D'Addario XL Nickel electric strings are the "Player's Choice," known for delivering a universally appealing and versatile tone, no matter your playing style.
D'Addario XLs are the standard against which all other strings are measured. Since 1974, XLs have been the world's go-to electric guitar string.
Drawn in-house with high carbon steel wire, XL strings are precision wound for unparalleled consistency. Proprietary Hex-Core innovation ensures perfect intonation, consistent feel, and reliable durability, producing a string which is revered by guitarists everywhere.
These XL Nickel Wound electric guitar strings are their most popular string for a reason. We find they give your guitar a fresh and detailed sound with supreme durability and zero sacrifice. A hexagon shaped carbon steel core is wound in nickel-plated steel which provides ample defense to wear and tear and of course, optimal feel.
EXL120 is a super light gauge set with maximum flexibility and biting tone.
EXL110 is D'Addario's best-selling set of strings for electric guitar.
EXL115 is preferred for their moderate flexibility and rich, full tone.
EXL140 is a hybrid gauge set that combines EXL110 for flexibility with heavier 4th, 5th and 6th strings for a more solid low end.
Available in 4 sizes: