Focusrite | Clarett 8Pre

The better, faster, easier 18 x 20 Thunderbolt interface

Better. Faster. Easier.

Designed for the project studio that needs plenty of I/O, Focusrite’s 18-in, 20-out Clarett 8Pre combines eight mic preamps, class-leading digital conversion and extra-low round-trip latency – enabling DAW plugins to be used while monitoring recordings.

Focusrite | Clarett 8Pre | India | Bhalerao Enterprises

Clarett’s mic pre offers superbly low noise and distortion, plus the “Air” effect that models the sound of Focusrite’s renowned ISA transformer-based preamps.

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Focusrite | Clarett 8Pre | India | Bhalerao Enterprises

Eight New Clarett Mic Pres with extra ‘Air’
The mic pres have been designed especially for the Clarett range, with plenty of gain, yet low noise and distortion. In addition, they include a special “Air” feature that switches in an analogue model of the classic transformer-based Focusrite ISA mic pre. Instrument inputs feature extra headroom to handle the loudest pickup.
Focusrite | Clarett 8Pre | India | Bhalerao Enterprises
Precision digital conversion
Clarett features Focusrite’s class-leading 24/192 conversion quality: with up to 119dB dynamic range, Clarett offers the cleanest way yet to get music in and out of your DAW.
Accessible metering and monitoring
The monitor panel provides analogue and digital input levels, and main monitor outputs, via a 6-segment, multichannel hardware meter. Monitor features include a level control, plus dim and mute buttons, alongside dual high-power headphone outputs.
Intuitive and Easy to Use Software Mixer
Focusrite Control is a brand new software mixer designed for easy configuration of monitoring and routing setups. Simple and intuitive to use, Focusrite Control offers a traditional mixer workflow and allows immediate access to internal hardware functions. Every Clarett also includes the Red 2 & Red 3 AAX, AU & VST Plug-in Suite, which accurately models Focusrite’s classic Red range equalizer and compressor hardware.

Tech Spec

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 +/-0.1 dB
  • Dynamic Range 118 dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N 0.001%
  • Noise EIN –128 dBu (A-Weighted)
  • Maximum input level +18 dBu
  • Gain Range 57dB

Line Inputs

  • Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz +/-0.1 dB
  • Dynamic Range 116 dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N 0.005%
  • Maximum input level +26dBu
  • Gain Range 57dB

Instrument Inputs

  • Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz ± 0.1 dB
  • Dynamic Range 111 dB (A-weighted)
  • THD+N 0.001%
  • Maximum input level +14dBu
  • Gain Range 57dB

Line & Monitor Outputs

  • Dynamic Range (Line Outputs) 119dB
  • Dynamic Range (Monitor Outputs) 117dB
  • Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS) +18 dBu
  • THD+N 0.0007%

Headphone Outputs

  • Dynamic Range 112dB
  • THD+N 0.0008%
  • Maximum Output Level +16dBu

Supported Operating Systems


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