Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic Microphone Preamp (2nd Gen)

Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic Microphone Preamp (2nd Gen)



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Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic Microphone Preamp (2nd Gen)

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Expand your studio with eight mic/line inputs, eight line outputs, Focusrite precision conversion up to 192 kHz AD/DA and analogue compression on every channel. Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic is the ideal way of adding eight extra mic/line inputs to your DAW. It also offers eight balanced line outputs, sourced directly from their respective mic preamps for use on stage in a live environment.

2nd Generation Preamp with VCA Compression

Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic lets you control the dynamics of all your input signals with an easy-to-use single-knob analogue compressor on every channel. There's a transparent mode for subtle compression plus a "More" button that doubles the ratio for compression with effect.

Expanding your live and studio recording capabilities is easier than ever with Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic.

Scarlett 2nd Generation mic preamps

The latest Scarlett mic preamp features a more even gain structure, so you can accurately set your levels, and the instrument input has also been completely redesigned so it can handle seriously hot pickups for recording electric guitars and drums. These industry-leading preamps deliver high headroom, plenty of clean gain, low noise and minimal distortion. The front panel features two newly-designed instrument inputs with extended headroom.

24-bit/96kHz digital ADAT output

Meanwhile, the eight balanced outputs give you the option of expanding your analogue outputs over and above the Scarlett OctoPre. This makes the Octopre perfect for live environments, where clean signal and direct-thru inputs are essential for capturing the magic of your live show.

Word Clock In and Out

Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic also features State-of-the-art digital clocking with Word Clock I/O, making synchronization with external devices easy.

Focusrite was created in 1985, when console design legend Rupert Neve was approached by Sir George Martin to create new modules for the AIR Studios consoles. The resulting ISA (Input Signal Amplifier) modules formed the foundation for 30 years of microphone preamp and signal processing development – from the ISA One to the Liquid Channel, and the legendary Focusrite Heritage Sound that lies behind hundreds of hits from the world’s leading studios.

Make that sound your own with the new Scarlett OctoPre – a classic in the making.

Fantastic Included Software

Allowing you to compose, record and produce your music, the Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic Microphone Preamp comes with some fantastic software included with all the tools you need.

This includes two great digital audio workstations; Ableton Live Lite and Avid Pro Tools Artist Edition.

Despite their powerful and comprehensive features, these DAWs are still intuitive enough for you to get great results in no time; even if you’re a complete beginner.

What’s more; you also get a free 3-month subscription to Splice Sounds when you create a new Splice account.

With access to Splice Sounds you can download millions of high-quality, royalty-free loops, one-shots and presets to flesh out your music.

Included Software:

  • Ableton Live Lite Music Making Software
  • Free 3-Month Avid Pro Tools Artist Subscription
  • Focusrite Hitmaker Expansion

Software included with the Hitmaker Expansion:

  • Antares Auto-Tune Access
  • Relab LX480 Essentials
  • Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555
  • XLN Audio Addictive Keys
  • XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit
  • Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC
  • Two Month subscription to Landr Studio
  • Focusrite Red 2 & 3 Plug-In Suite

Three-Year Warranty On All Focusrite Products

Focusrite are excited to announce an extension to the standard limited warranty, which comes with all new products.

Previously, customers enjoyed a two-year warranty. Now — effective on purchases from 1st January 2018 onwards — the warranty period is 36 months from the date of the original purchase.

(The warranty period for product purchased on or prior to the 31st December 2017 remains at 24 months from the date of the original purchase.)

Key Features:

  • Eight natural-sounding 2nd generation Scarlett mic preamps
  • Flexible analogue compression on every channel
  • Eight balanced line inputs
  • Focusrite precision AD/DA conversion up to sample rates of 192 kHz
  • Dual front-panel instrument inputs
  • Optimized headroom for tracking loud sources such as drums
  • Eight balanced line outputs - ideal for live use
  • Accurate 5-segment LED input metering
  • Simple ADAT connectivity via optical cables
  • 48V Phantom power available on every channel for condenser mics
  • State-of-the-art digital clocking with Word Clock I/O for easy sync with external devices.
  • Focusrite Red 3 & 3 Plug-in suite included
  • Softube Time & Tone bundle included

n.b - Please note the Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Preamp is a standalone product. For the USB Audio Interface equivalent, check out the Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 2nd Gen.

More Information
Manufacturer Focusrite
SKU 160453
Shipping Weight (kg) 3.000000
Warranty 2 Years
Series Scarlett Series


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