More than 2,000 aftermarket sets will be available for the coveted 58/15 LT and 85/15 pickups
PRS Guitars is making their coveted 58/15 LT and 85/15 pickups available for aftermarket sale for the first time ever!
Only 2,300 sets will be available with PRS Guitars selling 300 sets through their online West Street East store, and the remaining 2,000 sets will be available through authorised PRS dealers worldwide.
What you need to know:
- PRS Guitars is making their coveted 58/15 LT and 85/15 pickups available for aftermarket sale.
- It will be the first time ever with only 2,300 sets available.
- Both have been fine-tuned via their TCI process.
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PRS 58/15 LT (“low turn”) pickups are vintage-inspired pickups with exceptional clarity. Designed to capture the sweetness of vintage single coils and the warmth of late 1950’s humbuckers, these pickups are lively and open with focused midrange and balanced treble and bass.
PRS 58/15 LT pickups are covered and use Alnico 2 magnets. DC Resistance is 7.2k and 7.1k for the treble and bass pickups, respectively.
They are spec’d with 4-conductor wire that is designed to work with all PRS electronics configurations and have been fine-tuned via their TCI process.
PRS 85/15 pickups bring vintage and modern pickup design together to deliver exceptional clarity and extended high and low end. With balanced full-spectrum clarity, PRS 85/15s are perfect for modern players driving a pedalboard, and have enough character to deliver when plugging straight into an amp.
PRS 58/15 pickups are uncovered and use Alnico 2 magnets. DC Resistance is 8.3k and 7.5k for the treble and bass pickups, respectively.
They are spec’d with 5-conductor wire that is designed to work with all PRS electronics configurations and have also been fine-tuned via their TCI process.
“TCI stands for tuned capacitance and inductance and represents a more refined ability to tune those factors to get the resulting tone we want,” said Paul Reed Smith.
“To our ears, the results are very musical. We are very proud of how far we’ve come in the understanding and making of pickups. It’s been a fun and rewarding process.”
These sets will retail for $799.