Focusrite 6i6 Scarlett Mk 2 Pro Audio Interface
All The Ins and Outs You Need
Focusrite have upped the ante with new 6i6, with enough inputs and outputs to satisfy the demands of multi-instrumentalists, small bands, recording artists and producers. You can record multiple instruments and vocals simultaneously in class-leading sound quality with the natural-sounding Scarlett Mic Pres. We also have two extra line inputs, digital I/O, four analogue outputs and two dedicated headphone outputs with dedicated metal gain controls allowing for different monitoring settings for two artists, or an artist and engineer.
New Generation - Better In Every Way
With super-low latency* you can record while using your plug-ins in real time without the need for costly DSP cards while the new linear gain structure allows you to accurately set your input levels. We have an improved samplerate of 192khz at 24bit for crystal clarity and the input channels have been redesigned to handle seriously hot guitar pick-ups. All this is packed into a new sleeker red metal chassis to reassure you of its improved industrial design, ready to go anywhere. Focusrite have also included a MIDI In and Out so you can use your favourite hardware synths with your DAW.
Brand New Scarlett Control Panel
Focusrite control is included with the 6i6 and allows intuitive control over the options of your audio interface for easy configuration of monitoring, mixing and routing. Focusrite Control offers traditional mixer workflow and allows instant access to the hardware functions you need. It also gives you remote control over unit functionality, protection across the inputs and outputs for protecting against phantom power shorting and accidental activation of phantom power to outputs. For laptops that cannot provide enough power for the small Scarlett interfaces, power optimisation ensures your USB ports will not become overloaded.
Exclusive Software Package
The 6i6 comes with an extensive software package so you can be ready to go within minutes of opening the box;
- Exclusive version of Pro Tools First Focusrite Creative Pack featuring 12 plug-ins including the Eleven Lite for authentic guitar amp emulation
- Ableton Live Lite
- Softube Time and Tone Bundle
- Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite
- Novation Bass Station Software Synthesizer
- 2GB of Loopmasters samples
* Super-low roundtrip latency was measured at 2.74ms, working at 96kHz with a 32 samples buffer on Logic Pro X, running on a Mac Proand OS 10.11
Features • 24 bit 192 kHz.
• Low latency 2.74ms.
• Improved linear gain structure.
• Instrument input redesigned for hot pickups.
• Analogue protection circuitry to stop power surges (via usb).
• New metal gain controls.
• Sleeker chassis.
• Scarlett Control Panel.
|Computer Interface Type||USB 2|
|Analogue Inputs (Total)||4|
|Analogue Outputs (Total)||4|
|Mic Preamps (Max)||2|
|Instrument Inputs (Max)||2|
|Sample Rate (Max)||192 kHz|
|Dynamic Range||n/a dB|
|Dimensions (mm)||195x50x212 WxHxD|
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