The Focusrite Octopre MKII has eight channels of Focusrite pre-amplification and a built-in 24-bit / 96 kHz ADAT output. OctoPre MkII is Focusrites powerful input upgrade for your Pro Tools system or any digital audio workstation. Its also a great expansion for any analogue or digital console or hard disk recorder.
The digital output allows users to make the most of often-neglected ADAT inputs; ideal for expanding the number of mic-pre inputs on your interface. Connect OctoPre MkII to your audio interfaces ADAT input to create a high quality multi-channel recording solution ideal for tracking drums as well guitars keyboards vocals and more. Features Eight High Quality Award-winning Focusrite Pre-amps: The best sounding multi-channel mic-pre in its class. Built-in eight channel 24-bit/96 kHz digital output: Make the most of your interfaces ADAT input. OctoPre connects via its built-in lightpipe output with a real world dynamic range performance of 110dB. Mic-pres optimised for tracking drums: OctoPre MkII is designed not to clip with pre-amps optimised to handle extreme levels from sound sources like kick drum and snare. Two quality Hi-Z instrument inputs: OctoPre MkIIs first two channels feature DIs ready for you to plug in your Guitars and Bass instantly accessible on the front fascia. 5 LED input metering on every channel: OctoPre MkIIs fast-acting 5-LED input meters provide clear reference of input levels helping you to avoid analogue or digital clipping. -10dB Pads on every channel: OctoPre MkII is drum-ready with 10dB pads to stop hot signals from overdriving the microphone pre-amp. Direct outputs on every channel: For routing and flexibility especially in the live environment. Each mic-pre can be routed to the mixers analogue channels with two mirrored ADAT outputs (44.1) left free to send to digital recorders. 48V Phantom power available on every channel: Switched in two groups (1-4 and 5-8) every channel is capable of supplying phantom power for use with most condenser microphones. State-of-the-art Clocking Solutions: OctoPre MkII Dynamics internal clock delivers a jitter performance of < 10 PPM. For external clocks a BNC connector is provided and industry-standard JetPLL jitter elimination technology is employed. Specifications Mic Gain: +10dB to + 55 dB Line 1-8 Gain: -10 dB to +36 dB Instrument Gain: +10 dB to +55 dB Input Pad on inputs 1-8: -10 dB Phantom power switched in 2 x 4 channel groups (1-4 and 5-8) Mic and instrument maximum input level: +8 dBu (+17 dBu with pad on input) Line maximum input level: +22 dBu Nominal output level @ 0dBFS: 16 dBu balanced Sample rates: 44.1kHz to 96kHz. Clock Sources: Internal clock and syncing to Word Clock Input. Dimensions: W = 484mm / 19" H = 45mm / 1.8" D = 265mm / 10.4" Weight: 3.6 kg / 7.93 CONNECTORS: (CHANNELS AT A GLANCE) IN: No. 2: Format: mic/line/Inst. Connector: Combi XLR. Details: Switch to instrument via front panel. No. 6: Format: Mic/Line. Connector: Combi XLR. Details: On the rear. OUT: No.8: Format: Analogue. Connector: line 1/4" TRS Jack. Details: Balanced. No.16: Format: ADAT. Connector: Dual lightpipe. Details: 8 channels at 96kHz. * (Lightpipes are mirrored at 48kHz) Analogue inputs: Mic / Line inputs on XLR Combo with auto-switching between Mic (XLR) and Line (TRS) Mic / Line / Instrument on Channels 1 & 2: 2 x XLR Combos on front panel Mic / Line 3-8: 6 x XLR Combo on rear. Instrument: As above switched to Instrument (inputs 1 & 2 only) Analogue Outputs: Line level 8 x 1/4" TRS Jack. Digital I/O: ADAT Out 1 & 2: 8 channels (44.1 / 48kHz 16 channels total); 4 channels S-MUX (88.2 / 96kHz 8 channels total) Running at 44.1/48kHz will ultimately provide the user with 2 sets of 8 outputs (mirrored) Power: Internal Universal Input PSU. Front Panel Indicators: Metering of analogue inputs (channels 1-8) 5 segment (-42 -18 -6 -3 and 0dBFS). 4 Sample Rate LEDs (44.1k 48k 88.2k & 96k). 2 Sync Source LEDs (Internal Word Clock). Lock Indicator LED. Focusrite Recording-and-Computers BTJ
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Focusrite Octopre MKII Mic Pre-amp