Introduced by D’Addario in 1974, Phosphor Bronze has become the world’s most popular acoustic guitar string. Synonymous with warm and well-balanced acoustic tone, Phosphor Bronze is precision wound on a hexagonally shaped, high carbon steel core, resulting in long lasting, bright sounding tone with excellent intonation. The string gauges in this acoustic string set include: Plain Steel .012, .016, Phosphor Bronze Wound .024, .032, .042, .053.
D’Addario EJ16-3D high-carbon steel hex core and plain steel wire is precision-drawn in wire mill in New York. Using the highest grade raw materials and cutting-edge wire-drawing technologies, D’Addario EJ16-3D creates a stronger, longer lasting wire that you can rely on.
D’Addario EJ16-3D uses a variety of coated and uncoated acoustic string alloys including 80/20 Bronze, Nickel Bronze, and Phosphor Bronze, each of which have a distinctive tone, giving you the sound you want.
Using the most advanced proprietary digital winding technology, exacting quality standards, and the ability to control the quality of every material used, D’Addario EJ16-3D delivers unmatched consistency, string after string.