Paul Reed Smith Guitars is proud to add the P22, the company’s first piezo-equipped solidbody guitar, to its 2012 lineup. The P22 comes standard with a figured maple top, mahogany back, mahogany neck with a 22 fret rosewood fingerboard, and a redesigned PRS/LR Baggs piezo system. PRS and LR Baggs partnered more than a decade ago to design the piezo system found in PRS’s popular hollowbody models. This new system retains the same circuit design as the existing system, giving the P22 the same tonal authenticity and real world practicality as PRS hollowbody guitars. The redesign of the board itself yielded a version that is more than 60% smaller than the original PRS/LR Baggs system, allowing it to comfortably inhabit a solidbody guitar. Uncovered 53/10 pickups round out this guitar’s specifications and help define the P22’s voice. Piezo systems have long allowed guitarists the versatility of wielding both acoustic and electric guitar tones in one instrument. The PRS Hollowbody II and Singlecut Hollowbody II both come standard with the original PRS/LR Baggs piezo and have achieved a great level of popularity in PRS Guitars’ product line. The addition of a solidbody model will give musicians a new and unique tool to add to their own lineup.
*Top Wood: Carved Figured Maple, Flame "10 Top"
*Back Wood: Mahogany
*Number of Frets: 22
*Scale Length: 25"
*Neck Wood: Mahogany
*Fretboard Wood: Rosewood
*Neck Shape: Pattern Regular
*Fretboard Inlays: Birds
*Bridge: PRS Piezo Adjustable Stoptail
*Tuners: PRS Phase III Locking Tuners
*Truss Rod Cover: "P22"
*Hardware Type: Nickel
*Treble Pickup: Uncovered 53/10 Treble
*Bass Pickup: Uncovered 53/10 Bass Pickup
*Switching: 5-Way Blade, LR Baggs/PRS Piezo System