This instrument can be played in the traditional bongo position, either between your legs or on a stand. The dry, tight tone is great for acoustic gigs or mic it up and add interesting sounds to your recordings. Notice the flat sides of the drums, these are designed to fit snug between your legs. The drums have an Hembra and a Macho head that produce different pitches. The drum is beautifully crafted and is lightweight, making it great for travel, Overall Size: 12.5" x 5 1/2" x 8".