Can you clarify how specifically you'll be using them? Just drum room / OH duties, or stereo applications with instrumental ensembles and such? There are really a number of options—even beyond SDC models. Having multi-pattern capability is really optimal for flexibility in this scenario—and you're more likely to find multi-pattern capacity in LDC, with the exception of modular designs. Schoeps are wonderful, also check out Gefell models.
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