D'Addario XS Mandolin Phosphor Bronze combines 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. Available in Phosphor Bronze for Mandolin in medium gauge.
XS is breathing new life into coated strings. 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 with an uncommonly smooth feel. XS also features NY Steel high carbon core and plain string wire, along with our exclusive Fusion Twist, for incomparable break strength and tuning stability. XS is the most innovative coated string ever created.
LASTING TONE, MAXIMUM LIFE
A tremendous leap forward in coating technology allows the string windings to be completely protected from contaminants for lasting tone and maximum life.
INCREDIBLE STRENGTH & STABILITY
With NY Steel at its core, XS offers greater break strength and tuning stability which are only enhanced by our proprietary Fusion Twist technology.
IMPOSSIBLY THIN, ALWAYS TRUE
Thanks to an incredibly thin coating, every XS string stays true to the iconic D'Addario tone.