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Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 Audio Interface & Focusrite Scarlett Mic Preamp

Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen Audio Interface, USB Type-C & Focusrite Scarlett Octopre, 18-in/8-out,

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Scan code: LN106418 Manufacturer code: MOSC0028
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The Ultimate Studio Package...
Focusrite 'Scarlett 18i8' & 'Scarlett OctoPre'

focusrite octopre dynamic

Build your dream studio Make sure to take advantage of this unbelievable offer from the studio experts at Scan Pro Audio whilst stock last! This bundle comprises of items handpicked by our expert team to expand and grow your studio into a fully-fledged, professional studio environment.

Included in this limited time offer, is the Focusrite 'Scarlett 18i8', a 18-in/8-out USB-C Audio Interface, loaded with world-class preamps and features designed to capture your audio source in it's purest and most pristine form. At the heart of any professional studio is a strong, powerful interface. The 'Scarlett 18i8' from Focusrite is designed to be just that, the heart of your new studio.

Bundled alongside this, is the 'Scarlett OctoPre' from Focusrite, introduce the ‘Scarlett OctoPre' from Focusrite to your studio setup for a further 8 2nd generation Scarlett mic preamps and individual channel analogue compression for incredible hands-on control over your audio dynamics, alongside Focusrite’s super hi-res 24-bit/192kHz AD/DA conversion.

With this package comprised of flagship Focusrite studio equipment, you can turn your studio into a powerhouse of music production.

Focusrite 18i8
18-in/8-out 'USB-C' Audio Interface

Focusrite 18i8

a versatile interface for the
serious engineer
The 'Scarlett 18i8 3rd Gen' from Focusrite is the interface of choice for engineers and producers alike who find themselves having to adapt and act in a versatile fashion to ever-changing recording scenarios. Loaded with 4 multi award-winning Focusrite mic/instrument preamps and two instrument inputs, located on the front panel, directly where you’d need them.

Sporting a grand total of 8 line in’s, an ADAT input, four analogue outs, alongside S/PDIF and MIDI I/O, Focusrite’s 18i8 offers an abundance of connections and it’s versatile nature makes it perfect for ever-changing recording environments.

This, the 3rd gen Scarlett 18i8 takes the state-of-the-art USB audio interfaces to even greater heights with two newly designed and upgraded Scarlett mic preamps, high-performance 24-bit/192kHz AD/DA converters, enhanced preamp gain structure, incredibly low latency and instrument inputs capable of handling scorching hot pickups.

The preamps onboard the 18i8 now boast Focusrite’s celebrated ‘Air’ mode which delivers the adored ‘Air' effect that accurately recreates the iconic ‘ISA’ console transformer to enhance your voice and instruments tracking with a much brighter sound.

3rd Generation Technology

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WIRED ANALOGUE PROTECTION CIRCUITRYThis generation of the Scarlett 18i8 has seen the chassis undergo an elegant makeover. But it isn’t only the exterior that’s had an overhaul, the inside of the 18i8 has been upgraded too, to bring an overall greater sonic quality, lower latency than ever and a more streamlined operation. With a superb sample rate of 192kHz, you’ll enjoy studio-quality sound you can take anywhere.

The instrument inputs have also undergone an overhaul too and have been completely redesigned to ensure they’re capable of handling red-hot active pickups. Last but not least, Focusrite have included wired analogue protection circuitry across all of the 18i18’s I/O’s, meaning you can be safe in the knowledge your 18i18 is safe from any power surges.

Low-Latency Means Better Takes

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PERFORM with greater confidenceIt's not secret musicians and engineers alike are more inclined to perform better and achieve better results when you’ve got a fantastic-sounding monitor mix, with everything you need to find that inspirational spark – eg a splash of reverb/delay on a guitar solo. Fortunately, the 18i8’s incredibly low-latency allows you to monitor with native plug-in effects in real time, meaning you can listen to your parts as they are in your mind, in real time, and thus record better takes.

This is the ideal scenario, however if you prefer to monitor your input direct with guaranteed low-latency, just engage the ‘Direct Monitor’ circuit. A pair of virtual loopback inputs allow you to record a stereo signal of any combination of hardware input and software playback channels, meaning podcasts and streaming are a piece of cake.

Superb Visual Indication

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make things faster and simplerA good level is imperative, and Focusrite have included a handy feature to ensure you always track at an optimal level. The 18i8’s inventive ‘halo’ lighting around each ‘Gain’ control makes it easier than ever to get a good reading on your levels. Should the halo be illuminated in red, this indicates your signal is clipping and you should back the gain off a touch.

The halo will then turn amber as the level is brought down to a more suitable level, upon which you’ll see a pleasant green colour to indicate you’ve reached an ideal level. A simple touch, but one we think makes things easier and more intuitive.

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Free Software Included!

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everything you needYour 18i8 interface comes with a whole range of recording software, sounds and plug-ins to choose from. With all this software and hardware, you really do have all the tools to produce world-class records.

Avid® Pro Tools® | First Focusrite Creative Pack:Hundreds of virtual instrument sounds, 500MB of loops, and great-sounding effects.

Ableton® Live Lite™:Industry-leading music-making software.

XLN Audio Addictive Keys:Get access to millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops, and presets, with new releases daily.

Three Month Splice Sounds Subscription:Access one of four virtual keyboards when you register your first piece of Focusrite or Novation hardware.

Softube Time and Tone BundleThree of Softube's world class reverb, delay and distortion plug-ins, and an an easy-to-use mastering tool.

Focusrite Red Plug-in SuiteAccurately models our classic Red 2 equaliser and Red 3 compressor.

Focusrite ControlReceive free versions of the most innovative software, as well as benefiting from discounts.

Focusrite Plug-in CollectiveRoute your audio and cue mix, loopback and monitor mixes, from your Mac®, PC, iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch.

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A Glimpse into the Power of the 'Scarlett 18i8'

Incredible ClarityFocusrite found a beautiful sounding Church near their headquarters in Buckinghamshire, they set up a number of Ear Trumpet Labs, SE and Shure microphones to record London based band 'Banfi.' They used the Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 and expanded via ADAT with the Octopre MK II Dynamic. Click below and see just what the 18i8 can do for your audio projects!

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Computer Connectivity USB-C
Form Factor Desktop
Simultaneous I/O 18x8
Number of Preamps 4
Phantom Power Yes
A/D Resolution Upto 24-bit/192kHz
Analogue Inputs 4 x XLR-1/4" combo (mic/Hi-Z), 4 x 1/4" (line)
Analogue Outputs 4 x 1/4" (line out)
Digital Inputs 1 x Coax (S/PDIF), 1 x Optical
Digital Outputs 1 x Coax (S/PDIF)
Headphones 2x1/4"
MIDI I/O In/Out
USB 1 USB Type-C
Software Ableton Live Lite, Pro Tools First Creative Pack, Red Plug-in Suite, Focusrite Collective access
OS Requirements - Mac macOS 10.12 or later
OS Requirements - PC Windows 7 SP1 or later (Scarlett), Windows 10 v1809 or later (Pro Tools First)

Take your Studio Further...
Focusrite 'Scarlett Octopre' Mic Preamp

focusrite octopre mic preamp

Expand Your studio Love your digital interface but find yourself needing that little extra? Say hello to the Focusrite ‘Scarlett OctoPre’, here to expand your studio’s capabilities with an additional 8, award-winning Scarlett Mic preamps. Alongside this, is a staggering 24-bit/192kHz AD/DA conversion rate, 8 line outputs and ADAT optical output to further expand any ADAT-ready interface.

The OctoPre’s crystal clear Focusrite preamps, breathtaking conversion rate and potential for expansion make the OctoPre the perfect choice when it comes time to expand your studio and it’s potential.

Engineered for Flexibility

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easy connection to any ADAT ready systemFocusrite’s ‘Scarlett OctoPre’ boasts 8 bright, 2nd gen Focusrite mic/line preamps which offer buckets of headroom, an abundance of clean gain, low noise and staggeringly low distortion – making this the perfect choice for recording drumkits, guitars, vocals etc.

Like the idea of taking the bass or keyboard direct? The OctoPre makes it super easy with the two extended-headroom rear-panel based instrument inputs. Integrated ADAT I/P offers spectacular flexibility: the outputs ensure simple connection with minimal fuss to any interface.

Award-winning Focusrite Preamps Onboard

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world class preampsFocusrite’s Scarlett OctoPre has 8, bright and vibrant Focusrite preamps. Since their inception, these preamps have proven their worth in the best studios across the globe. Focusrite have transferred their design know-how into the low-noise, super low-distortion preamps seen in the Scarlett OctoPre.

This is the very same tech you’ll find in their flagship range, delivering buckets of headroom to handle any mic with ease, dynamic, condenser and ribbon mics, any source, no matter how brash. As you’d expect, phantom power is of course onboard.

Getting Started with 'Scarlett OctoPre'

Click below for an instructional video on getting started with your new 'Scarlett OctoPre', courtesy of Focusrite.

What's in the Box?

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included:

• Scarlett OctoPre
• Power Cable
• Focusrite – Red Plug-in Suite
• Softube – Time and Tone Bundle
• Focusrite – Plug-in Collective

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The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Preamp Type Solid State
Number of Channels 8
Phantom Power Yes
Sample Rate Up to 192kHz
Bit Depth 24-bit
Analogue Inputs 8 x XLR-1/4" combo
Analogue Outputs 8 x 1/4"
Digital Outputs 2 x Optical Toslink (ADAT)
Clock I/O In/Out
Rack Spaces 1U
Power Source Standard IEC AC cable
Weight 7.1 lbs.
Specifications
Computer Interface Type  
Connections (Input)  
Mic Preamps (Max)  
Instrument Inputs (Max)  
Phantom Power No
Sample Rate (Max)  
Bit Resolution  
iPad Compatible No
Connections (Output)  
Dimensions (mm)  
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN106418
Model Number MOSC0028
GTIN 815301005209
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
14 days
RTB Period:
36 months
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