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The J-MOD 100 Amplifier Controls Explained

July 18, 2017

Filed Under Amplifiers / Core Amplifiers / Meet The Model

<p>John Mayer J-MOD 100 Amplifier</p>

Born from passionate people who really love great tone, the J-MOD 100 Amplifier was the result of a close collaboration between PRS and musician John Mayer. While the amp has a relatively simple control layout, it can achieve a wide variety of tones with some easy manuevering of the controls. Check out this blog for a video demonstration of the many sounds the J-MOD can produce, and how you can make it happen!

Behind The Scenes: J-MOD 100 Q&A w/ John Mayer

June 1, 2017

Filed Under Amplifiers / Core Amplifiers

<p>PRS John Mayer J-MOD 100</p>

To date, John Mayer has used his J-MOD 100 signature amplifier on over 50 tour dates around the world. However, prior to his succesful runs with Dead & Company and his own “Search For Everything” tour, Mayer, Paul Reed Smith, and amp designer Doug Sewell spent months researching and designing the J-MOD 100. Learn more about the process here.

David Grissom at The Crown Guitar Festival

August 20, 2015

Filed Under Amplifiers / Core Amplifiers / Electrics / Core Electrics / Events

PRS Signature artist and blues legend, David Grissom is heading up to Montana to take his place as the “Blues Artist in Residence” for this year’s Crown Guitar Festival. David will be offering workshops, clinics and lessons during this week long, guitar-loving festival. While the workshops and instruction time are only open to registered attendees, David, and a very impressive roster of artists, will be featured in nightly concerts that are open to the public. Check out this blog post to learn more about the Crown Guitar Festival.

Les Schefman: “How I Use PRS Amps to Make A Living”

July 27, 2015

Filed Under Amplifiers / Core Amplifiers / Tips & Education

<p>Les Schefman ELF XI</p>

At PRS we realize not every person using our gear is a rock star with 80,000 Twitter followers, we also care about you: the weekend gig-warrior, the session guy, the late night jam-sesh with friends. Our passion is building guitars and amplifiers that inspire you as much as Carlos Santana, Mark Tremonti, or any other big-name musician. Check out this blog to read a real life story of how a PRS player uses his gear.

Producer’s Thoughts On The Archon Amp In The Studio

July 24, 2015

Filed Under Amplifiers / Core Amplifiers / Tips & Education

<p>PRS Archon Amplifier</p>

When you’re investing in a new amplifier, a few thoughts should be passing through your mind before you drop the cash. Things like: How will this amp perform on stage? How will it track in the studio? Is it versatile or a one-trick pony? Will it handle my different guitars/rigs? All intelligent and important questions. Our engineering team dwelt on these questions during the development of our Archon family of amps and a few noteworthy producers have noticed. Check out this blog to read their thoughts!