Focusrite Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen) USB Audio Interface with Pro Tools | First

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Solo (1 Mic Pre)
  • One of the best performing mic preamps the Scarlett range has ever seen, now with switchable air Mode to give your recordings a brighter and more open sound. One high-headroom instrument input to plug in your guitar or bass. Two hum-free balanced outputs provide clean audio playback.
  • High-performance converters enable you to record and mix at up to 24-bit/ 192kHz.
  • Quick start tool to get up and running easier than ever.
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack, Ableton Live Lite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, 3-month Splice subscription, and your choice of one free XLN Addictive Keys virtual instrument, all available via download upon purchase and registration
  • LIMITED TIME OFFER: FREE Nugen Audio Monofileter Elements plug-in upon registration and download. Focusrite now offers a 3-Year Warranty on this and all other Focusrite products.

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Scarlett Solo Scarlett 2i2 Scarlett 4i4 Scarlett 8i6 Scarlett 18i8 Scarlett 18i20
Scarlett Solo Scarlett 2i2 Scarlett 4i4 Scarlett 8i6 Scarlett 18i8 Scarlett 18i20
A/D Resolution 24-bit/192 kHz 24-bit/192 kHz 24-bit/192 kHz 24-bit/192 kHz 24-bit/192 kHz 24-bit/192 kHz
Mic Preamps 1 2 2 2 4 8
Instrument Inputs 1 2 2 2 2 2
Analogue Inputs 2 2 2 6 8 8
Analogue Outputs 2 2 4 4 4 10
Headphone Outputs 1 1 1 2 2 2
Digital I/O NO NO NO S/PDIF S/PDF IN & OUT, ADAT IN S/PDIF & 2 x ADAT
MIDI I/O NO NO YES YES YES YES
Bus Powered YES YES YES NO NO NO

Product description

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The simplest model in the range, The third-generation Scarlett solo provides singer-songwriters with a reassuringly easy recording process. Equipped with high performance 24-bit/192kHz AD-DA converters, Scarlett S the same professional sound quality throughout the third-generation range. Its features include a single upgraded third-generation Scarlett mic preamp: with a switchable air setting to reproduce the air effect of focus rite's original ISA mic preamp, giving your vocal recordings a brighter and more Open sound. The high impedance, high-headroom instrument input allows you to record guitar or bass without any clipping or unwanted distortion, while gain Halo metering makes it easy for you to set the input level. And Scarlett Solo's balanced outputs are hum-free when connecting studio monitors with balanced inputs, so you’ll always have pristine audio playback. Scarlett solo is designed to stand up to days on the road and connects straight to your Mac or PC via USB cable, with no external power required. It comes with all the software tools you need to get started, including two comprehensive digital audio workstations: Ableton Live Lite and pro Tools first focus rite creative pack. Intuitive enough for beginners yet advanced enough to inspire real creativity with great-sounding effects. Focus rite has partnered with splice to give 3rd Gen. Interface owners a free month splice sounds subscription when setting a new splice account. Splice sounds offers millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops, and presets, with new releases daily from your favorite producers, sound designers, and artists. Creators use splice to make all kinds of music, including chart-topping pop, Grammy-winning albums, underground mixtapes, and cinematic scores. As with all focus rite products, you’ll also benefit from a two-year, award-winning customer support, and membership of their plug-in Collective offering free software downloads and generous discounts.

Maximum Output Level: 7dBu

Dynamic Range: 104dB (A-weighted)


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Paul McIntyre
1.0 out of 5 stars Might be good if it worked.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 28, 2019
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5.0 out of 5 stars Focusrite scarlet 2i2 3rd generation
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 28, 2019
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bassa latenza, ottimi convertitori, funzionalità adequate al prezzo
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"andersonkris"
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't understand the positive reviews, this thing is a piece of junk.
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Jacobitejake
1.0 out of 5 stars Unfortunately a real pain to get it working correctly on my Windows 10 PC.
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The Skirrid
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid, good drivers...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 17, 2019
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5.0 out of 5 stars Podcast, música, da igual: esta es la mejor interfaz USB que puedes comprar para un estudio casero
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Interface
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Cody New
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Performance.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good
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5.0 out of 5 stars Amazingly good
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 27, 2019
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1.0 out of 5 stars Umständlich
Reviewed in Germany on August 30, 2019
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5.0 out of 5 stars Professional equipment
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4.0 out of 5 stars Nice, but comes with a weak headphone amp
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5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for a solo artist
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 28, 2020
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