XT Classical strings combine our infamous Pro-Arte treble strings and silver plated wound Composite basses with an extended lifespan treatment, preserving the natural tone and feel of uncoated strings. Available in normal, hard, and extra-hard tensions.
D'Addario XT strings offer extended lifespan while maintaining the tone and feel of your favorite uncoated string. By utilizing the proprietary Composite basses and precisely intonated trebles of our legendary Pro Arte strings, D'Addario XT delivers dynamic response and long-lasting performance. These are strings made to stay, for players who refuse to fade away.
XT STRINGS FEATURE A MICROSCOPICALLY THIN HYDROPHOBIC TREATMENT ON ALL SIX STRINGS THAT DOES NOT COMPROMISE THE TONE OR FEEL OF THE UNCOATED STRINGS THAT YOU KNOW AND LOVE.
New improved microscopic coating process developed in D'addario's NY facility that coats all strings. The XT treatment protects the tone and feel of fresh strings. Strings last at least 3 times longer made with high carbon NY steel coupled with fusion twist ball end fastening to deliver enhanced break resistance and tuning stability. Research shows XT strings are up to 42% stronger and stay in tune 131% better than traditional strings wire is drawn & coated.