Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface

Start recording at home! The 3rd generation of the world's best-selling audio interface, the USB bus-powered Scarlett 2i2 gives you 2 Focusrite mic preamps.

A highly popular audio interface for artists across all genres, the third-generation Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 provides two mic/line/instrument inputs -- allowing simultaneous recording and playback of up to two channels with independently controllable headphone and monitor outputs.


Get a closer look at the Scarlett 2i2 in this video from Focusrite:


High-Quality Inputs

The 2i2 features two upgraded third-generation Scarlett mic preamps with the optional Air setting to reproduce the Air effect of Focusrite’s original ISA mic preamp, giving your vocal and acoustic recordings a brighter and more open sound.

Equipped with high performance 24-bit/192kHz AD-DA converters, Scarlett guarantees the same professional sound quality throughout the third-generation range.

The high impedance, high-headroom instrument inputs allow you to record guitar or bass without any clipping or unwanted distortion, while Gain Halo metering makes it easy to set the input level.

Ready to Go

Scarlett 2i2 is designed to stand up to the road, and connects straight to your Mac or PC via USB cable with no external power required. It comes with all the software tools you need to get started, including two comprehensive digital audio workstations: Ableton Live Lite and a three month subscription to Avid Pro Tools -- software that's intuitive enough for beginners yet advanced enough to inspire real creativity with great-sounding effects.

Focusrite has partnered with Splice to give 3rd Gen. read more interface owners a free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription. Splice Sounds offers millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops, and presets, with new releases daily from your favorite producers, sound designers, and artists. Creators use Splice to make all genres of music, including chart-topping pop, Grammy-winning albums, underground mixtapes, and cinematic scores.

And as with all Focusrite products, you’ll also benefit from a 3-year warranty, award-winning customer support and membership of the Plug-in Collective, offering free software downloads and discounts.

Officially supported on iPad Pro

Scarlett 2i2 is officially supported in use with USB-C iPad Pro. Setup and operation is simple: just plug in, fire up your favorite music-making app, and enjoy the Focusrite sound wherever you go.

Features:

- Two of the best performing mic preamps the Scarlett range has ever seen, now with switchable Air mode to give your vocal recordings a brighter and more open sound
- Two high headroom instrument inputs, for plugging your guitar or bass straight in
- High-performance converters, allowing you to record, mix and play back audio in studio quality, anywhere
- Easy Start tool, making it easier than ever to get up and running

Included Software

Ableton Live Lite
- The iconic DAW gives you everything you need to get started including instruments, effects and Live's trademark clip and scene launching for taking ideas further or performance.
Splice Sounds
- Three months Splice Sounds membership with new Splice accounts offering millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops, and presets, with new releases daily.
Three Month Avid Pro Tools subscription
- Get a taste of the industry standard recording experience with this legendary DAW.
Focusrite Plug-in Collective
- Get a new plug-in and exclusive offers from a new partner every few months.

Hitmaker Expansion

- 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_oberhausen
The fully-analogue-modelled replica of a classic American polysynth. Bx_oberhausen is a component-by-component reproduction of an icon. With 32 voices, this digital model is capable of twice the count of today's most valuable all-analogue synths for lush chords and huge unison.
- Brainworx Bx_console Focusrite SC
The preamps that made Focusrite what we 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' we still hear 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.
- Brainworx bx_masterdesk
Get your record release-ready with the high-end analogue mastering system. Bringing a smooth and simple workflow to the art of mastering, allowing anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly.
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- Connectivity: USB Type-C
- Protocol: USB 2.0
- Form Factor: Desktop
- Simultaneous I/O: 2 x 2
- A/D Resolution: 24-bit/192 kHz
- Number of Preamps: 2
- Phantom Power: YES
- Instrument Inputs: 2
- Line Inputs: 2
- Analogue Outputs: 2
- Headphone Outputs: 1
- Bus Powered: YES
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AMS-SCARLETT-2I2-3G
Warehouse Resealed
Shipping Weight: 1.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AMS-SCARLETT-2I2-3G
Bundle with ADAM T5V Studio Monitors Pair
Shipping Weight: 31.5 lbs

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 310-322-5500
Web: https://support.focusrite.com/

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  • Your Scarlett interface comes with Focusrite's Hitmaker Expansion plug-in bundle, packed with tried-and-tested studio tools. See flyer for details!