EXL165-5 is a hybrid gauge that combines EXL170 and EXL160 in a 5-string configuration for ideal combination of tone of distinctive bright and powerful low end.
XL Nickel Wound electric bass strings, long recognized as the industry standard, are ideal for a wide range of musical styles.
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.