Recently we’ve had a few people reaching this site through typing into their search engine of choice, the query ‘Hang Drum Note Layout’. And so for those who come looking. I’ve used my child-like Microsoft paint skills to create the diagram (see right) that shows how the notes / tone fields are laid out on a PANArt Hang.
As you can see the notes are laid out from lowest to highest, with the notes zigzagging up the scale from left to right. Or vice versa, should you turn it the other way around.
And in addition to the PANArt Hang, this note layout has also been adopted by all of the other HandPan, and by the majority of Hank / Steel Tongue Drum too.