Scan code: LN99182 Manufacturer code: MOSC0029

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd Gen Pro Audio Interface

Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd Gen, USB Type-C, 192 kHz, 24 Bit, 8 Mic Pre's , 8 / 10 Analogue I/O, ADAT I/O, MIDI I/O

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Scan code: LN99182 Manufacturer code: MOSC0029
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Focusrite 18i20
18-in/20-out 'USB-C' Audio Interface

focusrite 18i20

'The Heart of your Studio' Focusrite’s 3rd generation of their lauded ‘Scarlett’ series has collected hordes of adoring fans, and the ‘18i20’ is at the forefront of this range. The 18i20 is packs serious firepower into a super-affordable package. Dual Focusrite mic/instrument preamps are located on the 18i20’s front panel directly where you’d need them, whilst the rear panel is home to an abundance of extra I/O – up to 18-in/20-out simultaneously.

You’ll also find 6 further XLR combo inputs, alongside 8 channels of ADAT I/O, S/PDIF and MIDI I/O, and word clock out. Focusrite ensured the 18i20 had all the additional features one could need too, onboard talkback, 8-channel LED bar-graph meters, dual headphone outs and speaker switching for dual-monitor setups.

This, the 3rd gen Scarlett 18i20 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 18i20 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.

Fire the 18i20 up and give your audio the production it deserves with the stellar Scarlett 18i20.

Focusrite Plug-in Collective Offer!

Focusrite Plug-in Collective

free copy of Native instruments plug-in synth LO-FI GLOW!For the latest instalment of Focusrite’s Plug-in Collective community giveaway Focusrite have teamed up with Native Instruments to offer a free copy of their plug-in synth LO-FI GLOW (normally $49), as well as a three-month trial of KOMPLETE NOW — their ever-changing bundle of instruments and effects (normally $9.99 per month). From 22nd June to 6th October 2022, all Plug-In Collective members can pick up their copy of LO-FI GLOW and start their three-month free trial of KOMPLETE NOW.

When you register any Scarlett, Clarett, Red, Rednet or ISA you gain access to the most innovative music software brands on the market. Plug-in Collective keeps you up to date with the latest tools, offering you new free downloads every couple of months, along with generous discounts.

Introducing Focusrite's Hitmaker Expansion!

Focusrite Hitmaker

'TURN YOUR IDEAS INTO RECORDS'Create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums, then mix and master with iconic Focusrite studio hardware – all in the box.

From the 18th November onwards, Focusrite are pleased to announce that every new Scarlett purchase will come with the new Hitmaker Expansion - an unbeatable range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business, with a value of over £1,000!

Included free with every newly registered Scarlett are all the tools needed to write, produce, mix, and master music in studio quality, adding huge additional value to the Scarlett range.

what's included? • Antares® Auto-Tune® Access
• Relab LX480 Essentials
• Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555
• XLN Audio® Addictive Keys
• XLN Audio® Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit
• Brainworx® bx_oberhausen
• Brainworx® bx_console Focusrite SC
• Brainworx® bx_masterdesk
• Three Month Splice Sounds Subscription
• Focusrite Red 2 & 3 Plug-In Suite
• Ableton® Live Lite
• Three Month Avid Pro Tools Subscription

3rd Generation Technology

focusrite 18i20

wired analogue protection circuitryThis generation of the Scarlett 18i20 has seen the chassis undergo an elegant makeover. But it isn’t only the exterior that’s had an overhaul, the inside of the 18i20 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 18i20’s I/O’s, meaning you can be safe in the knowledge your 18i20 is safe from any power surges.

Low-Latency Means Better Takes


perform betterIt'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 18i20’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.

Award-winning Focusrite preamps with 'Air' Technology

4K Recording

iconic preampsFocusrite’s Scarlett 18i20 is packing dual, bright and clear 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 18i20.

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. On top of this, once you factor in Focusrite’s ‘Air’ mode, you’ve got all the tools you need to replicate the sound found on innumerable hit records.

4K Recording

Free Software Included!

4K Recording

everything you needYour 18i20 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.

Three Month Avid Pro Tools SubscriptionA full 3 months trial of Avid's Pro Tools

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.

4K Recording

Scarlett - Easy Start Tool // Focusrite

Don't let technology stop you from using technology. Scarlett is the easiest way to start recording and stay recording. But more importantly, it allows you to express who you are as a creative, without any limitations.

Aside from the incredible technology that goes into our Scarlett units, as a Focusrite customer, you can also take advantage of a 3-year warranty, free monthly plug-ins with the Plug-in Collective, included software in the box, alongside a world-class customer support team who are always happy to help with any enquiries. Think outside the box and say more, with Scarlett.

The Tech Spec

Features Specification
Computer Connectivity USB 'C'
Form Factor Rackmount
Simultaneous I/O 18 x 20
Number of Preamps 8
Phantom Power Yes
A/D Resolution Up to 24-bit/192kHz
Analog Inputs 2 x XLR-1/4" combo (mic/Hi-Z), 6 x XLR-1/4" combo (mic/line)
Analog Outputs 10 x 1/4" (line out)
Digital Inputs 1 x Coax (S/PDIF), 2 x Optical (ADAT)
Digital Outputs 1 x Coax (S/PDIF), 2 x Optical (ADAT)
Headphones 2 x 1/4"
USB 1 x Type USB-C
Clock I/O 1 x Word Clock Out
Software Ableton Live Lite, Three Month Avid Pro Tools Subscription, 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
Computer Interface Type USB 2.0 Type-C
Connections (Input)
  • 4 x 6.35mm (1/4") TRS Jack
  • 1 x ADAT Optical
  • 1 x MIDI
  • 1 x S/PDIF Coaxial
  • 2 x S/PDIF Optical
  • 8 x XLR / Jack Combo
Mic Preamps (Max) 8
Instrument Inputs (Max) 2
Phantom Power Yes
Sample Rate (Max) 192 kHz
Bit Resolution 24
iPad Compatible No
Connections (Output)
  • 10 x 2x 6.35mm (1/4") TRS Stereo Monitor Output
  • 2 x Headphone (TRS 6.35mm Jack)
  • 1 x MIDI
  • 1 x S/PDIF Coaxial
  • 2 x S/PDIF Optical
Dimensions (mm) 623 x 343 x 472 WxHxD
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN99182
Model Number MOSC0029
GTIN 815301005216

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