Combining their passion for the very best sound quality with the latest Thunderbolt technology, the new Focusrite Clarett 2 Pre boasts specially-designed high-performance, low noise mic preamps with the unique analogue “Air” effect, emulating the sound of Focusrite’s classic transformer-based mic preamps.
The better, faster, easier 10 x 4 Thunderbolt Interface
With up to 119dB dynamic range, superbly low noise, precision 24/192 conversion and two specially-designed mic preamps with a unique analogue “Air” effect, Clarett 2Pre simply sounds great, easily out-performing other interfaces in its class and beyond. Meanwhile, its astonishing 1.67ms round-trip latency* simplifies your workflow and lets you use your favourite plug-ins in real time.
- New Clarett preamps model the classic ISA design
- Mic Pre EIN = -128dB
- World class dynamic range: 118dB A/D and 119dB D/A
- Latest Thunderbolt technology ensures interface latency of under 1ms
- 24bit, 192kHz sample rates
- Flagship Clarett 8Pre X designed for permanent professional studio install
- New 64-bit AAX, AU and VST compatible Red 2 and Red 3 Plug-in Suite
- Detailed metering
- All expandable over ADAT
- Includes MIDI I/O
- Windows Compatible
Precision Digital Conversion
Clarett features Focusrite’s class-leading 24/192 conversion: with up to 119dB dynamic range, Clarett offers the cleanest way yet to get music in and out of your DAW.
The clarity of Clarett
The Clarett range is acclaimed for its sound quality. It's due partly to Clarett's specially-designed mic pres with the unique "Air" effect, adding air and clarity especially to vocals and acoustic instruments. Plus Focusrite's precision digital conversion, carefully balancing noise floor, dynamic range, frequency response and distortion for the best possible sound to and from your DAW.
Plug Straight In
Do not underestimate the quality of the Clarett range DI. This newly designed instrument input allows for even the hottest of guitar pick-ups to be recorded without clipping, and the performance specifications easily match some of the finest dedicated DI’s on the market. Coupled with the low latency environment, now you can get the most out of recording through your favourite amp sim and guitar effect plug-ins in real time.
Free Plug Ins With Focusrite Plug In Collective
The Focusrite Plug-in Collective has been set up to provide Focusrite users with an array of FREE professional grade plug-ins, tutorials and exclusive offers each month. The team at Focusrite has been working with some of the most renowned plug-in companies in the world to bring you a variety of useful tools to make your recording experience even better. All you have to do is register your product and you have access to new plug-ins, tutorials and special offers every month.
CHECK OUT ALL THE DETAILS ON OUR FOCUSRITE PLUG-IN COLLECTIVE PAGE!
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 with 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!
Free Addictive Keys virtual instrument from XLN Audio
Focusrite love a good plug-in, which is why they’ve partnered with the team at XLN Audio to provide all Focusrite Scarlett, Clarett, Red and Saffire audio interface users Addictive Keys virtual instrument. Both new and existing users can take advantage of this great offer. One full license per account enables you to choose one world-class Addictive Keys instrument, such as Modern Upright, Studio Grand, Electric Grand or Mark One. Enjoy the Addictive Keys unique approach sound creation, smart workflow, fast loading times and high-quality presets, ideal for all musical genres and styles.
To download your piano plug-in, simply register an audio interface. Follow the instructions at the top of your account page to enable you to access this great virtual instrument from your home recording studio set-up.
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