EXL170, D'Addario's best-selling bass set and the standard for most electric basses, offers the ideal combination of bright, booming tone and comfortable feel. The most versatile and universally appealing set for all playing styles. Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches.
D'Addario XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass strings are world-renowned as "The Player's Choice" amongst bass players of all genres and styles. All XL strings are precision wound on our 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.
Elixir Strings Nickel Plated Steel Bass strings with a NANOWEB Coating took a year of intense research and feedback of 1000+ bassists. With the coating designed just for bass, these Nickel Plated Steel Strings offer enhanced grip, reduced finger squeak, and extended tone life. The tone is rich, rounded with greater clarity and heavier mid-range presence. While other bass strings lose their mojo fast due to dirt and debris, Elixir Strings is the only coated string brand to protect the entire string with an ultra-thin coating, keeping gunk out of the gaps between the windings. No wonder from the stadiums to the street, Elixir Strings players tell us their tone lasts longer than any other string, uncoated or coated.
Ernie Ball Super Slinky Bass Strings are round-wound for maximum clarity and serious punch. Each bass string is manufactured with the finest and freshest raw materials in the beautiful Coachella Valley of Southern California. The list of endorsers for Ernie Ball Slinky bass strings reads like a who's who of top selling artists.
For warm, jazzy tones, equip your fretless bass with a set of black nylon tapewound strings. The flat nylon wrapping saves your fretless fingerboard from the wear caused by roundwound strings. Soft on the fingers and easy on the ears, these strings impart a mellow tone and are built to last.
Ernie Ball Regular Slinky Bass Strings are round-wound for maximum clarity and serious punch. Each bass string is manufactured with the finest and freshest raw materials in the beautiful Coachella Valley of Southern California.