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Percussion innovation from the forward-thinking minds at MEINL.

The MEINL Slap Top Cajon is a conceptual step up to a new level. This model is designed to bring the striking surface up nearer to the player, for a more upright playing style. The sound projects forward into the audience! High and low tones as well as a snare effect are built in to the sound board.

Meinl Slap-Top Cajon Features:

  • Frontplate: Makah-Burl
    Resonating body: Eco-friendly medium density fiberboard
    Comfortable design
    Forward sound projection
    Internal snare wires
    Wide sound spectrum




Meinl Slap-Top Cajon

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  • Excellent instrument

    As reviewed by LEE STEITZ _ on 5/10/2013

    I first saw the Slap-Top Cajon at NAMM 2013. I visited the Meinl booth numerous times to see the young lady playing it and I was hooked. When one of my bands decided to bring in several songs that would be perfect for me to play on the Slap-Top instead of my full kit, I ordered one. It shipped immediately and it was here fast! I love the cajon and plan on using it extensively. It sounds great, it looks great and it plays well. I may even have a place for it on a song I'm recording for an album with another band. It's a great addition to my percussion arsenal. Good job Meinl...

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  • Great Sounding Drum!

    As reviewed by Minnie Beltran on 3/27/2013

    This drum is great, and after playing and hearing the ranges I can get I am shocked it?s so inexpensive. I own 2 other traditional cajons (one being the $300 Meinl trejon) and the slaptop has by far the BEST snare sound of any of them. The bass is not particularly deep but still there, and this drum has the added bonus of a tom sound which many cajons don?t have. Another great aspect of this drum is the upright playing surface. If not played correctly a traditional cajon can cause serious back problems over time but you don?t have to worry about that with this drums style. The only negative aspect I found was a durability problem. When I ordered my first slaptop I played it seriously hard for a couple days and I noticed a weird sound like two pieces of wood hitting each other in the lower bass section. I went to my local Guitar Center and got it replaced with a new one. I?ve had it almost 4 months now with no problems after I lightened my touch a bit and it still sounds great! Overall highly recommended instrument!

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  • nice box

    As reviewed by Ron Fields on 1/25/2013

    The innovative design is nice creating a better posture and balance for performing...look at the audience or sing. This position also allows you to use hi-hat and pedals. There are three distinct sounds the bass(middle), snare(left area) and tom(right area). I've only had for a month but seems to be well constructed and the Makah-Burl playing surface is nice.

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