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Old 22nd March 2019
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Originally Posted by ardis View Post
What I got from the article is, early on Chinese manufacturers were mismatching capsules and circuits. Joly got famous for modding mostly Oktava mics and then expanded to making his own. He was very ethical from the standpoint, he only started modding after another engineer had stopped doing it (with the guys blessing!)....

On here Jim Williams is another person I'd reach out to if I wanted to mod equipment FWIW. Modding is a great way to start with gear and then make it fit better into your needs. Fun to research too.....
Mismatching capsules... there is a lot of information to dig there - as well as a lot of bargains - when talking real old school German/Chinese technology.