EXL170S is the short scale version of D'Addario's best-selling bass set. Offering the ideal combination of distinctive bright, booming tone and comfortable feel, it is the most versatile and universally appealing set for all playing styles. Fits short scale basses with a string scale length of up to 32 inches.
D'Addario XL Nickel Wound Electric Bass strings are world-renowned as "The Player's Choice" amongst bass players of all genres and styles. All XL strings are precision wound on our exclusive digitally-controlled machines, ensuring each string has excellent intonation, clear fundamentals, and unparalleled consistency. Each string is wound with a nickelplated steel wrap wire known for distinctive bright tone with excellent magnetic output delivering a universally appealing and versatile tone for all playing styles.