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Mini Kalimbas 8 Notes - Sapele - KL8MINI

  • 8 notes
  • Excellent gift idea
  • C Major scale

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Mini Kalimbas

8 Notes - Sapele - KL8MINI

The Meinl Sonic Energy Mini Kalimba is a great-sounding melodic instrument with unique characteristics, not only in sound but also in design. Enjoy your beautiful melodies with 8 notes on the scale of...

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We are very happy to present you wonderful new instruments, again! It is our mission to make your life a little more stress-free and more relaxed. Our instruments are exactly the right tools for this.

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About Mini Kalimbas

The Meinl Sonic Energy Mini Kalimba is a great-sounding melodic instrument with unique characteristics, not only in sound but also in design. Enjoy your beautiful melodies with 8 notes on the scale of C Major. The material is high-quality Sapele wood. 
This small Kalimba is an excellent gift idea and gives the recipient a first insight into the exciting world of Kalimbas.
It contains a ribbon so you can hang it around your neck.

The Kalimba originally comes from Africa. It is a centuries-old instrument, also known as "Mbira" and "Sansa" or simply "thumb piano". There are metal reeds placed on a wooden box, which are plucked with the thumbs to produce a metallically fine sound.



  • 8 notes
  • Excellent gift idea
  • C Major scale
  • Harmonious tone sequence
  • Solid body made of sapele wood


  • 60g
  • 2.1oz


  • c', a, f, d, c, e, g, b'


  • Ribbon


  • Sapele


  • Gloss

From music to meditation changing focus

The great thing about Meinl Sonic Energy Kalimbas, besides their accessibility to anyone, is their ability to create a calming effect on your senses.

Right away, you'll feel a soothing, ambient tone fill the space around you as you pluck the steel tines (or keys). The top grade materials we use deliver a pleasant and pure sound that has the power to shift your focus and clear your mind.

End of day ritual or sound immersion experience

Play the kalimba to help reduce anxiety or stress before going to sleep. For sound practitioners, you can incorporate these kalimbas into sound baths or meditation sessions. Yoga instructors may find them useful for signaling a change in pose. Of course, musicians can have their fun with them too.

Pre-tuned and ready to play right out of the box


Equally useful for sound therapy as they are in traditional musical settings, these kalimbas serve a multitude of purposes for any type of player.

Meinl Sonic Energy Kalimbas easily fit in your hands for a comfortable playing experience. They are designed to be played by anyone, regardless of age or skill.

Play indoors or outside with a group or by yourself to aid in meditation and center your focus.

The body

The body of these instruments, either solid or hollow, amplifies the sounds created by the tongues. 

Some of our kalimbas feature a sound hole, which helps, similar to the hole of an acoustic guitar, spreading the tone naturally. 
Solid kalimbas meanwhile are known for their sturdy, compact design and dense warm sound.
Wah-wah Kalimbas add a new dimension to the sound by letting the player vary the frequency focus put out by the instrument and thus creating different sounds similar to a wah-pedal for guitars.
The smooth edges and body surface provide a pleasant feel and sleek appearance, particularly when combined with the detailed engraving on our sound hole kalimbas.

Expert craftsmanship

These kalimbas are crafted with exceptional care using top grade tone woods including maple/acacia blend, mahogany, acacia and maple.

The wood is finished with a stain that brings out the natural grain for a refined and high-end appearance.

We use solid, chrome plated steel for the tines that delivers a pure and resonant sound. These tines are pre-tuned to C Major scale.

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