Focusrite Scarlett 18i20
USB 2.0 Audio Interface with (8) Focusrite Microphone Preamplifiers


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The Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 is a multi-channel USB-based audio interface that features eight award-winning Focusrite microphone preamplifiers, which are designed specifically for the computer interface environment. Focusrite's mic preamps are found in the world's top studios and give the 18i20 an unequalled level of performance, with low noise, minimal distortion and enormous dynamic range. The Scarlett preamps offer exceptional headroom, and two front-panel inputs also offer 10dB pad buttons to handle the highest-level inputs without distortion.

Upon registering your Scarlett 18i20 with Focusrite, get the Scarlett Plug-In Suite AND the new Red 2 & Red 3 AAX Plug-In Suite for FREE! See the "Offers" tab for more information, including a link to Focusrite's product registration page.

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 Features:

  • Eight high-quality award-winning Focusrite preamps
  • High-quality 24-bit/96kHz USB 2.0 interface compatible with Mac, Windows and iOS: Features high quality A-D / D-A conversion and JetPLL™ jitter-reduction technology. Pristine audio quality and rock-solid synchronization are guaranteed on Mac and Windows as well as driver-free operation on the iOS platform.
  • 18 inputs & 20 outputs: Scarlett 18i20 boasts an extensive range of analog and digital I/O capabilities including ADAT I/O which can enable an additional eight inputs and outputs.
  • Dual independent headphone buses: Give two artists independent, fully-customized monitor mixes – each with an independent front-panel level control.
  • Scarlett MixControl ultra-low-latency DSP mixer/router: Maximizing routing flexibility and intuitive one-click set-up solutions, Scarlett MixControl provides an 18 x 16 DSP mixer with powerful routing and monitoring capabilities.
  • Scarlett 18i20 is the most flexible interface in its class, enabling you to intuitively adapt it immediately to the needs of any recording session. Route any input signal or DAW output, or a mix of both, to any output.
  • Comes with Ableton Live Lite –groundbreaking production and performance software, Scarlett Plug-in Suite –EQ, compression, gating and reverb, Novation Bass Station - software model of the classic Novation analog mono-synth, and 1GB of Loopmasters samples. (Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-In Suite is available for FREE after product registration. Please see the "Offers" tab for more information.)

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 Specifications:

  • Inputs:
    • 8 mic/line analog
      • Combi XLR connector
      • Including 2 instrument inputs
    • 2 S/PDIF
      • RCA Phono connector
      • Can be routed via lightpipe
    • 8 ADAT
      • Optical Lightpipe connector
      • 4 channels via SMUX 2 96 kHz
    • 16 MIDI
      • 5-pin DIN connector
      • Provides 16 channels of MIDI
  • Outputs:
    • 2 Line analog
      • 1/4" TRS Jack
      • Dedicated monitor outputs
    • 8 Line analog
      • 1/4" TRS Jack
      • 4 outputs (7/8 & 9/10) are also available via the 2 independently controlled, stereo headphone 1/4" Jack on the front panel
    • 2 S/PDIF
      • RCA Phono
      • Can be routed via Lightpipe
    • 8 ADAT
      • Optical Lightpipe
      • 4 channels via SMUX @ 96 kHz
    • 16MIDI
      • 5-pin DIN connector
      • Provides 16 channels of MIDI
  • Included Software:
    • Ableton Live Lite:Innovative music production software used by industry professionals all over the world. Ableton Live includes a unique performance feature as well as being a fully functioning DAW.
    • Scarlett MixControl: An 18 x 16 DSP mixer. Offering a superb level of flexibility, MixControl software enables you to create sixteen separate mixes with ultra-low-latency.
    • Scarlett Plug-in Suite:VST/AU/RTAS Plug-in Suite comes in the box, adding Focusrite compression, reverb, gating and EQ to your recording system.
    • Novation Bass Station: Novation's analog mono-synth in software form - AU/VST plug-in for your DAW.
    • Loopmasters: 1 gig of royalty-free samples from the world's leading sample production organization
    • Red 2 & Red 3 AAX Plug-In Suite: Accurate models of Focusrite's classic Red 2 equalizer and Red 3 compressor hardware (See "Offers" tab for more information. Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-In Suite available only after registering your Scarlett 18i20 with Focusrite.)
  • System Requirements:
    • Mac: OS X 10.7 Lion or 10.8 Mountain Lion or later
    • Windows: 7 (all versions) or Windows 8 (Not including Windows RT)

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.

Focusrite FREE Red 2 & Red 3 AAX Plug-In Suite Offer
Offer good between 01/29/2015 and 12/31/2015 Click here to begin your registration process!

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