The only PRS guitar that I've ever owned was a Starla and I kick myself every day for selling it. Would it be possible to delve into the USA Starla pickups in particular, especially how they may differ from a "typical" humbucker? These designs deliberately diverge from the classic PRS profile, offering a retro vibe and captivating voice for players who prefer their rock a little left of center. Messages 453. I'm not sure the difference in the X vs Non-X deal. atomicmoondog Member. Categories; Brands; Versus; EN. It's $699 and almost a no brainer since this will be a gigging guitar. PRS Mira vs PRS S2 Starla. How much do they weigh? What about the pickup config? However, I have used my Les Paul and SC245 in the past in worship groups with great success, so should I just put a Vibramate on one of those guitars? Jun 7, 2016 #2 … It seems PRS is going forwards and backwards at the same time.Introduced at the recent Experience PRS event, the Starla is another Joe Knaggs design. It covered many different types of music for me. Now, following on that success, PRS has introduced the Starla, Mira’s exuberant little sister. PRS S2 Starla Check Price & Reviews. Go. It comes a year after the Knaggs-designed Mira that first signalled an attempt by PRS to court a different style of player. PRS Mira. 1 of 2 Go to page. It was very much it's own beast, but to me it was kind of like an SG-Gretsch love child. Share on. Read more: PRS Paul’s Guitar . PRS Mira Check Price & Reviews. My original thought is to get the new PRS SE Starla that is coming out. PRS S2 Starla. Anyone using one? In my humble opinion, they are the best pickup to date from PRS. The prices are about the same. EN PL DE. Next Last. It wouldn't involve any drilling, so it is pretty non-invasive. This guitar, which was unveiled in late 2008, offers a number of new features that depart not only from our ideas about what PRS is up to, but from the Mira as well. Look out for a full report in issue 371 of Guitarist, on sale 26 July. Jun 7, 2016 #1 I am curious what are the differences between these two guitars. It was a fantastic guitar! A New Standard: SE Mira and SE Starla Stoptail The Mira and Starla models have a storied past in the PRS line up, and as two of the newest SE Series models, they look to have a bright future as well. In an exclusive ‘first play’ test we get our hands on the new S2 Custom, Starla and Mira to report our first impressions. The Mira and Starla models have a large following in the classic US-built PRS line up. The electronics are mounted on the pickguard, just like the US versions. We know they are both solid mahogany bodied guitars with stop tail designs. This may be controversial, but they are the sound that I have searched for nearly thirty years to find. The Mira comes loaded with PRS SE 85/15 “S” pickups, whereas the Starla comes with the DS-02 treble and bass pickups. I currently have Starla pickups in ALL seven of my PRS guitars. Thread starter sgguitarzz; Start date Jun 7, 2016; 1; 2; Next. Comparison of PRS Mira and PRS S2 Starla based on specifications, reviews and ratings. PRS S2 - Vela vs Mira. sgguitarzz Member. If the Starla began with the idea of a singlecut Mira, it certainly didn’t stop there. PRS SE Mira and Starla models. Messages 2,170.