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D'Addario NS Electric Contemporary High C String Standard


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Designed to enhance the expressive range of tone.

Designed in partnership with Ned Steinberger and NS Design, the D'Addario NS Electric Contemporary Bass High C String can be used on electric instruments to bring out the best in them. This string is designed to enhance the expressive range of tone sought after by the most discerning players.

This High C string features a steel core with a nickel winding. The Contemporary Double Bass High C String produces a brighter sound and is lower tension than the Traditional double bass high C string. The NS Electric Contemporary Double Bass High C String is designed for electric upright basses with standard playing lengths, but shorter overall lengths (no tailpiece).

All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA to the most stringent quality controls in the industry.


  • 3/4 size bass with a playing length of 41 3/4 inches (1060mm)
  • Medium tension
  • Stranded steel core provides optimum playability and produces a clear, warm tone
  • Nickel winding
  • Provides a brighter sound and lower tension than traditional Double Bass sets