P22 pickups? What are they really?

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  1. huseyin isbilir

    huseyin isbilir Deviant

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    I have a 2013 model P22 Wood Library, behind the pickups it is only written P22 but does someone know what they really are. As I searched it seems they might be 57/08 but there is no official info anywhere. Thanks guys.
     
  2. dsenoj

    dsenoj Old dude in a PRS T-shirt

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    In a 2013, the pickups are probably 57/08.
     
  3. huseyin isbilir

    huseyin isbilir Deviant

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    Thanks guys, it is interesting though why PRS keeps using confusing names on pickups. If I did not know really what my pickups are I might have bought myself a 57/08 pickup set from ebay :). It would be a surprise :).
     
  4. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Even though mine is 2012, I'm told it has 5708s in it. Others are adamant that they are 5310s, but I don't have either in another guitar to compare with.
    I obviously need more guitars... cuz... science!
     
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  5. C3X

    C3X New Member

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    I have a 2013 P22 and the hang tag says P22 pickups. I sent the serial number to customer service and Shawn responded with the following:

    "The P22 pickups are 57/08 pickups but they are wound so that they aren’t out of phase with the Piezo unit. Other than that, they are identical to 57/08’s."
     
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  6. huseyin isbilir

    huseyin isbilir Deviant

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    C3X and that must be the ultimate answer to this old question :)). Thanks.
     
  7. gush

    gush She said "huge bag of dibs".

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    So what does that mean for someone who has pickups out of a P guitar but wants to put them in a different guitar without piezo.
     
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  8. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    Not a thing, unless you're planning to mix a P22 pup with a different PRS pickup, in which case you'd just need to wire one of them "backwards" to get them in phase.
     
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