Focusrite Octopre MKII Mic Pre-amp
Product Ref: 15319
Focusrite Octopre MKII Mic Pre-ampDetails
The Focusrite Octopre MKII has eight channels of Focusrite pre-amplification and a built-in 24-bit / 96 kHz ADAT output. OctoPre MkII is Focusrite's powerful input upgrade for your Pro Tools system, or any digital audio workstation. It's also a great expansion for any analogue or digital console, or hard disk recorder.
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The digital output allows users to make the most of often-neglected ADAT inputs; ideal for expanding the number of mic-pre inputs on your interface. Connect OctoPre MkII to your audio interface's ADAT input to create a high quality, multi-channel recording solution, ideal for tracking drums, as well guitars, keyboards, vocals and more.
- Eight High Quality Award-winning Focusrite Pre-amps: The best sounding multi-channel mic-pre in its class.
- Built-in eight channel 24-bit/96 kHz digital output: Make the most of your interface's ADAT input. OctoPre connects via its built-in lightpipe output, with a 'real world' dynamic range performance of 110dB.
- Mic-pres optimised for tracking drums: OctoPre MkII is designed not to clip, with pre-amps optimised to handle extreme levels from sound sources like kick drum and snare.
- Two quality Hi-Z instrument inputs: OctoPre MkII's first two channels feature DI's, ready for you to plug in your Guitars and Bass, instantly accessible on the front fascia.
- 5 LED input metering on every channel: OctoPre MkII's fast-acting 5-LED input meters provide clear reference of input levels, helping you to avoid analogue or digital clipping.
- -10dB Pads on every channel: OctoPre MkII is drum-ready, with 10dB pads to stop hot signals from overdriving the microphone pre-amp.
- Direct outputs on every channel: For routing and flexibility, especially in the live environment. Each mic-pre can be routed to the mixers analogue channels, with two mirrored ADAT outputs (44.1) left free to send to digital recorders.
- 48V Phantom power available on every channel: Switched in two groups (1-4 and 5-8) every channel is capable of supplying phantom power, for use with most condenser microphones.
- State-of-the-art Clocking Solutions: OctoPre MkII Dynamic's internal clock delivers a jitter performance of < 10 PPM. For external clocks, a BNC connector is provided and industry-standard JetPLL jitter elimination technology is employed.
- Mic Gain: +10dB to + 55 dB
- Line 1-8 Gain: -10 dB to +36 dB
- Instrument Gain: +10 dB to +55 dB
- Input Pad on inputs 1-8: -10 dB
- Phantom power switched in 2 x 4 channel groups (1-4 and 5-8)
- Mic and instrument maximum input level: +8 dBu (+17 dBu with pad on input)
- Line maximum input level: +22 dBu
- Nominal output level @ 0dBFS: 16 dBu, balanced
- Sample rates: 44.1kHz to 96kHz.
- Clock Sources: Internal clock and sync'ing to Word Clock Input.
- Dimensions: W = 484mm / 19", H = 45mm / 1.8", D = 265mm / 10.4"
- Weight: 3.6 kg / 7.93
- (CHANNELS AT A GLANCE)
- No. 2:
- Format: mic/line/Inst.
- Connector: Combi XLR.
- Details: Switch to instrument via front panel.
- No. 6:
- Format: Mic/Line.
- Connector: Combi XLR.
- Details: On the rear.
- Format: Analogue.
- Connector: line 1/4" TRS Jack.
- Details: Balanced.
- Format: ADAT.
- Connector: Dual lightpipe.
- Details: 8 channels at 96kHz.
* (Lightpipes are mirrored at 48kHz)
- Mic / Line inputs on XLR Combo with auto-switching between Mic (XLR) and Line (TRS)
- Mic / Line / Instrument on Channels 1 & 2: 2 x XLR Combos on front panel
- Mic / Line 3-8: 6 x XLR Combo on rear.
- Instrument: As above, switched to Instrument (inputs 1 & 2 only)
- Line level 8 x 1/4" TRS Jack.
- ADAT Out 1 & 2: 8 channels (44.1 / 48kHz, 16 channels total); 4 channels S-MUX (88.2 / 96kHz, 8 channels total)
- Running at 44.1/48kHz will ultimately provide the user with 2 sets of 8 outputs (mirrored)
- Internal Universal Input PSU.
Front Panel Indicators:
- Metering of analogue inputs (channels 1-8), 5 segment (-42, -18, -6, -3 and 0dBFS).
- 4 Sample Rate LED's (44.1k, 48k, 88.2k & 96k).
- 2 Sync Source LED's (Internal, Word Clock).
- 'Lock' Indicator LED.
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