with Fishman Prefix+T electronics (Retail Price $1999).
All models include a Customized gig bag.
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Source: Press Release