Violin strings D'Addario Helicore

D'Addario Helicore violin strings are thin metal core strings that nonetheless produce a rather warm tone. Very popular with students and professionals that appreciate the benefits of metal strings!
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Violin strings D'Addario Helicore
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Helicore violin strings are crafted with a multi-stranded steel core, resulting in optimal playability while producing a clear, warm tone. The smaller string diameter provides quick bow response. Premium quality materials combined with skilled workmanship produces strings known for excellent pitch stability and longevity.

The standard set contains following strings:

  • E string: steel, unwound
  • A string: stranded steel, aluminum wound
  • D string: stranded steel, titanium wound
  • G string: stranded steel, silver wound (4/4 set) or nickel wound (smaller sets)


Extra options:

  • E string aluminum wound: warmer, fuller sound than onwound E string
E string core Steel, unwound (set string) or aluminum wound
A string material Stranded steel, aluminum wound
D string material Stranded steel, titanium wound
G string material Stranded steel, silver wound

How to order?

  • Select in the first field the size of your instrument (if applicable).
  • In the second field you can choose the type of string. You can order a full SET or individual strings.
  • In the third field you can select the tension you would like, if applicable.

Ball or loop end?

E strings on a violin and A strings on a viola can come in two versions: with a ball end or with a loop end. The ball end string has a small ball at the end that you insert into your (finetuner) tailpiece. A string with a loop end has a small loop that fits over a small hook on the E or A string side of your finetuner tailpiece.

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Which tension?

  • Medium tension: this is the most used tension, because the manufacturer has taken it as a standard that works well for most instruments. If you're not sure which tension you need, always take medium tension.
  • Strong tension: thicker string, that usually sounds louder than medium tension but is less responsive and more difficult to play.
  • Light tension: thinner string that sounds slightly less loud, but usually is more responsive and easier to play.
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