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D'Addario XS Acoustic Phosphor Bronze strings combine our most popular acoustic alloy with our most advanced string coating technology, resulting in clear tone, smooth feel, and superior tuning stability – all with the longest possible string life. With its ultra-thin film coating on every wound string and a unique polymer treatment on the plain steels, XS offers our highest level of protection for maximum life. XS also features NY Steel high carbon core and plain string wire, and our exclusive Fusion Twist, for incomparable break strength and tuning stability. XS is the most innovative coated string we’ve ever created. Never Fade Away!
 
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D'Addario XS Acoustic Phosphor Bronze strings combine our most popular acoustic alloy with our most advanced string coating technology, resulting in clear tone, smooth feel, and superior tuning stability – all with the longest possible string life. With its ultra-thin film coating on every wound string and a unique polymer treatment on the plain steels, XS offers our highest level of protection for maximum life. XS also features NY Steel high carbon core and plain string wire, and our exclusive Fusion Twist, for incomparable break strength and tuning stability. XS is the most innovative coated string we’ve ever created. Never Fade Away!

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
- E 0.011 in 19.63 lbs
- B 0.015 20.41
- G 0.022 25.36
- D 0.032 29.93
- A 0.042 28.93
- E 0.052 24.23

Product Features

  • Coating: XS Film Covering
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Phosphor Bronze

  • D'Addario's most advanced coating technology allows the string windings to be completely protected from contaminants preserving a lasting, clear tone with maximum life.
  • High carbon steel wire and Fusion Twist technologies deliver unrivaled tuning stability and break resistance. Strings stay in tune 131% better than traditional strings!
  • Less acoustic damping than other coated strings, delivering true and pure iconic D’Addario tone.
  • The inner packaging features a resealable zip closure, for ease of opening as well as storage of unused strings
  • String Gauges: .011, .015, .022w, .032w, .042w, .052w

Learn more about XS - the most innovative coated strings ever created.


 

How can I extend the life of my strings?

There are many factors that can affect the lifespan of your strings. Here are some tips to help extend the life of your strings:

1. Wipe down your strings after each use.

2. Try D'Addario X-Series strings! Our two X Series options each use a distinct method to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of uncoated strings.

XT combines high carbon steel cores with an advanced corrosion resistance treatment added over the string to enhance string longevity. XS makes use of a special film and innovative application process, allowing the string to last longer than any string we've produced before.

3. Try these maintenance and care products to prolong string life and performance. 

 

How do I restring my guitar?

Check out the videos to learn the restringing process for electric, acoustic, classical, bass, and other instruments. You will also find videos on restringing, tuning, humidification, and general maintenance.

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Tone Longevity

Tone Longevity

Let that iconic D'Addario tone ring out. With XS, harmonic overtones remain full and bright after many hours of playing.

EXCEPTIONAL TUNING STABILITY

EXCEPTIONAL TUNING STABILITY

Spend less time tuning and more time playing. Torture tests prove that fusion twist plain steels stay in tune better than standard strings.


THE D'ADDARIO TONE LIVES ON IN EVERY STRING

"Several years ago, I posed a simple question to our team of engineers and
product designers: Can D'Addario create the world's greatest coated string, bar none?

I am proud to say our team rose to every one of these incredible challenges (and a host of others) and we're launching the new XS coated string."


- JIM D'ADDARIO, Chairman of the Board/Chief Innovation Officer of D'Addario