Focusrite

Description

This latest generation of iTrack Solo is the easiest way to record instruments and vocals on your Lightning-compatible iPad. Simply plug into the legendary Focusrite preamp and dedicated instrument input to start capturing your sound in pristine quality, using the very best in digital audio technology. Compact, lightweight and housed in rugged aluminium case, iTrack Solo is the perfect companion for any singer-songwriter who wants to make exceptional demos on iPad, Mac or PC.

Since 1985, Focusrite has been a leading manufacturer in the professional audio field. Focusrite mic pres have played a key part in the recording of hundreds of hit records and they're a top choice of leading artists, recording studios and engineers around the world. This experience has been used to great effect when designing the input section of iTrack Solo, which features a clean, low-noise, low-distortion preamp. iTrack Solo also provides phantom power for professional condenser microphones.

With a guitar input alongside the microphone input, you are free to record both vocals and your instrument simultaneously to separate tracks in your software*. You could even use both a microphone on your guitar and the guitar input at the same time to get a different sound.

Unique halo signal indicators, also found on Scarlett 2i2, let you know that you've got a good volume for recording. Red means that your signal is clipping, and that you should reduce the gain. The halo will momentarily turn amber as the signal returns to a healthy level, at which point the halo will turn green again.

A large monitor dial provides a tactile control for the volume of your speakers and headphones, whilst a high-quality headphone amp provides a clean yet loud signal to headphones connected to the front panel socket. The direct monitor switch routes audio directly from the inputs to both the headphone and speaker outputs. This allows you to hear the incoming signal with no latency, which can be distracting and affect your performance.

On the rear panel you will find phono outputs allowing you to connect iTrack Solo to a pair of powered speakers, or to your home Hi-Fi system. The speaker volume can then be controlled using the large dial on the front of iTrack Solo meaning everything you need is within reach.

iTrack Solo will also work with Mac and PC allowing you to record with your desktop or laptop. There is an included version of Ableton Live Lite and Focusrite's Scarlett Plug-In Suite, which provides essential effects for recording - Reverb, Compression, Gate and EQ.


Features
  • Lightning device compatibility
  • Focusrite Control makes it simple to route your audio and cue mix, loopback and monitor mixes from your Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch
  • High-quality award-winning Focusrite microphone input
  • Compatible with iPad, Mac OS X and Windows
  • Record your songs with many apps including GarageBand
  • Directly connect your microphone or instrument
  • Aluminum unibody case
  • Signal halos for level and clip indication
  • Outputs on the back panel allow you to connect directly to your speakers
  • Front panel headphone output for easy monitoring
  • Large speaker/headphone level dial and "Direct Monitor" function
  • Switchable phantom power for condenser microphones
  • Ableton Live Lite recording software to use with iTrack Solo and your PC or Mac
  • Scarlett Plug-In Suite: professional plug-ins for PC and Mac
  • Focusrite offers a 3-year manufacturer's warranty
warning

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Lead, which is known to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specifications
  • 2 In / 2 Out USB audio interface
  • 96kHz, 24-bit conversion
  • One Focusrite microphone preamplifier
  • Silver "soft-touch" aluminum unibody chassis
  • Front Panel
    • 1 microphone input - XLR
    • 1 Instrument input - 1/4" unbalanced
    • 2 Gain knobs
    • 2 Gain halo signal indicators
    • 48V Phantom power switch
    • Direct monitor switch
    • Large monitor level dial (controls headphone and line level outputs)
    • USB Connection LED indicator
    • Headphone output: 1/4" TRS jack
    Rear Panel
    • 2 unbalanced monitor outputs: RCA Phono
    • DEVICE LINK port (to connect iTrack Solo to iPad)
    • Lightning Port
    • Kensington Lock slot
    Included Software
    • Ableton Live Lite: professional music-making software to use your iTrack Solo with a Mac or PC.
    • Focusrite Scarlett Plug-in Suite - collection of software plug-ins bringing effects to your music software (like Ableton Live for example)
    • Novation Bass Station - legendary Novation synthesizer modelled in software as a soft-synth plug-in instrument
    • Loopmasters content - 2 GB of royalty free samples
    Mic
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz–20kHz +/- 0.2dB
    • THD+N < 0.002%: (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
    • Equivalent Input Noise (EIN) < -120dB: measured at minimum gain with, -1 dBFS (20Hz/22kHz band pass filter)
    • Gain Range: +10dB to +55dB
    • Max Input Level: -3dBu
    Instrument
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz–20kHz +/- 0.2dB
    • THD+N 0.003%: (measured with -1dBFS input and 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
    • Noise: -87dBu (22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
    • Gain Range: -10dB to +55dB
    • Max Input Level: -3dBu
    Analog Output Performance
    • Nominal Output Level: 0dBFS = +9dBu, unbalanced
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz–20kHz +/- 0.2dB
    • Noise: -87dBu (22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
    • Gain Range: +10dB to +55dB
    • Max Input Level: -3dBu
    Analog Output Performance
    • Nominal Output Level: 0dBFS = 10dBu, balanced
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz–20kHz +/- 0.2dB
    • THD+N < 0.001%: (measured with 0dBFS input 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter, un-weighted)
    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: 105dB 'A-weighted' (all outputs). Converter chipset D-A dynamic range: 114dB
    • Supported sample rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz (Mac/PC)
    • 44.1kHz, 48kHz (iPad)
    Crosstalk
    • Input to Input: Better than 90dB
    • Output to Output: Better than 90dB
    • Input to Output: Better than 85dB
    Input Metering
    • Ring LED lit Green: Signal present (-24 dBFS)
    • Ring LED lit Red: Signal overload (0dBFS), peak held for approximately 1 second
    Weight and Dimensions
    • Height: 1-3/4"
    • Width: 6"
    • Depth: 4"
    • Weight: 1lb.
    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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