Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface ⁄
Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface
USB 2.0 Audio Interface, 18-in/8-out, 24-bit/192kHz, with 4 Mic and 2 Instrument Inputs; 8 Line Inputs, 4 Analog Outputs, ADAT Input, MIDI and S/PDIF I/O, Dual Headphone Buses, and Bundled Software – Mac/Win
Analog Inputs:4 x XLR-1/4″ combo (mic/Hi-Z), 4 x 1/4″ (line)
Analog Outputs:4 x 1/4″ (line out)
Digital Inputs:1 x Coax (S/PDIF), 1 x Optical
Digital Outputs:1 x Coax (S/PDIF)
Headphones:2 x 1/4″
USB:1 x Type USB-C
Software:3-month Avid Pro Tools Artist Subscription, Ableton Live Lite, Hitmaker Expansion Bundle
OS Requirements – Mac:macOS 10.12 or later
OS Requirements – PC:Windows 7 SP1 or later (Scarlett), Windows 10 v1809 or later (3-month Avid Pro Tools Subscription)
Power Supply:12V DC power supply (included)
Manufacturer Part Number:AMS-SCARLETT-18I8-3G
Focusrite’s Scarlett 18i8 is an ideal audio interface for engineers and producers who have to adapt to ever-changing recording situations. Four award-winning Focusrite mic/instrument preamps and two instrument inputs are right on the front panel where you need them. Boasting a total of eight line inputs, an ADAT input, four analog outs, plus S/PDIF and MIDI I/O, the 18i8 gives you generous connectivity and the flexibility you need to handle challenging setups.
The third-generation Scarlett 18i8 advances the state-of-the-art in USB audio interfaces with four upgraded Scarlett mic preamps, high-performance 24-bit/192kHz AD/DA converters, optimized preamp gain structure, vanishingly low latency, instrument inputs that handle scorching hot pickups, and speaker switching technology for dual-monitor setups. The mic preamps now feature Focusrite’s acclaimed Air mode that provides the coveted Air effect modeled on the company’s legendary ISA console transformers to give your voice and instrument recordings a brighter, more open sound. The Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 is the perfect foundation for a serious home or mobile studio. Fire up the included software and start producing great-sounding music today.