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Daddario Helic Orch Bass D 1/2 Med - H612 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 D string is nickel wound.
Helicore Orchestral bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a warm tone quality with excellent bow response. The core design makes for strings that are very easy to play under the left hand. Damping is optimized for arco use, but they also work well for pizzicato applications where a very warm, less-sustaining sound is desired.
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
Optimized for arco use
All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA to the most stringent quality controls in the industry