OUR PART # LIQUID-SAFFIRE-56
The Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 is a 2U multi-channel firewire audio interface. Liquid technology combines with Saffire PRO firewire interfacing to deliver a host of authentic pre-amp flavours, seamless software integration, excellent routing flexibility and future-proof, rock-solid driver stability.
In addition to six of Focusrite's legendary mic-pre's, two of Liquid Saffire 56’s pre-amps utilises the third generation of Focusrite’s Liquid Pre-amp, providing the choice of ten different pre-amp emulations. These include emulations based on the Neve 1073, the Pultec MB-1, Telefunken V72 and seven more. A harmonics dial on each Liquid pre-amp lets you account for variance in vintage originals of the same model, or use levels of 2nd, 3rd and 5th Harmonic distortion creatively to shape your sound.
Liquid Saffire 56 doesn’t just offer pre-amp variety; sonic integrity is also guaranteed throughout. Both the Liquid and Saffire pre-amps ensure low noise and distortion, whilst quality digital conversion and JetPLLTM jitter elimination technology ensure pristine audio quality as your audio flows between the analogue and digital domains.
Alongside the two Liquid- and six Saffire pre-amps, are a host of I/O options; 10 analogue outputs, 16 channels of ADAT I/O, stereo SPDIF I/O, MIDI I/O and 2 virtual ‘loopback’ inputs for routing digital audio between software applications - ideal for capturing audio playback within your computer. Mic, Line and Instrument inputs all utilise independent connectors, with the input type for each channel selectable via custom control software. Consequently, all the inputs can remain permanently connected, ready for whatever your recording session demands. In addition, word-clock i/o is provided on BNC connectors, allowing Liquid Saffire 56 to act as either a master clock for your studio, or as a slave to an existing clock. Every channel features an independent phantom power and a high pass filter, switchable from the front panel, with the two instrument channels also featuring -9dB pads for additional headroom. Front panel 5-LED metering for all inputs, including ADAT and SPDIF, offers accurate viewing of all levels.
Saffire Mix Control, the zero-latency 18 x 16 DSP Mixer/Router software provided with Liquid Saffire 56 features unparalleled output routing and monitoring. It also provides intuitive one-click set-up solutions, a clear and concise mixing layout, large on-screen metering for inputs, outputs and submixes and control over the choice of liquid emulation.
Two independent headphone buses are provided, each with their own level controls available on the front panel. A dedicated stereo monitor mix output features pads for improved sound quality when connected to active monitor speakers. An 'anti-thump' circuit protects your monitor speakers from spikes when booting up or shutting down the unit.
All Saffire FireWire and Thunderbolt-compatible interfaces now come bundled with Focusrite's Midnight plug-in suite for free upon registration – a $99 value. The Midnight plug-in suite models two of the most iconic Focusrite modules of all time – the ISA110 equalizer and ISA130 compressor – and gives them elegant, functional on-screen front panels for easy control. Additionally, the Red 2 & Red 3 AAX Plug-In Suite is also now available to Liquid Saffire 56 owners upon product registration.
Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 Features:
NOTE: *All of Focusrite's FireWire interfaces are fully compatible with Thunderbolt using a simple FireWire to Thunderbolt adapter. Focusrite fully supports the use of Thunderbolt with their FireWire interfaces.
Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 Specifications:
Focusrite FREE Red 2 & Red 3 AAX Plug-In Suite Offer
Register your new OR existing Scarlett*, Saffire*, and/or Forte audio interface through Focusrite and get the Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-In Suite for FREE!
Purchase a new Scarlett*, Saffire*, or Forte audio interface from Full Compass and register your purchase with Focusrite to get their Red 2 & Red 3 AAX Plug-In Suite for FREE! Offer good on those who have already purchase an eligible Scarlett, Saffire, or Forte audio interface as well! Other plug-in suites are available, dependent upon the product being registered.About the Focusrite Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-In Suite: The plug-ins are accurate models of Focusrite’s classic Red 2 equalizer and Red 3 compressor hardware. Coveted by producers and engineers for their exceptional clarity and versatility, the original units are prized fixtures in professional recording studios the world over. Now, the Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite lets you exploit the famous natural sound of the originals, conveniently from within your audio software. The Red 2 EQ is a sweet-sounding 6-band design with high/low pass filters, high/low frequency shelves, and fully parametric low-mid and high-mid frequency bands. The Red 3 compressor is a VCA compressor design, which is great for natural sounding dynamic control of drums, bass, vocals, and acoustic instruments.
*Offer valid only on select Scarlett and Saffire models (please see list below). Terms, conditions, rules, etc. can be found by clicking on the link below. For more information on these and other Focusrite products, please contact your Full Compass sales representative at 800-356-5844.
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28 Input / 28 Output FireWire Audio Interface with (8) Microphone Preamplifiers
The Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 is a 2U multi-channel firewire audio interface. Liquid technology ...