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Clarett+ 2Pre 10-in / 4-out audio interface
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Clarity Redefined


Eightprofessional quality Clarett⁺ preamps Hear every nuance and capture the clearest andmost powerful sounds with preamps that bring masses of headroom, low distortionand ultra-low noise.

Make vocals shinewith all-analogue AirPremium, relay-controlled analogue circuitry on every preamp emulates theclassic Focusrite ISA 110 by switching the impedance to 2.2kΩ and adding twocumulative high shelves, totalling a 4dB boost in the highfrequencies.

New and improvedA-D and D-A converters Maintainthe purity of analogue in your recordings and mixes, with extremelyhigh-performance, independent A-D and D-A converters that deliver extremelylow-distortion, low-noise audio with high dynamic range.

 

Two improved,powerful and transparent analogue headphone outputs Inspire the best-sounding recordings andevoke amazing artist performances with improved headphone outputs that providea flat frequency response at all output levels, with any type of headphones.


ADAT opticalinput Expand yourinterface to make the most of ADAT-compatible outboard equipment such as theClarett OctoPre, with eight channels of digital expandability.

Focusrite ControlEasy-to-use andfeature-packed software for computer and iOS devices gives you complete controlover all aspects of Clarett⁺.

Software bundle Get studio-grade results with the includedbundle of mixing plug-ins and virtual instruments.

Focusrite Plug-inCollective Register toreceive regular discounts and exclusive versions of the most innovativesoftware titles.


Clarett⁺ 8Preis a high-performance and immensely capable studio centrepiece for PC and Mac,which inspires producers, engineers and artists to create their best work.

Eighthigh-headroom, low-noise, low-distortion Clarett⁺ mic preamps — featuringAll-analogue Air with impedance switching and relay control — capture vocals,drums and acoustic instruments with precise clarity. Two JFET instrument inputspreserve the natural tone of guitars, just like plugging into an amplifier.

Independent A-D and D-A converters bringrecording artists closer than ever to their music, with extremely wide dynamicrange, low noise and low distortion. Greatly improved D-A dynamic range bringsevery detail into focus, so engineers and producers can embrace no-compromiseaudio quality in abundance. Incredibly low A-D converter distortion lets youcapture signals with more clarity, for greater transparency and sonic accuracy.Two improved, powerful and transparent headphone outputs inspire artists tohear every nuance of their sound on any type of headphones, customise theirfoldback mix, and perform their best.   

Whether you’re multi-tracking a drum kit orconnecting to synths and outboard equipment, Clarett⁺ 8Pre lets you constantlydevelop your musical ideas while always maintaining analogue purity and extremeaudio clarity. Expand viaADAT to add eight inputs and outputs using Clarett OctoPre, and connect to MIDIand S/PDIF equipment to maximise your creative potential.


Included Software


Ableton Live Lite
Quickly organise and arrange your sounds and start makingtracks with this staple electronic music making software.


Hitmaker Expansion

·       Antares® Auto-Tune®Access
For everything from natural sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustmentfor getting the best vocal takes, to lightning-fast Hip-hop-inspired pitchingfor adding a whole new sound to your tracks.

·       Relab’s LX480 Essentials
Get four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC’sreverb unit, and used on countless hits. LX480 Essentials gives you the soundsof a studio which has played host to names from Springsteen, the Stones andKool and the Gang, to The Weeknd, Pharell, Katy Perry, and everyone in between.

·       Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555
The modern evolution of the iconic JCM800, brought to youby analogue-modelling experts Softube®. The Silver Jubilee offers everythingfrom warm cleans, through classic crunch, and up to modern high gain tube ampsounds.

·       XLN Audio® Addictive Keys
Add beautifully captured piano to your tracks with thechoice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway®, Yamaha® andthe classic Rhodes®. Plug in your MIDI controller and play; instantly be transportedto a professional recording studio set up to capture one of these beautifulpianos – right from your studio.

·       XLN Audio® Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock
Add the sounds of a pro drummer to your songs easily.Featuring expertly captured samples from a high-end Tama® and Pearl® drums, andPaiste® and Sabian® cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm.

·       Brainworx® bx_oberhausen
The fully-analogue-modelled replica of a classic Americanpolysynth. Bx_oberhausen is a component-by-component reproduction of an icon.With 32 voices, this digital model is capable of twice the count of today’smost valuable all-analogue synths – for lush chords and huge unison.

·       Brainworx® Bx_console Focusrite SC
The preamps that made Focusrite what we are today to yourmusic. No other plug-in offers the unique character of the iconic large formatconsole, with ISA 110 preamps – the origin of the famous ‘Air’ we still hear onFocusrite interfaces today. Bx_console Focusrite SC is a full channel strip, offeringEQ, de-esser, compressor, limiter, gate and expander.

·       Focusrite Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
Featuring a pair of meticulously captured digital modelsof the truly iconic EQ and Compressors which have made the Focusrite name astaple in world-class facilities across the globe. If you’ve kept up with majorreleases over the last 30 years, you’ve heard Red 2 and 3.

·       Brainworx® bx_masterdesk
Get your record release-ready with the high-end analoguemastering system. Bringing a smooth and simple workflow to the art ofmastering, allowing anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to getstudio-quality results quickly and effortlessly.

SPECIFICATIONS IN DETAIL

MIC INPUTS

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: < 0.03dB

 

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: < 0.15dB

 

Dynamic Range (min gain): 118dB

 

THD+N (-1dBFS, +20dB gain): -110dB

 

Noise EIN: -129dBu

 

Max input level: 18dBu

 

Gain range: +57dB

 

LINE INPUTS (VARIABLE)

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: < 0.05dB

 

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: < 0.15dB

 

Dynamic Range (min gain): 118dB

 

THD+N (-1dBFS, min gain): -100dB

 

Max input level: 26dBu

 

Gain range: +57dB

 

INSTRUMENT INPUTS

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: < 0.04dB

 

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: < 0.15dB

 

Dynamic Range: 116dB

 

THD+N (-1dBFS, min gain): -96.5dB

 

Max input level: 15dBu

 

Gain range: +57dB

 

LINE & MONITOR OUTPUTS

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: < 0.02dB

 

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: < 0.02dB

 

Dynamic Range: 124dB

 

Max Output level: 18dBu

 

THD+N: -106dB

 

HEADPHONE OUTPUTS

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: <0.06dB

 

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: <0.07dB

 

Dynamic Range: 118dB

 

THD+N: -104dB

 

Max Output level: 16dBu

        Clarett 8Pre

        2 x USB Cable to support standard USB connector and USB Type C connector

        IEC Power Cable

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