“The Neat King Bee II is one of the best microphones you can buy in its class . . . probably the best . . . and it is unparalleled in its self-noise.”

— Audio Haze


Cardioid Solid State Condenser XLR Microphone

Whether you’re a musician, podcaster, or streamer, the Neat King Bee II offers outstanding versatility and incredible sound quality. Its large-diaphragm 34 mm center-terminated true condenser capsule design is ideal for applications requiring low noise and high sensitivity. Vocals, drums, electric guitar, piano, and most acoustic instruments shine with the Neat 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 its custom Class A discrete electronics, powerful design, and a precision, gold-sputtered microphone capsule, what you hear at the output is what the Neat King Bee II hears at its input. In addition, the Neat King Bee II comes with its own custom-designed shockmount and pop filter, allowing the Neat King Bee II to become one of the most useful — and commanding — mics in your hive.


“Overall, the King Bee II is the most impressive and professional microphone I’ve ever used.”

— GamesReviews

Cardioid solid state true condenser XLR microphone

Exceptional audio for recording, voiceovers, broadcast & streaming use

Perfect for vocals, drums, electric guitar, piano, & acoustic instruments

Proprietary 34mm large diaphragm gold-sputtered true condenser capsule

Beautifully styled modern design; custom Class A discrete electronics provide amazing clarity and depth

XLR output; includes custom Beekeeper shockmount and Honeycomb pop filter for control of ‘plosives’

Transducer Type: 34mm center terminated true condenser capsule with external polarization

Polar Pattern: Cardioid

Frequency Response: 16 Hz – 20 kHz

Sensitivity: 26.0 mV/Pa at 1 kHz (1 Pa = 94 dB SPL)

Output Impedance: 50 ohms

Rated Load Impedance: >1k ohms

Maximum SPL: 140 dB SPL (2.5k ohms, 0.5% THD)

S/N Ratio: 89 dB-A (IEC 651)

Noise Level: 6 dB-A (IEC 651)

Dynamic Range: 134 dB (@ 2.5k ohms)

Power Requirement: +48V DC phantom power (IEC 268-15)

Product Dimensions: 8.5" x 3"

Weight in Beekeeper shockmount: 2.47 lbs/1.121 kg

Connectivity: XLR