Focusrite Clarett 2 PRE USB Audio Interface


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For a limited time, new Clarett USB and Clarett OctoPre customers get free access to the same premium software used in the production of countless hit records.

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Focusrite Clarett 2 Pre USB

The Focusrite Clarett 2 Pre USB is a high-performance USB audio interface. Giving you two pristine mic/instrument/line preamps, state-of-the-art 192kHz/24-bit digital conversion, and ultra-low round-trip latency. So you can use your DAW plug-is for accurate monitoring. Featuring 10-in’s and 4-out’s, the Clarett delivers vanishingly low noise and distortion, as well as the included “Air” effect. Modeling the sounds of the companies acclaimed ISA transformer-based preamps. Above all, the Focusrite Clarett is the easiest way to get professional sounding recordings.

Ins and outs

Clarett 2Pre USB is a 10-in, 4-out audio interface. With two mic/line/instrument inputs letting you record anything from condenser mics to super-hot pickups, with no distortion. While the gain halo indicators make it easy for you to set the input level without clipping your source. Supporting an additional 8 channels in combination with mic-channel mic preamps such as the Clarett OctoPre. You’ll also find two monitor outputs with anti-thump technology. As well as a headphone output with volume control and two line outputs. MIDI I/O is also included.

Super-low latency recording

Easily connect the Focusrite Clarett to your MAC or PC using the included standard USB and USB-C cables. Then, record with super-low latency through amp simulators and effects plug-ins. Giving you complete control over your recordings.

The clarity of Clarett

The Clarett range is acclaimed for its sound quality. It’s due partly to Clarett’s specially-designed mic pres with the unique “Air” effect, adding air and clarity especially to vocals and acoustic instruments. Plus Focusrite’s precision digital conversion, carefully balancing noise floor, dynamic range, frequency response and distortion for the best possible sound to and from your DAW.

Overall, the Focusrite Clarett 2 PRE is a 10-in, 4-out USB audio interface. Designed to deliver outstanding recording quality.

For the duration of the offer, these premium software titles comes in addition to the already stellar suite of plug-ins and applications that ship with Clarett interfaces:

• Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC;
• Red 2 and Red 3 EQ and compressor;
• XLN Audio Addictive Keys;
• The Softube Time and Tone bundle;
• membership to the Focusrite Plug-in Collective,
• and Ableton Live 10 Lite.

  • 10 inputs and 4 outputs
  • 2 great-sounding Clarett mic preamps
  • High-power headphone output with level control
  • XLR combo connectors also handle hot instrument and line inputs
  • Ultra-low round-trip latency lets you use your DAW plug-ins while monitoring
  • Mic preamps engineered specifically for the Clarett range
  • Pres deliver high gain to handle your lowest output ribbon mics
  • Preamp design is extremely low in noise and distortion
  • Air circuit engages an analog model of classic transformer-based ISA mic pre
  • Focusrite’s class-leading 24-bit/192kHz conversion
  • Converters deliver up to 119dB of dynamic range
  • The cleanest way to get sound in and out of your DAW
  • Comes with Focusrite Control software, which makes short work of configuring monitoring and routing setups
  • Easy-to-grasp traditional mixer workflow
  • Immediate access to internal hardware functions
  • ADAT input lets you expand your channel count
  • Includes Red 2 and Red 3 Plug-in Suite, and Softube Time and Tone Pack
  • Bring in 8 additional digital mic preamp channels
  • An ideal match with the Focusrite Clarett OctoPre

Supported Operating Systems

Mac OSX 10.11 El Capitan, 10.12 Sierra or 10.13 High Sierra
Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

Computer Connectivity: USB 2.0

Form Factor: Desktop

Simultaneous I/O: 10 x 4

Number of Preamps: 2

Phantom Power: Yes

A/D Resolution: Up to 24-bit/192kHz

Analog Inputs: 2 x XLR-1/4″ combo (mic/line/Hi-Z)

Analog Outputs: 4 x 1/4″ (line out)

Digital Inputs: 1 x Optical (ADAT)

Headphones: 1 x 1/4″

MIDI I/O: In/Out

USB: 1 x USB-C

Software: Focusrite Control iOS app, Softube Time and Tone, XLN Audio Addictive Keys, Red Plug-in Suite, Focusrite Plug-in Collective

OS Requirements: 

  • MAC: OS X 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13
  • PCWindows 7 / 8.1 / 10

Power Supply: 12V DC power supply (included)

Dimensions:  210 x 161 x 55mm

Weight: 1.36 kg

The Focusrite Three-Year Warranty

All Focusrite products are built to the highest standards and are designed to provide many years of reliable performance. In the event of a Manufacturing Defect becoming evident during the warranty period, Focusrite will ensure that the product is repaired or replaced free of charge. The warranty for any product purchased on or after the 1st January 2018 is a period of 36 months from the date of original purchase. The warranty period for products purchased on or prior to the 31st December 2017 is 24 months from the date of original purchase.

For more information, please visit the manufacturer's website.