Fender launches a new acoustic collection, the Paramount series

Including a banjo, mandolin and resonator.

As part of its huge 2022 lineup launch, Fender has launched the new Paramount range of acoustic guitars and folk instruments.

All of the guitars in the range feature either a solid spruce or solid mahogany top, paired with solid mahogany back and sides, as well as a newly-developed X-bracing pattern.

All of the guitars also include a set of Fender/Fishman-designed pickups, and a unique set of aesthetic appointments, including snowflake-shaped pearloid fingerboard inlays, feathered purfling, a rosette, backstrip and a black or tigerstripe pickguard.

Paramount PD-220E Dreadnought

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Paramount PD-220E Dreadnought

The PD-220E Dreadnought features an ovangkol bridge and fingerboard, slim-taper mahogany neck, bone nut and saddle. It’s also loaded with the brand-new Fender/Fishman-designed Sonitone Plus pickup, with soundhole-mounted controls.

Lists for $829.99 / £649 / €749

Paramount PO-220E Orchestra

Paramount PO-220E Orchestra

The PO-220E Orchestra’s construction consists of an ovangkol bridge and fingerboard, slim-taper mahogany neck, bone nut and saddle. It’s fitted with a Fender/Fishman-designed pickup that’s voiced to compliment the newly designed orchestra body shape.

Lists for $829.99 / £649 / €749

Paramount PS-220E Parlor

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Paramount PS-220E Parlor

This guitar has a newly-designed Parlo body shape, voiced for a “tight, articulate tone,” with a Fender/Fishman-designed pickup to match. it features an ovangkol bridge and 14-fret fingerboard, slim-taper mahogany neck, bone nut and saddle.

Lists for $829.99 / £649 / €749

Paramount Series PB-180E Banjo

Paramount Series PB-180E Banjo

The PB-180E Banjo comes loaded with a proprietary set of Fishman electronics to amplify the sound. It features a mahogany rim, a Remo Fiberskyn head, a walnut fingerboard with snowflake inlays, an arm rest, and a genuine bone nut.

Lists for $449.99 / £339 / €399

Paramount Series PM-180E Mandolin

Paramount Series PM-180E Mandolin

The PM-180E Mandolin is made with a spruce top, and a mahogany A- style body fitted with parallel tone bar bracing. It’s fitted with a Fishman pickup, and has a walnut fingerboard with snowflake inlays, open-gear tuners with pearloid buttons and a genuine bone nut.

Lists for $399.99 / £339 / €399

Paramount Series PR-180E Resonator

Paramount Series PR-180E Resonator

The PR-180E Resonator has an all-mahogany construction and spider resonating cone provides superior sustain for the quintessential bluegrass sound, as well as the revered Fishman Nashville pickup system. Other appointments include an ovangkol fingerboard with snowflake inlays, a genuine bone nut and a hardshell case.

Lists for $549.99 / £549 / €599

Stay tuned to Guitar.com for more from Fender’s 2022 lineup launch.

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