Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 (3rd Gen)

USB 2.0 Audio Interface, 18-in/8-out, 24-bit/192kHz, with 4 Mic Preamps, 8 ADAT Inputs, and Bundled Software - Mac/PC
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AMS-SCARLETT-18I8-3G
ADK-FRT-1330-00103
Focusrite
Mac & Win
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Special Price $369.99 was $419.99


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 Genmic pres are the best Scarlett has ever heard. The 24-bit/192kHz convertersgive your recordings clarity and detail. Air mode breathes life into vocals,adding unique high-end detail. Our decades of experience mean Scarlett soundsjust 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 ScarlettOctoPre 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 iPodtouch®. 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.

 

ALL THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO PRODUCE RIGHT, NOW

Your 18i8 interface comes with a whole range of recording software, sounds and plug-ins to choose from:

 

Hitmaker Expansion – available to every newly registered Scarlett 3rd Gen user is built to get you creating records immediately. These are all the tools you need to write, produce, mix and master your music in studio quality.

Focusrite’s Scarlett audio interfaces now include an incredibly comprehensive and powerful plug-in bundle worth $1,300 Create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums, then mix and master with iconic Focusrite studio hardware – all in the box. From October 1, 2021, every new Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen interface comes with an unbeatable range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business.

Antares® Auto-Tune® Access — Allows everything from natural sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustment for getting the best vocal takes – to lightning-fast Hip-hop-inspired pitching for adding a whole new sound to your tracks

Relab’s LX480 Essentials — Provides four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC’s reverb unit, and used on countless hits

Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555 — A hyper-realistic model of Marshall’s Silver Jubilee 2555 – the modern evolution of the iconic JCM800 – brought to you by analogue modeling experts Softube

 XLN Audio® Addictive Keys — Choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway®, Yamaha® and the classic Rhodes®

XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock kit — Features expertly captured samples from a high-end Tama® and Pearl® drums, and Paiste® and Sabian® cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm

Brainworx® bx_oberhausen — Fully-analogue modelled replica of a classic American polysynth

Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC — Brings the true sound of the preamps that made Focusrite what we are today to your music

Focusrite Red Plug-in Suite — Meticulously captured digital models of the truly iconic EQ and Compressors which have made the Focusrite name a staple in world-class facilities across the globe

Brainworx bx_masterdesk — Brings a smooth and simple workfl ow to the art of mastering, and allows anyone, from fi rst-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly


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 3k

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 60k

LINE INPUTS 3-6 (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 44k

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 1.5M

LINE/MONITOR OUTPUTS

Dynamic Range (Line Outputs) 108dB

THD+N <0.002%

Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS) 15.5dBu

Impedance 430

HEADPHONE OUTPUTS

Dynamic Range 104dB (A-weighted)

THD+N <0.002%

Maximum Output Level 7dBu

Impedance <1

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