Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Gen 4 USB Audio Interface

With two 4th-Gen mic preamps, Auto Gain, Air mode, Clip Safe, and more artist-friendly updates, this top-selling 2-in/2-out interface makes great sound easy!

Set up mics for voice and guitar and plug into 2i2's 4th-Generation preamps -- Scarlett's clearest and most detailed ever, with a huge 69dB gain range. Hook up an electric guitar to one of 2i2's hi-Z instrument inputs -- it feels just like an amp. The Scarlett 2i2 brings Focusrite's professional sound quality to wherever you make music.

Check out the Scarlett 4th Gen range in this video from Focusrite:

Introducing Auto Gain and Clip Safe:

Find Your Signature Sound
For standout lead vocal and instrument tracks, Scarlett's re-engineered Air mode takes your sound's unique character and brings it to the front of the mix, adding truly musical presence and rich harmonic drive, just like a classic console in a big money studio. You'll never want to record without it.

Let Scarlett Set Your Levels
Scarlett's Dynamic Gain Halos make setting your levels quick and easy with any mic -- or just select Auto Gain and let Scarlett do it for you. Hit the button and play for ten seconds, Scarlett will set the perfect level for whatever you're recording.

Make Every Take a Keeper
While you're playing, Clip Safe is all ears. Checking your levels up to 96,000 times a second -- more than the best studio engineers -- Clip Safe will automatically adjust the gain if you're at risk of clipping, so you can lose yourself in the music, without losing any takes.

Capture Every Detail
Hit the red button and you're recording with 192kHz, 24-bit converters direct from Focusrite's flagship RedNet interfaces read more -- as found in countless high-end studios around the world. Squeeze every last drop of detail out of your recordings without sacrificing any sound quality.

Now Hear This
A custom-designed headphone amp and huge dynamic range set the stage for the best playback you've ever heard from Scarlett. Scarlett drives high impedance headphones louder and clearer than ever before. 2i2 also has independent controls for your headphones and monitors so you can record, mix and play back audio however you want.

Need samples? Make your own with Loopback. Send stereo audio from your music apps and other software straight to your DAW with 2i2's virtual inputs.

It's So Easy
Plug in and tell Focusrite's Easy Start tool how you want to use your Scarlett, and let it guide you through all the software and setup you need, with recording tips and other helpful content along the way.

Everything You Need to Record, Mix and Master Your Music
Once you've got started with Pro Tools Artist or Ableton Live Lite recording software (both included), the Hitmaker Expansion bundle has everything you need to bring big studio sound to your songs, with an unbeatable range of record-making studio tools from the biggest names in the business. Get exceptional vocal tracks with Antares Auto-Tune Access, Sonnox VoxDoubler, and Relab's LX480 Essentials reverb. Then heat up your guitar tones with a hyper-realistic model of Marshall's Silver Jubilee 2555 -- brought to you by analogue-modelling experts Softube.

Need drums? No problem -- XLN Audio's Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit has beats to get you started and the big sound of a great drum kit. Synths and Keys? You're well covered with the legendary MASSIVE from Native Instruments and XLN Audio's Addictive Keys. And when it's time to mix and master your tracks, there's an exclusive suite of Focusrite plugins to quickly get you release-ready sound, and a two-month subscription to Landr Studio with five free masters you can use whenever you like.

The Original Music Makers' Interface
More people use Scarlett than any other interface in the world. Join a six million strong community that includes some of the biggest names in music.

Ready When You Are
Scarlett won't let you down. Focusrite's premium build quality, three-year warranty, rock-solid drivers and award-winning 24/7/365 support make sure of it.

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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Hitmaker Expansion: Your Scarlett interface comes with Focusrite's Hitmaker Expansion plug-in bundle, packed with tried-and-tested studio tools, including Antares Auto-Tune Access for Vocals, Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 for guitar, Native Instruments MASSIVE synth, and much more.


- 2x XLR inputs with 4th-Generation mic pres: With a huge 69 dB gain range, Focusrite's 4th-Generation Scarlett mic preamps are the clearest and most detailed ever found on a Scarlett.
- 2x Hi-Z instrument/line inputs: Hook up an electric guitar to one of 2i2's Hi-Z instrument inputs -- it feels just like an amp. Or connect keys, synths, and grooveboxes to the super-high-quality line inputs.
- 2 Line Outputs to connect to your monitor speakers
- Huge 120 dB dynamic range: Scarlett 2i2 uses the same converters as Focusrite's flagship RedNet interfaces, found in countless high-end studios worldwide.
- Air Mode: Record with all the character of a big studio console. Add high-end presence and rich harmonic drive to vocals and instruments.
- Auto Gain: Hit the button and play for ten seconds -- Scarlett will set the perfect level for whatever you're recording.
- Clip Safe: Clip Safe automatically adjusts the gain if you're at risk of clipping, just like having a pro engineer watching your session.
- Dynamic Gain Halos: Scarlett's Dynamic Gain Halos let you easily monitor your input and output signals directly from your hardware.
- Sounds great with any headphones: Powerful, custom-designed headphone amp with independent level control, for loud, clear, and accurate playback and monitoring.
- Loopback: Easily create your own samples from computer audio using Scarlett's virtual inputs.
- Easy Start: It's never been easier to get recording. Focusrite's tried-and-tested Easy Start tool will have you making music in minutes.
- All the software you need: Includes Ableton Live Lite and Avid Pro Tools Artist, plus the Hitmaker Expansion software bundle with an unbeatable range of record-making studio tools.
- Focusrite Control 2: Control your recording session direct from your PC or Mac.
- Three-year Limited Warranty: Keep making music with Focusrite's 24/7/365 support and three-year warranty.

See why Scarlett 4th Gen is the best-sounding Scarlett ever:

Learn more about Air Mode in Scarlett 4th Gen interfaces:

Introducing Dynamic Gain Halos:

Introducing Hitmaker Expansion:
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-Number of Microphone Preamps: 2
-Phantom Power: Yes
-Instrument Inputs: 2
-Line Inputs: 2
-Air Mode: Yes
-Auto Gain: Yes
-Clip Safe: Yes
-Line Outputs: 2
-Headphone Outputs: 1
-Loopback: Yes
-Connectivity: USB Type-C
-Protocol: USB 2.0
-Form Factor: Desktop
-Simultaneous I/O: 4 x 2 (including Loopback inputs)
-A/D Resolution: 24-bit/192 kHz
-Bus Powered: Yes 900mA
-Software Compatibility: any modern Mac, Windows PC or USB-C iPad
-Power Requirements (USB-3.0 Bus Power): 5V @900mA 4.5W
-Power Requirements (External power supply): - 5V @ 1000mA
USB Power supply not included
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 1.9 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 7 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AMS-SCARLETT-2I2-4G

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


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