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Neat Microphones’ Eagerly Anticipated King Bee II XLR Microphone Coming November 16, 2021

Pre-Order Neat Microphones’ High-Performance King Bee II XLR Microphone Now for the Astounding and Unrivalled MSRP of $169.99

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 14, 2021– Neat Microphones, the innovative brand of high-quality digital USB and analog microphones from Turtle Beach Corporation (Nasdaq: HEAR), today announced its King Bee® II analog XLR microphone is now available for pre-order, with the U.S. launch set for November 16, 2021. The King Bee II will launch in the UK and across Europe on November 19, 2021. The Neat Microphones team is the same group of experts that founded Blue Microphones and is known for designing award-winning analog XLR and digital USB microphones that have transformed how professional creators capture their voice, music, and more. The King Bee II is Neat Microphones’ highly anticipated successor to their original King Bee, which was coveted by recording enthusiasts for the studio-quality performance it offered at a remarkable price. The King Bee II continues its heritage of delivering top recording performance for the unrivaled MSRP of $169.99, and is available for pre-order today at participating retailers, including Amazon, Sweetwater, American Music Supply, and zZounds.

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Pre-Order Now Open For Neat Microphones’ High-Performance King Bee II XLR Microphone at the Astounding and Unrivalled MSRP of $169.99 (Photo: Business Wire)

Pre-Order Now Open For Neat Microphones’ High-Performance King Bee II XLR Microphone at the Astounding and Unrivalled MSRP of $169.99 (Photo: Business Wire)

“We have the pinnacle team in microphones creating new products that continue to reshape expectations for high-performance mics, and the King Bee II is a testament to their continued expertise,” said Juergen Stark, Chairman and CEO, Turtle Beach Corporation. “The original King Bee played a key role in bringing the Neat brand to life. As Neat’s all-new flagship microphone, the King Bee II again plays an important part as we enter the multi-billion-dollar global microphone market with our latest high-performance microphone with a price that can’t be ignored.”

“The King Bee II is a powerful new addition to our historic line-up, and I’m excited to get it in people’s hands to see and hear what the world’s leading creators produce with it,” said Skipper Wise, Founder of Neat Microphones and Vice President at Turtle Beach. “We pride ourselves on the level of quality, performance, and value we put into our microphones, and the King Bee II is a true testament to our team’s storied microphone development over the last 30 years.”

For all content creators, Neat Microphones’ King Bee II offers outstanding versatility and incredible sound quality. Vocals, drums, electric guitar, piano, and acoustic instruments shine with the King Bee II, and spoken word applications, from voiceovers to podcasting to streaming content, can be captured with crystal-clear clarity and depth. Thanks to customized Class-A discrete electronics, powerful design, and a large 34mm precision, gold-sputtered condenser microphone capsule, what you hear at the output is what the King Bee II hears at its input.

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About Turtle Beach Corporation
Turtle Beach Corporation ( is one of the world’s leading gaming accessory providers. The Turtle Beach brand ( is known for pioneering first-to-market features and patented innovations in high-quality, comfort-driven headsets for all levels of gamer, making it a fan-favorite brand and the market leader in console gaming audio for the last decade. Turtle Beach’s ROCCAT brand ( combines detail-loving German innovation with a genuine passion for designing the best PC gaming products. Under the ROCCAT brand, Turtle Beach creates award-winning keyboards, mice, headsets, mousepads, and other PC accessories. Turtle Beach’s Neat Microphones brand ( creates high-quality USB and analog microphones for gamers, streamers, and professionals that embrace cutting-edge technology and design. Turtle Beach’s shares are traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the symbol: HEAR.

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