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11-56

Medium Top / Extra Heavy Bottom Set NYXL1156

NYXL1156 is optimized for tuning guitars down a whole step to D or for players who prefer a heavier string setup. 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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NYXL1156 is optimized for tuning guitars down a whole step to D or for players who prefer a heavier string setup. 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
NYS011 D 0.0110 in 15.580 lbs
NYS014 A 0.0140 14.160
NYS019 F 0.0190 16.430
NYNW032 C 0.0320 21.830
NYNW044 G 0.0440 21.970
NYNW056 D 0.0560 19.910

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Tuning: Drop Tuning
  • 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
  • NYXL1156 optimally designed for tuning guitars down a whole step to D or for players who prefer a heavier string setup: Plain Steel .011, .014, .019, Nickel Wound .032, .044, .056
  • 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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