PRS rebrands Jimi Hendrix-inspired HX amp line as ‘HDRX’ after trademark conflicts with Line 6 HX range

PRS HDRX 100 and HDRX 50
(Image credit: PRS)

PRS has had to rebrand its recently announced Jimi Hendrix-inspired HX amps to ‘HDRX’, after Yamaha Guitar Group claimed the trademark conflicted with its Line 6 HX stompboxes.

In a statement released on October 26, PRS COO Jack Higginbotham said: 

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.