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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Second Generation (2nd Gen) USB Audio Interface

Product ID: 109875


ex VAT:  £249.17

Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Second Generation (2nd Gen) USB Audio Interface


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  • Free access to UJam Virtual Guitarist Iron until 8th November 2019, when you register your Focusrite purchase
  • 18 in, 8 out USB audio interface with super low latency technology
  • Four award winning mic preamps to deliver exceptional vocal and instrumental recordings
  • Direct monitoring capability with super-low latency in real-time
  • Powered by USB for minimal cable mess and ease of use
  • Unique light halos allow you to visually monitor your signal
  • Direct monitoring capability with super-low latency
  • Includes access to Focusrite's plug-in-collective exclusive offers, tutorial content and more
  • Focusrite control compatible to configure routing with Mac, PC and iOS devices
  • This product is covered by a 2-year warranty and qualifies for a free replacement from Focusrite including UK transit costs in the highly unlikely event of a failure

Complete Your Set-Up

Featuring four award winning preamps the Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 was an incredibly impressive inetrface that proved to be very popular. Now Focusrite have released their second generation models and as part of that the Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Second Generation USB Audio Interface comes with newly improved circuitry to deliver 24bit/192kHz quality with super-low latencies that simply has to be heard to be believed.

Award winning pre-amps

The frist interface from Focusrite to have four of their award winning mic pres, the Scarlett 18i8 features two inputs with mic/line/instrument capability and two more that can handle mic/line. Four line inputs on the back of the unit can be used for furhter connection of other instruments or sources, perfect for studio work. ADAT is a further connection you could use, allowing you to connect a mic preamp such as the OctoPre MkII for further connectivity and to take advantage of all 18 inputs.

Intelligent Signal Monitoring

All four of the inputs of the Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Second Generation have the trademark "halo" level indicators that light up green or red to show your signal level and if there is any overloading the preamp. Two independent headphone outputs with their own mixes mean you can send different mixes to different players or engineers to get truly balanced results.

The Focusrite Red 2 and 3 plugins

These new plug-ins are accurate models of Focusrite’s renowned classics the Red 2 equaliser and Red 3 compressor units which are prized and renowned fixtures in professional recording studios the world over. Now, the Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite lets you exploit the famous natural sound of the originals conveniently from within your DAW of choice including Cubase, Ableton, Logic and Pro Tools.

The plug-ins faithfully reproduce the sonic qualities of the hardware. The Red 2 EQ is a sweet sounding 6-band design, with high/low pass filters,high/low frequency shelves, as well as fully parametric low-mid and high-mid frequency bands. The Red 3 compressor is a VCA compressor design, excellent for natural sounding dynamic control of drums, bass, vocals, and acoustic instruments.

Your complete production package

Further to this, the 18i8 Second Generation inludes a unique code to give you access to a massive database of software to download and keep for free! This includes Ableton Live Lite, Softube Time & Tone Pack, 2 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples, the Novation Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synth and much more! This is an incredible package for anyone who is serious about getting professional results in any studio.

Connectivity USB/MIDI
Headphone Type 1/4" Jack
Model Code MOSC0018
No of Channels 4
Brand Focusrite
Product Type Audio Interfaces
Colour Red
EAN 815301008453


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