Better. Faster. Easier.
Excellent sound is the quality Clarett owners love most.
With up to 119dB dynamic range, superbly low noise, precision 24/192 conversion
and eight specially-designed mic preamps with a unique analogue “Air” effect,
Clarett 8PreX is the Thunderbolt audio interface that simply sounds great,
easily out-performing other interfaces in its class and beyond. Meanwhile, its
astonishing 1.67ms round-trip latency* simplifies your workflow and lets you
use your favourite plug-ins in real time.
Eight New Clarett Mic Pres with extra ‘Air’
The mic pres have been designed specifically for the Clarett
range, with plenty of gain, yet low noise and distortion. They also 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. It’s the Focusrite Sound over
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.
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.
Simplify your workflow
Clarett’s ultra-low round-trip latency dramatically
simplifies your workflow. Instead of having to build two different mixes – one
using input monitoring to overdub, the other using the DAW for playback – the
good news is that now, one is enough. Build your mix on the DAW and use it
whether you’re overdubbing (monitoring the input you’re recording with the new
Focusrite Control software mixer) or playing back, with your plugins in place,
all the time. Use your favourite plugins while recording, too – whether it’s
reverb on a vocal, a guitar amp simulator, or even virtual instruments live on
The Heart of the Studio
Specially designed for studio installation, Clarett 8PreX
includes separate rear panel inputs for mic, line and instrument, ADAT I/O to
add 16 more channels, and dedicated phantom power, phase reverse and high pass
filters on every channel.