Switching Positions

P22

5-Way Blade Switch, Master Volume, Tone Control, LR Baggs/PRS Piezo Pickup System

BLADE POSITIONS

  • Position 1: (down) Bridge Humbucker
  • Position 2: Bridge Humbucker with Neck Singlecoil
  • Position 3: Bridge and Neck Humbuckers
  • Position 4: Neck Singlecoil with Bridge Singlecoil
  • Position 5: (up) Neck Humbucker

HOLLOWBODY II/SC HOLLOWBODY II

3-Way Toggle Switch, Master Volume, Tone Control, LR Baggs/PRS Piezo Pickup System

BLADE POSITIONS

  • Position 1: (down) Bridge Humbucker
  • Position 2: Bridge and Neck Humbuckers
  • Position 3: (up) Neck Humbucker

MINI-TOGGLE: SYSTEM SELECTOR

  • Down – Magnetic pickups only
  • Middle – Both Magnetic and Piezo pickups
  • Up – Piezo only

Custom 24 with 5-Way Blade

- Uncovered 59/09 Humbuckers
- 5-Way Blade Switch, Master Volume and Tone

BLADE POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Bridge humbucker
  • Position 2: Bridge humbucker with neck singlecoil
  • Position 3: Bridge and neck humbuckers
  • Position 4: Neck singlecoil with bridge singlecoil
  • Position 5: Neck humbucker

Studio & Modern Eagle Limited

- 57/08 Bridge Humbucker, 2 Narrowfields
- 5-Way Blade Switch, Master Volume and Push-Pull Tone

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Treble Humbucker and Middle Narrowfield
  • Position 3: Middle Narrowfield
  • Position 4: Middle and Bass Narrowfield
  • Position 5: Bass Narrowfield

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Singlecoil
  • Position 2: Treble Singlecoil and Middle Narrowfield
  • Position 3: Middle Narrowfield
  • Position 4: Middle and Bass Narrowfield
  • Position 5: Bass Narrowfield

Swamp Ash Narrowfield, NF3 & Modern Eagle III

- 3 Narrowfield Pickups
- 5-Way Blade Switch, Master Volume and Tone

  • Position 1: Treble Narrowfield
  • Position 2: Treble and Middle Narrowfield
  • Position 3: Middle Narrowfield
  • Position 4: Middle and Bass Narrowfield
  • Position 5: Bass Narrowfield

305 & DC3

- 3 PRS Singlecoil Pickups
- 5-Way Blade Switch, Master Volume and Tone

  • Position 1: Treble Singlecoil
  • Position 2: Treble and Middle Singlecoil
  • Position 3: Middle Singlecoil
  • Position 4: Middle and Bass Singlecoil
  • Position 5: Bass Singlecoil

Signature Limited by Private Stock

- 2 Proprietary 408 Pickups
- 3 Way Toggle Switch, 2 Coil-Splitting Mini Toggles, Master Volume and Tone

  • Position 1: Treble 408 Pickup
  • Position 2: Treble and Bass 408 Pickups
  • Position 3: Bass 408 Pickup

Individual mini toggles independently split each pickup

SC 58

- 2 57/08 Humbuckers
- 3 Way Toggle Switch, 2 Volumes, 2 Tones

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

Chris Henderson Signature Model

- 250 Treble Humbucker, 2 PRS #7 Humbuckers
- 3 Way Toggle Switch, 2 Volume, 1 Tone, 1 Push-Pull Tone

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker and Middle Humbucker
  • Position 2: All 3 Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Middle Humbucker and Bass Humbucker

Special

- 2 245 or Swamp Ash Special Humbuckers, 1 Lindy Fralin Singlecoil
- 5 Way Blade Switch, Master Volume, Push-Pull Tone

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Treble Humbucker and Middle Singlecoil
  • Position 3: Middle Singlecoil
  • Position 4: Middle Singlecoil and Bass Humbucker
  • Position 5: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Singlecoil
  • Position 2: Treble Singlecoil and Middle Singlecoil
  • Position 3: Middle Singlecoil
  • Position 4: Middle Singlecoil and Bass Singlecoil
  • Position 5: Bass Singlecoil

DGT (David Grissom Trem)

- 2 DGT Humbuckers
- 3 Way Toggle Switch, 2 Volumes, Push-Pull Tone

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Singlecoil
  • Position 2: Both Singlecoils
  • Position 3: Bass Singlecoil

Custom, CE Bolt-On & Standard

- 22 Fret - 2 PRS Dragon II Humbuckers
- 24 Fret - PRS HFS Treble Pickup and Vintage Bass Humbuckers
- 5 Position Rotary-Hybrid Pickup System, Master Volume and Tone Control

ROTARY POSITIONS

  • Position 10: Treble pickup
  • Position 9: Outside coils- deep and clear - parallel
  • Position 8: Series single coils – Warm version of the "in between the treble and middle pickups"
  • Position 7: Parallel single coils – Crisp version of the "in between the treble and middle pickups"
  • Position 6: Bass pickup

Custom, CE Bolt-On & Standard (Optional 1998 - 2010)

- 22 Fret - 2 PRS Dragon II Humbuckers
- 24 Fret - PRS HFS Treble pickup and Vintage Bass Humbuckers
- 3-Way Toggle, Master Volume and Push-Pull Tone Pot

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 4: Bridge Single Coil
  • Position 5: Both Single Coils
  • Position 6: Neck Single Coil

Starla

- Starla Pickups
- 3-Way Blade Switch, Master Volume and Push-Pull Tone Pot

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 4: Bridge Single Coil
  • Position 5: Both Single Coils
  • Position 6: Neck Single Coil

Mira

- Mira pickups
- 3 way blade switch, master volume and tone controls, mini toggle coil tap.

MINI-TOGGLE DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

MINI-TOGGLE UP POSITIONS

  • Position 4: Bridge Single Coil
  • Position 5: Both Single Coils
  • Position 6: Neck Single Coil

Gary Grainger 4 and 5 String Basses

Knobs 1-2 are volume controls and passive/active switch

KNOB 1: Neck Pickup Volume

  • Down = Active
  • Up = Passive
  • If this knob is up and Knob 2 is down only the neck pickup (passive) is heard

KNOB 2: Bridge pickup volume

  • Down = Active
  • Up = Passive
  • If this knob is up and Knob 1 is down only the bridge pickup (passive) is heard
  • If both knob 1 and knob 2 are in the up position, both pickups (passive) are heard

Knobs 3-5 are a 3-band EQ control

KNOB 3: Bass EQ

  • Only functions with pickups in active mode

KNOB 4: Mid EQ

  • Only functions with pickups in active mode

KNOB 5: Treble EQ

  • Only functions with pickups in active mode

Mini toggles (coil split controls)

MINI TOGGLE 1: Neck pickup coil split

  • Down = Humbucker
  • Up = Single Coil

MINI TOGGLE 2: Bridge Pickup coil split

  • Down = Humbucker
  • Up = Single Coil

The bass will function passively without batteries.  There is an indicator on each battery compartment to show 9V installation orientation.

Custom 22 Soapbar

- 3 Specially Voiced Seymour Duncan Soapbar Single Coil Pickups
- 5-Way Blade Switch, Master Volume and Tone Controls

SWITCHING POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Bridge
  • Position 2: Bridge and Middle
  • Position 3: Bridge and Neck
  • Position 4: Middle and Neck
  • Position 5: Neck

Custom 22/12

- 2 - PRS specially voiced 12-string humbucking pickups with covers and a Lindy Fralin single coil center pickup
- 3-way toggle, master volume and a push-pull tone control
- The push-pull pot, in the up position, activates center pickup and renders the treble humbucker to a single coil

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Single coil and middle pickup
  • Position 2: Treble single coil, middle pickup and full Bass humbucker
  • Position 3: Full Bass Humbucker and middle pickup

PRS 513

- 513 Pickup System (patents applied for)
- 5 single coil pickups/13 sounds
- Volume control, tone control
- 5-way blade pickup selector
- 3-way blade tone selector - heavy humbucking, clear humbucking, single coil

3-WAY BLADE TONE SELECTOR

  • Down - Heavy humbucking
  • Middle - Clear humbucking
  • Up - Single Coil

5-WAY BLADE PICKUP SELECTOR

  • the 5-way pickup selector remains the same in all 3 modes
  • Position 1: Treble Pickup
  • Position 2: Treble and Middle
  • Position 3: Middle
  • Position 4: Middle and Bass
  • Position 5: Bass Pickup

Johnny Hiland Model

- JH covered Treble and Bass pickups
- Volume and push/pull tone control (splits Bass pickup) with 3-way blade pickup selector

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Treble Humbucker with the Bass Single Coil
  • Position 3: Bass Single Coil only

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

Modern Eagle

- 2 PRS RP humbucking pickups with satin covers
- 3-way toggle, master volume and a push-pull tone control

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 4: Bridge Single Coil
  • Position 5: Both Single Coils
  • Position 6: Neck Single Coil

McCarty (1995 - Current)

- 2 PRS McCarty Humbuckers
- 3 Way Toggle, Master Volume, and Push-Pull Tone Pot

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 4: Bridge Single Coil
  • Position 5: Both Single Coils
  • Position 6: Neck Single Coil

McCarty Soapbar

- 2 Specially Voiced Seymour Duncan Soapbar Single Coil Pickups
- 3-Way Toggle, Master Volume and Tone Cotnrol

3-WAY TOGGLE POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Pickup
  • Position 2: Both Pickups
  • Position 3: Bass Pickup

Hollowbody (Spruce, I and II)

- 2 PRS McCarty Archtop Humbuckers
- 3-way Toggle, Master Volume and Tone Controls

3-WAY TOGGLE POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

Carlos Santana Model (1995 - 1998)

- 2 PRS Santana Humbuckers
- 2 Mini Switches, Master Volume and Tone Controls

2 MINI SWITCH POSITIONS

  • Both Switches Down: Treble Pickup
  • Both Switches Up: Bass Pickup
  • Forward Down, Back Up: Both Pickups
  • Forward Up, Back Down: Standby

Santana II and III

- Santana II: 2 PRS Santana Humbuckers
- Santana III:2 PRS Covered Santana Humbuckers

3-WAY TOGGLE POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

Electric Bass

- 2 PRS High Inductance Passive Magnetic Pickups
- 2 Volume Controls - one for each pickup
- Master Tone Control
- Custom Built Switchable Audio Pre-Amp

PRE-AMP SWITCH

  • Adds an overall volume boost and tightens up the low end - Pull up to activate

Swamp Ash Special (2006 - Current)

- PRS Swamp Ash Bass and PRS Swamp Ash Treble pickups with a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rails in middle position
- Volume and push/pull tone control (splits the humbucking pickups to single coil) with 5-way blade pickups selector

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Treble Humbucker with Vintage Rail Single Coil
  • Position 3: Vintage Rail Single Coil
  • Position 4: Vintage Rail and Bass Humbucker
  • Position 5: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble single coil
  • Position 2: Treble single coil with vintage rail single coil
  • Position 3: Vintage rail middle
  • Position 4: Bass single coil with vintage rail single coil
  • Position 5: Bass single coil

Swamp Ash Special (Mid 2003 - 2005)

- 2 PRS McCarty humbuckers with a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rails in middle position
- 3-Way toggle, master volume and tone pot with push-pull
- The push-pull pot, in the up position, activates middle pickup and renders the treble humbucker to a single coil

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble single coil and middle pickup
  • Position 2: Treble single coil, middle pickup and full bass humbucker
  • Position 3: Full Bass Humbucker and middle pickup

Swamp Ash Special (1996 - Mid 2003)

- 2 PRS McCarty humbuckers with a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rails in middle position
- 3-Way toggle, master volume and tone pot with push-pull
- The push-pull pot, in the up position, activates middle pickup and renders the bass humbucker to a single coil

PUSH-PULL DOWN POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Treble Humbucker
  • Position 2: Both Humbuckers
  • Position 3: Bass Humbucker

PUSH-PULL UP POSITIONS

  • Position 1: Full treble humbucker and middle pickup
  • Position 2: Neck single coil, middle pickup and treble humbucker
  • Position 3: Neck coil and middle pickup

Bass (1987-1991) 5 Position Rotary-Hybrid Pickup System

ROTARY POSITIONS

  • Position 10: Middle pickup
  • Position 9: Bass pickup
  • Position 8: Treble and middle pickups
  • Position 7: Treble and bass pickups
  • Position 6: Treble pickup

CONTROLS

  • Volume: Self explanatory
  • Deep Control: Adds depth below normal "Bass"
  • Clear Control: Adds clarity, not fret noise
  • Pre-Amp Bypass Switch: If the battery goes dead (approx. 200 hours life), you can still play
  • Internal Jack Switch: Unplug jack cord to turn off battery

Studio (1988-1991)

- 2 Single Coil Pickups and 1 Humbucker
- 5 Position Rotary Pickup System, Master Volume and Sweet Switch

ROTARY POSITIONS

  • Position 10: Treble Pickup - PRS Hot Vintage-hot, sweet bridge position
  • Position 9: Treble single coil and middle
  • Position 8: Middle - PRS single coil
  • Position 7: Middle and Bass
  • Position 6: Bass - PRS single coil

SWEET SWITCH

  • Adds sweetness to the tone of all positions - Pull up to activate

EG Bolt-On (1990 - 1991)

5 POSITION BLADE SWITCH

  • Bass humbucking pickup
  • Bass humbucking and middle single coil pickups
  • Middle single coil pickup
  • Middle single coil pickup and treble humbucking pickups
  • Treble humbucking pickup

EG-1 Bolt-On (Series II - 1991 - 1995)

- Hum/Single/Hum with Coil Tap Switch

5 POSITION BLADE SWITCH

  • Treble Pickup
  • PRS HFS Treble pickup
  • Treble pickup and middle single coil
  • Middle single coil pickup
  • Middle and bass single coil pickups
  • Bass single coil pickup
  • Tone controls, one for bass and one for middle pickup
  • NOTE: Single coil pickups manufactured by Seymour Duncan Research

PUSH/PULL COIL TAP SWITCH

  • Push down for hum/single/hum
  • Pull up for all single coil sounds

EG-2 (Series II - 1991 - 1995)

- Single/Single/Hum with coil tap

5 POSITION BLADE SWITCH

  • Bass single coil pickup
  • Bass and middle single coil pickup
  • Middle single coil pickup
  • Middle single coil and treble humbucking pickup
  • Treble humbucking pickup

PUSH/PULL COIL TAP SWITCH

  • Push down for hum/single/single
  • Pull up for all single coil sounds

EG-3 (Series II - 1991 - 1995)

- Single/Single/Single with Dual Position Tone Pot

5 POSITION BLADE SWITCH

  • Bass single coil pickup
  • Bass single coil and middle single coil pickup
  • Middle single coil pickup
  • Middle single coil and treble single coil pickup
  • Treble single coil pickup

PUSH/PULL COIL TONE CONTROL

  • Push down for normal tone control
  • Pull up for midrange control