Opening an Axis 90 (Apex 215)

This Chinese ribbon mic comes in various colours under various names. Here in Australia it’s available as part of the Legacy brand. The Legacy variation isn’t listed at recording hacks, but a bunch of other re-brandings are.

I got one secondhand, and wanted to open it up and remove some of the mesh and filters. But I couldn’t figure out how to open the case. Finally saw a photo on Michael Joly’s site that made it clear how the covers came off.

Here’s some photos I took that hopefully make the situation clearer. Basically the covers are held on with tabs that slide into slits. My mic seems to have a few broken off…


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