Focusrite

Description

One of the most popular audio interface for artists across all genres, the third-generation Scarlett 2i2 provides two mic/line/instrument inputs, allowing simultaneous recording and playback of up to two channels with independently controllable headphone and monitor outputs.

The 2i2 features two upgraded third-generation Scarlett mic preamps: with optional Air setting to reproduce the Air effect of Focusrite’s original ISA mic preamp, giving your vocal and acoustic recordings a brighter and more open sound.

Equipped with high-performance 24-bit/192kHz AD-DA converters, Scarlett 2i2 guarantees the same professional sound quality throughout the third-generation range. The high-impedance, high-headroom instrument inputs allow you to record guitar or bass without any clipping or unwanted distortion, while Gain Halo metering makes it easy for you to set the input level.

Scarlett 2i2 is designed to stand up to days on the road, and connects straight to your Mac or PC via USB cable, with no external power required.

All the tools you need to start recording right, now
There’s no better way to step into studio recording—your Scarlett interface comes with some of the best-loved tools in the business, including Hitmaker Expansion, with exclusive content from legendary Auto-Tune creators Antares, along with Brainworx, Softube, XLN Audio, Relab and more. Read below for more info on the included software:

Ableton Live Lite
The iconic DAW gives you everything you need to get started including instruments, effects and Live’s trademark clip, and scene launching for taking ideas further or performance.

Splice Sounds
Three months Splice Sounds membership with new Splice accounts—offering millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops and presets, with new releases daily.

Three-Month Avid Pro Tools Subscription
Get a taste of the industry standard recording experience with this legendary DAW.

Focusrite Plug-in Collective
Get a new plug-in and exclusive offers from a new partner every few months.

Hitmaker Expansion
Antares Auto-Tune Access
For everything from natural sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustment for getting the best vocal takes, to lightning-fast hip-hop-inspired pitching for adding a whole new sound to your tracks.

Relab’s LX480 Essentials
Get four reverbs, modeled on The Hit Factory NYC’s reverb unit, and used on countless hits. LX480 Essentials gives you the sounds of a studio which has played host to names from Springsteen, the Stones and Kool and the Gang to The Weeknd, Pharell, Katy Perry, and everyone in between.

Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555
The modern evolution of the iconic JCM800, brought to you by analog-modeling experts Softube. The Silver Jubilee offers everything from warm cleans, through classic crunch, and up to modern high gain tube amp sounds.

XLN Audio Addictive Keys
Add beautifully captured piano to your tracks with the choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway, Yamaha and the classic Rhodes. Plug in your MIDI controller and play; instantly be transported to a professional recording studio set up to capture one of these beautiful pianos—right from your studio.

XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock
Add the sounds of a pro drummer to your songs easily. Featuring expertly captured samples from high-end TAMA and Pearl drum sets and Paiste and SABIAN cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm.

Brainworx bx_oberhausen
The fully analog-modeled replica of a classic American polysynth, bx_oberhausen is a component-by-component reproduction of an icon. With 32 voices, this digital model is capable of twice the count of today’s most valuable all-analog synths—for lush chords and huge unison.

Brainworx Bx_console Focusrite SC
The preamps that made Focusrite what they are today to your music. No other plug-in offers the unique character of the iconic large-format console, with ISA 110 preamps—the origin of the famous "Air" you still hear on Focusrite interfaces today. Bx_console Focusrite SC is a full channel strip, offering EQ, de-esser, compressor, limiter, gate and expander.

Focusrite Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
Features a pair of meticulously captured digital models of the truly iconic EQ and Compressors which have made the Focusrite name a staple in world-class facilities across the globe. If you’ve kept up with major music releases over the last 30 years, you’ve heard Red 2 and 3.

Brainworx bx_masterdesk
Get your record release-ready with the high-end analog mastering system. Bringing a smooth and simple workflow to the art of mastering, it allows anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly.

The Focusrite Sound: Officially Supported on iPad Pro
Scarlett 2i2 is officially supported in use with USB-C iPad Pro. Setup and operation is simple: just plug in, fire up your favorite music-making app, and enjoy the Focusrite sound wherever you go.

And as with all Focusrite products, you’ll also benefit from a three-year warranty, award-winning customer support and membership of their Plug-in Collective offering free software downloads and generous discounts.
Features
  • Two of the best-performing mic preamps the Scarlett range has ever seen, now with switchable Air mode to give your recordings a brighter and more open sound
  • Two high-headroom instrument inputs to plug in your guitar or bass
  • Two balanced line inputs, suitable for connecting line-level sources
  • High-performance converters enable you to record and mix at up to 24-bit/192kHz
  • With the Easy Start tool, it's now easier than ever to get up and running
  • Scarlett 3rd Gen included software:
    • Ableton Live Lite
    • Three-month Avid Pro Tools subscription
    • Three-month Splice Sounds Subscription
    • Membership to Focusrite’s Plug-in Collective
    Focusrite’s Hitmaker Expansion includes:
    • Antares Auto-Tune Access
    • Relab LX480 Essentials
    • Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555
    • XLN Audio Addictive Keys
    • XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock
    • Brainworx bx_oberhausen
    • Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC
    • Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite
    • Brainworx bx_masterdesk
    In the box
    • Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen.
    • 1 x USB cable (Type C-A)
    • Three-year warranty
    Specifications
    • Connectivity: USB Type-C
    • Protocol: USB 2.0
    • Form factor: Desktop
    • Simultaneous: I/O 2 x 2
    • A/D Resolution: 24-bit/192kHz
    • Number of preamps: 2
    • Phantom power: YES
    • Instrument Inputs: 2
    • Line inputs: 2
    • Analog outputs: 2
    • Headphone outputs: 1
    • Bus powered
    • Dimensions: 1.875" x 6.875" x 3.875"
    Warranty
    All Focusrite products are built to the highest standards, and are designed to provide many years of reliable performance. In the event of a Manufacturing Defect becoming evident during the warranty period, Focusrite will ensure that the product is repaired or replaced free of charge. The warranty for any product purchased on or after the 1st January 2018 is a period of 36 months from the date of original purchase. The warranty period for products purchased on or prior to the 31st December 2017 is 24 months from the date of original purchase.

    A Manufacturing Defect is defined as a defect in the performance of the product as described and published by Focusrite. A Manufacturing Defect does not include damage caused by post-purchase transportation, storage or careless handling, nor damage caused by misuse.

    While this warranty is provided by Focusrite, it is fulfilled by Focusrite’s distribution partner in the country in which you purchased the product. To contact Focusrite's local distribution partner regarding a warranty issue, click here; they will advise you of the appropriate procedure for resolving the warranty issue. Note that many of the products returned under warranty are found not to exhibit any hardware fault at all. In the case of operational interruption, it’s worth checking other factors such as cables, drivers, software settings and the like, prior to returning your hardware. Contact Focusrite support first, if you experience technical issues.

    In every case you will need to provide a copy of the original invoice or store receipt to Focusrite’s local distribution partner. In the event that you are unable to provide proof of purchase, you should request a copy of your receipt from the reseller from whom you purchased the product. If you purchase a Focusrite product outside your normal country of residence, Focusrite’s distribution partner in your normal country of residence will not be able to honor this limited warranty, although you may request an out-of-warranty chargeable repair.

    This limited warranty is offered solely to products purchased from an Authorised Focusrite Reseller. This Warranty is in addition to your statutory rights in the country of purchase.

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