Scarlett 2i2 2nd Gen US$149.99

Scarlett 2i2 2nd Gen

Product Code: MOSC0012

US$149.99

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Register your Focusrite device before the 6th September 2018 to receive Eventide EQuivocate plug-in for free, plus get a further 50% off Eventide's mastering bundle.
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2 in / 2 out USB 2.0 audio interface with two Mic/Instrument preamplifiers, 192kHz & USB bus power.

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Jeff
sharp-looking product. An extra usage booklet would be helpful for new music producers
Jon Ash
Intuitive, compact and industry standard. Can’t ask for more.
José Emmanuel Banda
Its what i expected, a very good product, for the low price. I know its not the best but for the cost its for me the best cost-benefit purchase
James Macdonald
Solid pots, low latency, powered by usb with my macbook pro, great experience so far.
Vctor Hugo Flores Pineda
It work perfectly fine for recording guitar directly and vocals with a condensor mic. It was easy to set up and so far I haven't had any problems
Thomas Prince
The Best Dual Input USB External Audio Interface I've come across as of yet! The design and hardware quality is as expected and the functionality lives up to the famous reputation it has gained! Well worth the money!
martin villa noguez
I like The design and The color. Its perfect!
Chandan Kashyap
Already mentioned in the previous comments about the usabiity. I don't have words to emphasis how good this is. Literally making life easier for my kind of guys :)
Mo Yousef
best experience, very good product quality
Michael Curivan
Connected 2i2 to my MacBook via USB supplied cable, downloaded pro tools free as directed on instructions. Can start recording immediately. Instrument and mic can connect up via 6.35mm jack input, headphone input is 6.35mm as well. Very happy with the purchase. Highly Recommend
John
Great sound, Metal enclosure, Solid connections in each jack. Focusrite specific ASIO driver. The bundled software (download only) provides a solid set of tools and a choice of starter DAWs if you aren't already set on one.
Philippe Gobeil
Very well built, very easy to use. Still haven't got the time to really test it out, but I can't wait until next week so I can do so.
Rudy Ramos
They are perfect for my needs and work just as expected. The 2i2 I now own works so well, I bought another one.
Jérôme Pauc
Good product, work as expected. Go for it. The only thing I want to complain about is the packaging furnished by this provider , it seems that it could be damage.
Rory OFarrell
You asked for an honest opinion, so this is it. I'm cross with myself for not updating from an old Saffire(which was superb while it lasted) to the Scarlett 2i2 a long time ago. Latency had become a problem. Now it has vanished. It's suitably idiot proof, and I love the direct monitor function. Again so simple. I'd love to add a criticism to make this sound more authentic, but I can't. Sorry. The unit has freed up a new creative roll, and I am delighted.
Alex Mason
Have not used the product yet. Number of reviews online indicate it's a good product and have references from friends.
Klara Romac
Great product, works perfectly. I’m very happy with it.
Ben Leung
reasonably priced, sounds good and user friendly the direct monitor output works well as it has zero latency and as a headphone amp
Rahul Kapil
Product is good but didn't recieved it yet.. worst currior service
Kenwyn Pierce
First impressions: robust build, nicely designed, and intuitive to set up. Very high quality for the price.
Nadine Wild-Palmer
Easy to install and deliver I needed it for voice reels and vocal top lines it's uncomplicated and smoooooooth!
Ruan Loubser
The preamps used in the Scarlett 2i2 sound incredible. Overall, the Scarlett 2i2 is a fantastic sounding, easy to use interface.
Ethan Curry
Portable, Reliable & USB Powered. Ideal.
Mohamed Ahmed
If you’re looking for a product for recording with great sound quality, if you’re professional or even amateur, this is the best quality for you
Husain AlShoulah
Excellent product !!!!!!!
Mr Jereme Chavez
Best interface I've ever owned!
William Palmer
Appears to be working well on Mac OS 10.6.8 even though this was not initially assured. Great customer support.
Nathan McLaughlin
Fantastic product, incredibly reliable fro studio and Live use.
Dee Haworth
The product is wonderful, easy to use and pretty on my desk.
Jean-Philippe
Awesome little product. The best in its price-range in my humble opinion. Great for small and mobile audio projects.
Mr Luca Furio
SUCH A TOP PIECE OF KIT! LOVE IT
Kurt Francois
Great appliance at a great price !
Mr Alan Shires
Brilliant! Wonderful piece of equipment
Leif Panton
Great product, if you have the money go for the i4 though! Midi input would be helpful!
Mr Alex Mead
fantastic product, solid and easy to setup and use
Mr John Amatt
Great non no nonsense amp. Lots of free plugins included. High quality finish.
Rafael Gadelha
Simple to connect on Mac, clear sound, hardware seems solid, affordable, great choice!
Mr Plamen Kuzmanov
The product was even better than I thought. I would never regret purchasing this item. Would recommend it to anyone.
Mr Andres Boni
I love this product. Its my second 2i2
Desmond
I can't seem to get ableton live authenticated.
Miss Gwen Watson
Love this! Does exactly what I need it to.
Webster
Great beginners audio interface with professional quality.
Mrs Dominique Anderson
Awesome product, great quality!
Noam
The sound is out of this world. So damn good
Javier Kohen
The 2i2 was very easy to set up, the bundled software was all listed in a page that made things fairly clear for me as a beginner in this world, and the software was for the most part easy to set up (most of it is third-party, though). Soon after unpacking the box I was playing my guitar and bass through my computer's speakers, and making it sound better than ever. The only downside is that apparently I can't use the ASIO driver to record from the 2i2 and play back on the output DAC connected to my stereo, so latency is noticeable when jamming. Both devices can be used in ASIO mode when the name device is used for input and output (this was news to me).
Nate
Amazing quality, clean clear pre amp and very low latency with high processing ability. So glad I bought this. The only kind of difficulty I've experienced is when I set the buffer of the focusrite to 1024 samples in my DAW, it makes my project crash. I use Fruity Loops and it's happened in versions 12, 12.2, and 12.3 of FL Studio. However with that said, the 512 samples is usually enough to mix full songs without needing extra buffer. Still, I'd love it if focusrite would look into the issue and see if the driver could be updated or maybe it's just something with FL Studio.
Mr Kevin Nicolaisen
Does everything it says its supposed to do.
Scott Helmer
Great sounding pres and delivers as promised.
Jameson
I love the 2i2. I'm a producer, writer and engineer. I have been in small and big studios. I recently picked this up, it is a great interface, well built, great quality. It's not the tool but the hand but we all know how important good preamps and converters are. This really delivers in both areas Don't listen to all the naysayers. There are so many engineers that mix so weak but blame it on gear, and down anything under 1000.00. great customer service and bundle is amazing that comes with it. Salute to the Focusrite team!!!
Gary
All I can say is it works great. It does everything it is promoted to do. I recommend it!
Aaron
Love this product so easy to use
Thomas
Amazing ness!!! I love my Scarlett!!
Derek Deegan
A solid device, which delivers Focusrite quality at a reasonable price.
Darin
Easy to use, nothing overly complex, solid build. Works great with Sony Acid Pro. Also seems to be quieter than my old Firewire Solo unit. No input lag and recording has been a breeze.
PATRICK
Horrible with FL Studio and Asio. Multiple crashes. But, thats probably more so the garbage that is Windows 10. Buffer quality is not the greatest even compared to a modern day integrated sound card. The knobs are pretty cheap feeling as well. Just waiting for the volume knob to snap off. Alas, I still use it. For for the price, it does what it needs to. 3 stars.
andrew
The Scarlett is a good interface but I wish it had midi like my old Saffire did. That would make it great. Otherwise the pre's are awesome for the price and it's pretty reliable. This is my second Focusrite product and won't be my last.
Jack
Interface works great! Software, not so much.
PAUL
the product is great. does all i wanted it to but it has issues with OS Sierra on my Mac---keeps crashing--focusrite tech guys looking into it
Christopher
Little thing is a Beast! The only thing I wish it would of had... is (2) 1/4" Headphone Jacks. I know for such a little piece it's asking alot! But when recording vocals it would definitely be nice to give the other person it's own separate Headphone out with its own volume control. Most LIKE It LOUD in the hp... I prefer just enough to hear what is going on. Other than that! It's very nice... easy to transport and set up. I love the free fx it comes with..... I believe this will be in high demand! Especially now that it's capable of 192khz..... definitely a plus in my book! Priced right and IT JUST WORKS!
Gregory
I'm not a rich man but I love rich sound my Focusrite 2i2 takes care of both. A must have! Glad I switched.
Antonio
It is simple to use, effective, great sounding and therefore very helpful to the creative process.
Henry
Great tool to work with, and awesome portability!! Looking forward to upgrading to 8 channels!
LEE
Originaly bought the 2i2 studio 1st gen & was really impressed with the 2i2, sold it on and bought a 2nd gen 2i2 using with Logic the latency is amazing definitely happy with my purchase & upgrade
Daniel
Focusrite 2i2 is one of the best audio interfaces I've ever used, it has amazing Clarity and I recommend it 100%
Graham
This product helped change the quality of my son's YouTube videos dramatically - check them out! Geai Thompson age 9 playing lead guitar on AC/DC covers. Now they sound as good as he really is - ace! Thank you Focusrite for the Scarlett 2i2 !
David
Absolute nightmare to set up and install the software. Plug-ins still don't work and neither does Pro Tools First (incompatible with Windows 10)
Michael
I have been using the 2i2 since June for recording classical guitar. The 2i2 is plug and play; detected instantly. The fidelity is much improved from the Card Deluxe sound card I had been using with another computer that now does not boot. I had to buy a refurbished desktop from Microcenter for $109.00. My ear is improving as well. It is my self communion.
Tyler
This product is very good. Ive used it for hundreds of hours, it does everything i need and never messes up. Crystal clear recording quality. 5/5.
Russil
Hardware works great. Haven't had much of a chance to test its legs though since the Pro Tools First that came bundled with the device refuses to work with my Windows 10. I'm still waiting for the IT engineers at PT to come up with the solution. At least there is Reaper...
Jimmy
Very good quality build and extremely east to use!! Sometimes starts making strange noises when a youtube video is played but stops once it is unplugged and plugged back in again
Dante
I haven't used it extensively yet, but so far it seems to work great. Nothing is flimsy, it's got good, solid parts, and the audio quality is spectacular. I've been using it with the Cakewalk music creator 7 DAW, hoping to upgrade to Sonar soon. Perfectly compatible and works like a charm.
Paul Hartley
Compact. Easy set-up with Logic Pro X. Sounds great.
mark
The 2i2 is an excellent audio interface, well made easy to use great sound and features. Using it with my moxf8 and Akai controller works seamlessley easy to set up and install.. The auto update function means you never have to worry about having up to date drivers. Gives a great response and works excellently as a instrument or mic interface. Excellent as an all round interface for the small studio or on the go recording device. I love it.
Maurice
I love the crisp and clear sound. It also brings a strong and pure signal when utilized. great experience no bad things to report. This also can last a lifetime.

Product Specifications

What's in the box:
  • Scarlett 2i2 (2nd Gen) USB audio interface
  • USB Cable
  • Bundle code for your free software
System Requirements:
  • Mac OS X Yosemite, El Capitan
  • Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows 10
Scarlett 2i2 (2nd Gen) is class compliant on Mac. Driver will be required for PC.

Included Software:
  • Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
  • Softube Time & Tone Pack
  • Pro Tools First | First Focusrite Creative Pack
  • Ableton Live Lite music making software
  • 2 GB of Loopmasters sounds and samples
  • Novation Bass Station VST and AU plug-in synthesiser
  • 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.
Weights and Dimensions:
  • 0.63 kg (with accessories)
  • 0.60 kg (without accessories)
  • 4.8cm x 17.5cm x 11.5cm (H x W x D)

Supported Operating Systems

Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite or 10.11 El Capitan
Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 8.1, Windows 10

Supported Sample Rates

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

Microphone Inputs

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB

Dynamic Range

106 dB (A-Weighted)

THD+N

<0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

Noise EIN

< -128 dB (A-Weighted)

Maximum input level

+4 dBu

Gain Range

50 dB

Line Inputs

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB

Dynamic Range

106 dB (A-Weighted)

THD+N

<0.003% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

Maximum input level

+22 dBu

Gain Range

50 dB

Instrument Inputs

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB

Dynamic Range

106 dB (A-Weighted)

THD+N

<0.02% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

Maximum input level

+13 dBu

Gain Range

50 dB

Line Outputs

Dynamic Range Outputs

106 dB (A-Weighted)

Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS) Balanced Line/TRS Outputs

+10 dBu

THD+N Outputs

<0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

Headphone Outputs

Dynamic Range

107 dB (A-Weighted)

THD+N

<0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

Maximum Output Level

> +10dBu


Attributes

Attribute Description
48v phantom powerYes
ADAT I/ONo
Analogue Ins2
Analogue Outs2
Bit Depth24-bit
Bus PoweredYes
CompatibilityMac / PC
FeaturesSuper-low latency
Headphone Output Dynamic Range107 dB
Headphone Outs1
Host ConnectivityUSB 2.0
Instrument Input Max Input Level13 dBu
Line Input Dynamic Range106 dB
Line Output Dynamic Range106 dB
Mic Preamps2
Microphone Input EIN-128 dB (A-weighted)
Microphone Inputs Dynamic Range106 dB
MIDI I/ONo
Monitoring softwareNo
S/PDIFNo
Sample RateUp to 192kHz
Software BundleYes
brandfocusrite
Plug-in offers:
  • Register your Focusrite device before the 6th September 2018 to receive Eventide EQuivocate plug-in for free, plus get a further 50% off Eventide's mastering bundle.
Plus 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.

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.

Sound just like you
With Scarlett 2i2 your recordings will sound just how you want them. Two combination inputs with natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamps, line level inputs and newly-designed instrument inputs let you record anything you want. Even seriously hot guitar pick-ups. Two 1/4 inch balanced jack outputs let you connect to professional studio monitors, turn up the volume and totally immerse yourself in sound.

New Generation - Better in every way
The second generation Scarlett range is packed full of upgrades. New super-low latency* will bring confidence to your performance, letting you record and monitor with software effects in real time. New metal gain controls and a sleeker red metal chassis underscore its improved industrial design, built to go anywhere. The Scarlett range also now operates at sample rates all the way up to 192kHz, and the input channels have evolved too. The latest Scarlett mic preamp features a more even gain structure, so you can accurately set your levels, and the instrument input has also been completely redesigned so it can handle seriously hot guitar pick-ups. Finally, Focusrite have provided analogue protection circuitry across both the inputs and the outputs, to guard your interface against unwanted power surges.

Ready to record anywhere
Compact and portable enough to take anywhere, you won't even need a power supply; Scarlett 2i2 is connected and powered by a single USB cable. It also comes with the software and effects you need to start recording; an exclusive version of Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack (featuring 12 additional plug-ins including the Eleven Lite for real life guitar amp emulations), Ableton Live Lite, the Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite's Red Plug-In Suite, 2GB of Loopmasters samples and more.

Key Features:

  • Two natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamps with plenty of even gain
  • Two newly-designed instrument inputs, designed for seriously hot hottest pick-ups
  • Class-leading conversion and sample rates up to 192kHz / 24 bit
  • One headphones output with gain control
  • Super-low latency* for using your plug-ins in real time without the need for DSP
  • Connect professional studio monitors using two 1/4 inch balanced jack outputs
  • Compact and tough enough to take anywhere
  • Powered by USB so you don't need to carry a power cable
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack and Ableton Live Lite
  • All the additional software and loops you need to start recording
* 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

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