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Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 (2nd Gen) Audio Interface

Second generation 18 in / 20 out USB 2.0 audio interface with eight Scarlett Mic preamps, 24bit/192kHz, eight ADAT inputs, eight line outputs, two main monitor outputs and two headphone outputs. Recording Software Included. Mac/PC compatible.
Part No: MOSC0015

The Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 is the centerpiece to your studio and it just got better.  A total of 18 inputs and 20 outputs allow you to record anything you like from guitars, drums, keyboards and vocals.  Eight improved microphone preamps and super low round trip latency at 2.74 ms as well as the ability to record at sample rates of up to 192 kHz and 24 bit make it ideal for any studio environment.  The 2nd Gen is packed full of new features including a sleek new chassis, a more even gain structure and metal gain controls.  A new and version of Focusrite Control software allows full control over all routing and in a very impressive move, Focusrite have now bundled a copy of Pro Tools First and Abelton Live with the whole Scarlett range – meaning not only do you get 2 free DAWs you also get 12 free plug ins with Pro Tools First Focusrite Creative pack plus Focusrite Red 2 & 3.

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All the Ins and Outs your studio needs

Eight natural-sounding combination input Scarlett mic preamps deliver exceptional headroom, loads of linear clean gain, low noise and minimal distortion. The two inputs on the front panel feature newly-designed instrument inputs with extended headroom. The ADAT expansion ports allow you to add an extra eight analogue inputs and outputs, particularly useful for anyone who wants to record higher channel counts and integrate lots of outboard gear.

When it comes to outputs, Scarlett 18i20 delivers full routing and monitoring flexibility. There are two dedicated TRS jack outputs for studio monitors featuring anti-thump circuitry, plus eight more analogue jack outputs, two stereo pairs providing mirrored independent headphone outputs on the front panel.  With MIDI connectivity, you can also integrate your favourite hardware synths with your DAW. Wordclock Out is also on hand for sync'ing to external devices.

New Generation - Better in every way

The second generation Scarlett range is packed full of upgrades. The lowest roundtrip latency in its class (2.74ms*) brings confidence to your performance, letting you record and monitor with software effects in real time. New metal gain controls and a sleeker red metal chassis reassure you of its improved industrial design, built to go anywhere. The Scarlett range also now operates at sample rates all the way up to 192kHz, and the input channels have evolved too. The latest Scarlett mic preamp features a more even gain structure, so you can accurately set your levels, and the instrument input has also been completely redesigned with increased headroom to handle seriously hot guitar pick-ups. Finally, Focusrite have provided analogue protection circuitry across both the inputs and the outputs, guarding your interface against unwanted power surges.

Intuitive Mix Control, Red plug-ins and more

The included 'Focusrite Control' is a brand new software mixer for easy configuration of monitoring and routing setups. Simple and intuitive to use, Focusrite Control offers a traditional mixer workflow and allows immediate access to internal hardware functions. Also included are the software and effects you need; an exclusive version of Pro Tools | First - Focusrite Creative Pack (featuring 12 additional plug-ins including the Eleven Lite for real life guitar amp emulations), Ableton Live Lite, the Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite's Red Plug-In Suite, 2GB of Loopmasters samples and more.

*Roundtrip latency was measured at 2.74ms, working at 96kHz with a 32 samples buffer on Logic Pro X, running on a Mac Pro and OS 10.11

Features

Scarlett 18i20 (2nd Gen) Key Features

  • Eight Scarlett mic preamps with plenty of even gain, exceptional headroom, low noise and minimal distortion
  • Two newly-designed instrument inputs, now with increased headroom for seriously hot pick-ups
  • Class-leading digital conversion at up to 24-bit / 192kHz
  • Lowest roundtrip latency* in its class lets you perform and produce using effects in real time, with no need for DSP
  • ADAT expansion ports allow you to add an extra eight analogue inputs and outputs
  • Ten balanced analogue outputs, including a dedicated stereo pair with anti-thump circuitry
  • Two headphone outputs with dedicated volume controls
  • Focusrite Control software to easily configure your monitoring and routing setups
  • Includes Pro Tools | First - Focusrite Creative Pack and Ableton Live Lite
  • All the additional software and loops you need to record
  • Use it with all major DAWs on Mac and PC
  • MIDI I/O connectivity, ideal for sending/receiving MIDI
  • Stereo S/PDIF In and Out for connecting other digital devices

*Roundtrip latency was measured at 2.74ms, working at 96kHz with a 32 samples buffer on Logic Pro X, running on a Mac Pro and OS 10.11

 

Scarlett 18i20 (2nd Gen) Included Software

  • Focusrite Control - Routing and monitoring application
  • Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
  • Softube Time & Tone Pack
  • Pro Tools First | First Focusrite Creative Pack
  • Ableton Live Lite music making software
  • 2 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples
  • Novation Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser

Specifications

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Specification

Scarlett 18i20 (2nd Gen) System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

 

18i20 (2nd Gen) is class compliant on Mac. Driver will be required for PC.

What's in the box

  • Scarlett 18i20 (2nd Gen) USB Audio Interface
  • USB Cable
  • Power Supply
  • Bundle code for your free software

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