Turtle Beach’s Innovative Neat Microphones Brand Reveals the Long-Awaited King Bee II XLR Microphone

Buzz Buzz…Neat Microphones’ Long-Awaited King Bee II XLR Microphone Lands in Stores Summer 2021 for an Irresistible MSRP of $169.99

The Neat King Bee II XLR microphone delivers excellent performance for recording, voiceovers, broadcast, and streaming use, and is perfect for recording vocals, drums, electric guitar, piano, and acoustic instruments. The King Bee II launches summer 2021 for a MSRP of $169.99. (Photo: Business Wire)

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--()--Neat Microphones, the innovative brand of high-quality digital USB and analog microphones from Turtle Beach Corporation (Nasdaq: HEAR), today unveiled the King Bee® II analog XLR microphone. The King Bee II is the long-awaited successor to Neat Microphones’ original award-winning King Bee. Turtle Beach acquired Neat Microphones in January 2021, and the team – the former founders of Blue Microphones, the inventors of the first high-performance USB microphone, and pioneers behind other award-winning microphones that have revolutionized how professionals and consumers capture their voice, music, and more – have been getting ready to unveil the all-new King Bee II ever since. Neat Microphones’ King Bee II launches at participating retailers in North America and Europe this summer, and with its irresistible MSRP of $169.99, the King Bee II will quickly become one of the most useful and commanding mics in your hive.

“Neat is already very well known amongst musicians and recording artists, so the debut of the King Bee II – the anticipated follow-up to their original, coveted King Bee mic – and its $169.99 MSRP should have fans very, very excited,” said Juergen Stark, Chairman and CEO, Turtle Beach Corporation. “We’re entering a $2.3 billion global microphone market with the absolute best team in microphones creating all-new high-quality products that will redefine what consumers should expect to pay. Neat’s King Bee II is the first of five all-new analog and digital USB microphone products launching this year.”

“We are so excited to finally talk about the new generation of high-quality Neat Microphones launching this year, beginning with our superstar product, the King Bee II,” said Skipper Wise, Founder of Neat Microphones and Vice President at Turtle Beach. “As a musician and recording artist myself, I can tell you first-hand that the King Bee II is unsurpassed in the sheer quality and performance of its recordings for the price. Our team – the same group that founded Blue Microphones and has been a pioneering force in microphone development for over 30 years – has been laser focused on ensuring our 2021 products improve on those that came before them, and that we are once again redefining the level of quality and performance in microphones at multiple price points.”

Whether you’re a musician, podcaster, or streamer, the 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 precision, gold-sputtered condenser microphone capsule, what you hear at the output is what the King Bee II hears at its input.

For the latest information on the Neat Microphones lineup of professional and consumer microphones, visit https://www.neatmic.com.

About Turtle Beach Corporation

Turtle Beach Corporation (www.turtlebeachcorp.com) is one of the world’s leading gaming accessory providers. The Turtle Beach brand (www.turtlebeach.com) 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 (www.roccat.com) 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 (www.neatmic.com) 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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Contacts

North America
Eric Nielsen
Step 3 Public Relations
202.276.5357
eric@step-3.com

MacLean Marshall
Sr. Director, Public Relations &
Brand Communications
Turtle Beach Corporation
858.914.5093
maclean.marshall@turtlebeach.com

Europe
Jessica Albiston
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager
Turtle Beach Germany GMBH
jessica.albiston@turtlebeach.com

Keith Hennessey
Sr. Director, Communications &
Partnerships – International
Turtle Beach
+ 44 (0) 1256 678350
keith.hennessey@turtlebeach.com

Investor Information:
Cody Slach or Sean McGowan
Gateway Investor Relations
949.574.3860
hear@tgatewayir.com

Release Summary

Neat King Bee II Reveal Announcement

Contacts

North America
Eric Nielsen
Step 3 Public Relations
202.276.5357
eric@step-3.com

MacLean Marshall
Sr. Director, Public Relations &
Brand Communications
Turtle Beach Corporation
858.914.5093
maclean.marshall@turtlebeach.com

Europe
Jessica Albiston
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager
Turtle Beach Germany GMBH
jessica.albiston@turtlebeach.com

Keith Hennessey
Sr. Director, Communications &
Partnerships – International
Turtle Beach
+ 44 (0) 1256 678350
keith.hennessey@turtlebeach.com

Investor Information:
Cody Slach or Sean McGowan
Gateway Investor Relations
949.574.3860
hear@tgatewayir.com