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10-46

Balanced Tension Regular Light NYXL1046BT

The balanced tension profile of NYXL1046BT creates an even response across all strings in the set when bending, strumming, fretting, and picking. 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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The balanced tension profile of NYXL1046BT creates an even response across all strings in the set when bending, strumming, fretting, and picking. 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
NYS010 E 0.0100 in 16.220 lbs
NYS0135 B 0.0135 16.590
NYS017 G 0.0170 16.580
NYNW025 D 0.0250 17.150
NYNW034 A 0.0340 17.140
NYNW046 E 0.0460 16.830

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • 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
  • NYXL1046BT Balanced Tension sets allow for evenly balanced bending, strumming, fretting, picking, and plucking: Plain Steel .010, .0135, .017, Nickel Wound .025, .034, .046
  • 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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