Focusrite | Scarlett 2i2 (Gen. 2)

The Best Selling USB Audio Interface in the World.

This is Focusrite's compact yet versatile 2-in, 2-out USB audio interface. It gives singer songwriters two natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamps and the same class-leading sound quality and digital conversion as the rest of the latest Scarlett range. Take it anywhere, connect by USB, plug your mics and guitars straight in, and simply start recording.

Buy Focusrite | Scarlett 2i2 on EMI for 3, 6, 9 & 12 months.


Collections: Focusrite

Type: Audio Interface


Focusrite interfaces are the perfect partner for Pro Tools, so Scarlett 2i2 comes with Pro Tools | First recording software, as well as Ableton Live Lite and a suite of software and samples so you can start recording straight away. As you’d expect, it works flawlessly with all major DAWs on Mac and PC.

What is latency?

Scarlett 2nd Generation interfaces have lower latency than any other USB audio interfaces. Take a look at this short video to see for yourself how latency can cause problems when recording, and find out what you can do to overcome it.

Sound Like You

Easily make studio quality recordings that sound just the way you intended. Connect your microphones, guitars and line level equipment to two newly designed instrument inputs, both with natural-sounding Scarlett preamps and 48V phantom power.

Start Recording Today

Compose, record, edit, save and export your music straight away, with time-unlimited versions of industry-standard music software: Ableton Live Lite and Pro Tools | First - Focusrite Creative Pack, which features 12 additional plug-ins including the Eleven Lite for real life guitar amp emulations and Black Op for iconic distortions and overdrives.  

You also get Softube's Time and Tone bundle, the Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite, Novation's Bass Station virtual synthesiser and 2GB of Loopmasters samples.  

Scarlett 2i2 works flawlessly with all major DAWs on Mac and PC, and all the software included is simple enough for beginners, yet sophisticated enough for advanced users. 

Record Absolutely Anywhere

Never miss another moment of inspiration. Lay down some ideas at a friend’s house, or record your next open mic night. Scarlett 2i2 is compact, lightweight and sturdy enough to take with you anywhere. You don’t need a power supply, either – just connect with a USB cable and start recording.

Specifications:

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 ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range 106 dB (A-Weighted)
  • THD+N <0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Noise EIN < -128 dBu (A-Weighted)
  • Maximum input level +4 dBu
  • Gain Range 50 dB
  • Impedance 3k Ω

Line Inputs

  • Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range 106 dB (A-Weighted)
  • THD+N <0.003% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)  
  • Maximum input level +22 dBu
  • Gain Range 50 dB
  • Impedance 52k Ω

Instrument Inputs

  • Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Dynamic Range 106 dB (A-Weighted)
  • THD+N <0.02% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)  
  • Maximum input level +13 dBu
  • Gain Range 50 dB
  • Impedance 1M Ω

Line Outputs

  • Dynamic Range Outputs 106 dB (A-Weighted)
  • Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS) Balanced Line/TRS Outputs +10 dBu
  • THD+N Outputs <0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Impedance (TRS Outputs) 94 Ω (Balanced)

Headphone Outputs

  • Dynamic Range 107 dB (A-Weighted)
  • THD+N <0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Maximum Output Level > +10dBu
  • Impedance 10 Ω

 


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