Focusrite Scarlett Solo (2nd Gen) USB Audio Interface with Pro Tools | First

May 17, 2017 - Comment

Focusrite’s second generation Scarlett Solo is ideal if you want to start recording, and now it’s even better, faster and easier than before. Though compact and easy to use, it still delivers the same class-leading sound quality and digital conversion as the rest of the latest Scarlett range. It has a single natural sounding Scarlett

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Focusrite’s second generation Scarlett Solo is ideal if you want to start recording, and now it’s even better, faster and easier than before. Though compact and easy to use, it still delivers the same class-leading sound quality and digital conversion as the rest of the latest Scarlett range. It has a single natural sounding Scarlett mic preamp, a newly-designed instrument input and super-low latency*. Take it anywhere, connect by a single USB cable to a computer, plug your microphone and instrument straight in, and easily record studio quality audio. Focusrite is the perfect partner for Pro Tools. To celebrate this Scarlett Solo now comes with an exclusive version of Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack, as well as Ableton Live Lite. It is compatible with all major DAWs, on Mac and PC. *Super-low roundtrip latency was measured at 2.74ms, working at 96kHz with a 32 samples buffer on Logic Pro X, running on a Mac Pro and OS 10.11

Product Features

  • One natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamp with plenty of even gain; one newly-designed instrument input, designed to handle seriously hot guitar pick-ups
  • Class-leading conversion and sample rates up to 192kHz / 24 bit; super-low latency for using your plug-ins in real time without the need for DSP (measured at 2.74ms, working at 96kHz with a 32 samples buffer)
  • Stereo line outputs on RCA phono for connecting to home speakers; one headphones output with gain control
  • Compatible with Windows 7 and higher, and Mac OS X 10.10 and higher
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack and Ableton Live Lite, Focusrite Control, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, 2GB of Loopmasters samples, and monthly Focusrite Plug-In Collective offers, all available via download

Comments

mathew says:

A great Mac and Linux sound I/O option As a satisfied owner of a 1st generation Focusrite 2i2, I was curious to see what changes they would make to the 2nd generation.The most obvious changes are cosmetic ones. The rotary controls for the headphone level and monitor level are now shinier, with black lines rather than grooves in the knobs to mark the levels, making it much easier to see the setting at a glance. The same is true of the black rotary input gain controls, which now have clearly visible red lines. In fact, the…

Big E says:

Outstanding, reliable, and easily integrated DAW interface for Macs and Logic X The Scarlett 18i8 is an absolutely perfect choice for the small/home studio that has moderate simultaneous input requirements. I am using mine for recording bass guitar and Navajo flute, as well as some light vocals, and it has performed perfectly, with clarity and ease of use. My unit is attached to my MacBook Pro (2016) via USB, and I’m using Logic X as my DAW. I’ve not had a single configuration issue with the Scarlett. OS X immediately recognized the Scarlett, including proper device…

Anonymous says:

Although the unit works fine (haven’t tried all inputs yet), the first unit shipped had an issue with the INST and PAD indicator LEDs not aligning with the holes in the front panel and therefore difficult to view unless at an unnatural viewing angle. Upon receiving a replacement from Amazon today, this replacement unit also has the same issue and appears to be a manufacturing batch issue. If this can be rectified by Focusrite in a simple and quick manner, I will increase my product…

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