i have a Yamaha APX 500 ii and i wanted to buy some elixir strings for it. what kind should i get to make my guitar sound less bassy?
Last edited by idrenluna at Dec 16, 2015,
adjust your EQ settings.

I personally don't like Elixir strings. I bought one pack the B string broke while tuning and they felt funny because of the coating.
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Is this about the amp-lified or the acoustic sound?

I'm surprised that you find the acoustic sound of an APX too bassy. I'm not a fan of elixirs, but if you are referring to the acoustic sound, they may help, because to my ear they have a bright "stringy" tone that might offset the bass.

If you are referring to the amplified sound, adjust the EG as Rob suggests.