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Guitars

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Guitars

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Jerry Auerswald Custom-Made Symbol Guitar

Jerry Auerswald Custom-Made Symbol Guitar

Prince can be seen with his custom-made Jerry Auerswald guitar in this picture. more

Hohner Madcat

Hohner Madcat

In this photo, one can see Prince with a Hohner Madcat, as well as in this vi... more

Needs Review Epiphone Crestwood Custom

Epiphone Crestwood Custom

In this photo, Prince can be seen playing a Epiphone Crestwood Custom. Borro... more

David Rusan's The Cloud Guitar

David Rusan's The Cloud Guitar

In the feature pic, Prince can be seen playing his custom guitar. More inf... more

Amplifiers

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Amplifiers

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Needs Review Soldano SLO 100 100-Watt Tube Guitar Amplifier

Soldano SLO 100 100-Watt Tube Guitar Amplifier

when prince was auto-named "the artist" Used on the following albums from ... more

Mesa Boogie Strategy 500 Poweramp

Mesa Boogie Strategy 500 Poweramp

One brand that seems to have made an impression on him is Mesa Boogie. He ha... more

Needs Review Mesa Engineering 4x12 Recto Traditional Slant Cabinet

Mesa Engineering 4x12 Recto Traditional Slant Cab...

These Mesa heads were usually paired with either Mesa Recto 4x12 cabs or Mars... more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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Line 6 MM4 Modulation Guitar Effects Pedal

Line 6 MM4 Modulation Guitar Effects Pedal

This image comes from [this article from *Pro Guitar Shop*](http://proguitars... more

Boss DS-2 Turbo Distortion

Boss DS-2 Turbo Distortion

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Boss VB-2 Vibrato Guitar Effect Pedal

Boss VB-2 Vibrato Guitar Effect Pedal

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DigiTech Whammy Pitch-Shifting Pedal

DigiTech Whammy Pitch-Shifting Pedal

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Microphones

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Microphones

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Shure Beta 57A Vocal Microphone

Shure Beta 57A Vocal Microphone

[Inside the club, the stage was set as it would be for a live show — vocal mi... more

Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

"That means he has everything routed into his SSL exactly as he wants. He was... more

Needs Review Sennheiser MD 431

Sennheiser MD 431

Prince used this microphone, painted gold of course, along with his gun holst... more

Bass Guitars

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Bass guitars

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Moon JJ-4 300B

Moon JJ-4 300B

"The Artist plays bass on nearly all of the Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic tracks... more

Warwick Thumb Fretless Bass

Warwick Thumb Fretless Bass

"When he picks up a bass onstage, he favors his white Warwick Thumb "Eye Bass... more

Warwick Thumb Bolt-On 4

Warwick Thumb Bolt-On 4

"When he picks up a bass onstage, he favors his white Warwick Thumb "Eye Bass... more

Guild Pilot Bass

Guild Pilot Bass

"Other basses include an old Guild Pilot and a gold-colored Ibanez Soundgear." more

Pianos

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Pianos

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Yamaha C7

Yamaha C7

Prince was delighted with the instrument when it was unveiled for him, enthus... more

Yamaha CP80 Electric Grand Piano

Yamaha CP80 Electric Grand Piano

In an interview with Dr. Fink and Rosie Gaines, when talking the gear use to ... more

Studio Equipment

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Studio equipment

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Avalon U5 DI Preamplifier

Avalon U5 DI Preamplifier

"The Artist plays bass on nearly all of the Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic tracks... more

Summit Audio MPC-100A Tube Pre-Amp and Compressor/Limiter

Summit Audio MPC-100A Tube Pre-Amp and Compressor...

The Artist plays bass on nearly all of the Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic tracks.... more

Furman Pl-8 Power Conditioner and Light Module

Furman Pl-8 Power Conditioner and Light Module

According to this site Prince used this piece of equipment. more

Digital Music Corp MX 8 MIDI Patchbay

Digital Music Corp MX 8 MIDI Patchbay

According to this site the Digital Music Corp MX-8 is used for MIDI switching. more

Modular Synthesizers

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E-mu Vintage Keys

E-mu Vintage Keys

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Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Roland Jupiter-8 Synthesizer

Roland Jupiter-8 Synthesizer

Notable users include Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, Jean Michel Jarre, The Prodi... more

Oberheim OB-Xa

Oberheim OB-Xa

Prince used the Oberheim OB-Xa as his go to Analog Synth starting on Dirty Mi... more

Yamaha DX7

Yamaha DX7

Purple Rain was the first album to introduce digital synths in Princes music.... more

Roland Jupiter-80

Roland Jupiter-80

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DJ Setup

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Dj setup

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Ampex MM-1200

Ampex MM-1200

According to [this interview with Rogers from *Tape Op* magazine](https://tap... more

Other Gear

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Needs Review Rane ME 30

Rane ME 30

According to this site Prince used this equalizer. more

Needs Review Jerry Auerswald Model c

Jerry Auerswald Model c

This is prince using the model c guitar custom made by Jerry Auerswald, Auers... more

Gear Guides

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7 Best Guitar Tuners

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11 Best Distortion Pedals for Guitar: Metal, Classic Rock, and Beyond

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Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated March 2020

The Top 11 Overdrive Pedals - 2020 Edition

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Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated February 2020