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D’Addario Nickel Wound EXL170-5

  • 5-string version of D’Addario’s best selling bass guitar set
  • Round wound with nickel-plated steel for a distinctive bright tone with clear fundamentals
  • Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 inches
  • Made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality and performance
  • String Gauges: Wound .045, .065, .080, .100, .130
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh


EXL170-5 is the 5-string version of the best-selling D’Addario bass set. With the addition of the .130 low B string, EXL170 offers the ideal combination of distinctive brightness and booming, tight lows. The most versatile and universally appealing set for all playing styles. Fits long scale basses with a string scale length of up to 36 1/4 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 nickel-plated steel wrap wire known for distinctive bright tone with excellent magnetic output delivering a universally appealing and versatile tone for all playing styles. /n Experience exceptional tone and playability with D’Addario Nickel Wound EXL170-5 bass guitar strings. These strings are designed to deliver the perfect balance of brightness and warmth, making them ideal for a wide range of musical styles.

D’Addario is a brand that is trusted by musicians around the world for their high-quality strings. With the EXL170-5, they have crafted a set of strings that are perfect for 5-string bass guitars. The string gauge of 45-130 ensures that you have a comfortable playing experience, without compromising on the quality of the sound.

The Nickel Wound construction of these strings ensures that they have a bright and crisp tone, which is perfect for modern music genres. These strings are also durable and reliable, making them an excellent choice for gigging musicians who need to perform regularly.

The EXL170-5 strings are also designed for long-scale bass guitars, ensuring that you get the perfect tension and feel when playing. This set of strings is easy to play and provides excellent sustain, allowing you to create powerful and expressive bass lines.

Overall, the D’Addario Nickel Wound EXL170-5 is a highly recommended string set for bass players who want to experience exceptional tone and playability. With their balanced tone, durability, and affordability, these strings are a popular choice among musicians of all levels. So, whether you are a professional bassist or a beginner, these strings are an excellent choice for your 5-string bass guitar.

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D’Addario Nickel Wound EXL170-5