Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre USB Audio Interface -USB Equipped Desktop 8 mic input with ISA modelelled Pre amps [HM1737]

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  • Ultra-low noise (-128dB EIN) mic preamps, ultra-low distortion and up to 119dB dynamic range

  • Supports any Mac or PC with USB 2.0 and above

  • 2 x USB cable to support standard USB connector and USB Type C connector

  • Precision 24-bit/192kHz A-D and D-A conversion

  • Head-headroom instrument inputs for recording super-hot pickups with no unwanted distortion

  • 8 Air-enabled mic preamps, which can reproduce sound of Focusrite's original ISA mic preamp

  • 2 mic/line/instrument inputs

  • 6 mic line inputs

  • 8 additional fixed line inputs

  • MIDI I/O

  • ADAT input for expansion

  • Gain Halo meters make it easy to set input level

  • 2 monitor outputs with anti-thump technology

  • 2 Headphone outputs with volume control

  • Robust and portable design

  • Noise (NiPoS): -103 dBFS CCIR-RMS (measured at min. gain)

  • Maximum input level: +8 dB (without pad)


  • XLN Audio - Addictive Keys

  • Red 2 equaliser and Red 3 compressor

  • Softube - Time and Tone Bundle (reverb, delay, mastering, and distortion plug-ins)

  • Ableton Live Lite

  • 2GB of Loopmasters royalty-free samples

  • Focusrite Control

Microphone Inputs

  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 35 kHz (± 0.5dB)

  • Dynamic Range: >119 dB

  • THD+N: 0.001

  • Noise EIN:

  • Gain Range: +57 dB

Line and Moniter Outputs

  • Dynamic Range Outputs (1-2): 119 dB

  • Max Output Level Balanced Line/TRS Outputs: +18 dBu

  • THD+N Outputs (1-2): 0.00075

Instrument Inputs

  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 35 kHz (± 0.5dB)

  • Dynamic Range: >118 dB

  • THD+N: 0.001

  • Input Level (Max): +14 dBu

  • Gain Range: +57 dB

Headphone Outputs

  • Dynamic Range: >115 dB (A-Weighted)

  • THD+N: 0.0008

  • Output Level (Max): +16dBu


Product Description

The Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB Audio Interface provides 8 Clarett mic preamps, delivering ultra-low noise and distortion to provide you with clean, transparent audio for your recordings. The 8 preamps are air-enabled, which means they can reproduce the input impedance, clarity and frequency response curve of Focusrite's original ISA mic preamp. The Clarett 8Pre USB is compatible with PC and Mac supporting USB 2.0 and above. The 8Pre USB interface provides 2 high-headroom instrument inputs, capable of recording everything from condenser mics to super-hot pickups with no unwanted distortion. Boasting 118dB dynamic range, with precision 24-bit/192kHz A-D and D-A conversion, the Clarett 8Pre USB Audio Interface delivers crystal clear conversion, a superior signal path, high performance, and industry-quality results. The Clarett 8Pre is also rack mountable.

Additional Information
Additional Information
Manufacturer Focusrite
SKU HM1737
UNSPC Code 52161514 - Audio and visual equipment