From the Manufacturer
We call it math. You'll call it music.
Available for guitar and bass, D’Addario Balanced Tension sets are comprised of mathematically optimized string gauge combinations, resulting in greater control and playing comfort. Combined with the distinctive bright tone of XL nickel wound strings, each set offers greater dynamic control and a more consistent feel between strings.Innovation at your fingertips:
Through extensive, detailed, and comprehensive testing, the performance advantages you’ll experience with D’Addario Balanced Tension XL sets over traditional strings are as follows:
- Based on traditional gauges, but optimized for “balanced tension” between strings
- Mathematically equalized resistance delivers comparable feel from string to string
- Even effort while bending, strumming, plucking and slapping delivers greater dynamic control.
More Balance, More Control, More Selection
XL Balanced Tension Sets are available in 3 different options for Bass Guitar:The D'Addario Difference
Your strings matter. D'Addario's XL Nickel Wound strings are engineered to serve as the critical link between you and your guitar. Our most popular bass guitar strings, XL's are precision wound with highly magnetic nickel-plated steel to exacting specifications, resulting in strings with long lasting, distinctive bright tone, and excellent intonation. Ideal for the widest variety of guitars and musical styles, XL's are the choice of countless professionals around the world.
The combination of the most advanced computer-controlled winding technology and stringent incoming wire inspection delivers unmatched consistency, string after string, set after set. Our passion for and commitment to environmentally responsible packaging and raw materials fuels our continued innovation. Every D'Addario string is made in the U.S.A., ensuring the highest quality and performance.
- Balanced Tension sets allow the player to apply the same amount of fret hand pressure to each string
- Round wound with nickelplated steel for distinctive bright tone
- Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh
- Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
- String Gauges: Nickel Wound .045, .060, .080, .107