The P245 Semi-Hollow is a vintage-inspired single-cutaway guitar that is perfect for players who prefer short-scale guitars. This versatile instrument also features the LR Baggs/PRS piezo system, providing players with both electric guitar tones and authentic acoustic tones in one instrument. With two output jacks, the P245 can be plugged directly into an electric or acoustic amplifier or DI into a soundboard. By utilizing the separate blend control, the tone of the P245' 58/15 pickups can also be combined with acoustic sounds through a single output.
The P245 is one of the first models to feature the new 58/15 treble and bass pickups, which were personally designed by Paul Reed Smith. 58/15' are a vintage style pickup with exceptional clarity and focused midrange. These pickups paired with a shorter 24.5 scale length and 22 frets, give the P245 a truly classic voice that is imminently recordable and gig-ready.
Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Semi-hollow or chambered body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Maple Carved
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: Pattern
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 24.5"
Truss rod: Standard
Neck finish: Gloss
Fret size: Medium jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
Neck: 58/15 Bass
Middle: Not applicable
Bridge: 58/15 Treble
Active or passive: Active
Series or parallel: Series
Piezo: Yes, L.R. Baggs/PRS Piezo System
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: Push/pull tone control
Control layout: Master volume, tone
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: Coil tap
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: PRS adjustable
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Phase III locking
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Pickups
Case: Hardshell case
Country of origin: United States
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Have been playing for 50+ years. Own several high quality guitars, Fender American Deluxe Strat, Telecaster, Les Paul, Taylor T5, PRS Custom, 3 Takamines, Taylor 816 & 510, and others. This guitar has a feel that just satisfies. The acoustic sound is best if played through acoustic amp, but not bad through regular amp. Lead sound is good. Best of both worlds. Great job PRS! Very Happy
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