OUR BEST SCARLETT PREAMPS EVER

Focus on your music without worrying about your recordings. Feeding into class-leading 24-bit/192kHz converters, the Scarlett 3rd Gen mic preamp is high in gain, low in noise and supremely transparent. We’ve been making preamps for 30 years, and our decades of experience mean Scarlett sounds just like you.

 

A COMPACT, EXPANDABLE 4 PRE INTERFACE WITH EXTENSIVE I/O CAPABILITIES

The 3rd Generation Scarlett 18i8 gives you all the tools to record all your instruments in studio quality, anywhere. With its high channel count, compact size and a huge selection of software in the box, 18i8 is ready to record your band wherever you are.

✔ Four of the best performing Scarlett mic preamps the range has ever heard – now with Air – for miking up guitars or recording vocals

✔ Two high headroom instrument inputs, for plugging your guitar or bass straight in

✔Eight balanced line inputs, for connecting synths or other line-level audio, and four balanced outputs, for monitoring and effects sends

✔ Four monitor outs, featuring anti-thump tech and speaker switching

 

ALL THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO PRODUCE RIGHT, NOW

Your 18i8 interface comes with a whole range of recording software, sounds and plug-ins to choose from:

  • Avid® Pro Tools® | First Focusrite Creative Pack:

hundreds of virtual instrument sounds, 500MB of loops, and great-sounding effects

  • Ableton® Live Lite™: 

industry-leading music-making software

  • Three Month Splice Sounds Subscription: 

Get access to millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops, and presets, with new releases daily

  • XLN Audio Addictive Keys:

choose one of four inspiring virtual keyboard instruments

  • Softube Time and Tone Bundle: 

three of Softube's world class reverb, delay and distortion plug-ins, and an an easy-to-use mastering tool

  • Focusrite Red Plug-in Suite:

accurately models our classic Red 2 equaliser and Red 3 compressor

  • Focusrite Plug-in Collective:

receive free versions of the most innovative software, as well as benefiting from discounts

  • Focusrite Control: 

route your audio and cue mix, loopback and monitor mixes, from your Mac®, PC, iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch

 

Focusrite SCARLETT 18I8 3rd Gen: USB 2.0 Audio Interface, 18-in/8-out

$399.99Price

SUPPORTED SAMPLE RATES

44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz

MICROPHONE INPUTS

Frequency Response

  • 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB

Dynamic Range

  • 111dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

  • <0.0012% 

Noise EIN

  • -128dB (A-weighted)

Maximum Input Level

  • 9dBu (at minimum gain)

Gain Range

  • 56dB

Impedance

  • 3kΩ

LINE INPUTS 1-4 (VARIABLE GAIN)

Frequency Response

  • 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB

Dynamic Range

  • 110.5dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

  • <0.002%

Maximum Input Level

  • 22dBu (at minimum gain)

Gain Range

  • 56dB

Impedance

  • 60kΩ

LINE INPUTS 3-6 (FIXED GAIN)

Frequency Response

  • 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB

Dynamic Range

  • 110.5dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

  • <0.002%

Maximum Input Level

  • 18dBu (at minimum gain)

Impedance

  • 44kΩ

INSTRUMENT INPUTS

Frequency Response

  • 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB

Dynamic Range

  • 110dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

  • <0.03%

Maximum Input Level

  • 12.5dBu (at minimum gain)

Gain Range

  • 56dB

Impedance

  • 1.5MΩ

LINE/MONITOR OUTPUTS

Dynamic Range (Line Outputs)

  • 108dB

THD+N

  • <0.002%

Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS)

  • 15.5dBu 

Impedance

  • 430Ω

HEADPHONE OUTPUTS

Dynamic Range

  • 104dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

  • <0.002%

Maximum Output Level

  • 7dBu

Impedance

  • <1Ω

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