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OPR

(Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« on: November 02, 2016, 08:22:25 PM »
Hey all,
I've just received some pretty samples of M49 and C12 bodies with shock-mounts! 8)

These both look to be very similar in size and shape to the real deals!!and no the C12 is definitely not an Apex 460 variant! Also the build quality is very good considering the price!

Both bodies are made to be used with Binder type socket which are not  included in the price (but I'll look into a price to include them in the final shipped product.)

The current price would be around $160  per body and shock mount for C12 and $180.00 for the M49. with shock mount.
Also the price may drop depending on how many are interested.

let me know if you'd be interested so I can  get and Idea if  we can make this possible! ;)

 Post a reply here and also e-mail me at  openplanrecording@hotmail.com
 if your interested.

List of interested.

C12
mrerdatx2
vinylwall x2
Avgatzeblouz x2
ln76d x1
ghiatorino x2
chefducuisine x2
wolan42 x3
kosi x1




M 49

Ericbazaar x2
vinylwallx2
Murdock x2
Avgatzeblouz x2
lampas x2
chefducuisine x2
seancook x2
wolan42 x1
Lordward x1
dmpx2
micro1_de x1
kosi x2















More M49 pics with Binder connector!




A few progress pics! 8)






« Last Edit: January 26, 2017, 08:56:47 PM by OPR »
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Murdock

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2016, 09:01:20 PM »
Wow, looks really nice for the price!
Can you please post some more pictures? Maybe from the inside and bottom? And without the shockmounts?
And what "Binder type socket" do you exactly mean? Those M25 connectors or smaller ones?

Phrazemaster

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2016, 11:27:01 PM »
Would there be any support for Poctop's M49 PCB? Holes in the mic body? Or are we on our own for that?

Thanks,

Mike
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Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2016, 12:23:36 AM »
I'd be down for a pair of C12 bodies!

micaddict

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2016, 07:11:07 AM »
Could be a cost-effective alternative.
More expensive than other Chinese bodies, though.
Also, there are two members in the middle of developing M49 bodies as we speak. Well, in any case our other Australian friend is well on his way, after "feeling" for member interest. Those bodies will be bulletproof and in a different league of course, so they prolly won't bite each other. Well, at least I hope a cheaper alternative won't nip Ben's initiative in the bud.

ln76d

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2016, 03:37:19 AM »
Hmm...

I could be interested in C12 body ;)

Is there any chance to see the guts pics?

Ericbazaar

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2016, 06:47:24 AM »
I'm in for 2 M49 Bodys

Andriejus

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2016, 09:26:11 AM »
One day one China supplier contacted me offering these bodies. However I saw different pictures showing different quality. These are empty Bodies with no internal structure. Also you have a strange price,  because he offered M49 a way way cheapier. I started to doubt what you can get for such price.  Only brass parts to make cost me a lot more than their offer, but of course as for budget body it should be great.
« Last Edit: November 06, 2016, 09:48:27 AM by Andriejus »

micaddict

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2016, 09:46:29 AM »
^

Andrew is the other member I meant.

No affiliation (business-wise).
Just naming some "family members".   :)

OPR

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2016, 12:19:31 AM »
Murdock wrote.
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Those M25 connectors

Yes the 691 series for the 49 the c12 I'm still working out.. possibly m23 623 series or a modded 691

Phrazemaster
I'll make sure to make a mount for Dany's boards ;)

To all questioning build quality these are just as good/bad(depending which way you look at it ;) as the Apex 460 types and are made of the same grade materials which are very good at this price point!

Re: C12 I'm working on the internals with respect to mounting options and will possibly offer two point to point options.
one on rings like the original and one on a single acrylic board.


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Phrazemaster

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2016, 01:04:31 AM »
Thank-you OPR. :)
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micaddict

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2016, 04:06:06 AM »
Yes OPR, thanks from me, too, of course (if that wasn't clear).  :)
All options are welcome.
Good to know.
And I didn't mean to hijack.



ln76d

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #12 on: November 07, 2016, 04:09:47 AM »
Isn't the same body?
http://recordinghacks.com/microphones/lucas/CS-1

OPR, could you put pics of internal frame structure in "c12" type body?
What's diameter and length of that body?

vinylwall

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2016, 12:07:57 PM »
I'd be in for 1 of each.  Maybe more.
Jimi Ray

OPR

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2016, 03:26:06 PM »
In76d said.
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Isn't the same body?
http://recordinghacks.com/microphones/lucas/CS-1

OPR, could you put pics of internal frame structure in "c12" type body?
What's diameter and length of that body?

I'll get some pics up shortly but Internally it looks pretty similar to the AKG c12 Vr and Lucas body.
  I'm thinking to redesign the guts to be more like the original.

To Micaddict , All good ;).

Andrew, I really love your work! I think theres room for both of our options because as great as these bodies are for the $$ Your bodies and are clearly premium! :D
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Avgatzeblouz

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2016, 10:45:13 AM »
Interested in a pair of C12 bodies. Could we fit a 251 circuit and capsule holder in it ?

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #16 on: November 12, 2016, 05:43:42 PM »
Hi,

I am in for oben M49 body.

Regards Reiner

OPR

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #17 on: November 13, 2016, 05:11:41 PM »
Avgatzeblouz siad
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Interested in a pair of C12 bodies. Could we fit a 251 circuit and capsule holder in it ?

Yes! It shouldn't be  problem! I'll try and get the point to point board ready soonish (I hope ;) !  Busy times with little ones at home at the moment ;))
« Last Edit: November 13, 2016, 05:41:05 PM by OPR »
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Avgatzeblouz

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2016, 01:29:28 PM »
Great ! Thanks !

OPR

Re: (Feeler) Cost effective M49-C12 Bodies !!
« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2016, 04:10:28 PM »
More M49 pics with Binder connector!


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