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D'Addario Prelude Violin String Set - 1/8 size - Medium Gauge

D'Addario Prelude Violin String Set - 1/8 size - Medium Gauge | 585S 18

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Item# 585S 18

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The Educator's Preferred String!

Discover yourself why D'Addario's Prelude strings are a favorite with so many teachers, students and parents! Solid steel core makes Prelude strings utterly dependable, and at a price that will not break the bank. Unaffected by temperature or humidity, quick tuning, stable pitch, and long lasting. Strong, bright tone, without edginess. Nickel and silver winding, with solid steel E string. Medium gauge, suitable for all players and instruments.

Instrument: Violin
String Type: Set
Size: 1/8
Gauge: Medium

E String: Solid steel, Removeable Ball End
A String: Aluminum wound over a steel core
D String: Nickel wound over a steel core
G String:
Nickel wound over a steel core

String Tonal Profile:

Warranty Info

The Best String Guarantee
Please inspect your strings immediately upon receipt. Installed strings are not returnable, unless they break within the first 30 days after purchase.

30-Day String Return Policy
Unopened strings may be returned within 30 days, so that we may supply all our customers with the freshest possible strings. Because of tonal qualities of each instrument are unique, we cannot accept string returns for reasons of tone, including false strings.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.248.7427 or email us at [email protected]

About This Brand

A family craft brought over from Italy. Made in the USA since 1918.

With a family string-making tradition stretching back to at least 1680 in Italy, Charles D'Addario emigrated to the US by 1918 and started making strings in New York. Through the generations new technologies have been adopted and D'Addario now makes an extensive line of strings, all proudly made in the USA. 

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Asked On: 10/07/2017

Would these be appropriate for a beginner? We purchased a used 1/8 Scott Cao 2013 Scotti violin that new needs new strings.

SHAR Answer:

Hi Allison! Prelude strings are durable and deliver a very consistent sound - making them a very popular choice for beginners. This set would be a great choice for your 1/8 sized instrument! Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions.

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