The new Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 18-in/8-out interface extends the Scarlett range of USB 2.0 interfaces from Focusrite, each of which offers a series of high-quality inputs and outputs for different recording requirements. With four Focusrite mic pres, Scarlett 18i8 is designed for producers and recording artists or bands who require the ability to record a significant number of sources at the same time including multiple mics/instruments, with expansion capability enabling it to handle multiple studio recording requirements. Scarlett 18i8 works on Mac, PC and iPad (Apple Camera Connection Kit required for iPad).
At the heart of 18i8 is a set of four Focusrite mic preamps with up to 60dB gain, designed specifically for Focusrite’s computer audio interfaces. The first two offer Mic/Line/Instrument on universal XLR/TRS connectors while 3 and 4 offer Mic/Line capability on universal XLRs – all four on the front panel 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 preamps like Focusrite's OctoPre Mk II to increase the number of mic inputs the 18i8 can handle to 12. A stereo S/PDIF coaxial input is also included.
Focusrite Red Plugin Suite -
Free when you buy any Focusrite Scarlett, Clarett, Forte or Saffire audio interface. Get great sounding mic preamps for recording along wiith high end mix plugins, available when you register the product with Focusrite.
Free Softube Time & Tone pack with selected Focusrite interfaces
Focusrite and Softube have teamed up to offer Focusrite Scarlett, Saffire and Clarett owners an exclusive Softube Time and Tone Bundle —all for free.
Softube Time and Tone Pack is a unique plug-in bundle which includes three of Softube’s world class plug-ins: a reverb, a delay and a distortion.
The Softube Time and Tone Pack includes the following three plug-ins: Tube Delay, Saturation Knob, TSAR-1R and now includes Drawmer!
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|Software Included||ableton live lite, focusrite mixcontrol, scarlett plug-ins, novation bassstation, 1gb loopmasters|
|Power Supply||usb bus powered|
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