Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB Audio Interface

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2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB Audio Interface

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The Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB Audio Interface features 2 ultra-low noise Clarett mic preamps with ultra-low distortion, providing you with a clear and crisp sound, ideal for recording guitars, vocals, and more. The 2 preamps are air-enabled, allowing them to reproduce the sound of Focusrite's original ISA mic preamp, which guarantees accurate and impressive audio. Offering 2 high-headroom instrument inputs, the Clarett 2Pre can record everything from condenser mics to super-hot pickups with no unwanted distortion. The Clarett 2Pre USB Audio Interface is compatible with both PC and Mac supporting USB 2.0 and above, allowing any home recordist to enjoy the iconic clean and powerful sound Focusrite are known for. Boasting 119dB dynamic range, with precision 24-bit/192kHz A-D and D-A conversion, the Clarett 2Pre delivers crystal clear conversion, and a superior signal path.



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Supports Any Mac/PC With USB 2.0 & Above

The Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB Audio Interface can now be used with any PC or Mac supporting USB 2.0 and above, allowing home recordists to enjoy the iconic sound that Focusrite is known for. Included with the Clarett 2Pre USB interface are standard USB and USB Type-C cables, allowing you to get set up and connected straight out of the box. Expect a superior signal path, crystal clear conversion, high performance, and accurate and transparent sound with the Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB Audio Interface.

Powerful Mic Preamps & Precise Conversion

The Clarett 2Pre incorporates 2 microphone preamps with a low-distortion, ultra-linear design that have been specially crafted to deliver a clean, transparent, and powerful sound. Record guitars, vocals, and more through the 2 ultra-low noise Clarett mic preamps, which provide you with incredibly accurate audio. Additionally, the mic preamps also include a unique 'Air' feature, which enables them to reproduce the input impedance, clarity and frequency response curve of Focusrite's original ISA mic preamp, providing you with a cost-effective solution for recording in a true analog style tone. The Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB delivers up to 119dB dynamic range and 24-bit/192kHz A-D and D-A conversion, making it a first choice for capturing audio to your DAW.

Versatile Connectivity

Incorporating dual XLR ports, 2 line/instrument inputs, 2 additional line outputs, MIDI I/O, headphone port and ADAT input, the Clarett 2Pre USB allows for multiple connections for versatile recording scenarios. The Clarett 2Pre USB allows you to connect up to 2 microphones and 2 instruments simultaneously. The 2 high-headroom instrument inputs allow you to record super-hot pickups with no unwanted noise distortion. The Clarett features 2 monitor outputs with anti-thump technology, which protects your speakers from spikes when booting up and shutting down. The line inputs can be used to connect to external devices. Additionally, the audio interface also features a high power headphone output with volume control on the front, ideal for private listening, producing, and mixing. The Focusrite 2Pre USB Audio Interface also features an ADAT input, allowing for expansion of up to 8 additional input channels if needed.

Included Software

The Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB comes bundled with a range of software for recording, processing, and producing music. Ableton Live Lite is included, providing you with a customised and streamlined version of Ableton Live, allowing you to get started with making music. Create music straight out the box with the included 2GB of royalty-free samples from Loopmasters, and process them with a range of Softube's world-class reverb, delay, mastering, and distortion plug-ins. Configure your routing and monitor mixes from a Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch with the user-friendly Focusrite Control software.

Features

  • 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
  • Air-enabled mic preamps, which can reproduce sound of Focusrite's original ISA mic preamp
  • 2 mic/line/instrument inputs
  • 2 additional line outputs
  • MIDI I/O
  • ADAT input for expansion
  • Gain Halo meters make it easy to set input level
  • 2 monitor outputs with anti-thump technology
  • Headphone output with volume control
  • Robust and portable design

Included Software

  • 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

Specifications

Supported Sample Rates
  • 44.1kHz, 49kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz
Microphone Inputs
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 35 kHz (± 0.5dB)
  • Dynamic Range: >119 dB
  • THD+N: 0.0009
  • Noise EIN: <-129 dB (A-Weighted)
  • Input Level (Max): +18 dBu at minimum gain
  • Gain Range: +57 dB
Line Inputs
  • Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 35 kHz (± 0.5dB)
  • Dynamic Range: >119 dB
  • THD+N: 0.001
  • Input Level (Max): +26 dBu
  • Gain Range: +57 dB
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
Line & Monitor Outputs
  • Dynamic Range Outputs (1-2): 119 dB
  • Max Output Level Balanced Line/TRS Outputs: +18 dBu
  • THD+N Outputs (1-2): 0.00075
Headphone Outputs
  • Dynamic Range: >115 dB (A-Weighted)
  • THD+N: 0.0008
  • Output Level (Max): +16dBu
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