Cajon la Perù

Setting the tone for modern cajon sound.

Leagues ahead in quality and sound definition: tried and tested a thousand times, La Perù® technology is based on special cajon strings, whose individual sounds can be adjusted with the help of tuning screws located at the base.The playing surfaces are supported by bases made of optimized woods.


Innovations that you can hear

Perfectly sanded and rounded body edges

for optimal haptics and playing comfort

Partially screwed playing surface

for typical Cajon snare sound with rich bass foundation

Laminated high-grade SC6 or beech playing surface

extra thin and stable for wide dynamic and frequency spectrum

Schlagwerk felt feet

with rubber coating for perfect absorption and anti-slip properties

La Perù snare strings

for authentic sound

Schlagwerk bell stick

for additional sound effect and powerful bass due to solid wood reinforcing brace

Velcro-fastened damping elements

for individual adjustment of the buzz behaviour

Tension bar

for adjustment of string tension with integrated tuning key

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Cajon la Perù Burl

All products within this series:

More features of this series:

  • Anti-slip surface and Cajon pad for comfortable and safe playing

  • Nicely sanded and rounded body edges for optimum haptics and playing comfort

  • Very stable body-corner connections

  • Matching playing surface and body: each playing surface is combined with the best fitting body

  • 120 mm sound hole for balanced sound aesthetics

  • Hand stamped with quality seal and production date

  • High quality series badge on back side

  • Schlagwerk logos branded into the sides

  • Made in Gingen/Fils, Germany

Find your cajon

Answer five questions to find the right instrument for you.

Sounds like you: Cajons by Schlagwerk are as diverse as the music they are used for. Answer five simple questions to find the perfect instrument for you.

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How tall are you?

Of course you can play on any Cajon, but the most comfortable instrument is the one that fits your height.

My height:

Which music styles does your heart beat loudest for?

In the versatile Schlagwerk range you will find instruments with the right sound character for every style. (multiple selection possible)

How do you play your instrument?

Schlagwerk Cajons are accentuated in different ways, the spectrum ranges from a delicate, subtle response to strong, powerful sounds.

What are the standards you expect from yourself and your instrument?

For beginners we recommend more simple instruments, advanced players can develop themselves optimally with more advanced Cajons.

Do you want to get more out of your Cajon with add-ons?

The Schlagwerk Cajon Add-Ons expand your sound possibilities: Apply additional sounds or play your Cajon like a drum kit.