Helicore Orchestral bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a warm tone quality with excellent bow response. The groundbreaking core design produces strings that are very easy to play. Damping is optimized for arco use, but they also work well for pizzicato applications where a very warm, less-sustaining sound is desired.
Helicore Hybrid bass strings are multi-stranded steel core strings that produce a moderately warm tone. The groundbreaking core design makes for strings that are easy to play. Damping is optimized to create a balance between pizzicato sustain and bow response, allowing performance across many playing styles--from symphonic to jazz or bluegrass.