What happened to the PRS Archon?
Having pulled it from its lineup at the start of 2021, PRS has brought back its Archon guitar amp. A two-channel (clean and lead) heavyweight, this new Archon is available in the form of a 50-watt 1×12 combo or a 50-watt head with matching 1×12 and 2×12 cabinets.
What bands use a PRS Archon?
Greek for “ruler” or “lord,” the Archon has already earned the endorsement of several top artists, including Dustie Waring (Between the Buried and Me), Fredrik Åkesson (Opeth), Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge and Creed), Emil Werstler (Chimaira), and Zach Myers (Shinedown).
Where are PRS Amps Manufactured?
Paul Reed Smith Guitars, also known as PRS Guitars, is an American guitar and amplifier manufacturer located in Stevensville, Maryland. The company was founded in 1985 in Annapolis, Maryland by Paul Reed Smith. Products manufactured by PRS include electric & acoustic guitars, basses, and amplifiers.
When was the PRS Archon released?
The PRS Archon, officially announced in December of 2013, will be a featured product at the 2014 Winter NAMM show. For full specifications, sound clips, and demo videos, visit www.prsguitars.com/archon.
Where are Paul Reed Smith amps made?
Paul Reed Smith Guitars, also known as PRS Guitars, is an American guitar and amplifier manufacturer located in Stevensville, Maryland. The company was founded in 1985 in Annapolis, Maryland by Paul Reed Smith….PRS Guitars.
What’s the difference between the PRS Archon 25 and Archon triode?
Small difference in sound between pentode and triode. The PRS price. The Archon 25 is the baby of PRS’ new amp range, available as just a compact 1×12 combo. It has a purposeful ‘none more black’ look with silver logos and a thin strip of silver piping over the top of the speaker grille.
What guitars do we test the archon with?
As usual, we test the Archon with a range of different guitars, including an old Strat, a Fender Custom Shop Nocaster, an early 70s Les Paul Custom and a PAF-loaded Les Paul Standard, together with a selection of 4×12 and 2×12 cabs.
What makes the Archon so special?
Inside the aluminium chassis, these Archon has heavy-duty PCB strips – emulating a turret-board-style of layout – with a chassis-mounted valve base and hand-wired front- and rear-panel components. This robust construction keeps the heat of the valves away from the circuit boards and should add considerably to the Archon’s long-term reliability.
How do I Make my Archon bass sound better?
Adding a touch of short delay-time reverb also helps magnify the Archon’s fast bass response, and sounds great for choppy rhythm playing. The 50-watt output stage has plenty of power to spare and will easily overpower most drummers in an unmic’d gig situation.