Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 4th Gen USB Audio Interface
Scarlett. The Original . Remastered
Incredible preamps. Colossal dynamic range. Re-engineered Air Mode for big studio sound. Auto Gain and Clip Safe. All the Software you need.
The original studio-quality 2-in, 2-out interface, has been remastered for the artist. Two of our most detailed ultra-low-noise mic pres. Hi-Z and super-high-quality line inputs for guitars, keys and synths. Studio-grade converters, with a huge 120dB dynamic range that matches what you’d find in a pro studio.
Auto Gain and Clip Safe make sure you’ll never need to worry about your levels. Air mode, with Presence and Harmonic Drive, gives you that big console sound wherever you record. And the Hitmaker Expansion software bundle includes all the tools you need to record, produce and release your tracks.
Artists. This is your Scarlett
Two of our most detailed, ultra-low-noise preamps.
Plug into 2i2’s 4th-Generation remote-controlled preamps –Scarlett’s clearest and most detailed ever, with a huge 69dB gain range to get the best from every mic.
Two Hi-Z guitar inputs feel just like an amp
Hi-Z instrument inputs , just like you’d find on an amp, make guitars sound great for DI’s and amp sims
Two super-high-quality line inputs capture all the character of your synths and keys
Let 2i2 handle your levels.
Auto Gain sets your levels and Clip Safe keeps them in the sweet spot, automatically tweaking the gain if you’re in danger of clipping. You’ll never lose a take again.
Get big console sound with two re-engineered Air modes: Presence and all-new Harmonic drive
All the software you need to make a hit record.
Once you’ve got started with Ableton Live Lite or three months of Pro Tools Artist recording software (both included), the Hitmaker Expansion bundle has everything you need to bring big studio sound to your songs, with an unbeatable range of record-making studio tools from the biggest names in the business.
This interface makes records
Huge 120dB dynamic range for incredible recordings
Scarlett delivers incredible audio quality, with converters direct from our flagship RedNet interfaces- as found in high-end studios around the world
Loud and clear – with headphones
A custom-designed headphone amp design sets the stage for the best playback you’ve ever heard from a Scarlett interface, driving high-impedance headphones louder and clearer than ever before
Need help getting set up? Just tell our Easy Start tool what you want to do and we’ll guide you through all the software and setup you need, with recording tips and other helpful content along the way.
Specifications in detail
Number of Microphone Preamps – 2
Phantom Power – Yes
Instrument Inputs – 2
Line Inputs – 2
Air Mode – Yes
Auto Gain – Yes
Clip Safe – Yes
Line Outputs – 2
Headphone Outputs – 1
Loopback – Yes
Connectivity – USB Type-C
Protocol – USB 2.0
Form Factor – Desktop
Simultaneous I/O – 4 x 2 (including Loopback inputs)
A/D Resolution – 24-bit/192 kHz
Bus Powered – Yes (900mA)
Supported sample rates
44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz
Frequency Response – 20-20kHz ± 0.06dB
Dynamic Range – 116dB (A-Weighted)
THD+N -100dB @ 8dB gain
Noise EIN -127dBu (A-Weighted)
Maximum Input Level 16dBu
Gain Range 69dB
Frequency Response 20-20kHz ± 0.05dB
Dynamic Range 115.5dB (A-Weighted)
THD+N -100dB @ 8dB gain
Maximum Input Level 22dBu
Gain Range 69dB
Frequency Response 20-20kHz ± 0.15dB
Dynamic Range 113dB (A-Weighted)
THD+N -80dB @ minimum gain
Maximum Input Level 12dBu
Gain Range 62dB
Line outputs (Balanced)
Frequency Response 20-20kHz ± 0.02dB
Maximum Output Level 16dBu
Frequency Response – 20-20kHz ± 0.1dB @ 33Ω / 300Ω
Dynamic Range 112dB @ 33Ω
115dB @ 300Ω
THD+N-99dB @ 33Ω
-108dB @ 300Ω
Maximum Output Level2.5dBu into 33Ω
10dBu into 300Ω
Maximum Output Power32mW into 33Ω
22mW into 300Ω
Analogue to Digital Converter
Dynamic Range 120dB
Digital to Analogue Converter
Dynamic Range 130dB (A-Weighted)
External (Optional) 4.5W