Focusrite Audio Engineering Scarlett 18i6

March 28, 2011

Audio interface

An 18-input, 6-output USB 2.0 audio interface, Scarlett 18i6 features two Focusrite preamps and six high-quality line inputs, while an ADAT optical input allows for a further eight inputs. Included is Scarlett MixControl, an 18x6 DSP mixer. It enables the creation of six separate mixes with ultra-low latency, then routing any combination of input signals and sequencer outputs to any of the Scarlett 18i6 outputs, and recall of intuitive one-click configurations. The preamps are phantom-powered and each supply up to 60dB of gain. A high-quality 24-bit/96kHz USB interface with 110dB A/D dynamic range features professional conversion and jitter reduction. Other features include two Hi-Z instrument inputs, dedicated headphone bus with front-panel level control, LED analog input metering and Scarlett plug-ins and Xcite+ bundled software.

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