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Focusrite - Scarlett 8i6 (8x6 USB Audio Interface + FREE Software)

Original price $299.99 - Original price $299.99
Original price
$299.99
$299.99 - $299.99
Current price $299.99

A Compact 8-in / 6-out Audio Interface for the Hardware Music Maker
Sitting on the desks of more producers than any other, the Scarlett range of audio interfaces means studio quality sound for more music making machines than any other. The Focusrite AMS-SCARLETT-8I6-3G 8i6, with its dual mic-pres, fixed-line I/O and MIDI, gives you just the right connectivity to easily bring your hardware music making setup into the computer world.

Plugged in, Switched On
Plug in and produce; all your instruments, all the time. With two 3rd Gen preamps, six fixed line-ins and four balanced outs - for synths, drum machines and looping in hardware effects - 8i6 is ready to record when you are. Spend more time playing and less time plugging in.

Your Tracks are 30 Years in the Making
They'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 and voiceovers, adding unique high-end detail. Our decades of experience mean Scarlett sounds just like you.

The 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 two-year warranty to get it sorted. Sound.

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.

Features

  • Six balanced line inputs, for connecting synths or other line-level audio, and four balanced outputs, for monitoring and effects sends
  • Two of the best performing Scarlett mic preamps the range has ever heard - now with Air - for recording vocals and voiceovers. Two high headroom instrument inputs, for plugging your guitar or bass straight in
  • Loopback, for grabbing a stereo feed of any combination of hardware inputs and software playback, no cables needed, for simple sampling, streaming or podcasting.

Software

Every new Focusrite Scarlett, Clarett+, and Red interface comes with an unbeatable range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business.

Whether you're a guitarist, singer-songwriter, beatmaker, or aspiring producer, Hitmaker Expansion has been compiled to get you release-ready results from your very first session. These are all the plugins you'll need to write, record, mix and master your music with big studio sound.

Specifications

  • Configuration
  • Inputs: 8: Analog (6), S/PDIF (2)
  • Outputs: 6: Analog (4), S/PDIF (2)
  • Mixer: Fully assignable 8-in/6-out software mixer
  • (Focusrite Control)
  • Supported Sample Rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz and 192kHz

    Microphone Inputs
  • Dynamic Range: 111dB (A-weighted)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB
  • THD+N: < 0.0012% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Noise EIN: -128dB (A-weighted)
  • Maximum Input Level: +9dBu (no PAD); +16dBu (PAD selected); measured at minimum gain
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Input Impedance: 3kΩ

    Line Inputs 1 & 2
  • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB
  • THD+N: < 0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Maximum Input Level: +22dBu (no PAD); +29.5dBu (PAD selected); measured at minimum gain
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Input Impedance: 60kΩ

    Instrument Inputs 1 & 2
  • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1 dB
  • THD+N: < 0.03% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Maximum Input Level: +12.5dBu (no PAD); +14dBu (PAD selected); measured at minimum gain
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Input Impedance: 1.5MΩ

    Line Inputs 3 - 6
  • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB
  • THD+N: < 0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Input Impedance: 44kΩ
  • Maximum Input Level: +18dBu ; measured at minimum gain

    Line Outputs 1 - 4
  • Dynamic Range: 108.5dB (A-weighted)
  • Maximum Output Level (0dBFS): 15.5dBu (balanced)
  • THD+N: < 0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Output Impedance: 430Ω

    Headphone Outputs
  • Dynamic Range: 104dB (A-weighted)
  • Maximum Output Level: +7dBu
  • THD+N: < 0.002% (measured at +6dBu with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Output Impedance: < 1Ω

    Analog Inputs 1 & 2
  • Connectors: XLR Combo type: Mic/Line/Inst, on front panel
  • Mic/Line Switching: Automatic
  • Line/Instrument Switching: Selected per channel from Focusrite Control
  • Pad: 10dB attenuation, selected per channel via Focusrite Control
  • Phantom Power: Shared 48V phantom power switch for inputs 1 & 2 (XLR connections only)
  • AIR Function: Selected per channel via Focusrite Control

    Analog Inputs 3 - 6
  • Connectors: 4x balanced 1/4" TRS jacks on rear panel

    Analog Outputs 1 - 4
  • Connectors: 4x balanced 1/4" TRS jacks on rear panel
  • Stereo Headphone Outputs: 2x 1/4" TRS jacks on front panel
  • Main Monitor Output Level Control: On front panel
  • Headphones Level Controls: On front panel

    Other I/O
  • S/PDIF I/O: 2x phono (RCA)
  • USB: 1x USB 2.0 Type C connector
  • MIDI I/O: 2x 5-pin DIN sockets

    Front Panel indicators
  • USB Power: Green LED
  • Gain Halos: Tri-color LED rings (concentric with GAIN controls)
  • Phantom Power: Red LED
  • Instrument Mode: 2x Red LEDs
  • AIR Mode: 2x Amber LEDs
  • Pad Active: 2x Green LEDs
  • MIDI Data Received: Green LED
  • Power: Green LED

    Physical
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 1.87" x 8.27" x 5.89" (47.5mm x 210mm x 149.5mm)
  • Weight: 1.85lbs (0.84kg)

Item Includes

  • 1x Scarlett 8i6 Interface
  • 1x External 12 V DC mains Power Supply Unit (PSU)
  • 1x USB cable, Type `A' to Type `C'
  • 1x Getting Started Information (printed on inside of box lid)
  • 1x Important Safety Information

Warranty

  • 2 Year

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