Clarett 4Pre Thunderbolt US$479.99
Clarett 4Pre Thunderbolt Refurbished
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Clarett 4Pre Thunderbolt

Product Code: MOCL0002DM

US$479.99
WAS: US$ 599.99

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Compact 18-in, 8-out thunderbolt audio interface includes four mic preamps & astonishing low latency.

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Eric Ekman
My Clarett 4pre was a refurbished/b-stock unit I bought directly from Focusrite. I am very happy with the unit so far. It only had one tiny almost invisible scratch on the top at the back, other than that it is like new. The original packaging had a few wrinkles. This is my first Focusrite audio interface. In the past I have had audio interfaces from Mackie (Black Blackbird), Presonus (Firestudio Mobile), and Tascam. I am very impressed with the construction of the Clarett 4pre, metal case and knobs etc. I have just begun to use it but so far I am very impressed with the sound, excellent mic pre's and I love the "air' option for vocals. I am also very impressed with the software mixer, very strait forward and simple to use. I look forward to many happy hours recording with my Clarett 4pre, and I am very impressed with the Focusrite Company.
Mr dylan burke
I really like the interface. It is working perfectly and it was delivered promptly. Thanks.
Mr John Steventon
See my previous review Clarett 2Pre / Clarett 4Pre - I am very pleased with this unit, the thunderbolt interface worked straight away using the Apple Thunderbolt 2 -> 3 adaptor and it sounds excellent, definitely a worthwhile upgrade over my old Scarlett 18i6. I'm looking forward to trying monitoring through the DAW....
Adriana Barrueto
This product is an eye opener for what can be expected at this price point. Really transparent sound and it looks well built. Plus, that is such a sexy red!
Matthew
I love this thing. I've never noticed any latency and love having 2 headphone outs. It's a sturdy beast too. Very much worth the money.
Sonny
this is my second focusrite interface I have been using the new Clarett4 for about 3 months I noticed a big improvement in vocals guitar as well as any audio recordings, the air setting is great,plus the ability to record a total of 8 inputs. The only downside is the unit get's very hot at times.

Product Specifications

Dimensions:
  • 6.4cm x 22.2cm x 19.2cm (H x W x D)
Included Software:
  • 1 GB of Loopmasters sample content
  • Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
  • Softube's Time and Tone Pack
  • NEW SOFTWARE ADDITION: The Addictive Keys virtual instrument from XLN Audio is free with Focusrite interfaces. One full license per account enables you to choose one Addictive Keys instrument, such as Modern Upright, Studio Grand, Electric Grand or Mark One.
Tech Specs:

Supported Sample Rates

44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, 192 kHz

Microphone Inputs

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 35 kHz +/-0.1 dB (min gain)

Dynamic Range

118 dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

0.001%

Noise EIN

–128 dBu (A-Weighted)

Maximum input level

+18 dBu

Gain Range

57dB

Line Inputs 1-4 (variable gain)

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 35 kHz +/-0.1 dB (min gain)

Dynamic Range

118 dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

0.001%

Maximum input level

+24 dBu

Gain Range

57dB

Line Inputs 5-8 (fixed gain)

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 35 kHz +/-0.1 dB (min gain)

Dynamic Range

115 dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

0.001%

Maximum input level

+10 dBu

Instrument Inputs

Frequency Response

20 Hz – 35 kHz ± 0.1 dB

Dynamic Range

116 dB (A-weighted)

THD+N

0.001%

Maximum input level

+14dBu

Gain Range

57dB

Line & Monitor Outputs

Dynamic Range (Line Outputs)

119dB

Dynamic Range (Monitor Outputs)

117dB

Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS)

+16 dBu, balanced

THD+N

0.0007%

Headphone Outputs

Dynamic Range

116dB

THD+N

0.0008%

Maximum Output Level

+16dBu

Attributes

Attribute Description
48v phantom powerYes
ADAT I/OIn Only
Analogue Ins8
Analogue Outs6
Bit Depth24-bit
Bus PoweredNo
CompatibilityMac and Windows
FeaturesUltra Low Latency
Headphone Outs2
Host ConnectivityThunderbolt
Mic Preamps4
MIDI I/OYes
Monitoring softwareYes
S/PDIFNo
Sample RateUp to 192kHz
Software BundleYes
brandfocusrite
Plug-in offers:
  • Register your Focusrite device before the 5th July 2018 to receive Sigmund effect plug-in for free, plus get a further 50% off D16's current product palette.
Plus you still get the Addictive Keys virtual instrument from XLN Audio free with Focusrite interfaces. One full license per account enables you to choose one Addictive Keys instrument, such as Modern Upright, Studio Grand, Electric Grand or Mark One.

Focusrite's compact 18-in, 8-out Clarett 4Pre Thunderbolt audio interface includes four mic preamps, class-leading digital conversion and astonishing low latency that simplifies your workflow and lets you use plug-ins in real time. Clarett's new mic pre offers extra-low noise and distortion, plus the switchable analogue "Air" effect that emulates the sound of Focusrite's renowned ISA preamps. Complete with Focusrite's precision 24/192 conversion offering up to 119dB real-world dynamic range, there's never been a better, faster or easier way of getting audio into or out of a DAW.

What is Refurbished/B Stock?

  • Unit may have minimal signs of use/wear
  • All accessories are included
  • All included Software available upon registration
  • 2 Year Warranty Included
  • Packaging may show some signs of wear or the unit may have been repackaged in generic packaging
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The compact desktop format of the Clarett 4Pre Thunderbolt interface belies its versatility as the best interface in its class. Its 18-in, 8-out format combines four newly-designed Clarett mic preamps with Focusrite's precision 24/192 digital conversion and extra-low round-trip latency of 1.38ms* – low enough to revolutionise your recording workflow, as well as enabling the use of DAW plugins in real time.

The newly-designed Clarett mic pre offers superbly low noise and distortion, plus the switchable "Air" effect – an analogue model of the classic transformer-based ISA preamps. Instrument inputs offer extended headroom to suit the loudest guitar pickup.

All four preamps are accessed from combination XLR/TRS sockets on the front panel handling mic (with optional phantom power), line and instrument inputs, and the adjacent gain controls feature Focusrite's signature encircling "gain halo" indicators that show green for good levels and red for overload. New optimised gain controls make gain changes smoother and more natural throughout.

Also on the front panel is a large-format monitor control and two independently-controlled headphone outputs with enough power to drive even high impedance headphones to deliver suitable monitoring levels.

Four more line inputs are provided on the rear panel, along with four line outs – both on TRS jacks – plus S/PDIF I/O and an ADAT digital optical format input allowing the addition of eight more inputs from, for example a digital mic pre.

The Clarett range is now fully compatible with Windows-based computers, offering stable, reliable operation with identical functionality on both platforms. The Windows driver offers sub-3ms latency. Also provided is a Windows version of the Focusrite Control software mixer for monitoring and routing configuration.

A new software mixer, Focusrite Control, is included for easy configuration of monitoring and routing setups. Simple and intuitive to use, Focusrite Control offers a traditional mixer workflow and allows immediate access to internal hardware functions.

Remote control from iPhone or iPad - Download the free Focusrite iOS Control app and adjust cue mixes created with the Focusrite Control desktop app remotely from an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.

Clarett 4Pre comes with a sweet sounding plug-in collection comprising Softube's Time and Tone Bundle, with TSAR-1R Reverb, Tube Delay, Saturation Knob and Drawmer S73 Multi-band compressor. The Red 2 & Red 3 AAX, AU & VST Plug-in Suite complements this, accurately modelling Focusrite's classic Red range equalizer and compressor hardware.

The Clarett 4Pre, like the rest of the Clarett range, includes class-leading precision Focusrite 24/192 digital audio conversion with up to 119dB dynamic range, and combines it with astonishingly low round-trip latency – latency so low that it's possible to monitor recordings via effects plugins on the DAW such as reverberation, all within a single mix environment for the best possible recording workflow. There's never been a better, faster or easier way of getting audio into or out of a DAW.

For the modern day musician or producer, there are now a vast amount of innovative software companies, creating a wealth of powerful plug-ins. With such variety, you'll want to find exactly the right plug-ins for you, and use them in real time, thanks to Clarett's ultra-low latency environment. To help you on this mission, we've formed the 'Plug-in Collective', working with the very best to bring you exclusive plug-in offers and content every month.

*Measured using Pro Tools 10 @96kHz, 64-sample buffer on a Mac Book Pro.

Key Features

Compact yet versatile
18 inputs and eight outputs in a desktop format characterise the Clarett 4Pre, with four analogue inputs and two stereo headphone outputs on the front panel, alongside a host of connectivity on the rear, including an ADAT input for the addition of eight more inputs from, for example, a digital mic pre.

Plug straight in
Four universal mic/line/instrument inputs on the front panel ensure immediate access to the four primary analogue inputs. The newly designed DI's on Clarett 4Pre allow for even the hottest of guitar pick-ups and deliver a sonic performance that outstrips many dedicated DI's.

Revolutionise your work flow
Clarett Thunderbolt offers astonishingly low round-trip latency (1.38ms*), simplifying your recording and monitoring workflow, and allowing you to use plug-ins in real-time.

Four New Clarett Mic Pres with extra 'Air'
The mic pres have been designed especially for the Clarett range, with plenty of gain, yet low noise and distortion. They feature a switchable "Air" effect – an analogue model of Focusrite's renowned ISA transformer-based preamps. The Instrument inputs feature extra headroom to handle the loudest pickup.

Line level inputs for synths and more
Four dedicated line level TRS jack inputs are provided on the rear panel, along with four line outputs, S/PDIF I/O and eight channels of ADAT in.

Precision digital conversion
Clarett features Focusrite's class-leading precision 24/192 conversion. With up to 119dB dynamic range, Clarett offers the cleanest way yet to get music in and out of your DAW.

'Gain Halo' Metering
Focusrite's unique 'gain halo' metering provides clear 'go/no-go' indication of levels to avoid clipping. Gain controls have been optimised for smoother, more natural adjustment.

Dual high-power headphone outputs
The two wide dynamic range headphone outputs are powerful enough to deliver plenty of level, even on high impedance headphones – perfect for both tracking and mixing.

Software Mixer for maximum control
Focusrite Control is a brand new software mixer designed with a traditional mixer workflow for easy configuration of monitoring and routing setups. Simple and intuitive to use, Focusrite Control also allows immediate access to internal hardware functions.

Classic processor plugins included
Every Clarett includes Softube's Time and Tone Bundle, with TSAR-1R Reverb, Tube Delay, Saturation Knob and Multi-band compressor, as well as the Focusrite Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite.

Remote control from iPhone or iPad
Download the free Focusrite iOS Control app and adjust cue mixes created with the Focusrite Control desktop app remotely from an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.

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