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D'Addario NYXL1356W 13-56 Electric Guitar Strings

Manufacturer #:NYXL1356W

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NYXL1356W contains a wound 3rd string for lower tunings or traditional "jazz" setups: The high carbon steel used in NYXL strings offers higher break strength, enhanced tuning stability, and accentuated mid-range frequency response.

String Tension Chart
Item #NoteDiameterTension
NYS013 E 0.0130 in 27.420 lbs
NYS017 B 0.0170 26.310
NYNW026 G 0.0260 32.630
NYNW036 D 0.0360 33.760
NYNW046 A 0.0460 29.980
NYNW056 E 0.0560 25.090

Product Features

  • Coating: Uncoated
  • Tuning: Standard
  • Number Of Strings: 6
  • Set Type: Sets
  • Wrap Material: Nickel-Plated Steel

  • NYXL's feature D'Addario's exclusive New York manufactured, high carbon steel alloy for unprecedented strength Play Fearlessly
  • Improved tuning stability compared to traditional nickel wound strings - get in tune faster, stay in tune better
  • Wound strings with enhanced mid-range frequency response in the 1 - 3.5 kHz range more presence and crunch to cut through the mix
  • NYXL1356W offering a wound 3rd/G string for drop tune or traditional "jazz" setups: Plain Steel .013, .017, Nickel Wound .026, .036, .046, .056
  • Environmentally friendly, corrosion resistant packaging for strings that are always fresh

Does D’Addario have an online string tension guide?

Yes. We offer String Tension Pro - a free, easy-to-use website that allows you to create customized string sets, compare string sets, and determine the optimum gauges for your instrument and tuning. To learn more, click here.


How can I extend the life of my strings?

There are many factors that can affect the lifespan of your strings. Here are some tips to help extend the life of your strings:

1. Wipe down your strings after each use.

2. Try D’Addario XT strings, which utilize a proprietary treatment to extend lifespan, while preserving the tone and feel of your favorite uncoated strings. 

3. Try these maintenance and care products to prolong string life and performance. 


How do I restring my guitar?

Check out the videos to learn the restringing process for electric, acoustic, classical, bass, and other instruments. You will also find videos on restringing, tuning, humidification, and general maintenance.