What are D’Addario XS Phosphor Bronze strings?
Thinly Coated for Long-lasting Great Tone D’Addario is on a mission to create the finest coated acoustic strings the world has ever seen. The D’Addario XS Phosphor Bronze series is one such result of that labor.
XS Phosphor Bronze acoustic strings feature an NY Steel hexagonal core with a wrap wire of phosphor bronze to deliver balanced warmth and enhanced harmonic content that span the entire neck. Not only that, but XS Phosphor Bronze acoustic guitar strings feature an ultra-thin film coating for added protection against sweat and grime. This coating give the strings long-lasting great tone — some of the longest lasting in the D’Addario catalog — and dramatically extended playtime between string swaps.
You also get D’Addario’s Fusion Twist technology and digitally controlled winding for increased tuning stability and consistency from set to set. If you’re looking for D’Addario coated acoustic strings that sound great and give you double-digit hours of playtime between sets, XS Phosphor Bronzes are a clear winner.
XS is breathing new life into coated strings. With its ultra-thin film coating on every wound string and unique polymer treatment on the plain steels, XS offers our highest level of protection for maximum life with an uncommonly smooth feel. XS is the most innovative coated string ever created.
Lasting Tone Maximum Life
A tremendous leap forward in coating technology allows the string windings to be completely protected from contaminants for lasting tone and maximum life.
Incredible Strength & Stability
With NY Steel as its core, XS offers greater break strength and tuning stability which are only enhanced by our proprietary Fusion Twist technology.
Impossibly Thin, Always True
Thanks to an incredibly thin coating, every XS string stays true to the iconic D’Addario tone.