D'Addario Pro-Arte EJ45 Classical Guitar Strings - Normal Tension


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D'Addario Pro-Arte EJ45 Classical Guitar Strings

Gearank High Notes


  • Rich tone
  • Nylon and silver-plated copper strings
  • Treble gauges: .0280, .0322, .0403
  • Bass gauges: .029, .035, .043

Gearank Recommended

The EJ45's first appeared on our recommended list for Nylon / Classical Guitar Strings from June 2017 until August 2020 when they were out-ranked by higher rated string sets.

Then in July 2021 they had high enough ratings to go back on the recommended list where they remain today.

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D’Addario EJ45s are a standard among entry and mid-level classical guitar players.

The treble strings are made from nylon.

The windings on the bass strings are silver-plated copper, a combination that offers a balanced combination of clarity and warmth.

Because of their composition, these strings are a great fit for classical guitar pieces of all styles and levels.

The silver-plated copper winding helps to tighten up the bass response, though darkly voiced instruments may lack the high-end response necessary to give the treble strings an articulate tone.

And while they may not compare to high-end nylon strings they are widely considered to be a very good value.