Helicore Upright Bass Strings Double Bass Strings
New Improved D'Addario Helicore Bass
Strings are Now available in all three brands, Arco, Pizzicato, and Hybrid.
Orchestra players, jazz pros, students, and their teachers like the even tone
across all four strings, as well as the easy 'start' that are the hallmarks
of Helicore Bass.
has been reformulated to have a richer, more complex tone. A bit of added mass
creates more volume and makes the string more lively for larger orchestra basses.
Overall the tone is more robust and more complex. Arco comes in three gauges,
Light, Medium, and Heavy. Color wrap in the tailpiece is blue silk with a golden
Solo Tuning Arco
is the thinnest gauge of all and can be tuned to A-E-B-F#. Color wrap in the
tailpiece is brown silk with a golden spiral. There is no additional color band
that denotes tension.