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D'Addario XS Phosphor Bronze Resophonic Guitar Strings 16 - 56


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Resonator strings that play smoothly with maximum life.

The D'Addario XS phosphor bronze Resophonic guitar strings bring extended longevity to your resonator guitar tone. With the groundbreaking XS coating, these warm phosphor bronze strings have the longest lifespan of any D'Addario resonator set. The XS coating also gives them an exceptionally smooth feel for comfortable playability. Made with a Hex steel core, phosphor bronze wrap wire and patented Fusion Twist technology, the D'Addario XS coated resonator strings have phenomenal break strength and rock-solid tuning stability. Their .016-.056 medium gauge is optimized for resonator guitars.

Hear Rich Tones Tailored for Resonators

With their phosphor bronze wrap wire, D'Addario XS resonator strings deliver the coveted warm, vintage tone that resonator players crave. The plain steel hex core gives these strings a balanced voice that projects beautifully. The medium .016-.056 gauge mix is optimized for the needs of most resonator guitars, providing the ideal tension and feel. Hear your resonator ring with nuanced overtones and singing highs through the XS coating.

Play Longer With XS Extended Life Technology

The innovative XS coating is a game-changer, giving the D'Addario phosphor bronze resonator strings dramatically extended life compared to uncoated strings. By minimizing friction and protecting the windings, the XS coating lets you play longer without replacing your strings as often. It also provides a remarkably smooth feel under your fingers that enhances playing comfort. Break them in quickly and enjoy consistent warmth and balanced resonance over their extended lifespan.


  • Thinly coated phosphor bronze strings for long-lasting resonator guitar tone
  • Ultra-thin film coating provides superb long-lasting tone in every pack
  • Made with NY Steel core and phosphor bronze wrap wire
  • Hex-core wound construction
  • Fusion Twist technology for incomparable break strength and tuning stability
  • .016-.056 medium gauge optimized for resonator guitars