The LDM is a large-diaphragm, side-address condenser microphone. The creator offers instructions, schematics, and a bill of materials on his website.
- Cardiod pickup pattern
- Based on the classic Schoeps microphone circuit
Price: $9.50 for instructions and bill of materials
Adjusted Cost: $99 (cost goes down as more mics are built)
HomeMadeMicrophones.com estimates $40 for the electronics, $42 for the tubing to make the body, and $17 for the grill mesh. There will be tubing and mesh left, however, over for more microphones.
Classic Schoeps mics on eBay:
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More information at www.homemademicrophones.com.