Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 makes it easy to get better recordings every time with two of Focusrite's most detailed ultra-low-noise mic pres and studio-grade converters with a huge 120dB dynamic range that matches what you'd find in a pro studio. Auto Gain, Clip Safe and a powerful 69dB of analog gain make setting levels quick and easy so every take is a keeper. A complete recording toolkit includes Pro Tools Artist, Ableton Live Lite and Focusrite's Hitmaker Expansion software bundle. Air mode lets you record with all the character of a big studio console. Get great sound through any headphones from 2i2's amped-up headphone output with independent volume control.
- 4th-Generation mic pres – With a huge 69dB gain range, Focusrite's 4th-Generation Scarlett mic pre is the clearest and most detailed ever found on a Scarlett.
- Hi-Z instrument and 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.
- Huge 120dB dynamic range – Scarlett 2i2 uses the same studio-grade 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 Mac or PC.
- Three-year warranty – Keep making music with Focusrite's 24/7/365 support and three-year warranty.
The artist's interface
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. Scarlett brings Focusrite's professional sound quality to wherever you make music.
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. Trust us, 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, 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, then let it guide you through all the software and setup you need with recording tips and other helpful content along the way.
Focusrite Control 2
Focusrite Control 2 is a powerful app for your Scarlett to make session setup painless, so you can focus on what matters — capturing great performances. Available for Mac and PC.
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.
Ableton Live Lite included
Quickly organize and arrange your sounds and start making tracks with this staple electronic music-making digital audio workstation software. 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 Pro Tools Artist subscription with Complete Plugin Bundle
Record and produce bigger and better studio-grade tracks with Pro Tools Artist and Avid's Complete Plugin Bundle with all the effects and plug-ins you need to write, mix and master your productions. At the end of the three-month subscription, you can purchase an annual subscription with 25% off Pro Tools Artist or 33% off Pro Tools Studio. Both plans include the Complete Plugin Bundle.
Three-month Splice Sounds subscription included
Focusrite partnered with Splice to give third-generation interface owners a free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription when setting up a new Splice account. 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.
Scarlett audio interfaces include the Hitmaker Expansion, an incredibly comprehensive and powerful plug-in bundle. Create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums, then mix and master with iconic Focusrite studio hardware – all in the box.
- 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.
- Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 – The modern evolution of the iconic JCM800, brought to you by analog modeling experts Softube. Silver Jubilee offers everything from warm cleans through classic crunch and up to modern high-gain tube amp sounds.
- Native Instruments Massive – Want to add some real drama to your track? Massive from Native Instruments is all about the big synth sounds, from huge bass to scorching leads. This high-end engine delivers stunning quality and an expansive universe of sounds to power and inspire your music. If deep-diving into synthesis is not on your radar, there’s over 1300 production-ready that you can use as-is or fine tune to perfection.
- Sonnox VoxDoubler – Take the fast track to great sounding, standout vocals. Doubling a recorded vocal is a great way to bring contrast, drama and presence to your songs. Sonnox VoxDoubler makes it easy, with two distinct plug-ins that focus on widening and thickening, the most common vocal doubling techniques. Bring a professional sheen to your productions while preserving a perfectly natural sound.
- Landr Studio, plus five free masters – Produce 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. Landr Studio provides everything you need to mix and master your tracks, including unlimited MP3 mastering and unlimited distribution on streaming platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, TikTok and many more.
- Brainworx Bx_console Focusrite SC – The preamps that made Focusrite what it is 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.
- 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 high-end Tama and Pearl drums. and Paiste and Sabian cymbals recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm.
- Relab LX480 Essentials – Get four reverbs modeled 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 & the Gang to The Weeknd, Pharell, Katy Perry and everyone in between.
- Fast Balancer – When you want the fast track to a solid mix, Fast Balancer accelerates the mix process using powerful AI that listens to your instrument or vocal tracks and serves up three selectable options to enhance the track and help them shine in the mix.
The Hitmaker Expansion is available to every newly registered Scarlett 3rd Gen user and is built to get you creating records immediately. These are all the tools you need to write, produce, mix and master your music in studio quality.
|Included From Manufacturer||USB-C to USB-A cable|
|Max Sample Bit||192 kHz / 24-bit|
|Product Unique Features||
|Number of Channels||4 in / 2 out|
|Digital Conversion||192 kHz / 24-bit|
|Audio Inputs|| 2 × XLR inputs
2 × 1/4" hi-Z instrument inputs
|Audio Outputs|| Dual 1/4" stereo output
1/4" stereo headphone output
|Product Weight||1.32 lb|
Focusrite Limited Warranty
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