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      Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface (H77928)
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The 2 in/2 out USB recording interface for musicians on the go.

Mobile recording is at an all-time high and you need an audio interface that can maintain optimal performance at any moment when inspiration strikes. The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is the right tool for the job. With two award-winning Focusrite preamps packed into a compact, anodized aluminum uni-body chassis, the Scarlett 2i2 not only produces professional quality sound but also looks great doing it.

For more than 25 years, Focusrite has designed some of the most popular microphone preamps in the industry. This experience has been used to create the transparent, low-noise and low-distortion preamp found in the Scarlett 2i2. Plenty of available headroom makes it suitable for moving coil, condenser and ribbon microphones regardless of the source. Phantom power is provided for mics that need it.

High Quality Mic Preamps
Scarlett 2i2 features two high quality award-winning Focusrite mic pres. With more than 25 years of experience in designing analogue equipment, Focusrite produce the best mic preamps in the industry. The preamps found in the Scarlett 2i2 are no exception to this, and share the same design as those found in our flagship interfaces: Saffire PRO 40 and Liquid Saffire 56.

Excellent Digital Performance
With 24-bit resolution at sample rates of up to 96 KHz, the digital conversion in the Scarlett 2i2 is of very high quality meaning that every note and every subtle detail is captured with great clarity.

Rugged Metal Unibody Case
The anodized aluminum uni-body chassis ensures that your Scarlett 2i2 can withstand the harsh environment of the road. It also makes Scarlett 2i2 the most beautiful interface around.

Truly Portable Interface
Scarlett 2i2 is very light and compact making it easy to fit in a laptop bag. It’s also bus powered meaning that you don’t need an additional power supply. Simply plug in to your computer and hit record!

Included Software – DAW and Effects
Inside the box you’ll find Ableton Live Lite 8, as well as Focusrite’s Scarlett plug-in suite. Compatible with all major DAWs, Scarlett plug-in suite provides EQ, compression, gate, and reverb – essential tools for polishing your mix.

Unique LED Gain Halos
The gain halos that surround the gain knob for each input provide an easy way to know that the signal you’re recording is the right level. It will show green when the signal is at a good level (above -24dBFS). If it turns to red, you know that the signal is too loud and is therefore clipping – if this happens, simply reduce the gain until the halo returns to green.

Direct Monitor Function
Flick the direct monitor switch on the front panel of your 2i2 and you will hear what you’re recording through your speakers or headphones, without the signal having to go through your computer. This avoids the possibility of latency, which can be distracting when recording.

Mac OSX Lion Ready
Scarlett 2i2 has been fully tested with Mac OSX 10.7, Lion. So you can rest assured that your brand new Mac and Scarlett 2i2 will run together perfectly.

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface Features:

  • Two high-quality, award-winning Focusrite mic pres
    Very high-quality 24-bit/96kHz conversion means that every note and subtle detail are captured with great clarity.
    Rugged metal uni-body case
    Truly portable thanks to a very light, compact form that fits easily in a laptop bag and USB power
    Includes Ableton Live Lite 8 and the Focusrite Scarlett plug-in suite, which provides EQ, compression, gate, and reverb
    Unique halo LED gain/clipping indicators
    Zero-latency direct hardware monitoring
    Mac OSX Lion ready



Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface Specifications:

  • System Requirements:

    Mac:
    OS X 10.6.5 Snow Leopard (32 and 64 bit) and above, including OS X 10.7 Lion

    Windows:
    Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), or Windows XP SP3 (32 bit only)
    Windows Vista is not officially supported

    Analogue Input Performance

    Mic
    Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1 dB
    THD+N -100dB (minimum gain, -1 dBFS input with 20 Hz - 20 kHz filter)
    Equivalent Input Noise (EIN) -127 dB: measured at maximum gain with 150 Ohm termination (20 Hz - 20 kHz filter)
    Gain Range -4 dB to + 46 dB
    Max Input Level +4dBu

    Line
    Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
    THD+N -91dB (measured at minimum gain with -1 dBFS input and 20 Hz - 20 kHz filter)
    Noise -104 dBu (measured at minimum gain, with a 20 Hz - 20 kHz filter)
    Signal to Noise Ratio > 100dB
    Gain Range -21 dB to +29 dB
    Max Input Level +20dBu

    Instrument
    Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
    THD+N -72dB (measured at minimum gain with -1dBFS signal and 20 Hz - 20 kHz filter)
    Noise -87dBu (20Hz/20kHz bandpass filter)
    Gain Range -4dB to +46 dB
    Max Input Level +4dBu

    Analogue Output Performance
    Nominal Output Level 0dBFS = 10dBu, balanced
    Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.2dB
    THD+N -100dB (measured with -1dBFS input and 20Hz - 20 kHz filter, unweighted)
    Output Impedance < 10O
    Power Output into 150O 15mW
    Power Output into 50O 30mW

    Digital Performance
    Clock sources Internal clock only
    A-D Dynamic Range 105dB 'A-weighted' (all inputs). Converter chipset A-D dynamic range 114dB
    D-A Dynamic Range 104dB 'A-weighted' (all outputs). Converter chipset D-A dynamic range 114dB
    Supported sample rates 44.1 KHz, 48 KHz, 88.2 KHz, 96 KHz

    Crosstalk
    Input to Input Better than 90dB
    Output to Output Better than 90dB
    Input to Output Better than 85dB

    Input Metering
    Ring LED lit Red Ring LED lit Green

    Weight and Dimensions
    Height 45 mm / 1 ¾ “
    Width 175 mm / 7”
    Depth 100 mm / 4”
    Weight 580 g / 1.3 lbs


Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface

All Focusrite products are built to the highest standards and should provide reliable performance for many years, subject to reasonable care, use, transportation and storage.

In the event of a Manufacturing Defect becoming evident within 12 months from date of purchase Focusrite undertakes that the product will be repaired or replaced free of charge if the product is returned to the authorised dealer from whom it was purchased. In these circumstances, or if you need an out-of-warranty repair to your Focusrite product, please contact your local Focusrite distributor in your country of residence or business : Find your local distributor here and you will be advised of the correct return procedure.

Alternatively contact the Focusrite Reseller from which you purchased the product. If you purchase a Focusrite product outside your country of residence or business you will not be entitled to ask your local Focusrite Distributor to honour this Limited Warranty, although you may request a chargeable repair.

Alternatively, the unit may be returned at your cost to the dealer you purchased the unit from so that they can organise a Warranty repair with their Focusrite Distributor.

This Warranty does not include cost of shipping to and from the authorised dealer from whom it was purchased. In every case it will be necessary to provide the original invoice or store receipt to accompany the defective product to the supplying dealer. This Limited Warranty is offered solely to the first purchaser of the product from an Authorised Focusrite Reseller (defined as a reseller which has purchased the Product directly from Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd. in the UK or its Authorised Distributors outside the U.K,) and is not transferable.

This Warranty is in addition to your Statutory Rights in the country of purchase.

Please note: A Manufacturing Defect is defined as a defect in the performance of the product which may be expected from a reasonable interpretation of the published description and performance specifications as published by Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd. This does not include damage caused by post-purchase transportation, storage or careless handling, nor damage caused by misuse.

A significant proportion of products returned under Warranty (which are very few in number compared to numbers sold) are found not to exhibit any fault at all. Please check that the mains voltage is correctly set for your local supply and that your connecting cables are in good order and correctly connected.

If in doubt about the product functions please read the user guide and if necessary contact your dealer for advice before returning the product to the supplying dealer. You can also contact the Focusrite Tech Support team at the Focusrite Answerbase for general advice.

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  • Awesome Interface

    As reviewed by Andre Lambert on 1/31/2013

    this interface is REALLY good. focusrite has better preamps than the AudioBox which is in the same price range, and this one right here is also very good looking. I am very satisfied with the product. The main use for me is for recording guitars. It works great with a microphone or line in directly. I record a Pink Floyd song using Guitar Rig 5 and it worked awesome. I am using Windows 7 64bits. Very nice interface.

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  • Perfect Interface

    As reviewed by Kerry Trammell on 2/28/2012

    This baby is worth way more than what they're asking for. Delivers a crisp clean sound the preamps are solid. Definitely a must have for a home studio. Sounds great and works perfect with protools 10 and Mac OS. The best feature is input/gain LED!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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  • Fully satisfied

    As reviewed by Andrzej Zawadzki on 10/3/2013

    I bought this item for home-recording purposes and I'm fully satisfied with the purchase. Easy to use, well made, and, for those who are interested, works out-of-the-box with Linux.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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