Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen - 2i2
Focusrite launched the Scarlett 3rd Gen last week. And because they launched eight new products at once, we’ll dive into the details of every single product. Today: Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen 2i2.
Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen 2i2: The world’s best selling 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
✔ Quick 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 the 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. Quick Start gets you set up, recording and playing back within minutes. The mic preamps, high-headroom instrument inputs and now-iconic Gain Halos mean the science of sounding great is sorted. Focusrite has worried about the tech, you can focus on the music.
YOUR RECORDING IS 30 YEARS IN THE MAKING
Focusrite has 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. The 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: choose one of four inspiring virtual keyboard instruments
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
Plug-in Collective, for a lasting connection
When you buy any Focusrite hardware you gain access to the most innovative music software brands on the market. Plug-in Collective keeps you up to date on the latest tools, offering you new free downloads every couple of months, along with generous discounts. Let’s stay together.