Focusrite Clarett Plus OctoPre 8-Channel Microphone Preamp

Wish your Clarett+ interface had more mic pres? Grab this OctoPre and an ADAT cable to add 8 preamps with switchable AIR and 8 channels of A/D to your setup!

The Clarett+ OctoPre is the eight-channel ADAT preamp for both the aspiring and established engineer. Eight high headroom, low noise, and low distortion Clarett+ preamps -- featuring All-analogue Air with relay-controlled circuitry -- capture drums, vocals, and acoustic instruments with superb clarity. Two JFET instrument inputs capture the true characteristics of guitars, just like plugging into an amp.

Get a closer look at the Clarett+ OctoPre in Focusrite's overview video:

Join producer Francine Perry in the studio with the Clarett+ OctoPre -- and an impressive synth collection:

High-quality A-D/D-A converters brings audio clarity to studio tracking sessions with high dynamic range, ultra-low noise, and ultra-low distortion. Exceptional D-A conversion ensures that audio quality is preserved when sending audio to analogue compressors, EQs, and effects.

Add Clarett+ OctoPre to a 2Pre, 4Pre or 8Pre to expand your I/O easily and consistently via ADAT, so that you can record a whole band together while maintaining analogue purity and clarity as well as bringing the classic Focusrite Studio Console sound to your recordings.

Included Software:

- Three Month Avid Pro Tools Artist subscription with Complete Plugin Bundle: A three-month subscription to Avid Pro Tools Artist and Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, with a 25% discount on Avid Pro Tools Artist after the subscription period, or a 33% discount on Avid Pro Tools Studio.
- Landr Studio, plus five free masters: Produce read more and release your best work with two months' access to Landr Studio, as well as five free masters you can use even when your two-month subscription is over.

Hitmaker Expansion Plug-ins Included:

- Antares Auto-Tune Access: For 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's LX480 Essentials: Get four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC's reverb unit, and used on countless hits. LX480 Essentials gives you the sounds of a studio which has played host to names from Springsteen, the Stones and Kool and the Gang, to The Weeknd, Pharell, Katy Perry, and everyone in between.
- Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555: The modern evolution of the iconic JCM800, brought to you by analogue-modelling experts Softube. The Silver Jubilee offers everything from warm cleans, through classic crunch, and up to modern high gain tube amp sounds.
- XLN Audio Addictive Keys: Add beautifully captured piano to your tracks with the choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway, Yamaha and the classic Rhodes. Plug in your MIDI controller and play; instantly be transported to a professional recording studio set up to capture one of these beautiful pianos -- right from your studio.
- XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock: Add the sounds of a pro drummer to your songs easily. Featuring expertly captured samples from a high-end Tama and Pearl drums, and Paiste and Sabian cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm.
- Brainworx Bx_console Focusrite SC: Add the preamps that made Focusrite what they are today to your music. No other plug-in offers the unique character of the iconic large format console, with ISA 110 preamps -- the origin of the famous 'Air' still heard on Focusrite interfaces today. Bx_console Focusrite SC is a full channel strip, offering EQ, de-esser, compressor, limiter, gate and expander.
- Focusrite Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite: Featuring a pair of 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. If you've kept up with major releases over the last 30 years, you've heard Red 2 and 3.
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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
- Instrument Inputs:
-Frequency Response 20-20kHz: < 0.04dB
-Frequency Response 20-35kHz: < 0.15dB
-Dynamic Range: 116dB
-THD+N (-1dBFS, min gain): -96.5dB
-Max Input Level: 15dBu
-Gain Range: +57dB
- Line & Monitor Outputs:
-Frequency Response 20-20kHz: < 0.02dB
-Frequency Response 20-35kHz: < 0.02dB
-Dynamic Range: 124dB
-Max Output Level: 18dBu
-THD+N: -106dB
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 12.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 24 x 14 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): Clarett Plus OctoPre

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


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