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String Cajon Cantina Line, Walnut video

Artisan Edition Series String Cajon Cantina Line, Walnut - AECLWN

  • Two sets of 8 adjustable strings from the top (Separately per Side)
  • Rounded corners and thumb notches for optimal playing comfort and sound
  • Specially formulated soft rubber feet

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Artisan Edition Series

String Cajon Cantina Line, Walnut - AECLWN

Adjustable strings and an extra thick wooden sound port ring for bass compression gives the Cantina Line a wide dynamic range of highs and lows. Two sets of eight micro-coiled metal cajon strings give...

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About Artisan Edition Series

Adjustable strings and an extra thick wooden sound port ring for bass compression gives the Cantina Line a wide dynamic range of highs and lows. Two sets of eight micro-coiled metal cajon strings give a snapping snare effect and are adjustable with the included tuning key. These strings are hand-wound in the style of master cajon builder, José "Pepote" Hernández Diaz, and respond with the upmost sensitivity. The 9-Ply, 12 mm thick Baltic Birch resonating body develops the sound into a full, punchy tone that projects with clarity and warmth. A decorative wood inlay adds a touch of elegance to the overall appearance. The Cantina Line comes with a Walnut front plate. Made in Spain.

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Features:

  • Two sets of 8 adjustable strings from the top (Separately per Side)
  • Rounded corners and thumb notches for optimal playing comfort and sound
  • Specially formulated soft rubber feet
  • Ergonomically rounded frontplate with convex contact
  • Elegant heat-branding on resonating body
  • Decorative wood inlay
  • Extra thick wooden sound port ring for compression
  • Two tuning screws to adjust the tension for each set of strings
  • Pop filter on soundhole

String:

  • Two sets of 8 adjustable strings

Material:

  • Walnut (Juglans regia L.)
  • Baltic Birch (Betula-Pendula)

wALNUT & Baltic Birch Made in spain

Playing surface

The Walnut playing surface is angled toward you as you sit on the cajon. This design creates better contact with your hands and allows for an extra wide body for more low end.

Resonating body

We used 9-ply (12mm) Baltic birch highlighted with inlays to construct the body of the cajon. Baltic birch is commonly found in high end drum sets for its focused sound with wide tonal range.

Jose Hernandez Diaz master luthier

Meinl Artisan Edition Cajons are handmade in Spain under the care of master luthier, Jose Hernandez Diaz.  The uncompromising craftsmanship results in a percussion piece with an ability to give back to the player more than what’s put in; their refined tone and feel come effortlessly.

Extra thick sound port ring and pop filter

This cajon comes EQ'ed right out of the box. We added an extra thick Baltic birch ring around the sound port to give the cajon more compression. The tones create a balanced mix while bass and snare give you a solid, deep punch with snappy highs.

Taking to the studio? Outfitted onto the sound port is a pop filter to eliminate the "popping" effect of fast moving air as it rushes out of the cajon and into a microphone as you play.

Adjustable custom micro-coiled steel cajon strings

Hand-wound steel strings span against the length of the playing surface inside the cajon to give you a snare response with clarity, precision and sensitivity.

Each side of the playing surface has eight strings, along with strips of thin fabric to eliminate buzzing or rattling. To tune the strings, use the included hex wrench to turn the two screws located on the top side of the cajon.

A tight set of strings gives you a snappy snare response, while looser settings deliver a lax snare effect.

Contoured playing surface

The exquisite Walnut playing surface is rounded at the corners and sanded down to form thumb notches where your hands lay in their natural position. This gives you exceptional contact with the cajon along with more comfort.

Taking the touch of this cajon a step further, the playing surface is sanded and shaped together with the resonating body to form a perfectly flush, 1-to-1 match. Each resonating body has a playing surface made just for it.

the feel It's all about

When there is no question about how it plays and you get MORE back in response than you put in, you have found a prized percussion masterpiece. It's a great feeling when you can sit down with this cajon and get a sense of its depth of sound and incredibly detailed craftsmanship with only a simple tap of your fingers on the playing surface.

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