D'Addario EJ48 Pro-Arte Hard Tension Classical Guitar Strings


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D'Addario EJ48 Pro-Arte Hard Tension Classical Guitar Strings

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The EJ48's were on our recommended list for Nylon / Classical Guitar Strings from July 2021 until August 2022 when they were out-ranked by the Savarez 500CJ.


The Pro-Arte EJ48 features treble strings that are crafted to precision via computer controlled X-Y microscope, which ensures tension and diameter measurements are correctly followed.

The result of this process are strings that are consistent in terms of sound and quality.

The bass strings are wound using silver-plated 80/20 bronze material, which produces a tone that's distinctly warm with good projection.


  • Nylon treble strings
  • Silver-plated bronze wound nylon core
  • Treble gauges: .0285, .0327, .0410
  • Bass gauges: .030, .036, .044
Although these were previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options in our guide to The Best Nylon / Classical Guitar Strings.