Focusrite Scarlett 18I8 Audio Interface

Focusrite Scarlett 18I8 Audio InterfaceFocusrite Scarlett 18I8 Audio Interface
With four award-winning Focusrite preamps, the 18i8 is designed for producers and recording artist that demand a significant number of inputs to track multiple sources at the same time. The 18i8 boasts 18 separate inputs and 8 independent outputs, all housed in a rugged aluminum exterior with input controls and signal halos to keep incoming signals honest.Focusrite: 30 years of all-round audio excellenceFocusrite was founded by Rupert Neve in 1985 to create the highest quality mic preamps for Sir George Martins AIR Studios. Those classic, sought-after designs have informed all Focusrite mic pre designs created over the past 30 years. The mic pres included in Scarlett interfaces were designed specifically for the purpose, combining the best of our heritage design experience with the latest components and technologies for the most transparent, effective path in and out of your computer. Alongside the preamps at the heart of Scarlett 18i8 is Focusrites precision digital conversion, ensuring you get the very best quality for recording and replay alike. Focusrite has been building converters since the introduction of its mastering converter in 1993, and our careful choice of components and equally careful board design and multi-layer circuit boards ensure that you get superior low noise and distortion performance.18 Separate InputsThe first pair of 18i8s four mic pres offer Mic/Line/Instrument on universal XLR/TRS connectors, while 3 and 4 offer Mic/Line capability on universal XLRs. All four are on the front panel and include pads and 48V phantom power. Four more line inputs are provided on TRS connectors. An ADAT optical digital connector provides eight additional digital inputs that can also be used with external mic preamps like Focusrite’s OctoPre Mk II to increase the number of mic inputs the 18i8 can handle to 12. A stereo S/PDIF coaxial input is also included.8 Independent OutputsTwo TRS moniAudio QualityMax bit depth:24-bitMax sampling rate:96kHzInputsTotal inputs: 18Mic preamps:8XLR/TRS combo jacks:8XLR only jacks:01/4 only jacks:0S/PDIF in: 2ADAT/optical in:8RCA in:NoAES/EBU: NoMADI:NoOutputs Total outputs: 20XLR out:01/4 out:10 (TRS balanced)S/PDIF out: 2ADAT/optical out:8RCA out:NoAES / EBU:NoMADI: NoOther ConnectivityComputer connection:USB 2.0MIDI I/O:5-pin In/OutHeadphone output(s):2Word-clock I/O:NoOnboard FeaturesPlatform compatibility:Mac & WindowsPhantom power:YesDirect monitoring:YesOnboard DSP:NoMetering:Halo LEDsDisplay:NoLatency control:YesMonitor control:YesHeadphone control:YesOtherWidth:18.97 in.Height:1.77 in.Depth:10.43 in.Weight:7.49 lb.R

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