Guitar Strings

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NYXL Nickel Round Wound

STAY IN TUNE BETTER: No string has ever offered this level of stability. Torture tests prove NYXLs stay in tune 131% better.
STRUM HARDER: Put more power in your power chords. Strength tests prove that NYXLs are 20-40% stronger than anything you’ve ever played.
MORE PUNCH AND CRUNCH: The reformulated nickel-plated steel alloy boosts amplitude in the 1 kHz to 3.5 kHz range, modernizing overall tone.
BEND FURTHER: Less than 75% of their breaking point. In the same setting, standard strings are at 90% of their full capacity.
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XL Nickel Round Wound

Precision wound with nickelplated steel onto a carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core.
The result, strings with long lasting, distinctive bright tone and excellent intonation, is ideal for the widest variety of guitars and musical styles.
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XL Balanced Tension

Comprised of mathematically optimized string gauge combinations, resulting in greater control and playing comfort.
Combined with the distinctive bright tone of XL nickel wound strings, each set offers greater dynamic control and a more consistent feel between strings for evenly balanced bending, strumming, fretting, picking, and plucking.
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EXP Nickel Round Wound

The most natural-sounding, longest-lasting coated strings available.
EXP Coated Technology starts with the highest quality nickel plated steel wrap wire, precision drawn and micro-coated on advanced machinery.
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XL ProSteels Round Wound

An exclusive corrosion-resistant steel alloy that delivers super-bright tone without shrill overtones. Harmonically rich and brilliantly penetrating highs combined with pronounced, tight-and-tough lows. If you’re looking for more crunch, bite, and sustain, ProSteels are the choice for you.
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XL Chromes Flat Wound

The world’s most popular flatwound strings, wound with flattened stainless steel ribbon wire which is polished to an incredibly smooth surface. Chromes deliver a distinctive damped but tone-rich sound that only flatwounds can produce.
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Nickel Wound Slinky

Precision manufactured to the highest standards and most exacting specifications to ensure consistency, optimum performance and long life. Wound strings are made from nickel plated steel wire wrapped around a hex shaped steel core wire and plain strings are made of specially tempered tin plated high carbon steel producing a well balanced tone.
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Paradigm Slinky

Delivers the iconic Slinky tone. Advanced guitar strings – break-resistant, longer lasting and durable under tough playing conditions.
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Reinforced Plain Strings (RPS) Slinky

A patented winding of bronze wire is tightly wrapped around the lock twist of the ball end of plain strings. String slippage and breakage are minimized at the ball end where these most often occur. RPS strings last longer and stay in tune better than conventional plain strings. Wound strings are the same used in Nickel Wound Slinky.
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Classic Pure Nickel Slinky

Made from pure nickel wire wrapped around tin plated hex shaped steel core wire. These guitar strings produce a warm rich tone.
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Stainless Steel Slinky

Made from stainless steel wire wrapped around tin plated, hex shaped, steel core wire. Plain strings are tin plated, high carbon steel. These strings provide brighter tone and longer string life.
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Cobalt Slinky

• Latest innovation in string technology, engineered to maximize output and clarity.
• For a new voice, Cobalt strings provide an extended dynamic range, incredible harmonic response, increased low end, and crisp, clear highs.
• Provides a stronger magnetic relationship between pickups and strings than any other alloy previously available.
• Cobalt Slinkys are also soft and silky to the touch, making string bending a breeze.
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M-Steel Slinky

Maraging Steel is a superalloy used in high stress applications for the aerospace and defense industries. The wound strings are comprised of a patented Super Cobalt alloy wrapped around a Maraging steel hex core wire, producing a richer and fuller tone with powerful low end response.
M-Steel plain strings are comprised of a specially tempered steel for maximum fatigue resistance. A patented winding of steel around the ball end of the plain strings reduces slippage, breakage and stays in tune better than conventional plain strings.
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Coated Titanium RPS Slinky

• The latest technological advancements in string manufacturing.
• Wound strings are treated with groundbreaking nanotechnology that repels unwanted moisture and oils that negatively impact your tone.
• Each plain string features a patented reinforcement winding of titanium wire.
• Titanium’s inherent strength prevents string breakage, string slippage, and is proven to keep your guitar strings in tune.
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Nickel Plated Steel with NANOWEB Coating

Delivers the bright and lively tone with the presence, punch and personality of traditional electric guitar strings, and with extended tone life.
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Nickel Plated Steel with POLYWEB Coating

Delivers the distinct warm tone together with extended tone life, and cuts down on finger squeak.
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Nickel Plated Steel with OPTIWEB Coating

The performance of a natural string — crisp tone, natural feel and playable grip without sacrificing the signature long-lasting tone life.
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Guitar Boomers Roundwound

For over forty years, Boomers have been THE POWER STRING, and continue to be the standard for musicians in many genres. Known form their bright tone and powerful attack, Boomers are the ideal nickel-plated steel string for all of your musical needs.
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Nickel Bronze

Featuring an innovative combination of nickel-plated phosphor bronze wrapped onto a high carbon NY steel core, and delivers unrivaled clarity, resonance and projection, as well as outstanding balance and harmonically rich overtones.
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85/15 Bronze Round Wound

Combines the brilliance of 80/20 bronze with the longer life characteristics of Phosphor Bronze. The 85/15 Bronze wrap wire is precision wound onto a carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped high carbon steel core, resulting in long lasting, bright sounding tone with excellent intonation.
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80/20 Bronze Round Wound

Popular for recording due to their crisp, deep and projecting tone and appeal to many traditionalists and vintage enthusiasts for their historical significance. Wound on a hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core, resulting in long lasting, bright sounding tone with excellent intonation.
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Phosphor Bronze Round Wound

Warm, bright and well balanced acoustic tone. Precision wound with corrosion resistant phosphor bronze onto a carefully drawn, hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core. The result is long lasting, bright sounding tone with excellent intonation.
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EXP Coated 80/20 Bronze

Break-resistant and high-carbon steel wire: unprecedented strength and pitch stability. High quality wrap wire materials, precision drawn and micro-coated on advanced proprietary machinery, each EXP set maintains that familiar uncoated tone while adding up to 4 times more life.
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EXP Coated Phosphor Bronze

Plain strings and hexagonal cores made of revolutionary NY High Carbon Steel. Forged, drawn and coated to deliver unprecedented strength and pitch stability, each EXP set maintains that familiar uncoated tone with a minimum of 4 times more life.
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Earthwood 80/20 Bronze

Made from 80% copper, 20% zinc wire wrapped around hex shaped tin plated steel core wire. The most popular acoustic guitar strings provide a crisp, ringing sound with pleasing overtones.
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Earthwood Phosphor Bronze

• Produced with an exclusive phosphor bronze wrap wire.
• Concert quality strings provide deep, rich bass notes with clear bright trebles.
• Made with the finest and freshest raw materials, and hermetically sealed to ensure the strings stay as fresh as the day they were made.
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Paradigm 80/20 Bronze

Delivers the iconic Slinky tone. Advanced guitar strings – break-resistant, longer lasting and durable under tough playing conditions.
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Paradigm Phosphor Bronze

Delivers the iconic Slinky tone. Advanced guitar strings – break-resistant, longer lasting and durable under tough playing conditions.
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Everlast Coated 80/20 Bronze

• Uses groundbreaking nanotechnology that repels unwanted moisture and oils that negatively impact your tone.
• Treatment is applied to both the inner hex core and outer wrap wire to provide ultimate protection without compromising tone or feel.
• A crisp, ringing sound with pleasing overtones.
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Everlast Coated Phosphor Bronze

• Uses groundbreaking nanotechnology that repels unwanted moisture and oils that negatively impact your tone.
• Treatment is applied to both the inner hex core and outer wrap wire to provide ultimate protection without compromising tone or feel.
• Warm rich bass tones with clear bright trebles.
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Aluminum Bronze

• More projection and clarity than traditional bronze strings, while also providing improved corrosion resistance.
• Made with Ernie Ball M-Steel hex cores and Aluminum Bronze wrap wire which provide more pronounced lows coupled with crisp brilliant highs.
• A blend of copper and aluminum specifically tailored for acoustic guitar strings.
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Coated Titanium RPS Slinky

Staying true to Ernie Ball’s heritage of superb craftsmanship and sound quality, Slinky Acoustic Guitar Strings are made with the finest and freshest raw materials, resulting in a crisp ringing sound with pleasing overtones.
• Exclusive protective coating on both the wrap wire and the plain strings.
• Patented winding of titanium wire around the lock twist of the ball end.
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80/20 Bronze with NANOWEB Coating

Anti-rust plated and delivers the bright and lively tone together with extended tone life, and cuts down on unnecessary finger friction.
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80/20 Bronze with POLYWEB Coating

Anti-rust plated and delivers a warm, “played-in” tone together with extended tone life and cuts down on finger squeak.
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Phosphor Bronze with NANOWEB Coating

Anti-rust plated and delivers distinctive phosphor bronze warmth and sparkle together with extended tone life.
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Bright Bronze

Breathe life into an overly mellow guitar! The unique core-to-cover ratio combined with the copper/zinc allow helps retain the richness of bronze and add a crisp sparkle to the finish.
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Pro-Arté Nylon Core

Sorted by a sophisticated computer-controlled laser machine which performs diameter and tension measurements, ensuring true-sounding, precise trebles in every set. Pro-Arte basses are wound using silver-plated copper on a multi-filament nylon core for consistent and warm, yet projecting tone.
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Pro-Arté Composite Core

Exclusive multifilament stranded core material which delivers a powerful, but warm tone which lasts 2-3 times longer than traditional classical strings. Contains an optional monofilament Composite 3rd/G string, which provides greater projection and optimal balance between basses and trebles.
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Pro-Arté Lightly Polished Composite Core

Exclusive multifilament core material which delivers a powerful, but warm tone which lasts 2-3 times longer than traditional classical strings. Each wound string is polished to a smooth surface for reduced finger noise. In addition to three traditional nylon treble strings, each set contains an optional monofilament composite 3rd/G string, which provides greater projection and optimal balance between basses and trebles.
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Pro-Arté Dynacore

Constructed using exclusive multifilament stranded core material with a revolutionary winding technique. The result is a truly unique and contemporary tone…rich, round and full with dramatically improved string life, tuning stability and consistency. This set is complimented by titanium trebles (bright and projecting) for optimal tonal balance. Additionally, each treble string is laser sorted for unsurpassed intonation consistency.
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Pro-Arté Carbon Classical

Featuring the fluorocarbon trebles, these strings are designed for unsurpassed intonation, contemporary projecting tone and responsive attack. Pro-Arté Carbons are paired with the Dynacore basses, constructed using the exclusive multifilament stranded core material with a revolutionary winding technique.
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EXP Classical

The revolutionary micro-fine EXP coating is applied to the silver-plated copper wrap wire before winding, creating a built-in barrier against corrosion and wear. This exclusive coating material and process delivers a transparent tone, natural feel and strings that last at least 4 times longer. Combined with precision laser-selected nylon trebles, EXPs are the ultimate classical strings.
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Pro-Arté Rectified

Precision rectified nylon trebles – each ground using centerless grinding technique. Roundness and dimension control are unsurpassed, ensuring absolutely perfect intonation. Classics are known for their warmer, mellower tone and slightly textured feel.
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Folk Nylon

Strings are constructed with high quality nylon and a ball end on each string to accommodate a variety of guitars and to facilitate easy installation.
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Student Classics

Great for beginners, students and professionals alike. Each set contains 3 clear nylon trebles and 3 silver-plated copper wound basses for the optimal balance of warm and projecting, long lasting tone.
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Ernesto Palla Nylon Classical

Ernesto Palla concert quality classical guitar strings are made of a solid nylon filament. Silver or gold 4th, 5th and 6th wound strings are made of silver or 80/20 bronze plated copper wrapped around a nylon floss core providing a smooth, rich tone.
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NYXL Bass

With reformulated nickel-plated steel wrap wire and NY steel at the core, NYXL bass delivers deep, powerful lows, accentuated harmonics, focused punch, and unrivaled tuning stability.
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XL Nickel Round Wound

Wound on exclusive digitally-controlled machines, ensuring each string has excellent intonation, clear fundamentals, and unparalleled consistency. Each string is wound with a nickelplated steel wrap wire known for distinctive bright tone with excellent magnetic output delivering a universally appealing and versatile tone for all playing styles.
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EXP Nickel Round Wound

The most natural-sounding, longest-lasting coated strings available. Highest quality wrap wire materials, precision drawn and micro coated on advanced machinery. Strings are then wound, delivering tone and feel identical to the XL line of bass strings, with a minimum of 4 times more life.
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XL FlexSteels Round Wound

The unique combination of flexible feel optimized for slap and finger-style playing coupled with a coveted deep and round tone with just the right amount of punch and bite. A harmonic-rich steel alloy with precisely formulated core-to-wrap diameters wound to the most precise specifications delivers this singular tone and feel with unsurpassed consistency and extra-long string life.
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XL ProSteels Round Wound

Brightest and most magnetic bass strings. A specialized steel alloy delivers harmonically rich, brilliant high-end coupled with deep, tight lows that work in tandem to create the coveted “Piano tone” steel players crave. Great for both articulate fingering or aggressive picking, ProSteels give you the extra edge and punch you need to cut through the mix.
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XL Chromes Flat Wound

Complex combination of interlocking underwindings on a hex core build a foundation for the delicate outer ribbon winding. After winding, each string is polished to produce an incredibly smooth surface.
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Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Bass

Phosphor Bronze is popular in the acoustic market for its resilient tone and boomy bass while affording players a smooth, consistent surface for picking or plucking.
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EXP Coated Phosphor Bronze Acoustic Bass

Most natural-sounding, longest-lasting coated strings available. EXP Coated Technology starts with the highest quality wrap wire materials, precision drawn and micro coated on advanced machinery. Strings are then wound normally, delivering tone and feel identical to D’Addario’s world renowned acoustic bass strings, with a minimum of 4 times more life.
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Slinky Bass

Strings are round-wound for maximum clarity and serious punch. Each bass string is manufactured with the finest and freshest raw materials.
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Slinky Flatwound

Combination of the smooth feel of traditional flats and the modern power of Cobalts. Featuring a SuperBright Cobalt Ribbon wrap, Cobalt Underwraps and optimal hex-core to wrap ratio, the new Flatwound Bass strings are the first flat that actually feels like a flat and sounds like a round.
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Cobalt Slinky

• Latest innovation in string technology, engineered to maximize output and clarity.
• For a new voice, Cobalt strings provide an extended dynamic range, incredible harmonic response, increased low end, and crisp, clear highs.
• Provides a stronger magnetic relationship between pickups and strings than any other alloy previously available.
• Cobalt Slinkys are also soft and silky to the touch, making string bending a breeze.
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Coated Slinky

• All wound strings are treated with groundbreaking nanotechnology that repels unwanted moisture and oils that negatively impact your tone.
• Made from nickel plated steel windings wrapped around tin plated, hex shaped steel core wire, Slinkys produce an all-around great sound.
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Earthwood Acoustic Bass

Made from 92% copper, 7.7% tin, 0.3% phosphorus wire wrapped around tin plated hex shaped steel core wire. These strings have a light orange, gold color and provide a mellow, ringing sound, with excellent clarity.
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Nickel Plated Steel with NANOWEB Coating

Delivers a rich, rounded tone with greater clarity and heavier mid-range presence, and reduces finder squeak.