Available configurations include 6” (patch), 5’, 10’, 18’, 25’ lengths along with right-angle plugs and silent ends.
Stevensville, MD (June 20, 2019) -- PRS Guitars is proud to introduce a more affordable line of instrument, patch, and speaker cables with the brand new PRS Guitars Classic Series Cable lineup. As part of an ongoing effort to offer a greater variety of accessories, PRS has added this new assortment to complement the already popular Signature Series cable line made by Van Damme Cabling in London, England.
“Cables are a significant part of your tone. You want them to sound great, be tangle-free, noise-free, and reliable. I use PRS Signature Series cables for every gig and session,” said Paul Reed Smith. “We worked through nine prototype rounds throughout the course of a year to make sure the Classic Series cables were right in line with them.”
PRS Guitars offers a full range of instrument, patch, and speaker cables. All PRS Cables are RoHS compliant and come with a lifetime warranty.
PRS Signature Series Cables
PRS Signature Series instrument and patch cables feature carefully tuned capacitance, designed specifically to carry a clear, musical signal from your guitar. The cables’ tight construction and dual screens of conductive thermoplastic and close-lapped copper ensure flexible, noise free handling and excellent noise rejection, and all connectors utilize a no wear, no corrode hermetically sealed reed switch, making this cable ideal onstage and in the studio. Available configurations include 6” (patch), 5’, 10’, 18’, 25’ lengths. Straight to Straight and Straight to Right-Angle connectors as well as “regular” and “silent” ends available.
PRS Signature Series speaker cable conductors employ fine stranding for ultimate flexibility and their oxygen-free copper provides outstanding sonic integrity. PRS Signature Series Speaker Cables reliably cater to the recording studio, rehearsal space, onstage performances, and presentation environments.
PRS Signature Series cables are hand-made in London, England by VanDamme Cabling. Van Damme cables are used by the likes of Radiohead, Abbey Road Studios, Coldplay, The Foo Fighters, and more. PRS has been distributing Van Damme cables in the US since 2011.
PRS Classic Series Cables
Brand new to PRS, Classic Series Cables are a surprisingly affordable option for serious players. PRS spent a year prototyping this new cable offering, tweaking eight or nine rounds of samples before landing on the final specifications.
PRS Classic Series instrument cables feature carefully tuned capacitance, designed specifically for excellent signal clarity. The cables’ spiral-shielding provides flexibility and durability for low handling noise, making them an excellent choice on stage and in the studio. PRS Classic Series cable ends come with wrapped solder joints under the barrel for added strength and durability. Available configurations include 6” (patch), 5’, 10’, 18’, 25’ lengths. Straight to Straight and Straight to Right-Angle connectors.
“Working to expand and refresh the PRS cable assortment has been a fantastic journey. We are proud to now offer a professional cable option for players of all levels and styles,” said David Settimi, PRS Guitars Accessories Product Manager. “We are excited to have more and more players turn to PRS when they need a cable for their signal chain.”
PRS Signature and Classic Series cables can be found at any Authorized PRS Dealer and through the PRS West Street East Accessory Store online and at the Maryland factory.
PRS Guitars is proud to announce a new line of electric guitar strings with the brand new PRS Guitars Signature Series Strings lineup. PRS Signature Series Strings offer premium features, including a new, proprietary alloy, to complement the Classic Series strings, which have been used on PRS guitars since day one. All PRS strings come in corrosion-free packaging (to keep them fresh) and are made in the USA.
PRS Signature Series Strings are nickel-plated steel strings with hex-shaped, high-carbon steel core. They feature a proprietary, reformulated alloy that provides greater magnetic property for louder, brighter tone and soldered ends that extend string life and help the guitar stay in tune.
“I really like these strings…to the point that we are switching over our Maryland electric guitar production to these strings this year,” said Paul Reed Smith. “That is a significant testimonial to how we feel about them.”
PRS Signature Series Strings come in the following gauges: 09-42, 9.5-44, 10-46, 10-52, 11-49, 11-49 with a wound G-string, and 12-52.
PRS Classic Series Strings are nickel-plated steel strings with hex-shaped, high-carbon steel core for long-lasting vibrant tone. They are flexible and long-lasting, so you can strum, bend, and pick with confidence. Used on PRS guitars for more than thirty years, PRS Classic Series Strings are a proven winner for players of all styles.
“The Classic Series Strings, we have been using forever, and they just work,” said Paul Reed Smith. “I think they’re a real industry standard, that’s why we used them continually from day one.”
PRS Classic Series Strings come in the following gauges: 09-42, 9.5-44, 10-46, 10-52, 11-49, and 12-52 as well as a 12-String set.
“Over a year in the making, our new Signature Strings are good enough to please even the most discriminating of guitarists and our Classic strings continue to provide the consistency you have come to expect from PRS since 1985. We couldn’t be more pleased to take this step further into the string world,” said David Settimi, PRS Guitars Accessories Product Manager.
PRS Signature and Classic Series Strings can be found at any Authorized PRS Dealer and through the PRS West Street East Accessory Store online and at the Maryland factory.
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Looking for a compact, “noiseless” way to plug in and play guitar? Check out the brand-new Gibson Digital Amp, available only in the Gibson App.
The new Gibson App simplifies the learning process and brings guitar playing to life for the current and next generation of guitarists in a modern, comprehensive, and intuitive way. The Gibson App is the place to take your guitar playing to the next level. New to the Gibson App is the Gibson Digital Amp, the ultimate starting amplifier for beginners and a flexible amp on-the-go for intermediate players and pros to get their sound anywhere. The Gibson Digital Amp is an accessible amplifier for both acoustic and electric guitars, and is currently available for Apple/iOS users--an Android version will debut next year.
Use the Gibson Digital Amp’s jamming guide to get started and transform your sound with built-in effects and pedals, jam to backing tracks, or use it in lessons and songs. The Gibson Digital Amp only requires your phone, and wired headphones for the best playing experience, no cables are needed. The amp features 3 acoustic mic presets, 4 electric amp presets, and 6 effects pedals.
The Gibson Digital Amp is the ultimate starting amplifier for beginners and a flexible amp on-the-go for intermediates and pros.
The Gibson App uses a unique two-way, interactive platform to teach guitar students how to do everything from playing their first note to shredding loads of songs. The Gibson App features interactive lessons with thousands of lessons and songs. Learn the songs step-by-step with video tutorials from superstar artists and pro guitarists in the “Gibson App Guide.” The Gibson App also includes the new Digital Amp, a built-in tuner, a metronome, Gibson TV, and new songs are added every week. New Gibson App Guides are added regularly and include Tommy “Spaceman” Thayer’s favorite iconic KISS guitar solos, Richie Faulkner’s (Judas Priest) “Guide to Metal,” Jared James Nichols’ “Guide to Blues,” CELISSE’s “Guide to Songwriting,” and more.
The Gibson App uses “audio augmented reality” to provide dynamic feedback to students as they learn and play. As you pluck a note or strum a chord, the Gibson App listens to your guitar and gives you real-time feedback on your playing. It also gives students a more contextual learning experience: Instead of learning chords and scales in a vacuum, you’re able to practice on a scrolling tablature that lets you hear how you sound with the backing of a virtual band. That means you can load up “Hurt” by Johnny Cash, “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison, “American Girl" by Tom Petty, “Nothing Else Matters” by Metallica, “Where is My Mind" by Pixies, “Country Roads” by John Denver, “I Hate Myself For Loving You" by Joan Jett, “Heaven” by Kane Brown, “Shape Of You” by Ed Sheeran, “Killer Queen” by Queen,“ Sweet Child O’ Mine,” by Guns ‘N Roses, “Run to the Hills” by Iron Maiden, “Roxanne” by The Police, and “Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and “The Man Who Sold the World” by Nirvana, “Are You Gonna Go My Way” by Lenny Kravitz, and “Don't Look Back In Anger” by Oasis and hundreds more songs in a wide range of genres, to see how your play matches up with such seminal tracks.
As you’re playing, the Gibson App gives you feedback on timing and tone, ensuring that students are getting active input on how their play is developing. The Gibson App appeals to players of all levels, it’s not just for beginners looking to learn a few chords; the app can assist seasoned guitarists who are working their way through difficult riffs, want to learn their favorite songs, or polish their advanced techniques.
Players can also challenge themselves by speeding up or slowing the tabs. Like having a full-time guitar teacher, the Gibson App keeps track of all your progress and adjusts lesson plans accordingly. The Gibson App released a “backing track mode” which supports both lesson and song playback without headphones, so users can self-select what works best for their current environment. And that’s not all: the Gibson App also packs in a fully-featured digital tuner for guitar first-timers, there’s even a detailed lesson on how to tune your instrument, a multi-function metronome, players can connect to free one-on-one consultations with Gibson’s Virtual Guitar Tech team, and to direct links to the Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer online stores for easy shopping for guitars, gear, apparel, and accessories.
Learn Guitar With The Gibson App
The Gibson App is more than a pocket-sized guitar teacher, it’s loaded with an archive of exclusive content and original programming from its premium and accessible award-winning online network, Gibson TV, featuring music icons telling their best guitar stories, with more episodes and installments added regularly. Users can watch Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi share insights and tales from his decades-long career on the series “Icons,” dive into Joe Bonamassa’s assortment of legendary Les Paul guitars on “The Collection,” or see how Gibson’s iconic instruments are made in their Nashville factory from body to binding on “The Process.” There’s even a series called “The Scene” that focuses on backstage stories from hallowed music venues from coast to coast like The Troubadour and Grand Ole Opry.
The Gibson App free version features a few lessons a day; the premium version of the Gibson App offers full access and a 14-day free trial, then costs $19.99/£16.49 monthly or $119.99/£98.99 yearly.
For more information, please visit gibson.com.
This pickup captures the clear, bell-like single-coil chime of a classic P-90 when played clean and retains the tight mids and articulate low-end vintage growl and smooth sustain saturation when pushed into overdrive.
Belltone Guitars, as part of their Custom-Select System curated offering of pickups, has partnered McNelly pickups to create a one-of-a-kind retro-vibe P-90 pickup in the standard Filtertron size format. This pickup captures the clear, bell-like single-coil chime of a classic P-90 when played clean and retains the tight mids and articulate low-end vintage growl, and smooth sustain saturation when pushed into overdrive.
The McNelly P-90 Foil-Coil comes housed in a ‘raw’ nickel outer casing with a dull nickel foil face with metal mount screw gromets to complete the ‘new-vintage’ aesthetic, making it a perfect choice for your signature Belltone custom build. Available exclusively through Belltone Guitars.
Check out the Custom-Select System belltoneguitars.com to preview the McNelly P-90 Foil-Trons and all our standard and selectable components available to create your own signature Belltone. Then visit the Dream Lab on our website and select either model B-Classic ONE with its top binding or B-Classic TWO with its arm and body contours select your body color from our wide range of offerings, select your neck profile of either standard ‘C’ or thicker ’59 Round Back and either Maple or Rosewood fingerboard followed by your tuners, pickguard, and strings. Finally, review our curated custom-designed, and unique pickup selection to locate the McNelly P-90 Foil-Trons to complete your signature build.
Builds start at just over $2,300.00 with a custom case and shipping included.
For more information, please visit belltoneguitars.com.
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DiMarzio, Inc. announces the Relentless P (DP299), the Relentless J Bridge (DP301), Relentless J Neck (DP300), and the Relentless J Pair (DP302) for 4 string basses.
DiMarzio, Inc. announces the release of the Relentless P (DP299), the Relentless J Bridge (DP301), Relentless J Neck (DP300), and the Relentless J Pair (DP302) for 4 string basses. The new Relentless P and Relentless J series pickups feature the Relentless cover designed in collaboration with Billy Sheehan.
As with the Relentless pickups, we removed all the hard edges from the standard P Bass and standard J Basspickups, and added an arch to the top of the pickups to bring the sensing coils and pole pieces closer to the strings. These improvements increase the dynamic range and make active circuitry unnecessary.
The Relentless P and Relentless J pickups incorporate Neodymium magnets and produce 70 percent more output than traditional passive pickups, and they’re dead quiet due to the incorporation of metal covers and foil-shielded cables. To dial in (or fine-tune) the individual string output, the Relentless P and Relentless J include eight adjustable pole pieces. These pickups also have a broad magnetic field so you can even bend notes without volume dropout.
DiMarzio’s extra shielding makes the Relentless P and Relentless J better for both recording and stage performances. We’ve mounted them onto robust .09375” thick circuit board base plates to eliminate the annoying protruding mounting screws — ultimately creating a more comfortable and consistent foundation to rest your fingers on.
The new Relentless P steps beyond the traditional P-Bass sound and can only be described as massive. It has more of everything: more volume, beefier lows, a growling midrange, and crispy highs with better individual string definition.
The Relentless J incorporates a new invention, (patent pending) parallelogram-shaped coils, offering an expanded mid-range punch, snappy highs, precise lows, and a new dimension to the sound of the Relentless series pickups.
Relentless P and Relentless J pickups will breathe new life into any bass, increase playability, and work well for any style of music from Motown to metal.
DiMarzio’s Relentless P, Relentless J Bridge, Relentless J Neck, and Relentless J pair are made in the U.S.A. and may now be ordered for immediate delivery.
Suggested List Price for the Relentless P is $169.00 (MAP $119.99).
Suggested List Price for the Relentless J Bridge and Relentless J neck is $155.00 (MAP $109.99).
Suggested List Price for the Relentless J Pair is $296.00 (MAP 209.99).
For more information, please visit our website at dimarzio.com.