The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd-Gen is a 2×2 USB audio interface offers high-performance hardware and a creative software bundle.
Featuring 2 improved microphone preamps with switchable phantom power and selectable Air circuits.
Focusrite Scarlett’s two XLR-1/4″ combo inputs can accept unbalanced instrument level from guitars, synthesizers and drums, or balanced line level from an audio mixer.
The 24-bit / 192 kHz converters ensure that signals are captured and reproduced with detail and clarity.
It has a front-panel 1/4″ jack for headphones and you connect active speakers to the rear-panel balanced 1/4″ monitor outputs.
Since the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is powered via USB, you can take it anywhere your Mac or Windows computer can go.
An extensive software bundle includes music production software, virtual instruments, plug-in effects, loops, and more.
- High-performance converters operate at up to 24-bit / 192 kHz resolution
- Independent control of the headphone and speaker volume settings.
- Two XLR-1/4″ combo inputs with upgraded third-generation Scarlett mic preamps
- Switchable Air setting reproduces the Air effect of Focusrite’s original ISA mic preamp for vocal recordings
- Two high-impedance, high-headroom 1/4″ instrument inputs enable distortion-free recording of your guitar and bass
- Dedicated switches change the 1/4″ inputs between unbalanced instrument level and balanced line level
- Independent gain knobs with gain halo metering make it easy to set input levels
- Balanced 1/4″ TRS monitor outputs ensure hum-free connectivity with balanced studio monitors
- Stereo 1/4″ headphone output
- Independent volume controls for headphone and monitor outputs
- Direct monitor switch allows you to monitor your input signals with near-zero latency
- Durable housing is compact, lightweight, and portable
- Powered via USB (no batteries or AC adapter required)
- Ableton Live Lite music production software
- Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack
- Free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription with new Splice accounts
- Focusrite Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-In Suite
- A choice of one of four XLN Audio Addictive Keys virtual instruments
- Softube Time & Tone Bundle
- Access to the Focusrite Plug-In Collective