D’Addario Helicore violin strings have been in the market since the mid 1990’s. They are famous for their steel core strings which made playing favorable for students and professionals worldwide.
The multi-stranded steel core of D’Addario Helicore violin strings optimized its playability by producing a clear and warm tone. Its smaller string diameter than other strings provides quick bow response too.
As all steel strings, D’Addario Helicore are very responsive. However, unlike other steel cores, they have a soft and comfortable feel below the fingers. Its ability to produce warm, clear sound, with excellent pitch stability and longevity, can be attributed to its high quality materials and special manufacturing technique.
The D’Addario Helicore strings works well for Classical, Modern, Jazz and Country Music styles. They also work very well on electrical violins too.
Buying D’Addario Helicore Violin Strings
D’Addario Helicore violin strings are scaled to fit 4/4 violin strings, with a playing length of 13 inches. There are different tension type for its strings – light, medium heavy. Its medium tension strings are optimized to suit the needs of the majority of violin players.
The Steel E string included in the H310 (medium tension) set is a tin-plated high carbon-steel with no winding. Its ball end can also be removed to be used as a loop.
A D’Addario Helicore strings set cost much lower than than most string brand in the market, and this made them popular among student and professional violinists.