focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface

focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface

focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface

$149
focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface
9.8

overall rating

10/10

    Pros

    • - Light, compact and mobile
    • - Robust built out
    • - The 2 award winning pre-amps
    • - Optimal performances
    • - easy to install

    Cons

    • - No midi

     

     

    focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface review

    focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface is a light and compact USB interface, that is solid and elegant at the same time. It offers excellent digital performance for an affordable price.

    The 2 award winning pre-amps are known to be the to best in the industry and Focsrites 25-year of experience in creating mic pre amps, makes the Scarlett audio interface a must in every musicians’ studio.

    Features

    focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface is made out of an anodized aluminum uni-body chassis that not only looks beautiful but is also extremely solid. It’s lightweight and small size make them a portable device that is easy to carry for musicians on the road.

    The most important feature are it’s 2 Award winning mic preamps (Saffire PRO 40 and Liquid Saffire 56) provide transparent, low-noise and low-distortion sound quality. It supports any type of mic and provides the needed Phantom Power for condensor , ribbon or moving coil microphones.

    In the front panel you will find combination inputs that enable you to connect microphones, in line and instrument level signals. There are 2 volume knobs, 1 knob for monitoring and 1 knob + input for headphones.

    In the back you have two left and right monitor outputs and a usb 2.o to connect the cable to your computer.

     

    focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface

     

     

    A great feature are the gain knobs with LED Halos that turn green when the input sound is a the right volume and turns red if the signal is too loud.

    The direct monitor switch enables you to hear the sound coming directly out of your monitors or speakers without having to go through your computer. This is perfect to avoid any latency and jitter coming form your computer.

    Scarlett 2i2 offers a digital conversion with a 24-bit resolution and sample rate up to 96 Khz, which offers a clear and detailed sound and adds effects like EQ, compression , Gate and Reverb to get the most professional results from your mixes.

    Another great thing about the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording audio interface is it’s easy ‘Plug and Play’ installation (*) without having to install any drivers.

    It is compatible with most DAWS and authorization code for Ableton Live,Scarlett Plug-in Suite (RTAS/AU/VST), Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite (AAX/AU/VST), Novation Bass Station, and 1GB of Loopmasters samples.

     

     

    focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording interface(*) Easy Plug & Play Installation

     

     

    Conclusion

    I have been using the Focusrite scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording audio interface for over 2 years now. It has been recommended by a fiend of mine who is a DJ/ Producer for more than 15 years. I am extremely satisfied with the results that I am having, both in my recordings as in the mixing and mastering phase.

    It is the ideal audio interface for my personal home studio configuration and it is difficult  to find better value for the price.

    I’d highly recommend it to you if you are a beginner that is a in process of building your home studio and for more advanced producers like singer/ songwriters as for any one having a more or less basic studio built up.

    I hope this helped you make out if Scarlett 2i2 is the right interface for you!

    Pros & Cons

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    • Light, compact and mobile
    • Robust built out
    • easy to install
    • The 2 award winning pre-amps
    • Optimal performances

     

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    •  No midi

     

    Rating:

    5 stars rating

     

     

    Price:

    USA: $149.00

    UK: £95.00

    EU: EUR 124,00   

     

     

    If you are not familiar with what an audio interface and the technical features seem to complex I invite you to read my latest post :

    Read : ”What is an Audio Interface?”

    I will answer questions you might have like

    • What is an audio interface?
    • Why do I need an audio interface?
    • What is the best audio interface?
    • How to choose an audio interface?

     

    Success with your Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 2 2 out usb recording audio interface! I’ll be more than happy to help you out if you have any questions!

     

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