Spectacularly beautiful quilted maple on the body top. PE-480 offers broad distinction and higher playability achieved with the advantage of thinner body and lighter weight. Heel-less cutaway neck joint and contoured body back are also distinctive points the PE series offer. Original pickup “CPH-1C” employed to create a warm and clear projection. Dual sound switches enable you to select the pickups mode in parallel and series to work on various tone range.