The Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre X Thunderbold Audio Interface is packed with all the latest Thunderbolt technology that provides impressive speed and high-audio quality with an incredibly low-latency of less than 1ms. With sample rates of 24bit/192kHz this 8 channel audio interface is ideal for recording guitar and vocals and gives you top class sound. The eight brand new Clarett microphone preamps featured on the Clarett 8 Pre X replicate the impedance and transformer resonance of the classic ISAS this 2U rack-mount interface delivers exceptional clarity along with iconic sound for which Focusrite is known. The Clarett 8 Pre X gives you 4 controls for each seperate channel (Volume Low Cut Phase and Phantom Power). With best-in-class dynamic range you can be sure to enjoy crystal clear conversion in this compact and lightweight unit. Includes: Softube and Focusrite Red plug-ins.
Included Softube and Focusrite Plug-Ins Included are a collection of professional sounding plug-ins comprised of Softubes world-class Time and Tone Pack with SAR-1R Reverb Tube Delay and Saturation Knob. This is complemented by the Red 2 & Red 3 AAX AU & VST plug-in suite which accurately models Focusrite’s classic Red range hardware equalizer and compressor. To revceive you free plug-ins simply register and download from the Focusrite Website. Included Plug-Ins: Softube Tube Delay Softube Reverb Softube Saturation Knob Focusrite Red Equalizer Focusrite Red Compressor Innovative Clarett Mic Preamps The Clarett 8 Pre X features innovative new microphone preamps designed specifically for the Clarett series which provide plenty of gain with the lowest possible distortion and noise ratio allowing for a crystal clear signal. Additionally they also include a unique “Air” feature which emulates the analogue model of the iconic Focusrite ISA microphone preamps to provide a true analogue style tone at a fraction of the cost. Precision Digital Conversion & Real-Time Plug-Ins With class-leading conversion quality the Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre X delivers up to 119 dB dynamic range and ultra-clean analogue/digital conversation making it a first choice for capturing audio to your digital audio workstation. Furthermore the thunderbolt connectivity allows you to record in impressive low latency and also monitor active plug-ins from your DAW without any loss in quality or latency. Versatile Input/Output Connections Incorporating 26 audio inputs and 28 outputs within a 2U rack space 8 analogue inputs 10 analogue outputs stereo SPDIF I/O and 16 channels of ADAT I/O the Clarett 8 Pre X is one of the most versatile rack mountable interfaces available. The additional ADAT output is ideal for sending audio to an external D/A for line output expansion while the input can be used to bring in 16 additional digital mic pre channels for maximum flexibility. Accessible Metering & Monitoring Featuring a mutli-channel LED metering the Scarlett Clarett 8 Pre X provides analogue and digital input levels and main monitor outputs metering for real time visualisation. The monitoring section also includes a level control dim and mute controls for hardware adjustments on the fly. Software Mixer & Dual Headphone Outputs Loaded with two high performance headphone outputs the Scarlett 8 Pre X delivers plenty of output volume on a high impedance perfect for both tracking and mixing. Additionally the Focusrite Control software mixer is designed for easy user configuration of monitoring and routing setups making software integration easier than ever before. Simple and intuitive to use Focusrite Control also allows immediate access to internal hardware functions. Mic Pre Masters Focusrite are world renowned for the premium design and build quality of their microphone preamps offering professional results for home and commercial recording. The Mic Pre Masters website provides video demonstrations and interactive audio stems which allow you to hear isolated tracks from recordings done exclusively through Focusrite preamps. The interactive demonstrations allow you to hear exactly how each preamp from the Focusrite range treats individual instrument elements to ensure you purchase the perfect interface for your desired application. Mic Pre Masters Stems: Clarett Demo iTrack Demo ISA Demo Scarlett Demo RedNet Demo Features Innovative Clarett preamps based on the classic ISA design World class dynamic range: 118dB A/D and 119dB D/A Latest Thunderbolt technology ensures interface latency of under 1ms 24-bit 192 kHz sample rates New 64-bit AAX AU and VST compatible Red 2 and Red 3 Plug-in Suite All expandable over ADAT Includes MIDI I/O Mac Compatible (Thunderbolt port required) PC support coming soon (Thunderbolt port required) 26 In / 28 Out Independent word clock output on BNC Detailed hardware metering for inputs and main monitor outputs Robust construction designed for permanent professional studio installations A wealth of connectivity in a 2U rack space Specifications Microphone Inputs Number Of Inputs: 8 x XLR Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz (+/- 0.1dB) Dynamic Range: 118 dB (A-Weighted) THD + N: 0.001 Noise EIN: -128 dBu (A-Weighted) Input Level (Max): +18 dBu Gain Range: 57 dB Line Inputs Number Of Inputs: 8 x 1/4″ TRS Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz (+/- 0.1 dB) Dynamic Range: 116 dB (A-Weighted) THD + N: 0.005 Input Level (Max): +26 dBu Gain Range: 57 dB Instrument Inputs Number Of Inputs: 2 x 1/4″ Jack Frequency Response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz (+/- 0.1dB) Dynamic Range: 111 dB (A-Weighted) THD + N: 0.001 Input Level (Max): +14 dBu Gain Range: 57 dB Line & Monitor Outputs Number Of Outputs: 10 x 1/4″ TRS Dynamic Range (Line Outputs): 119 dB Dynamic Range (Monitor Outputs): 117 dB Output Level (Max): +18 dBu THD + N: 0.0007 Headphone Outputs Dynamic Range: 112 dB THD + N: 0.0008 Output Level (Max): +16 dBu General Sample Rates: 44.1 kHz 48 kHz 88.2 kHz 96 kHz 176.4 kHz 192 kHz Supported Computers: Mac (PC Coming Soon) Supported Operating System: Mac OS X 10.9 or Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Connection: 1 x Thunderbolt Height: 8.7cm Width: 48cm Depth: 27cm Weight: 5.23 Kg Focusrite Recording-and-Computers 16C7
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Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre X Thunderbolt Audio Interface