PRS Introduces the Experience PRS 2012 Limited Edition Amplifiers

September 14, 2012
Experience PRS 2012 Limited Amps

To complement the traditional Experience PRS Limited Edition guitars, PRS has spec’d a distinctive grouping of Experience 2012 amplifiers, including a 2 Channel “H”, an MDT, an HXDA, and a 1x12 Dallas Combo with Bugs Henderson mods. These amplifiers will be available in limited quantities at Experience PRS 2012 and available for order through September 30, 2012.


2-Channel “H” is customized with curly maple fascias in the ten exclusive Experience PRS finishes and five multi-foil finishes. Handmade in Stevensville, Maryland, the 2-Channel “H” has a modern “in your face” tone and features a proprietary Heyboer transformer. The unique lead channel offers powerful, smooth distortion with liquid sustain, while the clean channel has shimmering, clean highs and extensive headroom but can be overdriven at maximum settings.

Specs:
- 6L6 Tubes
- Heyboer Output Transformer
- Global Reverb
- Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, and Bright Switch for each channel
- Lead and Clean Master Volume
- 4, 8, and 16 Ohm Selection – Two Output Jacks
- Fixed Bias
- Effects Loop (with send and receive level controls on the back panel)
- Footswitch – Controls channel selection and reverb on/off

Experience PRS 2012 facias colors: Autumn Sky, Bitchin’ Bev, Blue Crab Blue Burst, Bonnie Pink, Cherry Vanilla Burst, Faded Abalone Smokeburst, Jade, Livingston Lemondrop, Old Antique Vintage Natural, and Solana Eclipse

Multi-Foil Colors: Aqua-Foil, Desert-Foil, Franken-Foil, Happy-Foil, and Solar-Foil

MDT - Customized with curly maple fascias in the ten exclusive Experience PRS finishes. The goal of the MDT was to create an amplifier that could capture multiple iconic amp tones in one model. This amp takes British and high-design boutique American styles and marries them to a unique tweed-style tone stack. The result is an amp that produces singing, fat, orchestral tones. Don’t be fooled by the MDT’s minimalistic approach to controls and options; this amp’s tones are both complex and flexible. The gain of the amp has been carefully adjusted to draw out the notes from your fingers, but stays very musical and avoids extra noise, buzz, and compression.

Experience PRS 2012 Limited Edition MDT Specs:
- EL34 Tubes
- Heyboer Output Transformer
- Global Reverb
- Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass, and Bright Switch for each channel
- Lead and Clean Master Volume
- 4, 8, and 16 Ohm Selection – Two Output Jacks
- Fixed Bias
- Effects Loop (with send and receive level controls on the back panel)
- Footswitch – Controls channel selection and reverb on/off

Experience PRS 2012 Colors: Autumn Sky, Bitchin’ Bev, Blue Crab Blue Burst, Bonnie Pink, Cherry Vanilla Burst, Faded Abalone Smokeburst, Jade, Livingston Lemondrop, Old Antique Vintage Natural, Solana Eclipse

 

HXDA - customized with curly maple fascias in the ten exclusive Experience PRS finishes. The HXDA uses the PRS 25th anniversary amp as a platform, underscoring the flexibility of the 25th while capturing the iconic tones of late 1960’s/early 1970’s rock. The Cinemag output transformer proved to be the perfect match for the desired component specifications and the addition of three switched (that essentially control the amp’s brightness and gain) add even more tonal flexibility by making key components “lead” specs. These specifications, along with the internally bridges bass and treble channels and the HXDA and bass controls, allow considerable tonal variations from bright and crunchy to fat and smooth. With this amp, PRS has achieved a tone equal to the revered smooth, fat, singing, slightly less gainy tone of the 1960’s and 1970’s holy grail amps.

Experience PRS 2012 Limited Edition HXDA Specs:
- 22 “Winged C” EL34 Power Tubes
- 3 JJ 12AX7 Pre Amp Tubes
- Cinemag Output Transformer
- Front Controls: Input, HXDA Gain, Bass Gain, Treble, Mid, Presence, Master, and 3 HXDA Switches
- Rear Controls: Mains Fuse, Power Switch, Standby Switch
- 4, 8, and 16 Ohm Selection – 5 Output Jacks
- Fixed Bias with Bias Test Jacks and Bias Adjustment Pot

Experience PRS 2012 Colors: Autumn Sky, Bitchin’ Bev, Blue Crab Blue Burst, Bonnie Pink, Cherry Vanilla Burst, Faded Abalone Smokeburst, Jade, Livingston Lemondrop, Old Antique Vintage Natural, Solana Eclipse

 

Dallas 1x12 Combo with Bugs Henderson Modifications – a newly spec’d amplifier, offered in Paisley with a Black Gold curly maple fascia.  Dallas-based blues guitarist Bugs Henderson played with everyone from BB King, Eric Clapton, Muddy Waters, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. He was also a dear friend to Paul Reed Smith and PRS Guitars. For a limited time, PRS is offering the PRS Dallas with Bugs Henderson modifications. This amplifier is a 50 watt 1x12 combo with brilliant cleans that can reach a healthy distortion when pushed. Because the foundation of the amplifier is clean, it takes pedals well. Across the spectrum, the Dallas offers sweet highs, solid lows, and modest midrange tones. The Henderson mods add a custom tone circuit for extended high-end, taking this already articulate amp to soaring tonal territory.

Experience PRS 2012 Limited Edition Dallas 1x12 Combo with Bugs Hen­derson Modifications Specs:
- 6L6 Power Tubes
- Top Controls: Input, Bright, Volume, Reverb, Treble, Middle, Bass, Master
- Rear Controls: Power Switch, Standby
- 4, 8, and 16 Ohm Selection – 5 Output Jacks
- Fixed Bias with Bias Test Jacks and Bias Adjustment Pot

Check them out at www.prsguitars.com/products