Focusrite Clarett 8PreX

Thunderbolt Audio Interface

  • 24 Bit / 192 kHz
  • 26 Inputs
  • 28 Outputs
  • 8 Clarett mic pre-amps model the classic ISA sound
  • Mic Pre EIN = -128 dB
  • Dynamic range: 116 dB A/D and 118 dB D/A
  • + 48 V Phantom power + high-pass filter and phase reverse switchable on each microphone input
  • 8 Mic-inputs: XLR
  • 8 Line-inputs: 6.3 mm Jack
  • 2 Hi-Z Instrument inputs: 6.3 mm Jack
  • 8 Line-outputs: 6.3 mm Jack
  • 2 Monitor-outputs: 6.3 mm Jack
  • MIDI In/Out
  • 2 ADAT In- and outputs
  • S / PDIF input and output coaxial
  • Word clock input and output
  • 2 Stereo headphone outputs: 6.3 mm Jack
  • Thunderbolt port
  • Power supply connection
  • Monitor Dim- and Mute-function
  • LED-Meter
  • Format: 19" / 2 U
  • Including Red 2 & Red 3 64-Bit-Plug-in-Suite (VST/AU/AAX)
  • Optional matching Thunderbolt cable: Article Nr 307046 (not included)

Further information

Recording / Playback Channels 26x32
Number of Mic Inputs 8
Number of Line Inputs 8
Number of Instrument Inputs 2
Number of Line Outputs 10
Headphone Outs 2
Phantom Power Yes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors 1
Number of ADAT Connectors 2
AES/EBU Connectors 0
Number of MADI Connectors 0
Ethernet 0
Other Connectors No
MIDI Connectors Yes
Word Clock 1xIn, 1xOut
Max. Samplerate 192 kHz
Max. Resolution in Bit 24 bit
Bus-Powered No
Incl. Power Supply Yes
Windows Driver No
Thunderbolt Version 2
Width in mm 482,5 mm
Depth in mm 288 mm
Height in mm 88 mm

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Emilio M. Rizzi, 25.01.2017
I am out-of-this-world happy. This is a beautiful unit, the brushed aluminum looks fantastic and the knobs feel solid. Connectors are extremely stable in their sockets and everything is generally fantastically built.

The sound is incredible. I'm in love with the AIR feature, it 'adds' incredibly pleasant upper mids and therefore increased clarity to the mic pre. Very flat-sounding pre-amp, and its paired beautifully with console emulation such as Slate digital virtual consoles. Incredibly low noise floor, I am extremely happy about this especially!!

Overall, I am incredibly happy I chose the 8preX over the 8pe. This is a stunning unit and I literally could not wish for a better product. Well done Focusrite, thank you Thomann!
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Great product for this price range, very good pre-amps with crystal clear sound and amazing dynamic on the high end, even when compared to equipment much more expensive.
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