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D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42)  

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Overview
  • Features D’Addario’s exclusive revolutionary high carbon steel alloy
  • Offers more strength, break-resistance, and improved tuning stability compared to traditional nickel wound strings
  • Wound strings contain enhanced mid-range frequency response in the 1–3.5kHz range – boosting presence and crunch
Description & Specs
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    $19.95
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  • On Sale Today:
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  • Sale Price:
    $999

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Re-engineered to be stronger for enhanced output.

Gauges 9-11-15-24-32-42

D’Addario NYXL guitar strings will bend farther, sing louder, and stay in tune better than other strings. Envisioned, perfected, and manufactured by D’Addario in New York, this newly engineered, break-resistant high-carbon steel core and plain steel alloy delivers a whole new level of freedom, confidence, and power. NYXL’s provide more strength and 131% more tuning stability by utilizing a completely reinvented wire drawing process and revolutionary corrosion-resistant tin coating application. The reformulated nickel-plated string windings have greater magnetic properties resulting in higher output and enhanced mid-range frequency response for more presence and crunch. The NYXL0942 set is designed for maximum flexibility.

Features
  • Features D’Addario’s exclusive revolutionary high carbon steel alloy
  • Offers more strength, break-resistance, and improved tuning stability compared to traditional nickel wound strings
  • Wound strings contain enhanced mid-range frequency response in the 1–3.5kHz range – boosting presence and crunch
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion-resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

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D'AddarioNYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42)
 
5.0

(based on 8 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent (8)
  • Good tone (8)
  • Well built / quality (8)
  • Long life (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (7)
    • Practicing (7)
    • Back-up (4)
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    5.0

    Really Great Strings

    By Tanuki Shady

    from Orange County, CA

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    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Good Tone
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42):

      These strings are so good I just had to help promote them to others so they will remain in production and continue to be available. They are clearer, seem to hold intonation better, and are more elastic than standard D'Adarrio strings, yet they have no less warmth, or fatness, of tone. More costly for now, but I won't go back to EXL110s, even though I have almost twenty sets of them I thought I would be using. They are great strings, too, but these are obviously better to me.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      By far the best

      By sgtb2000

      from Dumont, NJ

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Good Tone
      • Strong

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42):

        I received a set from D'Addario as a test, I put them on my 2010 Firebird V, i'm hooked, i've been using GHS super lights for 40+ years,

        I'm now ordering these NYXL's by the 10 pack.
        Awesome stings, wish they were around years ago.

        Try them and see for yourself.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        NYXL raves are no stretch

        By Wolfgang

        from San Antonio, TX

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Bending
        • Consistent
        • Good Tone
        • Strong
        • Too Early To Assess Life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42):

          D-Addario has taken a leap forward with the introduction of its NYXL strings. I use the Super Lights and could not be more impressed with their strength and ability to bend while staying in tune. It's also a string with the ability to sound delicate, but by no means is it a delicate string. Bravo, D-Addario!

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Frickin' great

          By Dr.Mezmo

          from San Francisco , ca

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Good Tone
          • Long Life
          • Strong

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42):

            I got these for test market research and could tell the difference in tone immediately. I used regular xl's and put them on my epiphone '56 goldtopi just bough the guitar and wasn't sure about it but I put these strings on and fell in love with my new guitar. Stat in tune even when I abuse the bigsby. I need to buy more sets so maybe I will play my other guitars.

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            My next string.

            By Medicman77

            from Hendersonville, NC

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Consistent
            • Good Tone
            • Long Life
            • Strong

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42):

              From The second I put them one I was impressed. These strings will probably be the only strings I use on my electric guitars. I love the feel and the sound is incredible.

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              best ever

              By scotty

              from san pablo,ca

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Great Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

              • A Little Spendy

              Best Uses

              • Practicing

              Comments about D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42):

              best stings I've tried yet.was using colbalts,these sound better and last so much longer.also feel like butter.love these strings!

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              (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Simply Amazing

              By Dr. Mumbo

              from Wandering between NY & NC

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              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Good Tone
              • Long Life
              • Strong

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backup
                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42):

                NYXL Strings are so different from traditional strings - one can hear and feel the difference as soon as your guitar is strung up. Words simply do not work; you have to experience these strings to truly appreciate what D'Addario has accomplished. These are the strongest electric guitar strings I have ever used (50+ years). Better yet, they settle to pitch faster and hold pitch better than any other string out there. Add to the aforementioned that these strings have a higher output than other stings, then the only conclusion that can be reached is that NYXL strings are something to be reckoned with. I do not know how you did it, D'Addario, but thank you for producing the first truly innovative change in electric guitar strings since the 1960's.

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                (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                These rule!

                By Tulsarockerftw

                from Tulsa

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Good Tone
                • Long Life
                • Strong

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts

                  Comments about D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Super Light Electric Guitar Strings (9-42):

                  I have used D'Addario XL's forever because they are the best. These NYXL's are my new choice in strings, they deliver the crunch & the power of the riff even better.I test marketed a set of these, & they have been on my SG through lots of hours of playing & gigging for close to 3 months!I'm gonna keep them on as an experiment unitl I break one or they lose their tone.Glad they are available to the buying public. Try 'em, you'll like 'em.

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