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Focusrite Scarlett 8i6 3rd Gen Audio Interface

Focusrite

Focusrite Scarlett 8i6 3rd Gen Audio Interface

$560.00

Sitting on the desks of more producers than any other, the Scarlett range of audio interfaces means studio quality sound for more music making machines than any other. Scarlett 8i6 3rd Gen, with its dual mic-pres, fixed-line I/O and MIDI, gives you just the right connectivity to easily bring your hardware music making setup into the computer world.

  • Six balanced line inputs, for connecting synths or other line-level audio, and four balanced outputs, for monitoring and effects sends
  • Two of the best performing Scarlett mic preamps the range has ever heard – now with Air – for recording vocals
  • Two high headroom instrument inputs, for plugging your guitar or bass straight in
  • Loopback, for grabbing a stereo feed of any combination of hardware inputs and software playback, no cables needed, for simple sampling, streaming or podcasting

Plugged in, switched on

Plug in and produce; all your instruments, all the time. With two 3rd Gen preamps, six fixed line-ins and four balanced outs – for synths, drum machines and looping in hardware effects – 8i6 is ready to record when you are. Spend more time playing and less time plugging in.

Your tracks are 30 years in the making

We’ve been making mic preamps for 30 years, and the 3rd Gen mic pres are the best Scarlett has ever heard. The 24-bit/192kHz converters give your recordings clarity and detail. Air mode breathes life into vocals, adding unique high-end detail. Our decades of experience mean Scarlett sounds just like you.

This is your cue

Focusrite Control makes it simple to route your audio and cue mix, loopback and monitor mixes, from your Mac®, PC, iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch®. Send, stream, sample – simple.

All the tools you need to produce right, now

Your 8i6 interface comes with a whole range of recording software, sounds and plug-ins to choose from:

  • Ableton Live Lite music making software
  • Free 3-month Avid® Pro Tools® subscription
  • Free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription with new Splice accounts
  • Access to the Focusrite Plug-in Collective
  • Hitmaker Expansion which includes:
  • 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 track
  • Relab LX480 Essentials - Provides four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC’s reverb unit, and used on countless hits
  • Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555 - A hyper-realistic model of Marshall’s Silver Jubilee 2555 – the modern evolution of the iconic JCM800 – brought to you by analogue modeling experts Softube
  • XLN Audio® Addictive Keys - Choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway®, Yamaha® and the classic Rhodes®
  • XLN Audio® Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit - Features 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 - Fully-analogue modelled replica of a classic American polysynth
  • Brainworx® bx_console Focusrite SC - Brings the true sound of the preamps that made Focusrite what we are today to your music
  • Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite – 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
  • Brainworx® bx_masterdesk - Brings a smooth and simple workflow to the art of mastering, and allows anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly

Supported Sample Rates

  • 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz

Microphone Inputs

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range: 111dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.0012% 
  • Noise EIN: -128dB (A-weighted)
  • Maximum Input Level: 9dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Impedance: 3kΩ

Line Inputs 1-2 (Variable Gain)

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.002%
  • Maximum Input Level: 22dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Impedance: 60kΩ

Line Inputs 3-6 (Fixed Gain)

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range: 110dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.002%
  • Maximum Input Level: 18dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Impedance: 44MΩ

Instrument Inputs

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range: 110dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.03%
  • Maximum Input Level: 12.5dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Impedance: 1.5MΩ

Line/Monitor Outputs

  • Dynamic Range (Line Outputs): 108dB
  • THD+N: <0.002%
  • Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS): 15.5dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Impedance: 430Ω

Headphone Outputs

  • Dynamic Range: 104dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.002%
  • Maximum Output Level: 7dBu
  • Impedance: <1Ω

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