Focusrite Clarett Plus 2Pre USB Audio Interface

Ready for the home studio or the road, the bus-powered Clarett Plus 2Pre is equipped with two pro-level Clarett preamps and high-quality AD/DA conversion.

Whether recording vocals and instruments or composing in the box, Clarett+ 2Pre is the audibly impressive, pure-sounding, bus-powered* USB-C interface for PC and Mac to take with you on your creative journey.

Two Clarett+ mic preamps -- featuring all-analogue Air with impedance switching and relay control -- capture superbly clear recordings with high headroom, low distortion and ultra-low noise. Two JFET instrument inputs let you plug straight in and preserve the natural tone of your guitar, just like plugging into an amplifier.

Independent A-D and D-A converters bring you closer than ever to your music and let you hear the truth, whether you're in the studio or on the road. Greatly improved D-A dynamic range enables you to hear every detail and have greater control over your mix. Lower A-D converter distortion lets you capture signals with more clarity, for greater transparency and sonic accuracy.

Clarett+ 2Pre is the interface that accompanies you as you grow. It's expandable using ADAT, so you can connect devices such as Clarett OctoPre for a 10-input tracking environment.


- Two professional quality Clarett+ preamps: Capture clear and powerful recordings with preamps that bring masses of headroom, low distortion and ultra-low noise.
- Make vocals shine with All-analogue Air: Premium, relay-controlled analogue circuitry on every preamp emulates the classic Focusrite ISA 110 by switching the impedance to 2.2kΩ and adding two cumulative high shelves, read more totalling a 4dB boost in the high frequencies.
- New and improved A-D and D-A converters: Capture more accurate recordings wherever you are, with extremely high-performance, independent A-D and D-A converters that deliver extremely low noise, low distortion and high dynamic range.
- Powerful and transparent headphone output: Create your best mixes and recordings, and inspire amazing performances with an improved headphone output that provides a flat frequency response at all levels with any type of headphones.
- JFET instrument inputs: Dedicated, ultra-high-impedance JFET instrument inputs, with extremely wide audio bandwidth, mimic guitar amp inputs to preserve the natural tone of guitars and capture their true character.
- ADAT optical input: Expand Clarett+ 2Pre to make the most of ADAT-compatible outboard equipment such as Clarett OctoPre, with eight channels of digital expandability: perfect for every stage of your creative journey.
- USB-C bus powered: USB-C connection provides bus power. *15W USB-C port required for bus-powered operation.
- Software bundle: Get studio-grade results with the included bundle of mixing plug-ins and virtual instruments.
- Focusrite Plug-in Collective: Register to receive regular discounts and exclusive versions of the most innovative software titles.
- Focusrite Control: Easy-to-use and feature-packed software for PC, Mac and iOS devices gives you complete control over all aspects of Clarett+.
- Enjoy three years of warranty: Wherever you happen to be in the world, you can rely on a three-year limited warranty if any Focusrite hardware needs repairing or replacing due to a manufacturing fault.

What's In The Box?

- Clarett+ 2Pre
- 2 x USB Cable to support standard USB connector and USB Type C connector
- Power Supply

Included Software:

- Ableton Live Lite
- Access to Focusrite's Plug-In Collective – Registered interface customers receive free versions of the most innovative software
- Focusrite's Hitmaker Expansion, which includes:
-- 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 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 workflow to the art of mastering, and allows anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly

Watch artists collaborate on a track using Clarett+ interfaces in this video from Focusrite:
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Mic Inputs:
- Frequency Response: 20-20kHz < 0.03dB
- Frequency Response: 20-35kHz < 0.15dB
- Dynamic Range: (min gain) 118dB
- THD+N: (-1dBFS, +20dB gain) -110dB
- Noise EIN: -129dBu
- Max input level: 18dBu
- Gain range: +57dB

Line Inputs (Variable):
- Frequency Response: 20-20kHz < 0.05dB
- Frequency Response: 20-35kHz < 0.15dB
- Dynamic Range: (min gain) 118dB
- THD+N: (-1dBFS, min gain) -100dB
- Max input level: 26dBu
- Gain range: +57dB

Line Inputs (Fixed):
- Frequency Response: 20-20kHz < 0.05dB
- Frequency Response: 20-35kHz < 0.15dB
- Dynamic Range: 118dB
- THD+N: (-1dBFS) -100dB
- THD+N: (-6dBFS) -105dB
- Max input level: +18dBu

Instrument Inputs:
- Frequency Response: 20-20kHz < 0.04dB
- Frequency Response: 20-35kHz < 0.15dB
- Dynamic Range: 116dB
- THD+N: (-1dBFS, min gain) -96dB
- THD+N: (-1dBFS, min gain) -96.5dB
- Max input level: 15dBu
- Gain range: +57dB

Line & Mon Outputs:
- Frequency Response: 20-20kHz < 0.02dB
- Frequency Response: 20-35kHz < 0.02dB
- Dynamic Range: 124dB
- Max Output level: 18dBu
- THD+N: -106dB

Headphone Outputs:
- Frequency Response: 20-20kHz <0.06dB
- Frequency Response: 20-35kHz <0.07dB
- Dynamic Range: 118dB
- THD+N: -104dB
- Max Output level: 16dBu

Weight: 3.11 lbs (with accessories), 2.45 lbs (without accessories)
Dimensions (H X W X D): 2.17" x 6.34" x 8.27"
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 4 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 11 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AMS-CLARETT-PLUS-2PR
Shipping Weight: 4 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 11 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AMS-CLARETT-PLUS-2PR

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 310-322-5500


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