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


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Focusrite's Scarlett 18i20 is the latest in the company’s new generation of multi-channel USB-based audio interfaces, featuring eight award-winning Focusrite microphone preamplifiers, designed specifically for the computer interface environment, delivering legendary Focusrite sound quality. 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.

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 Features:

  • Eight high-quality award-winning Focusrite preamps: Scarlett 18i20 is the best sounding interface in its class. Focusrite’s unparalleled reputation for audio excellence forms the foundation of this new interface, with eight 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 synchronisation 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 analogue 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.
  • Unmatched routing flexibility: 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.
  • Comprehensive bundle of included software: Comes with Ableton Live Lite –ground-breaking 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.

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 offlexibility, 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: The legendary analog mono-synth from Novation insoftware form - AU/VST plug-in for your DAW.
    • Loopmasters: 1 gig of royalty-free samples from the world's leading sample production organisation - Loopmasters
  • 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)

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