The Scarlett 18i8 extends the popular Scarlett range of audio interfaces from Focusrite each of which offers a series of high quality inputs and outputs for almost every recording requirement. The Scarlett 18i8 18-in / 8-out USB 2.0 audio interface is designed for producers / recording artists / bands who require the ability to record a significant number of sources at the same time.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 18 Inputs & 8 Outputs The Scarlett 18i8 is Focusrites first interface to include four of their award winning mic preamps with up to 60dB gain. With an 18 in and 8 out I/O configuration the 18i8 is a powerful and versatile piece of gear with everything you need for home multitrack recording without the need for breakout cables. The first two inputs offer Mic/Line/Instrument on universal XLR/TRS while three and four offer Mic/Line capability on XLR/TRS – all four of these with pads and 48v phantom power. Four more line inputs are provided on TRS connectors. An ADAT optical digital connector provides eight additional digital inputs that can also be used with external mic pres such as the Focusrite OctoPre Mk II to increase the number of microphone inputs the 18i8 can handle to 12. A stereo S/PDIF coaxial input is also included. On the output side there are two TRS monitor outputs stereo S/PDIF coax and two independent stereo headphone outputs each with their own volume knob so artist and engineer can control their own personal monitoring. All analogue I/O have their own connectors so no breakout cables are required and all feature Focusrite precision 24bit/96kHz sampling A/D and D/A conversion to get the most accurate signal possible into and out of DAWs / recording applications on Windows® Mac® and now iOS® recording apps. User Friendly Intuitive Design The Scarletts rugged metal unibody chassis means that whether youre at home or on the go you can count on this interface to withstand any impacts sustained. The Scarlett 18i8 is designed to be simple and user friendly. Unique gain halos help you safeguard your levels. They make it crystal clear when you have a good signal for recording – when they are green youre good when they are red you should turn your gain down. A large main monitor control knob keeps your volume levels right at your fingertips. Powerful Software Bundle Scarlett MixControl provides a DSP mixer with flexible routing capabilities intuitive one-click presets and lower than 1.4 ms latency. The Scarlett 6i6 also includes the Scarlett Plug-in Suite (Compression Gating EQ and Reverb for tracking and mixing) Ableton Live Lite Loopmasters sample content and the Novation Bass Station analogue modelling synth plug-in. 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/Specifications Four award-winning Focusrite mic pres 18 inputs 8 outputs Two headphone outputs with separate level controls Rugged metal unibody chassis High quality 24bit/96KHz audio interface for Mac PC and iPad* Unique gain halos enable visual level monitoring Scarlett MixControl ultra low-latency DSP mixer and router Main monitor control with mute function Includes the Scarlett Plug-in Suite (Compression Gating EQ and Reverb for tracking and mixing) Ableton Live Lite Loopmasters sample content and the Novation Bass Station analogue modelling synth plug-in *(via Apple Camera Connection Kit ? not included) Focusrite Recording-and-Computers RZ8
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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 USB 2.0 Audio Interface