There was somebody on eBay selling adapters that made the MK-012 capsules work with Rode NT5 bodies. If more of those get made it could be an option. Found it: Adapter Rode NT5 -> Octava MK-012 - Use All Octava Capsules with Rode Body | eBayYeah…that thread and the banzai build thread are entertaining.
SDC capsules is a rich subject, and so unsexy compared to a U47 we are kind of stuck with mediocre options.
I dream of someone designing a honeycomb backplane for DIYers. The shell, spacers, and diaphragm of these ali express capsules seem a fine starting point.
Warts and all, mic-parts is still the flattest one I know about.
I am looking forward to trying out some of the gzt capsules in the next month. I hope they’re cool. Bbecause GZT sells both depths, the Banzai 84 users can get some variety too.
Some of the stuff I see from Mic-Parts is just nuts. Now that the Chinese "CK12s" are available for $30-50 each in single order batches this statement was posted on the site:
Funny thing is that boost sounds almost like a description of the RK-47.