Meinl Percussion Traditional String Cajon - Makah-Burl Frontplate

Box Cajon with Adjustable Strings, Rubberwood Body, and Makah-Burl Soundboard - Natural
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Meinl Percussion Traditional String Cajon - Makah-Burl Frontplate image 1
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Classic String Cajon

Make the brilliant design and refined tone of Meinl Percussion's Traditional String Cajon the heartbeat of your music. The Traditional String Cajon balances the ruggedness of all-rubberwood construction with the beauty of a Makah-Burl frontplate to impart natural presence, added response and sensitivity, and warmth to your tone. The snare strings are easily adjusted using the included allen key - you can dial in tone that gives your rhythm the voice it needs to cut through the mix when you're onstage and the strength to keep the beat during acoustic jam sessions. At Sweetwater, we know you'll appreciate the careful thought and design Meinl put into every aspect of your Traditional String Cajon.

Meinl Percussion Traditional String Cajon Features:
  • Constructed of sustainable rubberwood for strength and classic cajon tone
  • Makah-Burl frontplate adds distinctive beauty and tone
  • Adjustable top corners let you customize your tone
  • Adjustable strings take you from crazy sizzle to completely off
  • Comfortable padded seat
The Meinl Traditional String Cajon puts comfort and tone at the center of your percussion kit!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number CAJ3MB-M

Customer Reviews

4.5/5
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5/5

Great Cajon

I purchased the Meinl cajon with the Makah-Burl frontplate. I was impressed by the looks and the sound of it out of the box. The bass sounds great. The construction feels solid and I love the ability to adjust the strings. I am very happy with my purchase. Sweetwater provided excellent customer service.
5/5

Mein Cajon

I purchased this Meinl Cajon from Brendan Murphy at Sweetwater and as usual Brendan delivered with his expertise advice. This Cajon has an awesome Makah Burl front plate and has great kick drum sound...Again Sweetwater had it at my door in 2 days...THANKS SWEETWATER and MEINL
4.5/5

Great for the money

I bought this for an acoustic series we are doing at the church I work for. After watching some videos and speaking with my rep at sweetwater I settled on this one. I am no cajon expert but it seems well made and sounds great.
4/5

Solid Choice for intermediate Cajon

This cajon has adjustable tension on the wires and top corner screw adjustments on the front panel. The body is well built and has large rubber feet that allow you to swing back easily. With a few adjustments, the range of sounds should satisfy everyone on an intermediate level of play. The cushioning on the top makes it comfortable to play, as well. I like the bass response a lot right out of the box and have been enjoying the variety of timbre available, although the range of sounds tends to the lower range of sounds. It takes some work to get a good high frequency slap. Also, I like the front wood design, but the sides and back are rather plain. To get prettier wood, you would have to pay more.The difference between a "beginner" cajon and this is substantial, nonetheless, and I would highly recommend this as a beginner level instrument. As always, Sweetwater shipped quickly and had an accurate and useful description of the instrument.
See also: box drum, Meinl Percussion, Meinl Percussion Cajons