Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB Audio Interface
The Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 is a 6 input, 6 output USB 2.0 audio interface with 2 Focusrite mic preamps.
- Two award-winning Focusrite mic preamps
- High quality 24bit/96KHz audio interface for Mac, PC and iPad
- 6 inputs, 6 outputs
- Two headphone outputs with separate level controls
- Scarlett MixControl ultra-low-latency DSP mixer and router
- Unique gain halos enable visual level monitoring
- Includes Ableton Live Lite, Red Plug-in Suite, Loopmasters sample content and the Novation Bass Station analogue modelling synth plug-in
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The Scarlett 6i6 extends the popular Scarlett range of audio interfaces from Focusrite, each of which offers a series of high quality inputs and outputs for almost every recording requirement. The Scarlett 6i6 is a 6-in / 6-out audio interface that connects to your PC, Mac or iPad via USB 2.0. It has two award-winning Focusrite microphone preamplifiers, which deliver superb quality recordings from microphones and instruments, straight into your computer (Mac, PC) or iPad® (via Apple® Camera Connection Kit – not included).
Focusrite: 25 years of audio excellence
Focusrite was commissioned to make its first 'no-holds-barred' microphone preamps by Sir George Martin for his Air Studio facility in London. Over the following 25 years Focusrite designed some of the finest mic preamps in the music industry, and in recent years has developed a series of best-selling audio interfaces for people who really care about sound.
Perfect for recording artists, producers and bands
Scarlett 6i6 is perfect for producers, recording artists or small bands. In addition to two award-winning Focusrite mic preamps it features a stereo line input, making it possible to capture, for example, vocals, guitar and a digital piano at the same time. With the four balanced outputs, you can connect up to two sets of stereo monitors, and use the S/PDIF I/O for connecting digital sources. There are also two built-in headphone outputs with separate volume controls. The inputs and outputs feature precision 24bit A-D, D-A conversion at up to 96KHz in order to get the most accurate signal possible into and out of your computer or iOS device (via Apple® Camera Connection Kit – not included).
The outer case is a tough aluminium extrusion, which protects the components inside. There is a large main monitor control knob as well as two dedicated gain knobs for each mic input, each with two colour 'gain halos' which light up green to indicate that sound is detected, and red if the level is too high. Both mic inputs can be switched between instrument, line and microphone, and a pad can be switched-in to cope with high-level inputs. Each analogue input and output has its own dedicated socket.
Scarlett MixControl provides a DSP mixer with flexible routing capabilities, intuitive one-click presets, and lower than 1.4 ms latency. The Scarlett 6i6 also includes the Red Plug-in Suite, Ableton Live Lite, Loopmasters sample content and the Novation Bass Station analogue modelling synth plug-in.
Inside the box you'll find Ableton Live Lite 8, as well as Focusrite's Red plug-in suite.
About the Red Plug-In Suite
The Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite precisely models Focusrite«s classic Red range EQ and compressor hardware. Exploit the originals famous sound, conveniently from within your audio software. The original Red 2 and Red 3 hardware units remain highly desired fixtures in professional recording studios the world over. The Red 2 EQ is a sweet sounding 6-band design, with high/low pass filters, high/low frequency shelves, as well as fully parametric low-mid and high-mid frequency bands. The Red 3 compressor is a VCA compressor design, excellent for natural sounding dynamic control of drums, bass, vocals, and acoustic instruments.
Customer Comment Our Response 27-Jun-2014 This product is great for aspiring music producers to record great quality audio. 14-Apr-2014 Great interface! Excellent sound quality, build quality and mic pre-amps - plus, vey stable drivers. 11-Mar-2014 It was a bit of a long process registering the item and downloading everything necessary but the sound card itself is great so far. Read more reviews on Feefo
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