Fast, intuitive and of a professional standard, the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Studio Second Generation Recording Package gives you everything you need to begin making pro-studio grade recordings straight out of the box. This epic package contains the Scarlett 2i2 second generation audio interface as well as the newly revamped CM25 condenser microphone and HP60 headphones.
The 2i2 interface offers two channels, so you can capture from two sources simultaneously and from a variety of sources, thanks to the two XLR/¼” TRS jack combo inputs, which will accept audio from microphones, instruments or line-level devices, the switching of which is easy with independent Line/Instrument switches for each channel. There is also a 48V Phantom Power switch so you are not restricted in your choice of microphone.
FOCUSRITE HALO INDICATORS
Both channels have their own Gain controls, which are circled with 'halo' indicators. These halos light up red when your input level is too high and is clipping, so that you know to alter the amount of gain. Once lowered a sufficient amount the halo will go to amber and then green.
The Second Generation Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface’s output section is quite simple. A USB connection takes your signal to the computer and also provides bus-power to the unit (so you don’t need a power supply), and two balanced, ¼” TRS jacks and a ¼” TRS jack positioned on the front, provide monitoring options for either speakers or headphones. The monitoring section also offers a level control and a separate headphone amp, with the option of direct hardware monitoring of the inputs for low-latency monitoring.
INCLUDED PLUG-IN AND SOFTWARE
The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 studio second generation USB interface comes with a plethora of powerful software including Softube Time & Tone Pack, Pro Tools First / First Focusrite Creative Pack, Ableton Live Lite music making software, 2 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples and the Novation Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser! A huge collection for you to get creative with.
THE FOCUSRITE RED 2 AND 3 PLUGINS
Also included are these accurate models of Focusrite’s renowned classics the Red 2 equaliser and Red 3 compressor units which are prized and renowned fixtures in professional recording studios the world over. Now, the Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite lets you exploit the famous natural sound of the originals conveniently from within your DAW of choice including Cubase, Ableton, Logic and Pro Tools.
The plug-ins faithfully reproduce the sonic qualities of the hardware. The Red 2 EQ is a sweet sounding 6-band design, with high/low pass filters,high/low frequency shelves, as well as fully parametric low-mid and high-mid frequency bands. The Red 3 compressor is a VCA compressor design, excellent for natural sounding dynamic control of drums, bass, vocals, and acoustic instruments.
INCLUDES MICROPHONE AND HEADPHONES
Alongside the powerful audio interface, the Focusrite Scarlett Solo Studio package includes all the accessories to get you started. A Scarlett Studio CM25 microphone gives you even response which makes it very versatile. Perfectly at home capturing vocals, acoustic guitars, guitar amps or classical instruments, this cardioid pattern large diaphragm condenser microphone is the perfect home studio partner, enabling you to track great sounds quickly and easily. You even get a 3m XLR cable with the Scarlett Studio, so you can plug in and record straight away!
Also included is a set of HP60 headphones with extended frequency range (10Hz - 30kHz) and closed back design are there so you can mix your tracks after you finish recording or easily track vocal overdubs with little spill back in to your microphone. Built to last and to give an accurate representation of your music, the Scarlett Studio HP60 headphones give you an often overlooked part of the studio that can really open your eyes to what's going on in your recordings.
The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Second Generation USB Audio Interface represents astonishing value for money and comes guaranteed with professional clarity that will bring your recordings to life.