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09-80

Super Light 8-String Set NYXL0980

NYXL0980 is optimized for 8-string electric guitars. The high carbon steel used in NYXL strings offers higher break strength, enhanced tuning stability, and accentuated mid-range frequency response.
 
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NYXL0980 is optimized for 8-string electric guitars. The high carbon steel used in NYXL strings offers higher break strength, enhanced tuning stability, and accentuated mid-range frequency response.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
NYS009 E 0.0090 in 18.190 lbs
NYS012 B 0.0120 18.150
NYS016 G 0.0160 20.320
NYNW024 D 0.0240 21.680
NYNW032 A 0.0320 21.360
NYNW044 E 0.0440 21.500
NYNW060 B 0.0600 22.680
NYNW080 F# 0.0800 21.670

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 8
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Nickel-Plated Steel

  • NYXL's feature D'Addario's exclusive New York manufactured, high carbon steel alloy for unprecedented strength play fearlessly
  • Improved tuning stability compared to traditional nickel wound strings - get in tune faster, stay in tune better
  • Wound strings with enhanced mid-range frequency response in the 1 - 3.5 kHz range more presence and crunch to cut through the mix
  • NYXL0980 is optimized for 30" scale length: Plain Steel .009 .012 .016 Nickel Wound .024 .032 .044 .060 .080
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

Does D’Addario have an online string tension guide?

Yes. We offer String Tension Pro - a free, easy-to-use website that allows you to create customized string sets, compare string sets, and determine the optimum gauges for your instrument and tuning. To learn more, click here.

 

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 XT strings, which utilize a proprietary treatment to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of your favorite uncoated strings. 

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.

  

RESOURCES

The science behind balanced tension

Guide to C-A-G-E-D

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