Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 (3rd Gen) Expandable 4-Pre Audio Interface with I/O Capabilities

ITEM #: AMS-SCAR-18I8-3G MFG #: AMS-SCARLETT-18I8-3G

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    AMS-SCARLETT-18I8-3G - Overview

    A Compact, Expandable 4 Pre Interface with Extensive I/O Capabilities
    The Focusrite AMS-SCARLETT-18I8-3G 3rd Generation Scarlett 18i8 gives you all the tools to record all your instruments in studio quality, anywhere. With its high channel count, compact size and a huge selection of software in the box, 18i8 is ready to record your band wherever you are.

    The Studio is Wherever You Are
    18i8 has a way in for everyone, with four mic/line inputs, two of which double as instrument-ins, and four fixed line-ins. Then, you have four balanced line-outs and speaker switching plus two independent headphone outs to monitor, mix and play back however you want. Whatever you're recording, wherever you are, you can take your whole studio with you.

    Your Recording is 30 Years in the Making
    They'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. Their decades of experience mean Scarlett sounds just like you.

    Drum Up Some Incredible Recordings
    With ADAT, you can grow your recording capabilities even further. Want to mic up an entire drum kit? Add an eight-channel mic pre such as Scarlett OctoPre or Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic and never miss a beat.

    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.

    The Technology is Sound
    Incredibly reliable, Focusrite hardware won't let you down. If, however, you come across a problem you can rely on our global support team and your two-year warranty to get it sorted. Sound.

    • Features:

      • Four of the best performing Scarlett mic preamps the range has ever heard - now with Air - for miking up guitars or recording vocals
      • Two high headroom instrument inputs, for plugging your guitar or bass straight in
      • Eight balanced line inputs, for connecting synths or other line-level audio, and four balanced outputs, for monitoring and effects sends
      • Four monitor outs, featuring anti-thump tech and speaker switching
       
    • Specifications:

      • Configuration
      • Inputs: 18: Analog (8), ADAT (8), S/PDIF (2)
      • Outputs: 10: Analog (4), headphones (2 x 2), S/PDIF (2)
      • Mixer: Fully assignable 20-in/8-out software mixer (Focusrite
      • Control)

        Digital Performance
      • Supported Sample Rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz and 192kHz

        Microphone Inputs
      • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
      • Dynamic Range: 111dB (A-weighted)
      • THD+N: < 0.0012% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with
      • 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
      • Noise EIN: -128dB (A-weighted)
      • Maximum Input Level: +9dBu @ minimum gain
      • Gain Range: 56dB

        Line Inputs 1 - 4
      • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB
      • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
      • THD+N: < 0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with
      • 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
      • Maximum Input Level: +22dBu @ minimum gain
      • Gain Range: 56dB

        Instrument Inputs
      • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB
      • Dynamic Range: 110dB (A-weighted)
      • THD+N: < 0.03% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with
      • 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
      • Maximum Input Level: +12.5dBu @ minimum gain
      • Gain Range: 56dB

        Line Inputs 5 - 8
      • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB
      • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
      • THD+N: < 0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with
      • 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
      • Maximum Input Level: 18dBu @ minimum gain

        Line Outputs 1 - 4
      • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB
      • Dynamic Range: 108.5dB (A-weighted)
      • THD+N: < 0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with
      • 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
      • Maximum Output Level (0dBFS): 15.5dBu (balanced)

        Headphone Outputs
      • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ±0.1dB
      • Dynamic Range: 104dB (A-weighted)
      • THD+N: < 0.002% (measured @ +6dBu with
      • 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
      • Maximum Output Level: +7dBu

        Analog Inputs 1 & 2
      • Connectors: XLR Combo type: Mic/Line/Inst, on front panel
      • Mic/Line Switching: Automatic
      • Line/Instrument Switching: Via software from Focusrite Control
      • Phantom Power: Shared 48V phantom power switch for inputs 1 and 2

        Analog Inputs 3 & 4
      • Connectors: XLR Combo type: Mic/Line, on front panel
      • Mic/Line Switching: Automatic
      • Phantom Power: Shared 48V phantom power switch for inputs 3 and 4

        Analog Inputs 5 - 8
      • Connectors: 4x balanced 1/4" TRS jacks on rear panel

        Analog Outputs 1 - 8
      • Connectors (Outputs 1 - 4): 4x bal. 1/4" TRS jacks on rear panel
      • Stereo Headphone Outputs (Outputs 5 - 8): 2x 1/4" TRS jacks on front panel
      • Main Monitor Output Level Control: On front panel
      • Headphones Level Controls: On front panel

        Other I/O
      • Optical Input: TOSLINK optical connector carrying 8 channels @ 44.1/48kHz or 4 channels @ 88.2/96kHz in ADAT format
      • S/PDIF I/O: 2x phono (RCA) or via Optical input (selected via Focusrite Control)
      • USB: 1x USB 2.0 Type C connector
      • MIDI I/O: 2x 5-pin DIN sockets

        Front Panel Indicators
      • USB Power: Green LED
      • Gain Halos: Tri-color LED rings (concentric with GAIN controls)
      • Phantom Power: 2x Red LEDs
      • Instrument Mode: 2x Red LEDs
      • AIR Mode: 4x Yellow LEDs
      • Pad Active: 4x Green LEDs
      • MIDI Data Received: Green LED
      • ALT Speaker Mode: Green LED

        Physical
      • Dimensions (HxWxD): 2.40" x 9.49" x 6.28" (61mm x 241mm x 159.5mm)
      • Weight: 2.94lbs (1.335kg)
       
    • Item Includes:

      • 1x Scarlett 18i8 Interface
      • 1x External 12 V DC mains Power Supply Unit (PSU)
      • 1x USB cable, Type `A' to Type `C'
      • 1x Getting Started Information (printed on inside of box lid)
      • 1x Important Safety Information
       
    • Warranty:

      • 2 Year
       
    • GTIN:

      0815301005209
       

    AMS-SCARLETT-18I8-3G - Required Accessories

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