The Scarlett 8i6 is the compact studio solution you've been looking for, allowing you to keep all your hardware plugged in and ready to go: set up mics, guitars and synths to start creating as soon as inspiration strikes. With improved A-D and D-A conversion, your recordings and playback will sound clear and pronounced up to 24-bit/192kHz and two independent high-fidelity headphone outputs with dedicated volume control enable flexible monitoring during recording and mixing.
8i6 provides two of Focusrite's best-ever-performing third-generation Scarlett mic preamps: with optional Air setting to reproduce the Air effect of their original ISA mic preamp, giving your vocal or acoustic recordings a brighter and more open sound.
Record guitars or bass via the two high-headroom instrument inputs without any clipping or unwanted distortion. And get creative using the six flexible line inputs-two on the front with gain control, and four fixed-line on the back allowing you to record up to six mono or three stereo line-level sources such as synthesisers or drum machines.
A pair of virtual loopback inputs allows you to capture a stereo feed of any combination of hardware input and software playback channels-making podcasting, live streaming and sampling tasks easier.
Scarlett 8i6 is designed to stand up to days on the road and connects straight to your Mac or PC via USB cable.
All the tools you need to start recording right, now There's no better way to step into studio recording your Scarlett interface comes with some of the best loved tools in the business, including Hitmaker Expansion, with exclusive content from legendary Auto-Tune creators Antares, along with Brainworx, Softube, XLN Audio, Relab and more.
And as with all Focusrite products, you'll also benefit from membership of their Plug-in Collective offering free software downloads and generous discounts.
Ableton Live Lite
The iconic DAW gives you everything you need to get started including instruments, effects and Live's trademark clip and scene launching for taking ideas further or performance.
Three months Splice Sounds membership with new Splice accounts-offering millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops, and presets, with new releases daily.
Three Month Avid Pro Tools Artist Subscription with Complete Plugin Bundle
A three-month subscription to Avid Pro Tools Artist and Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, with a 25% discount on Avid Pro Tools Artist after the subscription period, or a 33% discount on Avid Pro Tools Studio.
Focusrite Plug-in Collective
Get a new plug-in and exclusive offers from a new partner every few months.
Available to every newly registered Scarlett 3rd Gen user is built to get you creating records immediately. These are all the tools you need to write, produce, mix and master your music in studio quality.
Focusrite's Scarlett audio interfaces now include an incredibly comprehensive and powerful plug-in bundle.
Create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums, then mix and master with iconic Focusrite studio hardware - all in the box. From October 1, 2021, every new Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen interface comes with an unbeatable range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business.
Antares Auto-Tun & Access