NS Design NS610 Traditional Double Bass 4 String Set

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The NS610 Traditional Double Bass Set features a stranded steel core, with nickel windings and is constructed and tensioned similarly to acoustic bass strings for a warm tone and great bow response.

Stranded steel core strings feature a core made out of very thin steel wires braided together in a rope-like matrix. This provides the strength of steel but with exceptional flexibility and elasticity. The complexity of the stranded core affords strings a wider range of tone than that of solid steel strings, with a tonal palette that is generally brighter and more focused when compared to gut or synthetic core strings but with a rich, low end response. They provide players with easy bow response, often favored by the lower strings, as well as a subtle touch for those who play electric instruments or alternative styles.

  • 4-string double bass string set
  • 3/4 size bass with a playing length of 106mm (41 3/4")
  • NS standard double bass string length (46.5″ wound, 54″ overall) 
  • Medium tension
  • Regular bass tuning G/D/A/E (high to low, in 4ths)
  • NS standard fit
  • Starnded steel core provides optimum playability with a clear, warm tone
  • Rich acoustic sound
  • Works with magnetic and piezo pickup systems

Developed by NS Design in partnership with D'Addario, NS Electric Double Bass Strings provide regular bass tuning (G/D/A/E) and are designed to fit all NS upright basses, as well as those with standard playing lengths, but shorter overall lengths (no tailpiece).

NS Electric Traditional Double Bass Strings (NS610)

Playing Length = 1060mm / 41.75"

Individual String




Tension (lbs)

NS611 G • Sol       Stranded Steel Nickel


NS612 D - Ré Stranded Steel Nickel


NS613 A - La Stranded Steel Stainless Steel


NS614 E - Mi Stranded Steel Stainless Steel


NS616 LOW B - Si Stranded Steel Stainless Steel


NS617 HIGH C - Do Solid Steel Nickel


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