Neat Worker Bee

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Audio Samples

These Neat Worker Bee 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 Worker Bee sounds like in a typical recording environment, and not what is achieved in a state of the art recording studio under perfect conditions.

Technical Specifications

Transducer Type

Fixed-charge back plate, permanently polarized 24mm diameter condenser capsule

Polar Pattern


Frequency Response

20Hz – 20kHz


19.0mV/Pa at 1kHz (1 Pa=94dB SPL)

Output Impedance

50 ohms

Rated Load Impedance

1k ohms

Maximum SPL

145 dB SPL (2.5k ohms, 0.5% THD)

S/N Ratio

79 dB-A (IEC 651)

Noise Level

9.5 dB-A (IEC 651)

Dynamic Range

135.5 dB (@ 2.5k ohms)

Power Req

+48V DC Phantom Power (IEC 268-15)




152mm x 76mm

“Neat Worker Bees are built tough, and the sound quality really delivers.”

— Recording Magazine