Received with a cracked top. Have had no success in reaching anyone to issue me a return label for this product. I would not buy from this company again and warn anyone else from doing so - Buyer Beware!
this one sounds really nice ,thanks !
This kalimba is very beautiful and the color scheme looks classy. The contrast of light wood, dark wood and its glossy finish with the engraving is elegant and fitting. The hybrid design of flat and hollow kalimbas resonates very well compared to the sounds of a normal hollow kalimba. The sound outlets on the side sound great but to get the "woh" sound you need to adjust your technique. The end tines are a little stiff but they do resonate unlike a dead tine. I tuned the kalimba from C major to B major and it helps a bit. The kit also comes with a pickup/mic attachment so you can add effects and play over your loops. Overall, for my first kalimba I will have a great beginner experience and the sturdy design will last for a long time. Worth the price!
Ordered 21 key walnut Kalimba with resonator. Item is stunning, very well made, packaged well, tuned perfectly upon arrival. The sounds incredible.. The sound is almost too good, as it rings for a very long time and can muddy the notes. It would be cool to see a damper that lays across the tines and dampens the sound for shorter, clearer notes during fast phrases, with the ability to lift it like on a piano. You could add a lever or a pedal mechanism and hide it inside of the resonator. Would be kind of cool to see, IMO. Great job!