ROCCAT Torch: the new USB condenser microphone for gamers, streamers and content creators

ROCCAT Torch: the new USB condenser microphone for gamers, streamers and content creators


Torch is the new USB microphone from ROCCAT, the PC accessories brand from Turtle Beach. The device has been designed for gamers, streamers and aspiring content creators with many professional features including 24-bit audio quality and a dual condenser design. The list price of the device has been set at € 99.99 and is already available for pre-order at authorized resellers.

ROCCAT presented all the features and technical specifications of Torch that you find below.

Technical specifications

USB microphone ROCCAT Torch The USB microphone of ROCCAT has a design elegant and smart, compatible with a wide range of shock mounts, arms, rods and other accessories. Torch also features intelligent AIMO RGB lighting with various software customization options. The "plug-and-play" connection allows simple and immediate use, without having to install drivers or other software required for use. The 3.5 mm headphone jack input was designed instead for monitoring the microphone without latency during gaming sessions.

Under the body we find a double condenser with 24-bit and 48-bit audio sampling kHz, a perfect combination for recording and transmitting a wide range of voices. Three pre-selected pick-up models can be adjusted using the switch for an "out-of-the-box" experience as simple as possible. The "Cardioid" setting is perfect for gaming and streaming. "Stereo" is used for vocals and musical instruments while "Whisper" is ideal for capturing quieter and whispering voices.

On the mixer we also find a myriad of quick and easy controls to offer the best possible experience. The mute function mutes the incoming audio without disturbing the quality of the recorded content. In addition, other controls allow access to the volume and other equalization settings, without having to install any drivers.

ROCCAT Torch microphone fixed on the shaft

Data sheet

Sampling frequency: 48 kHz Audio: 24 bit Max SPL: 100 dB Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz Pick-up models: Cardioid, Stereo, Whisper Jack output: 3.5 mm Dimensions: 138 x 95 x 208 mm Connection: 200 cm USB-A Price: 99.99 €

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ROCCAT Reveals the Torch Microphone – Studio-quality Sound for Gamers, Streamers, and Aspiring Creators

Feature-Packed and AIMO Compatible, ROCCAT’s First Studio-Grade USB Microphone Delivers Broadcast-Quality Sound and Completes ROCCAT’S Desktop Ecosystem

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 12, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ROCCAT, Turtle Beach’s (Nasdaq: HEAR) award-winning, Hamburg, Germany-based PC peripheral brand, today revealed the Torch, its first studio-grade USB microphone. Designed for gamers, streamers, and aspiring content creators, the Torch is packed full of professional-grade features, including 24-bit audio quality, a dual condenser design, latency-free Mic Monitoring, and a built-in pop filter. ROCCAT’s Torch will ensure creators always sound flawless, and its stylish and intelligent design is compatible with a wide range of shock mounts, boom arms, and other accessories. The Torch microphone features ROCCAT’s intelligent AIMO RGB lighting, and special lighting zones change color depending on the mic’s settings. Additionally, driver-free setup makes the Torch simple to use right out of the box. ROCCAT’s Torch launches August 15, 2021 for a MSRP of $99.99, and is available for pre-order today from participating retailers worldwide and from

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Introducing the ROCCAT Torch USB microphone. A sleek-looking mic that delivers pro-level performance for a MSRP of $99.99. Pre-order the Torch today at and participating retailers and be sure to get it first when it launches on August 15, 2021. (Photo: Business Wire)

'The Torch’s distinct look, pro-level performance, and attractive price make it perfect to grow with you as you chase your streaming and content creation passions,' said René Korte, ROCCAT Founder and General Manager for PC peripherals at Turtle Beach. 'Gamers watch their favorite streamers and are inspired to create content themselves, and a studio-grade microphone is no longer a luxury, it’s a must-have accessory. We’re excited to enter a new PC peripheral category with the Torch, and to deliver another high-performance accessory that adds to our desktop ecosystem.'

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ROCCAT’s Torch USB microphone features a dual condenser design, offering 24-bit audio with up to 48kHz sampling, ensuring a wide range of voices can be captured and perfectly broadcast. From simple whispers to loud and heated in-game reactions, the Torch delivers broadcast-quality sound for any content creator. Designed for streamers and aspiring content creators, the Torch comes with three pre-selected pick-up patterns for an effortless out-of-the-box experience. Users will be able to choose between Cardioid pattern – perfect for gaming and streaming; Stereo – great for vocals and instruments; and the Torch’s exclusive Whisper pattern – to capture the quietest voices and whispers.

The Torch also features a myriad of quick and easy controls to deliver the best experience. Gesture-activated mute functionality provides a convenient way to instantly mute without disturbing the quality of the recorded content. For on the fly adjustments, the Torch’s mixer-style controls allow gamers to fine-tune settings, control volume, and cycle through the different patterns with ease without having to install a single driver. The Torch also includes a 3.5mm headphone jack for latency-free Mic Monitoring.

Torch also includes ROCCAT’s acclaimed AIMO RGB lighting, and distinct lighting zones that change color depending on the recording pattern selected or microphone mode. Fully compatible with a wide array of boom arms, the Torch can be reconfigured and adjusted while still allowing the mic module to sit on the arm – maintaining the full functionality of the mixer-style base.

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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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