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A major part of Les Paul’s original vision for the solidbody electric guitar was to incorporate features crucial to studio musicians, and that dream was realized in the famed Les Paul Recording Model of the 1970s. The new Les Paul Recording guitar from Gibson USA—hand-crafted, American-made, and impressively affordable—pays tribute to Les’s original concept while adding key updates for superior sound and performance.
The Les Paul Recording couples Gibson’s legendary tone and playability with the very best of today’s electronics to create a dream instrument for studio guitarists. Two versatile new pickups route through a premium, industry-standard Jensen audio transformer for a balanced low-impedance output that can go direct into pro mixers or computer audio interfaces. Or, select the High-Z out for traditional guitar amps. “Fat Tap” coil splitting on each pickup, a phase-reverse switch, and ground lift switch for the Low-Z output dramatically extend the Les Paul Recording’s versatility.
Select Grade-A mahogany and a Grade-A rosewood fingerboard, with frets over binding for extended playing surface, form an unbeatable foundation; Grover™ kidney-button tuners, a Tune-o-matic bridge, and a classic Bigsby™ B-7 vibrato tailpiece provide accurate tuning with serious sustain. The high-gloss natural nitrocellulose lacquer finish lets the wood’s natural beauty shine through, while a multi-ply bound body and headstock, “Custom” style split-diamond headstock inlay, and small pearloid block fingerboard inlays complete this first-class musical instrument.
|Model:||Les Paul Recording|
|Neck Shape:||60's SlimTaper|
|Neck Dimensions:||.790 1st - .990 12th|
|Width at Nut:||1.695"|
|Pickups:||LP Recording Pickups|
|Controls:||2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-way Toggle, Switchable “Fat Tap” setting for thick single-coil tones, Additional switches provide reverse-phase and Low-Z ground lift options|
|Unique Features:||A high-quality Jensen audio transformer converts the signal to a balanced low-impedance output for direct-to-DAW recording, while a second, High-Z output jack accommodates traditional guitar amps|
|Case:||Black Hardshell Case|