FOCUSRITE SCARLETT 18I20 3RD GEN AUDIO INTERFACE

FOCUSRITE SCARLETT 18I20 3RD GEN AUDIO INTERFACE

Scarlett interfaces sit at the heart of more music-making, recording and production spaces than any other range, and Scarlett 18i20 3rd Gen is Scarlett’s most versatile interface. The rack-mountable 3rd Generation 18i20 gives you 18 inputs and 20 outputs of incredible sound quality. Enough to make any space into a fully-fledged recording studio.

  • Eight 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
  • Four monitor outs, featuring anti-thump tech and speaker switching
  • Built-in talkback mic, for talking to the band from your studio

Channel your inner producer

18i20’s high channel count and even higher audio quality are designed to give you all the ins and outs you need to get the best sound every time. Leave all your instruments plugged in for easy writing and recording or put the vast I/O to work in large recording sessions. Make anywhere your control room with the built-in talkback mic. Reference your recordings on multiple monitor setups with speaker switching. Wherever you take 18i20, you’re ready to produce.

Your recordings are 30 years in the making

We’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. Our 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.

All the tools you need to produce right, now

Your 18i20 interface comes with a whole range of recording software, sounds and plug-ins to choose from:

  • Ableton Live Lite music making software
  • Free 3-month Avid® Pro Tools® subscription
  • Free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription with new Splice accounts
  • Access to the Focusrite Plug-in Collective
  • Hitmaker Expansion which includes:
  • Antares® Auto-Tune® Access – Allows everything from natural sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustment for getting the best vocal takes – to lightning-fast Hip-hop-inspired pitching for adding a whole new sound to your track
  • Relab LX480 Essentials - Provides four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC’s reverb unit, and used on countless hits
  • Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555 - A hyper-realistic model of Marshall’s Silver Jubilee 2555 – the modern evolution of the iconic JCM800 – brought to you by analogue modeling experts Softube
  • XLN Audio® Addictive Keys - Choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway®, Yamaha® and the classic Rhodes®
  • XLN Audio® Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit - Features expertly captured samples from a high-end Tama® and Pearl® drums, and Paiste® and Sabian® cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm
  • Brainworx® bx_oberhausen - Fully-analogue modelled replica of a classic American polysynth
  • Brainworx® bx_console Focusrite SC - Brings the true sound of the preamps that made Focusrite what we are today to your music
  • Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite – Meticulously captured digital models of the truly iconic EQ and Compressors which have made the Focusrite name a staple in world-class facilities across the globe
  • Brainworx® bx_masterdesk - Brings a smooth and simple workflow to the art of mastering, and allows anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly

Supported Sample Rates

  • 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz

Microphone Inputs

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range: 111dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.0012% 
  • Noise EIN: -128dB (A-weighted)
  • Maximum Input Level: 9dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Impedance: 3kΩ

Line Inputs

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range: 110.5dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.002%
  • Maximum Input Level: 22dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Impedance: 60kΩ

Instrument Inputs

  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range: 110dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.03%
  • Maximum Input Level: 12.5dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Gain Range: 56dB
  • Impedance: 1.5MΩ

Line/Monitor Outputs

  • Dynamic Range (Line Outputs): 108dB
  • THD+N: <0.002%
  • Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS): 15.5dBu (at minimum gain)
  • Impedance: 430Ω

Headphone Outputs

  • Dynamic Range: 104dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N: <0.002%
  • Maximum Output Level: 7dBu
  • Impedance: <1Ω
    C$739.00Price
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