DADDARIO is a string manufacturer that produces strings for guitars, basses, and so on. They also introduced the industry's first automatic winding machine to develop round-wound strings. The classic XL NICKEL series has become a global standard that is preferred by guitarists and bassists around the world. A new series of electric guitar strings, the NY XL series, was announced in 2014, and the XT series was announced in 2019, and both pitch stability and string durability have been greatly improved. Despite being a long-established brand that originated in Italy about 400 years ago, it is still a leading string manufacturer that is constantly innovating and growing.
The XT NICKEL series long-life coated strings for electric guitars, produced by combining high carbon steel and advanced coating technology with breaking resistance, pitch stability to provide long life string that has the tone and feeling of non-coated strings. A thin, hydrophobic coating is applied to both wound and plain strings to prevent corrosion from sweat and moisture. The advanced coating technology maintains the natural tone and feel of newly stretched strings.
High quality guitar strings that achieve an exceptional dynamic range and wide harmonic response. A NYXL nickel-plated wire is wrapped around the core of the NY STEEL to obtain a characteristic tone in the mid-range for high output and good sound.
DADDARIO's standard classic electric guitar string, the XL NICKEL series, which is widely used by guitarists around the world and continues to gain overwhelming praise. A bright sound that adopts orthodox nickel winding that is recommended for various playing styles.
The XL CHROME series is the industry standard for flat wound strings. A stainless steel flat ribbon wire is used for the winding wire for a smooth touch and feel. While having a strong tone, they produce a warm, mellow tone that is ideal for jazz and blues players.
The PURE NICKEL series with warm vintage tones inspired by 50s and 60s sounds. It produces rich tones you could often hear in blues, rock and roll, surf, and rockabilly at the time.
The XL PRO STEELS series features bright tones. Using stainless steel for winding wire of the wound strings, the series boasts the highest magnetic force of the DADDARIO series and outputs a powerful sound.
The XL HALF ROUNDS series is made by grinding a round wire with stainless steel wound strings and finishing it smoothly. It has a unique feeling that combines rounded overtones with a smooth string touch that reduces fingering noise.
The EXP ELECTRIC series long life string with a coating on the classic nickel-wound string. A series that has a uniform coating on the wound wire, while maintaining the feeling of a non-coated string, but also being more resistant to corrosion.
Coated acoustic guitar strings that, while retaining the beautiful sound of Phosphor bronze strings, combine high carbon steel and advanced coating technology to achieve breaking resistance, pitch stability and long life with a tone and feeling that approaches non-coated strings. A thin, hydrophobic coating is applied to both wound and plain strings to prevent corrosion from sweat and moisture. The advanced coating technology maintains the natural tone and feel of newly stretched strings.
Long life acoustic guitar strings that, while maintaining the bright and rich sound of 80/20 bronze, use a combination of high carbon steel and advanced coating technology that achieves breaking resistance, pitch stability and long life with a tone and feeling close to non-coated strings. A thin, hydrophobic coating is applied to both wound and plain strings to prevent corrosion from sweat and moisture. The advanced coating technology maintains the natural tone and feel of newly stretched strings.
The NICKEL BRONZE series brings out the natural tones of an acoustic guitar. Uses Phosphor bronze wound strings with a nickel plated high carbon steel core. It provides tones that balance the contours, overtones, and clarity of sound.
Since its introduction in 1974, the PHOSPHOR BRONZE series has continued to be favored by artists all over the world and the series has become a synonym for acoustic guitar sound. Adopting a bronze string with a small amount of phosphorus added for a beautiful sound. Resistance to corrosion is also improved, and a good tone is maintained and provided for longer periods.
The large classic 80/20 BRONZE series of acoustic guitar strings. DADDARIO was a pioneer and adopted 80/20 bronze for acoustic guitar strings. Created in the 1930s by John D'Addario Sr. and John D'Angelico, they feature a bright, crisp, deep sound. Almost 90 years after the series was developed, it is still a world standard acoustic guitar string that is still preferred by artists all over the world.
The FLAT TOPS PHOSPHOR series has a round-wound Phosphor bronze string whose surface has been ground and polished to provide a smooth string touch. While retaining the glittering tones and sustain unique to Phosphor Bronze, it provides a smooth texture and reduces unnecessary fingering noise.
SILK & STEEL series with an attractive soft tone. By using silk between the core wire and the winding wire, they provide a soft, warm tone. It is an acoustic guitar string popular not only for folk players, but also for guitarists who use small guitars and vintage guitars.
The GYPSY JAZZ series of guitar strings ideal for gypsy jazz players. Using silver plated copper winding strings, they provide a warm, clear sound. Great for Django Reinhardt style and other acoustic jazz ensembles.
The EXP ACOUSTIC series with coated Phosphor Bronze strings. A coated acoustic guitar string that has a long life, has a coating that is 50% thinner than in the past, with a natural string touch and the glittering tones unique to Phosphor Bronze.
The XT series of classical guitar strings combines bass strings that have achieved the longest life in the history of DADDARIO, with a unique coating that boasts high tuning stability, and the PRO-ARTE treble strings, which are renowned for their accurate intonation. They provide a long-life, uncoated feel, strength, and pitch stability.
The PRO-ARTE NYLON series of classic guitar strings offers warm, rich tones created by the nylon high-pitched strings with precise intonation and bass strings of the silver-plated copper or 80/20 BRONZE wound. The treble strings used in PRO-ARTE are computer-controlled in diameter and tension by an X-Y laser micrometer, providing stable, accurate, unrivaled sound. It is a classic classical guitar string that is loved all over the world.
The PRO-ARTE CARBON series combines high-tone fluorocarbon strings with the well-established PRO-ARTE DYNACORE low-strings for their powerful sound. The sound rises quickly and features a bright, modern tone with density and tension. They provide the sound and tension demanded by modern classical guitar players, with precise and outstanding intonation.
The PRO-ARTE DYNACORE series combines titanium treble strings with low-pitched strings using a unique multifilament strand core material. The bass string has a rich, rounded tone, with improved tuning stability and string life. The treble strings provide a balanced bright sound, as well as a good balance with the bass strings.
The PRO-ARTE COMPOSITE series offers a bold, speedy response by using its own composite core for the bass strings. String life and tuning stability are further improved when compared to nylon cores. In addition to the usual PRO-ARTE nylon for the 3rd string, a composite string with a brighter and more open tones is also included. It provides a dynamic and well-balanced sound from low to high strings.
The PRO-ARTE LIGHTLY POLISHED series has a smooth finish unique to the PRO-ARTE COMPOSITE, and has a dynamic, well-balanced sound, while achieving a smoother string touch. Providing rich sound, the series also reduces fingering noise. As with PRO-ARTE COMPOSITE, the series also comes with composite 3rd string.
The PRO-ARTE RECTIFIED series improves the roundness of nylon strings and provides more accurate intonation. The original centerless grinding technology precisely controls the shape and dimensions of the nylon strings. The series features a warm, soft tone.
The CLASSICS series offers high quality strings unique to DADDARIO at a price that is within reach for beginners and students on limited budgets. The high tone of clear nylon strings and the low tone of silver-plated copper strings are combined to create a well-balanced, warm tone. In addition to normal and hard tensions, there is a lineup of 4 types for 1/2 and 3/4 sizes with normal tension.
The ball-end specs of the FOLK NYLON series allow them to be easily installed on an acoustic guitar as well as classical guitars. It combines high-pitched strings of clear black nylon, and silver-plated copper wound or bass strings of 80/20 BRONZE.
PRO-ARTE HALF SETS allow guitarists around the world to freely combine high and low strings to meet their diverse musical styles and needs. You can select materials, tensions, and gauges that cannot be obtained with a normal set, and thus customize the sound to your taste and desire.
The EXP CLASSICAL series offers long life by winding an EXP coated winding wire around a multifilament core. The ultra-thin coating protects the strings from corrosion and abrasion, and also provides a good string touch with a fresh, bright sound and a 3-4 times longer life than in the past. The high-pitched strings use PRO-ARTE nylon, which has a reputation for accurate intonation.
A combination of high carbon steel and advanced coating technology provides a long-life coated string for electric bass that achieves breaking resistance, pitch stability and long life that is close to non-coated string tone and feel. A thin, hydrophobic coating is applied to both wound and plain strings to prevent corrosion from sweat and moisture. Advanced coating technology maintains the natural tone and feel of newly stretched strings.
A high quality bass string designed to achieve an exceptional dynamic range with a wide harmonic response. The NYXL nickel-plated winding wire is wound around the core of NY STEEL to provide high output and a good mid-range tone.
DADDARIO's classic electric bass string series, chosen by bassists around the world, continues to gain overwhelming support and praise from players. Bright sound provided by orthodox nickel wound strings corresponds to various playing styles.
DADDARIO bass strings with the brightest character of all bass strings. By using a special alloy, they have realized rich overtones and a powerful sound.
The XL HALF ROUNDS series, which is made by grinding and polishing a round wound stainless steel wound strings and giving it a smooth finish. It features reduced fingering noise, a smooth feel and a bright tone comparable to round wound strings.
The XL CHROME series is the industry standard for flat wound strings. A flat ribbon wire made of stainless steel is used to achieve a smooth touch. It features a warm, mellow sound that is essential to the sound and style of many jazz, blues, and rock players.
Black nylon strings featuring the deep vintage tone of traditional flat wound strings. Designed to provide optimum tension, it snuggly fits standard saddles and nuts.
Acoustic bass strings with a warm, well-balanced sound. The smooth touch brings out and maximizes the bassist's feel.
A coated string that combines the feeling of a non-coated string with high durability. By applying a uniform coating to the winding wire, a clear and firm sound has been realized.