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Daddario Helic Hybrid Bass E 1/2 Med - Hh614 1/2M
Scaled to fit ½ size bass with a playing length of 38 3/8 inches (975mm), these medium tension strings are optimized for a majority of players. This E string is nickel wound.
Helicore Hybrid bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a moderately warm tone quality. The core design makes for strings that are very easy to play under the left hand. Damping is optimized to create a good balance between pizzicato sustain and bow response, allowing for good performance across many playing styles, from symphonic to jazz or bluegrass.
½ size bass with a playing length of 38 3/8 inches (975mm)
Stranded steel core provides optimum playability and produces a clear, warm tone
Good balance between pizzicato sustain and bow response
All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA to the most stringent quality controls in the industry