The PRS SE A40E is an acoustic-electric guitar with exceptional sound quality and playability, making it perfect for any aspiring musician.



The PRS SE A40E acoustic guitar is a beautifully crafted instrument that delivers rich, warm tones with stunning clarity. The guitar features a solid Sitka spruce top, which is known for its powerful projection and excellent tonal balance, making it perfect for solo performances and studio recordings.

The PRS SE A40E boasts a solid Ovangkol back and sides, a tonewood that is highly regarded for its rich midrange and warm, woody sound. This tonewood also provides the guitar with excellent sustain and a strong, punchy low end, making it a versatile instrument that can handle any type of playing style.

The guitar has a 25.3 scale length, which is slightly shorter than the traditional 25.5 length found on many acoustic guitars. This shorter scale length makes it easier to play intricate finger-picking patterns and allows for better intonation, making it a great choice for beginner and intermediate players.

The PRS SE A40E also comes equipped with an under-saddle pickup and Fishman GT1 preamp system, providing players with a versatile range of tonal options. The preamp system features a volume control, tone control, and a built-in tuner, making it easy to adjust your sound on the fly.

The guitar has a beautiful natural finish, highlighting the stunning grain of the tonewoods used to create it. The body of the guitar is bound in a natural-coloured herringbone detail, giving it a touch of classic style and sophistication.

Overall, the PRS SE A40E is an exceptional acoustic guitar that delivers exceptional sound quality and versatility. With its solid tonewoods, comfortable playability, and convenient preamp system, it is a great choice for musicians of all skill levels and playing styles. If you’re looking for a reliable, high-quality acoustic guitar, the PRS SE A40E is definitely worth considering.

PRS SE A40E properties

Product name SE A40E
Brand PRS
Type String Instruments
String Instruments Acoustic Guitar
Number of Strings 6 pcs
String Type Steel
Built-in Microphone No
Handedness Right-handed
Number of Frets 20
Cutaway Single Cutaway
Size 4/4
Wood Type (front) Spruce
Wood Type (back) Ovangkol
Wood Type (body sides) Ovangkol
Wood Type (neck) Mahogany
Wood Type (fretboard) Ebony
Colour Wood

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Built-in Microphone


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1 review for PRS SE A40E

  1. Aaron

    I recently purchased the PRS SE A40E Acoustic Guitar in December and I must say, I am quite disappointed with my purchase. As a musician and waiter living in Lincoln, I have come across some remarkable acoustic guitars, but this one failed to impress me. I would rate it a 2 out of 5 possible points.

    The PRS SE A40E comes with 20 number of frets, which is a decent number when compared to other acoustic guitars. However, I found that the sound quality was lacking and the guitar did not stay in tune for very long. The right-handed handiness was not an issue, as I am right-handed myself.

    Compared to other known acoustic guitars in its price range, the PRS SE A40E Acoustic Guitar was a disappointment. The sound did not have the same warm tone that other guitars in similar price ranges had.

    Furthermore, the delivery of the guitar to Lincoln was delayed and it arrived after the expected delivery date, which was a bit of an inconvenience for me.

    Overall, I would not recommend this guitar to anyone looking for a high-quality acoustic guitar. There are much better options out there for a similar price range.

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