Scarlett Solo (2nd gen) US$99.99
Scarlett Solo (2nd gen)
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Scarlett Solo (2nd gen)

Product Code: MOSC0019

US$99.99

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Register your Focusrite device before the 29th March 2018 to receive AudioThing plug-ins for free, plus you will also get 50% off any other AudioThing products.
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Second generation 2 in / 2 out USB 2.0 audio interface with one Scarlett mic preamp & one instrument input.

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Simon McCormick
First Class Focusrite quality.
Amit Kerketta
This is exactly what I was waiting to get, and its worth it.
Mark Schlack
I bought a recon unit for under $100. To get this quality 192/24 unit for that price is outstanding.
Tom Brovender
A really good product compact as well in general its a really good product which i recommend to new coming producers
Elie Hatem
This is an amazing audio interface for the price and a very high quality one too!! I strongly recommend one at this price!
Mike MacDonald
Great device for streamlining your process for vocals or guitar tracking. Works flawlessly and is easily installed. I do a lot of DI tracking and being able to use this directly to my laptop is incredibly useful to pick up and go.
Luigi
A great value for the price. I bought this to have a portable interface and this thing just works. No issues with it. I recommend Focusrite if you want a no-headache experience with professional-quality products at a fair price!
David Alejandro Taborda Vargas
It's an excellent product, it is just i was looking for
James Sergeant
Awesome! Up and running very quickly with little experience. Would highly recommend to anyone getting started.
blackbreadmold
Great product. Easy setup and installation on Windows 10. No issues so far.
max hannan
Spot on! Absolutely crisp sounding vocals. Easy peasy setup just download drivers plug in and go. Another great basic essential from focusrite
Ewan Graham
Great, very easy to use, no-fuss audio interface. Works as expected. Comes with great instructions for set-up and optional video tutorials for every step in case you need them.
Barry Briggs
Very pleased with this tidy little red box. Does what it says on the tin.
Mr Ben Washington
Great piece of kit. Lovely little pre amp and great bundle of software to go with it. Really good for the price.
Mr andersen vincent
Extremely clear and high quality recording! Would recommend for solo artists and people new to the music scene
Mr ARTEM SYZKOV
I had problems installing ProTools on my Windows 10. Now I successfully use Ableton together with Launchkey 49 and Scarlett solo. I would strongly recommend Novation and Focusrite to any modern musician.
Mr Dorijan Rupcic
Great bang for buck, so far no problems installing and getting it to work on Win10 with several editing programs.
Mr ARTEM SYZKOV
An excellent USB audio interface at a good price with a lot of cool gifts (DAWs, plagins, samples)! Thank you, Focusrite! :)
Mr Kenwyn Rossall
Solid unit great sound quality and reliable software.
Yahel Felipe
I love to record everywhere, and Scarlet Solo 2nd gen its perfect for keep recording on a trip.
Mr Eduardo Elguero
Is the best Interface that you can buy
Mr Vinicius Arruda
Excellent interface!! Works perfectly , no latency.
David Gomez
I'm really satisfied with the audio capture that scarlett offers
Mr Rafael Szabo
Low latency, perfect ASIO driver and elegant and sturdy construction. Finaly I found what I needed.
Michael ONeil
This product was extremely easy to use once I set it up. If you can read the inputs/outputs, its fairly self-explanatory.
Mr Scott Nystrom
Sounds great! Easy to use!
Márton Nagy-György
Great product, good quality!
Nathan Bast
Easy to set up, exceptional audio quality, and looks the part!
Dael Bartlett
Focusrite Scarlett - Clean, warm and complimentary. I record a lot of acoustic instruments, and needed a new portable interface I could use away from my small home studio. I have wanted to experiment with recording in other acoustic spaces, and so began my search for a small buss powered interface, One that I could just connect to my mac and record. I spent a lot of time on-line researching, and was for a time very tempted to go with another interface that boasted burr brown converters and class A preamps. Many reviewers of that product talked about the the red boxes having a thin and harsh sound. So much for reviews, this Focusrite Solo is clean, full, warm and natural. A visit to the Focusrite site and the great examples they give under "Products>Mic Pre Masters" menu helped me center my thinking and realize, the reviews of the Scarlett were skewed. Now after one week of ownership, and as a result of my experience with the Scarlett Solo during that week, I realize its time to retire my MOTU Traveler. In fact, I am now using the Solo for mixing in my studio until, I have the funds to get another, and larger RED box. In the meantime I will just put up with the limited number of ins and outs for the sake of quality of sound. My final reason for choosing Focusrite comes down to personal experience with other Focusrite products. I have owned a Focusrite ISA one for about five years and this has and continues to be my go-to preamp for anything acoustic, including vocals. Also, my first ever USB interface was the original MBox which featured Focusrite preamps that also sounded great, certainly better than the grainier sound of my then Digi 02 preamps. Maybe I sound like a Focusrite snob, but no, if I want ultra transparency then I turn to Grace, and while the Solo preamp does not have the same level of depth as the Grace 101, it adds no hyped color to the sound, rather, it reflects what it hears, with clarity and without harshness, . One final thought, the Focusrite Red 2 EQ, and Red 3 Compressor plugins included with the interface, make the cost of the Scarlett Solo worth every penny. Focusrite's on-going customer support and their plugin collective program, clearly shows they want to help customers grow. In summary, I like the Focusrite customer facing attitude, and the no fuss quality of their products. As long as they maintain these long lasting and very high standards, I will be a customer.
Adam Tanner
Perfect compact interface, quality with added extras with plug ins! Great value
Mr Otto Albertsen
The product was exactly what I as expecting, nothing more, nothing less. I was over all very pleased. Still messing around with it and hope to continue to discover more about the product. Perfect condition and works right from the get go. No complaints.
marc
Love it. Great value for money and it even looks pretty :-)
Tomasz
scarlett got only one minus, he dont use usb 3.0
Gerry
I am a newbie to the recording process and I have to admit I don't know much about it, but with the Scarlett Solo even I can record tracks with this plug and play interface. It is so easy to use anyone who is interested in recording music should buy this product. Love it
Michael
Exactly as described. Really easy to setup and sound quality is better than the opposition. Qua ity !
Malcolm
Seems great to me. I use it with a new lavalier mic I bought and this pair improved my audio by about 4x. Really pleased, and the Scarlett seems excellent build quality.

Product Specifications

What's in the box:
  • Scarlett Solo (2nd Gen) 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 Solo S 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:
  • 0.48 kg (with accessories)
  • 0.43 kg (without accessories)
  • 4.4cm x 14.4cm x 11.9cm (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

<0.002% (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

Phono (RCA) Outputs

Dynamic Range Outputs

106 dB (A-Weighted)

Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS)

+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
Mic Preamps1
Microphone Input EIN-128 dB (A-weighted)
Microphone Inputs Dynamic Range106 dB
MIDI I/ONo
Monitoring softwareNo
Phono (RCA) Outputs106
S/PDIFNo
Sample RateUp to 192kHz
Software BundleYes
brandfocusrite
Plug-in offers:
  • Register your Focusrite device before the 29th March 2018 to receive AudioThing plug-ins for free, plus you will also get 50% off any other AudioThing products.
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.

With the Scarlett Solo USB audio interface, your recordings will sound just how you want them to. Plug straight in to record your guitar and vocal simultaneously on independent channels so they can be mixed separately. The super-low latency* brings confidence to your performance, letting you record and monitor with software effects in real time. Connect your headphones and home speakers or 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* brings 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. 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 Solo 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.

*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 Proand OS 10.11

Key Features:

  • One natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamp with plenty of even gain.
  • One newly-designed instrument input, designed to handle seriously hot 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
  • One headphones output with gain control
  • Stereo line outputs on RCA phono for connecting to home speakers
  • 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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