Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd gen
Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd gen
Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd gen
Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd gen

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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd gen

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The high quality and improved Focusrite Scarlett Scarlett 18i8 3rd Generation audio interface Overview
  • USB audio interface for small recording and production environments with MIDI and digital interfaces
  • Ideal for multi-participant podcasts and streams, working with medium-sized hardware configurations and digital devices
  • allows connection of external ADAT converters for 8 additional analogue inputs - thus already suitable for small tape recordings
  • S/PDIF connector for CD players, 2-channel converters or digital effect units
  • Air function amplifies the microphone signal
  • Loopback
  • MIDI I/O
  • Pad and Air individually switchable on each Preamp

Additional scope of supply:

  • USB cable (type C-A)
  • 1x power supply
  • 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
  • Focusrite Red 2 &amp, 3 Plug-in Suite
  • Ableton® Live Lite
  • Avid® Pro Tools® | First with Focusrite Creative Pack
  • and a three-month subscription to Splice Sounds

Focusrite enters its third round with the Scarlett 8i6 USB audio interface and once again impresses with optimisations at every point. For musicians, producers and engineers , who want to expand their set-ups and need additional connections, this interface provides a reassuringly simple recording process and offers professional sound quality thanks to powerful AD-DA converters (24-bit/192 kHz) . The combo sockets (XLR/jack) provide high immunity and headroom and are ideal for recording guitars, bass, vocals and more without overdrive or distortion, while the gain halos make it easy to keep an eye on input levels. The four balanced outputs are noise-free when connected to the balanced inputs of studio monitors, ensuring excellent sound reproduction. But what's the difference between the third and previous generation of

New at a glanceIn general

, all User from the Scarlett series benefit from improved audio performance. The Scarlett 3rd Generation microphone preamps are now Scarlett Preamps with the best sound. They not only provide high gain, but also low noise for stereo recording at high demands. In addition, the industry-leading 24-bit/192 kHz AD-DA converters take performance to a new Level and guarantee cleaner sound with greater emphasis on all frequencies

"Air" high-end sound at the touch of a button.The

refreshed microphone preamps can emulate the Air effect from Focusrite's original ISA microphone preamp on demand, giving vocal and acoustic recordings a clearer sound.

Interactive introductionThe

so-called QuickStart tool from Focusrite is on board, guiding customers through software and driver registration and configuration.
USB drivers with even less latencyLatency is
one of the most common recording problems, so the USB drivers have been redesigned once again
.
Now songs can be recorded and listened to in real time, while even more plug-ins can be enabled than before.

A software package to be proud

ofLike

previous generations, every Scarlett product comes with a software package to get you started

.

On board are products from Antares, Relab, Softube, XLN Audio, Brainworx, Ableton and Avid, as well as a three-month subscription to Splice Sounds

.


Partnership with SpliceFocusrite is

launching a new partnership with Splice, giving 3rd Generation customers 3 months free access to countless royalty-free, high-quality samples, Loops and presets - with new releases every day. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, Splice delivers sounds in all genres, from mainstream pop to underground mixtapes to movie soundtracks.
A Splice Sounds subscription includes:

⦁ 100 credits per month - these serve as 'currency' and can be 'spent' on sounds, sound generators, presets and midi files⦁
a clearly arranged library, sortable by genre, instrument, key, tempo and more⦁ premieres from renowned
producers, sound designers and artists⦁ inspiration from




the active global Spl


ice community.

Scope of delivery:
  • incl. Power Adapter: Yes
Pros:
  • Manufacturer:Focusrite
  • Operating system:Win / Mac OS
  • Application Area:Semi-professional
  • Number of channels:18x8
  • Number of Microphone Inputs:4
  • Line ins:8
  • DI in:4
  • Line outs:4
  • Headphone inputs:2
  • Phantom power:48V
  • S/PDIF coaxial In:1
  • S/PDIF coaxial Out:1
  • S/PDIF optical In:1
  • ADAT In:1
  • MIDI Interface:Yes
  • Maximum sampling rate in kHz:192
  • Maximum sampling rate in bit:24
  • Bus Powered:No
  • incl. Power Adapter:Yes
  • USB Version:USB 2.0
  • Width (mm):241
  • Depth (mm):159.5
  • Height (mm):61
  • Weight (kg):1.33