Focusrite Clarett 8 PreX Thunderbolt Audio Interface
Using the latest Thunderbolt technology, the new Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre X Thunderbolt Audio Interface offers incredible speed and audio quality, with ultra-low interface latency of less than 1ms and sample rates of 24bit/192kHz. Featuring eight brand new Clarett microphone preamps, which replicate the impedance and transformer resonance of the classic ISAs, this 2U rack-mount interface provides exceptional clarity, along with the iconic sound for which Focusrite is known.
The range is made up of four devices; the 2Pre (10 In/4 Out), 4Pre (18 In/8 Out), 8Pre (18 In/20 Out) and flagship 8Pre X (26 In/28 Out). This final 2U interface has been designed with the permanent racked studio install in mind, featuring extended ADAT I/O, and separate rear panel inputs for mic, line and instrument, as well as dedicated phantom power, phase reverse and high pass filters on every channel.
Comprehensive attention to sound quality, combined with unmatched Thunderbolt latency performance that unlocks the real-time processing power of your DAW, makes the new Focusrite Clarett range the best-sounding, lowest latency interfaces.
Meet the Focusrite Clarett range; the best-sounding, fastest Thunderbolt interfaces. Focusrite combined their passion for sound quality with the very latest in Thunderbolt technology to give you the Clarett range. These items feature brand new transformer-modeled preamps, crystal clear conversion, and interface latency so negligible that you can monitor and track within your software without any noticeable delay. Quite simply, they set a whole new standard for your recording studio.
Red 2 & 3 Plug-Ins
The Red 2 equalizer and Red 3 compressor included plug-ins are accurate models of Focusrite's classic hardware. Coveted by producers and engineers for their unrivalled clarity and versatility, the original units are proud fixtures in some of the most renowned recording studios the world over. Now, the Red 2 and Red 3 Plug-In Suite lets you exploit the famous natural sound of the originals, conveniently from within your DAW of choice.
- New Clarett preamps model the classic ISA design
- Mic Pre EIN = -128dB
- Best in class dynamic range: 118dB A/D and 119dB D/A
- Latest Thunderbolt technology ensures interface latency of under 1ms
- 24-bit, 192 kHz sample rates
- Flagship Clarett 8Pre X designed for permanent professional studio install
- New 64-bit AAX, AU and VST compatible Red 2 and Red 3 Plug-in Suite
- Detailed metering
- All expandable over ADAT
- Includes MIDI i/o
- Mac and PC Compatible (Thunderbolt port required)
- 10 in / 4 out
- Single independent headphone output
- Expandable via ADAT input