In a studio, the audio interface and microphone preamps are one of the most important purchasing decisions an aspiring audio engineer can make. Pristine audio signal with a low noise-floor and high sample rates can transform the average recording into professional quality audio.
The Focusrite Scarlett range aims to achieve all this without breaking the bank. No matter the setup, be it bedroom or professional studio, the Scarlett range delivers reliable, high fidelity audio every time.
The Scarlett 18i8 (2nd Generation) features 18 inputs consisting of 8 combination inputs (XLR and 1/4" Jack), ADAT capability (8 additional inputs via external preamp), stereo input via S/PDIF. Capable of recording at 192Khz/24-bit with ultra low latency (2.74ms), the 18i8 is perfect for recording live drums or live sound situations.
Not only will the Scarlett 18i8 sound the part, it's eye-catching brushed aluminium, 'scarlett' red chassis is sure to give your setup a standout look.
The Scarlett 18i8 comes with an extensive software package so you can be ready to go within minutes of opening the box:
- Exclusive version of Pro Tools First Focusrite Creative Pack featuring 12 plug-ins including the Eleven Lite for authentic guitar amp emulation
- Ableton Live Lite
- Softube Time and Tone Bundle
- Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite
- Novation Bass Station Software Synthesizer
- 2GB of Loopmasters samples