D'Addario XL Chromes Bass Strings






D'Addario XL Chrome bass strings give your sound a round, full low end without losing punch.


Wound for Warmth.

D'Addario XL Chromes are the industry standard in flatwound guitar strings. They deliver a round, full low end, making them ideal for jazz players of all types. Wound with flattened stainless steel ribbon wire, XL Chromes are then polished to unparalleled smoothness.


Flatwound Construction

Flat wound strings feature precisely flattened stainless steel wrap wire that is wound and polished to provide an ultr smooth feel and a full, mellow tone.


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.


ECB81 is a light gauge flat wound string set for long scale electric bass. 

ECB82 is a medium gauge flat wound string set for long scale electric bass.


Available in the following sizes:

  • Light Long Scale - 45-100
  • Medium Long Scale - 50-105

TV Jones handcrafts your pickup and wiring harness at the time of order. Generally, orders ship within three to five business days.

If you require expedited service, please let us know in the notes when you order and we will do our best to accomodate your situation.