Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interface - 3rd Generation USB AUDIO INTERFACES
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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interface - 3rd Generation USB AUDIO INTERFACES
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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interface - 3rd Generation USB AUDIO INTERFACES
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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interface - 3rd Generation USB AUDIO INTERFACES
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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interface - 3rd Generation USB AUDIO INTERFACES
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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interface - 3rd Generation

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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

THE STUDIO IS WHEREVER YOU ARE

18i8 has a way in for everyone, with four mic/line inputs, two of which double as instrument-ins, and four fixed line-ins. Then, you have four balanced line-outs and speaker switching plus two independent headphone outs to monitor, mix and play back however you want. Whatever you’re recording, wherever you are, you can take your whole studio with you.

YOUR RECORDING IS 30 YEARS IN THE MAKING

We’ve been making mic preamps for 30 years, and the 3rd Gen mic pres are the best Scarlett has ever heard. The 24-bit/192kHz converters give your recordings clarity and detail. Air mode breathes life into vocals, adding unique high-end detail. Our decades of experience mean Scarlett sounds just like you.

DRUM UP SOME INCREDIBLE RECORDINGS

With ADAT, you can grow your recording capabilities even further. Want to mic up an entire drum kit? Add an eight-channel mic pre such as Scarlett OctoPre or Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic and never miss a beat.

THIS IS YOUR CUE

Focusrite Control makes it simple to route your audio and cue mix, loopback and monitor mixes, from your Mac®, PC, iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch®. Send, stream, sample – simple.

OUR TECHNOLOGY IS SOUND

Incredibly reliable, Focusrite hardware won’t let you down. If, however, you come across a problem you can rely on our global support team and your two-year warranty to get it sorted. Sound.

All the tools you need to produce right, now

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

PLUG-IN COLLECTIVE, FOR A LASTING CONNECTION

When you buy any Focusrite hardware you gain access to the most innovative music software brands on the market. Plug-in Collective keeps you up to date on the latest tools, offering you new free downloads every couple of months, along with generous discounts. Let’s stay together.

 

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

All new registrations of Focusrite Scarlett Gen3 interfaces now include the following:  

 

  • Ableton Live Lite music making software 
  • Free 3-month Avid® Pro Tools® subscription (NEW)
  • Free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription with new Splice accounts  
  • Access to the Focusrite Plug-in Collective

In addition, all new Scarlett Gen 3 or Clarett Plus buyers will receive the Hitmaker Expansion Package – which includes over $1500.00 worth of plug-ins, add-ons and new virtual instruments included with their purchase. Hitmaker Expansion Includes the following: 

  • Antares® Auto-Tune® Access – Allows everything from natural sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustment for getting the best vocal takes – to lightning-fast Hip-hop-inspired pitching for adding a whole new sound to your track 
  • Relab LX480 Essentials - Provides four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC’s reverb unit, and used on countless hits 
  • Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555 - A hyper-realistic model of Marshall’s Silver Jubilee 2555 – the modern evolution of the iconic JCM800 – brought to you by analogue modeling experts Softube 
  • XLN Audio® Addictive Keys - Choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway®, Yamaha® and the classic Rhodes® 
  • XLN Audio® Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit - Features expertly captured samples from a high-end Tama® and Pearl® drums, and Paiste® and Sabian® cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm 
  • Brainworx® bx_oberhausen - Fully-analogue modelled replica of a classic American polysynth 
  • Brainworx® bx_console Focusrite SC - Brings the true sound of the preamps that made Focusrite what we are today to your music 
  • Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite – Meticulously captured digital models of the truly iconic EQ and Compressors which have made the Focusrite name a staple in world-class facilities across the globe 
  • Brainworx® bx_masterdesk - Brings a smooth and simple workflow to the art of mastering, and allows anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly 

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