D’addario XSAPB1253


Light Set XSAPB1253

D’Addario XS Acoustic Phosphor Bronze strings combine our most popular acoustic alloy with our most advanced string coating technology, resulting in clear tone, smooth feel, and superior tuning stability – all with the longest possible string life. With its ultra-thin film coating on every wound string and a unique polymer treatment on the plain steels, XS offers our highest level of protection for maximum life. XS also features NY Steel high carbon core and plain string wire, and our exclusive Fusion Twist, for incomparable break strength and tuning stability. XS is the most innovative coated string we’ve ever created. Never Fade Away!

  • All Genres
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Acoustic/Electric Guitar


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String Tension Chart
Item # Note Diameter Tension
E 0.012 in 23.36 lbs
B 0.016 23.31
G 0.024 28.44
D 0.032 28.73
A 0.042 28.08
E 0.053 24.37

Product Features

  • Coating: XS Film Covering
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Phosphor Bronze

  • D’Addario’s most advanced coating technology allows the string windings to be completely protected from contaminants preserving a lasting, clear tone with maximum life.
  • High carbon steel wire and Fusion Twist technologies deliver unrivaled tuning stability and break resistance. Strings stay in tune 131% better than traditional strings!
  • Less acoustic damping than other coated strings, delivering true and pure iconic D’Addario tone.
  • The inner packaging features a resealable zip closure, for ease of opening as well as storage of unused strings.
  • String Gauges: .012, .016, .024w, .032w, .042w, .053w

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