Neat Bumblebee

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Audio Samples

These Neat Bumblebee microphone recordings were recorded in a typical home studio environment with minimal acoustic room treatments using a common USB interface with integrated microphone preamplifiers. These audio samples were created to allow you to hear what the Neat Bumblebee sounds like in a typical recording environment, and not what is achieved in a state of the art recording studio under perfect conditions.

Microphone Technical Specifications

Transducer Type

Proprietary 24 mm Condenser Capsule, internally shock-mounted

Polar Pattern


Frequency Response

20 Hz – 20 kHz

Sample Rate

96 kHz

Bit Depth

24 bit


16 mV/Pa at 1kHz (1 Pa=94dB SPL)

Maximum SPL

128 dB SPL (0.5% THD)

S/N Ratio

98 dB-A (IEC 651)

Noise Level

14 dB-A (IEC 651)

Dynamic Range

98 dB (@ 2.5k ohms)

Power Requirement


System Requirements:

Mac OS 10.6 or higher; Windows 7 or higher

Headphone Amplifier Technical Specifications


16 ohms

Power Output (RMS)

100 mW



Frequency Response

20 Hz - 22 kHz

S/N Ratio

90 dB

“The Neat Bumblebee not only looks ultra-cool — it's an excellent plug-in-and-play recording solution.”

— Musicradar