SAS Metal Sounds

Zenko Pentatonic C

ART.-NO.: ZEN-PEN-C EAN: 4250418409070

Harmonic - 5 tone scale - intuitive




  • 9 tones: Pentatonic C - A3 C4 D4 E4 G4 A4 C5 D5 E5
  • Dimensions: diameter: 32 cm, height 13 cm
  • weight: 2,8 kg
  • Material: stainless steel
  • Included: bag with shoulder- and carrying strap and attached accessory bag made of durable plastic textile, stand ring, 2 mallets made of wood/rubber

The Zenko is a metal slotted drum, also called a tank drum. This melodic percussion instrument is made of stainless steel and has been the result of years of research. The surface is copper anodized.

The Zenko is designed for percussive playing. It can be played by hand or with enclosed sticks.


Playing instructions


Sound example

Pentatonic C, scale played with mallet


Pentatonic C, scale played by hand


Pentatonic C, small improvisation played with mallets




There are currently 8 different models + 1 chromatic extentension.


  • Akebono - G3 C4 D4 Eb4 F4 G4 C5 D5 Eb5
  • Equinox - G3 B3 C4 D4 E4 F#4 G4 B4 D5
  • Harmony - C4 F4 Ab4 Bb4 C5 C#5 Eb5 F5 G5
  • Ionion - A3 C4 D4 E4 F4 G4 A4 B4 C5
  • Combo - Bb3 C#4 Eb4 F4 F#4 G#4 Bb4 C#
  • Omega - G3 Eb4 G4 Ab4 B4 C5 D5 Eb5 F5
  • Pentatonic C - A3 C4 D4 E4 G4 A4 C5 D5 E5
  • Pygmy - C4 D4 Eb4 G4 Bb4 C5 D5 Eb5 G5
  • Solstice - B3 C#4 D4 F#4 G4 Bb4 B4 D5 F#5