Focusrite

Description

The Scarlett 8i6 provides two of Focusrite’s top-performing third-generation Scarlett mic preamps with an optional Air setting to reproduce the Air effect of their original ISA mic preamp, giving your vocal or acoustic recordings a brighter and more open sound. Record guitars or bass via the two high-headroom instrument inputs without any clipping or unwanted distortion. You can also get creative using the six flexible line inputs—two on the front with gain control, and four fixed-line on the back allowing you to record up to six mono or three stereo line-level sources such as synthesizers or drum machines. A pair of virtual loopback inputs allow you to capture a stereo feed of any combination of hardware input and software playback channels, making podcasting, live streaming and sampling tasks easier. The Scarlett 8i6 is designed to stand up to days on the road and connects straight to your Mac or PC via USB cable. It comes with plenty of software tools to get started, including Ableton Live Lite and Focusrite Hitmaker Expansion, Softube’s Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, a choice of one of four of XLN Audio’s Addictive Keys and more.
Features
  • Switchable Air mode to give your recordings brighter and more open sound
  • Two high-headroom instrument inputs to plug in guitar or bass
  • Six balanced line inputs for connecting synthesizers, drum machines and other line-level sources
  • High-performance converters enable you to record and mix at up to 24-bit/192kHz
  • Four balanced outputs for clean monitoring and sending audio out to effects pedals or other outboard gear
  • 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
    • Brainworx bx_oberhausen
    • Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC
    • Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite
    • Brainworx bx_masterdesk
    Specifications
    • Connectivity: USB Type-C
    • Protocol: USB 2.0
    • Form factor: Desktop
    • Simultaneous I/O: 8 x 6
    • A/D Resolution: 24-bit/192kHz
    • Number of preamps: 2
    • Number of pads: 2
    • Phantom power: Yes
    • Instrument inputs: 2
    • Line inputs: 6
    • Analog outputs: 4
    • Headphone outputs: 2
    • Digital inputs: S/PDIF
    • Digital outputs: S/PDIF
    • Loopback: Yes
    • MIDI I/O: Yes
    • Bus powered: No
    • Included PSU: Yes
    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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