D’Addario NYXL strings will bend farther, sing louder, and stay in tune better than any string you’ve played before. Envisioned, perfected, and manufactured by D’Addario in New York, this precision-engineered, break-resistant, high-carbon steel core and plain steel alloy delivers a whole new level of freedom, confidence, and power.
NY Steel is processed in D'Addario's exclusive wire facility in Farmingdale, New York. Through advanced machinery and processes, our premium high carbon steel delivers unmatched tuning stability and superior break resistance.
Hex Core Construction
Priecision drawn hexagonal core was poineered by D'Addario. This innovation allows the wrap wire to grip the core for superior dimensional stability, enhanced durability and precise intonation.
String Winding Technology
String winding equipment is designed and built by D;Addario's engineering team, guaranteeing a production range of 500,000 to 700,000 strings per day. Digitally-controlled string sinding machines ensure productivity, accuracy, and consistency.
D'Addario's in-house wire drawing machines produce musical instrument wire to our exact specifications. Control over materials, equipment, and quality allows us to deliver high performance products.
No string has ever offered this level of stability. Torture test prove NYXLs stay in tun 131% better, so you can spend less time tuning and more time playing.
The reformulated nickel-plated stell wrap wire boosts output in the 1kHz to 3.5 kHz range, modernizig overall tone, without ever losing that incredible nickel-plated steel feel you love.
At two whole steps higher, NYXL strings are still at less than 75% of their breaking point. In the same setting, standard strings are at 90% of their breaking point.
NYXL45100 is a regular light gauge string set for long scale basses. The high carbon steel used in NYXL strings offers higher break strength, enhanced tuning stability, and accentuated mid-range frequency response.