Kopf S-Series Slaptop Cajon

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The Slaptop Snare Cajon from Kopf Percussion features dual playing surfaces, one with a snare effect and one with no snare. The front and rear plates are glued on with the tops adjustable with screws. This tapa configuration blends the Kopf DeUno Cajon's overtones with the Kopf Snare Cajon's crisp slaps. If you want the best of both worlds, this is the best cajon.

All Kopf S-Series Cajones have a very fine hand rubbed clear satin finish that allows the wood's natural overtones to come through. All Kopf shells are constructed from solid poplar and the tapas are made of the best baltic birch available.

Everything is handcrafted in the USA, right down to the custom 2" thick upholstered seat on the top of the drum.


  • Dimensions: 12" x 12" x 20"
  • Solid Poplar Shell (resonant box)
  • Baltic Birch Playing Surfaces
  • Dual Playing Surfaces (one with 4 snares, one without for natural Peruvian sound)
  • Clear satin finish
  • Heavy Duty Vinyl Covered Seat with 2" Padding

About Kopf Percussion
made-in-usa2.gif Kopf Percussion is a family owned business located in Waycross, Georgia. The Kopf name has become synonymous with quality craftsmanship, incredible tone and impeccable attention to detail. Each instrument is handcrafted and is given a level of attention that is for the most part, a way of the past.

All Kopf Percussion instruments are handcrafted in the USA using sustainable materials and environmentally safe finishing methods. Kopf uses tried and true construction methods with simple and direct designs to obtain the best tone and durability in the percussion instrument industry. Every Kopf instrument is backed up with a 100% Unconditional Satisfaction Guarantee.


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2 Reviews

  • Posted by Mike Panucci on 11th Jul 2014


    A great cajon!

    I have been a drummer for over 40 years. Played full sets, congas, bongoes, tympani, and a wide variety of other percussion instruments...most recently the cajon. After using a friends withs a small group for a few months , I fell in love with it! So the search began. And after trying all I could find, all I could listen to or read about on the web, I went with the Kopf Slaptop and I couldn't be more pleased.
    Fellow band members were also impressed by the great sounds available on the dual sides.
    Great workmanship, and great service from X8!

  • Posted by mike d on 11th Jul 2014


    Great sounds from a work of art

    I'm very happy with both the sound and the finish of this instrument. The thin birch playing sides are very resonant and offer a huge dynamic range with great bass, pop on top, and slap at the corners. Having two playing sides (one with snare and one without) gives me a huge range of sound options. The snare side doesn't quite reach the bass tones of the non-snare side, but the snare side has a unique quality that works with a lot of music, and they both sound great. The densely padded top makes it very comfortable for long sessions, This is an impressive instrument.