D'Addario Double Bass Strings
D'Addario strings are made in the US using state-of-the-art technology. D'Addario is the largest string-making company in the world.
Kaplan are professional steel rope core strings from D'Addario. These have a powerful orchestral response in the Medium or Heavy gauge. For a mix of solo pizz playing and arco, choose the Light gauge. Kaplan are priced lower than many imported brands with similar performance.
Prelude have a solid steel core. They are durable, long lasting and easy to play, which make them a great choice for student instruments.
D'Addario Zyex strings are part of the new wave of composite core string making. Light gauge are for a mix of pizzicato and arco playing. Medium gauge are for primarily orchestral playing.
Since introduction in the mid 1990's, Helicore have achieved a remarkable acceptance among students and professionals worldwide. The stranded metal core gives quick response due to the thin diameter of the strings.