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SKU FOCUS-SCARLETT-18I8-3G

Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen Audio Recording Interface, USB 2.0, 192kHz

$449.99 $349.99
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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen Audio Recording Interface, USB 2.0, 192kHz

$449.99 $349.99

Manufacturer's Description

Get the band together.

The 3rd Generation Scarlett 18i8 gives you all the tools to record all your instruments in studio quality, anywhere. With its high channel count, compact size and a huge selection of software in the box, 18i8 is ready to record your band wherever you are.

Four 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

Eight balanced line inputs, for connecting synths or other line-level audio, and four balanced outputs, for monitoring and effects sends

Four monitor outs, featuring anti-thump tech and speaker switching

The studio is wherever you are

18i8 has a way in for everyone, with four mic/line inputs, two of which double as instrument-ins, and four fixed line-ins. Then, you have four balanced line-outs and speaker switching plus two independent headphone outs to monitor, mix and play back however you want. Whatever you’re recording, wherever you are, you can take your whole studio with you.

Your recording is 30 years in the making

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

Drum up some incredible recordings

With ADAT, you can expand your recording capabilities, adding a further eight inputs to your Scarlett 18i8 via a mic pre such as Scarlett OctoPre or Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic. That’s enough channels to mic up a full drum kit.

This is your cue

Focusrite Control makes it simple to route your audio and cue mix, loopback and monitor mixes, from your Mac®, PC, iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch®. Send, stream, sample – simple.

OUR TECHNOLOGY IS SOUND

Incredibly reliable, Focusrite hardware won’t let you down. If, however, you come across a problem you can rely on our global support team and your three-year warranty to get it sorted. Sound.

HITMAKER EXPANSION

Create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums, then mix and master with iconic Focusrite studio hardware – all in the box. Every new Scarlett 3rd Gen, Clarett and Red interface comes with an unbeatable range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business.

Hitmaker Expansion – available with every Scarlett 3rd Gen, Clarett+, Clarett USB and Red interface purchased and registered on or after October 1st 2021 – is built to get you creating records immediately. These are all the plug-ins you need to write, produce, mix and master your music in studio quality.

Hitmaker Expansion features exclusive content from legendary Auto-Tune® creators Antares®, along with Brainworx®, Softube®, XLN Audio®, Relab and more.

ALL THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO START RECORDING RIGHT, NOW

There’s no better way to step into studio recording – your Scarlett interface comes with some of the best loved tools in the business, including:

Hitmaker Expansion: features exclusive content from legendary Auto-Tune® creators Antares®, along with Brainworx®, Softube®, XLN Audio®, Relab and more.

Ableton® Live Lite™: the iconic DAW gives you everything you need to get started including instruments, effects and Live’s trademark clip and scene launching for taking ideas further or performance.

Three Month Avid® Pro Tools® Artist Subscription with Complete Plugin Bundle

A three-month subscription to Avid Pro Tools Artist and Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, with a 25% discount on Avid Pro Tools Artist after the subscription period, or a 33% discount on Avid Pro Tools Studio.

Three Month Splice Sounds Subscription: spark inspiration instantly with Splice’s huge Sounds library. With 100 credits per month added to your account, you can grab samples of thousands of artists and millions of sounds.

Landr Studio, plus five free masters

Produce and release your best work with two months' access to Landr Studio, as well as five free masters you can use even when your two months subscription is over.

Specifications

  • 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)
    • THD+N: <0.0012%
    • Noise EIN: -128dBu (A-weighted)
    • Maximum Input Level: 9dBu (at minimum gain)
    • Gain Range: 56dB
    • Impedance: 3kΩ
  • Line Inputs 1-4 (Variable Gain)
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
    • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
    • THD+N: <0.002%
    • Maximum Input Level: 22dBu (at minimum gain)
    • Gain Range: 56dB
    • Impedance: 60kΩ
  • Line Inputs 5-8 (Fixed Gain)
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
    • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
    • THD+N: <0.002%
    • Maximum Input Level: 18dBu (at minimum gain)
    • Impedance: 44kΩ
  • 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