Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB

USB 2.0 audio interface

  • 24-bit / 192 kHz
  • 18 inputs and 20 outputs
  • 8 Clarett mic preamps with Air mode model and the classic ISA mic preamp sound
  • Low noise (-128dB ON)
  • Up to 118 dB dynamic range
  • Switchable phantom power +48 V
  • DIM and mute function
  • 8x mic / line input XLR / jack 6.3 mm combo (2 of which can be used as instrument input)
  • 10x line output 6.3 mm jack (2 of which are monitor output)
  • MIDI In / Out
  • ADAT input and output
  • S / PDIF input and output coaxial
  • 2x stereo headphone output 6.3 mm jack
  • Word clock output
  • USB
  • Integrated power supply
  • 2x USB cable (standard USB and USB Type-C)
  • 19" / 1U housing
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 482.5 x 43.9 x 291 mm
  • Weight: 4.08 kg
  • Includes XLN Audio Addictive Keys, Focusrite Red Plug-in Suite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite Plug-in Collective and Ableton Live Lite

Further Information

Recording / Playback Channels 18x20
Number of Mic Inputs 8
Number of Line Inputs 8
Number of Instrument Inputs 2
Number of Line Outs 10
Headphone Outs 2
Phantom power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 1
Number of ADAT Connectors 1
Numer of AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Other Connectors No
MIDI interface Yes
Word Clock 1xOut
Max. sample rate (kHz) 192 kHz
Max. resolution in bit 24 bit
USB Bus-Powered No
Incl. power supply Yes
USB Version USB C
Width in mm 482 mm
Depth in mm 291 mm
Height in mm 44 mm
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Awesome!
McFab, 25.06.2018
I use it in my home studio.
The audio interface has a very good quality, more than the standard of this product's price. The function "AIR" is very useful if you want to add more brightness to your recording: if you use it, sometime, you can have the sibilants a bit too loud... so use only if you need!
The computer interface is clear and easy to use.
Also the gain is easy to set, and the segment vu-meter in the front of the case, helps to find immediately the right value.
The monitor function and the DIM are as you expect to found and they are very useful!
The whole quality of this audio interface give a big jump up for my studio!
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Everything you need, and still expandable.
robinlangzoght, 13.05.2020
Very controllable, understandable interface with enough options to serve your needs. Only minor inconvenience is that the 48V phantom power is seperated into only 2 parts: channel 1-4 and channel 5-8. If there would be a seperate phantom power switch (external or via the control software) it would be perfect.
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A great choice.
MileZeroStudio, 12.04.2018
This is an amazing interface. There's really not a lot of out there in this price range with so many features. The conversion is great, latency is pretty low, adat support for more 8 inputs, the pres are great especially with the "air" analog system emulating the ISO pre, it's sturdy, easy to install also. Probably the best choice out there in this price range, highly recommended.
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Awesome interface, both for home studio and work!
thehomesleep, 14.04.2020
I changed my MOTU Ultralite mk3 Hybrid for this Focursite Clarett 8 Pre USB. I solved the issues I had with the MOTU interface (using OSX 10.5), everything works very well and the Focusrite Control software is simple and clear. I think this was the best choice for my home studio, but I'm also using it for my job. Nice!
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Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB
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Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB

USB 2.0 audio interface 24-bit / 192 kHz, 18 inputs and 20 outputs, 8 Clarett mic preamps with Air mode model and the classic ISA mic preamp sound, Low noise (-128dB ON), Up to 118 dB dynamic...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 18x20
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 8
  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outs: 10
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: 1xOut
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • USB Version: USB C
  • Width in mm: 482 mm
  • Depth in mm: 291 mm
  • Height in mm: 44 mm
  • Included in delivery: XLN Audio Addictive Keys, Focusrite Red-Plug-in-Suite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite Plug-in-Collective, Ableton Live Lite, 2x USB Cables (USB + USB-C)
  • Zero latency monitoring: Yes
Focusrite Clarett 4Pre USB
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Focusrite Clarett 4Pre USB

USB 2.0 audio interface 24 bits / 192 kHz, 18 inputs, 8 outputs, 4 Clarett mic preamps with Air mode model the classic ISA Micpreamp sound, Low noise (-128dB ON), Up to 119 dB dynamic range,...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 18x6
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 4
  • Number of Line Inputs: 8
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outs: 4
  • Headphone Outs: 2
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 1
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • USB Version: USB C
  • Width in mm: 222 mm
  • Depth in mm: 192 mm
  • Height in mm: 63,5 mm
  • Included in delivery: XLN Audio Addictive Keys, Focusrite Red-Plug-in-Suite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite Plug-in-Collective, Ableton Live Lite, 2x USB Cables (USB + USB Typ-C), Netzteil
  • Zero latency monitoring: Yes
Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB
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Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB

USB 2.0 audio interface 24-bit / 192 kHz, 10 inputs and 4 outputs, 2 Clarett mic preamps with Air mode model and the classic ISA Micpreamp sound, Low noise (-128dB ON), Up to 119 dB dynamic range,...

  • Recording / Playback Channels: 10x4
  • Number of Mic Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Inputs: 2
  • Number of Instrument Inputs: 2
  • Number of Line Outs: 4
  • Headphone Outs: 1
  • Phantom power: Yes
  • Number of S/PDIF Connectors: 0
  • Number of ADAT Connectors: 1
  • Numer of AES/EBU Connectors: 0
  • Number of MADI Connectors: 0
  • Ethernet: 0
  • Other Connectors: No
  • MIDI interface: Yes
  • Word Clock: No
  • Max. sample rate (kHz): 192 kHz
  • Max. resolution in bit: 24 bit
  • USB Bus-Powered: No
  • Incl. power supply: Yes
  • USB Version: USB C
  • Width in mm: 210 mm
  • Depth in mm: 161 mm
  • Height in mm: 55 mm
  • Included in delivery: XLN Audio Addictive Keys, Focusrite Red-Plug-in-Suite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite Plug-in-Collective, Ableton Live Lite, 2x USB Cables (USB + USB Typ-C), Netzteil
  • Zero latency monitoring: Yes
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