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Overview of Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 MK3 2-Channel Audio Recording Interface
Focusrite's Scarlett has gone platinum. Sitting on the desks of a huge global community of musicians, producers and home-recordists, the iconic 2i2 has already helped make more records than any other interface in history. And with the 3rd Generation, you’re going to sound better than ever.
Scarlett’s best-selling interface – millions of musicians use 2i2 to write and record every day. Featuring natural sounding 3rd Gen mic preamps, and Air, emulating our original ISA preamps, 2i2 is getting musicians the most from their mics everywhere, all the time. It’s like writing in a studio.
Getting studio quality recordings at home has never been easier. Easy Start gets you set up, recording and playing back within minutes. Our mic preamps, high-headroom instrument inputs and now-iconic Gain Halos mean the science of sounding great is sorted. We’ve worried about the tech, you can focus on the music.
We’ve been making mic preamps for 30 years, and the 3rd Gen mic pre is the best Scarlett has ever heard. The 24-bit/192kHz converters give your recordings clarity and detail. Air mode breathes life into vocals, adding unique high-end detail. Our decades of experience mean Scarlett sounds just like you.
Incredibly reliable, Focusrite hardware won’t let you down. If, however, you come across a problem you can rely on our global support team and your three-year warranty to get it sorted. Sound.
When you buy any Focusrite hardware you gain access to the most innovative music software brands on the market. Plug-in Collective keeps you up to date on the latest tools, offering you new free downloads every couple of months, along with generous discounts. Let’s stay together.
- Two of the best performing Scarlett mic preamps the range has ever heard – now with Air – for miking up guitars or recording vocals
- Two high headroom instrument inputs, for plugging your guitar or bass straight in
- High-performance converters, allowing you to record, mix and play back audio in studio quality, anywhere
- Easy Start tool, making it easier than ever to get up and running
This interface comes with the following software:
• Ableton Live Lite music making software
• Free 3-month Avid® Pro Tools® subscription
• Free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription with new Splice accounts
• Access to the Focusrite Plug-in Collective
• Hitmaker Expansion which includes:
• Antares® Auto-Tune® Access – Allows everything from natural sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustment for getting the best vocal takes – to lightning-fast Hip-hop-inspired pitching for adding a whole new sound to your track
• Relab LX480 Essentials - Provides four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC’s reverb unit, and used on countless hits
• Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555 - A hyper-realistic model of Marshall’s Silver Jubilee 2555 – the modern evolution of the iconic JCM800 – brought to you by analogue modeling experts Softube
• XLN Audio® Addictive Keys - Choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway®, Yamaha® and the classic Rhodes®
• XLN Audio® Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit - Features expertly captured samples from a high-end Tama® and Pearl® drums, and Paiste® and Sabian® cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm
• Brainworx® bx_oberhausen - Fully-analogue modelled replica of a classic American polysynth
• Brainworx® bx_console Focusrite SC - Brings the true sound of the preamps that made Focusrite what we are today to your music
• Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite – Meticulously captured digital models of the truly iconic EQ and Compressors which have made the Focusrite name a staple in world-class facilities across the globe
• Brainworx® bx_masterdesk - Brings a smooth and simple workflow to the art of mastering, and allows anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly
Music City Canada is an authorized reseller for Focusrite products. Purchases are backed with full manufacturer warranty in Canada. All orders ship from our Canadian warehouse.