Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, USB audio interface


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Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, USB audio interface

The essential audio interface.

Scarlett has gone platinum. Sitting on the desks of a huge global community of musicians, producers and home-recordists, the iconic 2i2 has already helped make more records than any other interface in history. And with the 3rd Generation, you’re going to sound better than ever.

Two 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

High-performance converters, allowing you to record, mix and play back audio in studio quality, anywhere

Easy Start tool, making it easier than ever to get up and running

Your music, write away

Scarlett’s best-selling interface – millions of musicians use 2i2 to write and record every day. Featuring natural sounding 3rd Gen mic preamps, and Air, emulating our original ISA preamps, 2i2 is getting musicians the most from their mics everywhere, all the time. It’s like writing in a studio.

The best sounding, easily

Getting studio quality recordings at home has never been easier. Easy Start gets you set up, recording and playing back within minutes. Our mic preamps, high-headroom instrument inputs and now-iconic Gain Halos mean the science of sounding great is sorted. We’ve worried about the tech, you can focus on the music.

We’ve been making mic preamps for 30 years, and the 3rd Gen mic pre is 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.

All the tools you need to start recording right, now

Your 2i2 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: Access one of four virtual keyboards when you register your first piece of Focusrite or Novation hardware.

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

Tech Spec

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)

<0.0012% Noise EIN -128dBu (A-weighted) Maximum Input Level 9dBu (at minimum gain) Gain Range 56dB Impedance 3kΩ Line Inputs

Frequency Response
20Hz – 20kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
110.5dB (A-weighted)
<0.002% Maximum Input Level 22dBu (at minimum gain) Gain Range 56dB Impedance 60kΩ 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 [/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][/cs_content]