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Medium Set XSM1140

D'Addario XS Mandolin Phosphor Bronze combines 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. Available in Phosphor Bronze for Mandolin in medium gauge.
 
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D'Addario XS Mandolin Phosphor Bronze combines 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. Available in Phosphor Bronze for Mandolin in medium gauge.

String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
- E 0.011 in 23.25 lbs
- E 0.011 23.25
- A 0.015 19.26
- A 0.015 19.26
- D 0.026 23.36
- D 0.026 23.36
- G 0.040 24.48
- G 0.040 24.48

Product Features

  • Coating: XS
  • Number Of Strings: 8
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Phosphor Bronze

  • XS Phosphor Bronze strings have the longest life of any D’Addario acoustic string, thanks to the ultra-thin XS film coating.
  • 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, .011, .015, .015, .026w, .026w, .040w, .040w

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


Curious what strings are best for you? Find your perfect set with String Finder

 

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.

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

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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.

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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



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