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Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 Gen 3

PLU: 815301005216
  • USB 2.0, 18 In/20 Out
  • 8 x XLR-1/4" Combo Preamp
  • Dual ADAT Input, S/PIF I/O
  • 2 x Headphone Output
  • Built-in talkback mic

Not yet reviewed.

8 Mic Preamps & Expandibility with 2 x ADAPT*

The rack-mountable Focusrite 18i20 Gen 3 gives you 18 inputs and 20 outputs of incredible sound quality. Enough to make any space into a fully-fledged recording studio.

Key Features

- High-performance 24-bit/192kHz converters
- 8 upgraded 3rd-generation Scarlett mic preamps
- Switchable Air mode gives your recordings a brighter, more open sound
- 2 high-headroom instrument inputs for bass, guitar, or synths
- 8 balanced line inputs, total of 10 balanced line outputs
- 4 monitor outputs with anti-thump technology and speaker switching for dual-monitor setups
- 2 x ADAT optical I/O, S/PDIF I/O, MIDI I/O, word clock out
- Front-panel 8-channel, 5-segment LED bar-graph meters
- Super-low latency lets you monitor with native plug-in effects in real time
- Direct Monitor circuit for monitoring your input with guaranteed low-latency
- Virtual loopback makes podcasting, live streaming, and sampling easy
- Onboard talkback functionality with built-in front-panel talkback mic
- Dual headphone outputs with independent level controls
- Internal power supply (IEC mains cable included)
- Quick Start tool gets you up and running fast
- Free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription
- Included software bundle


Computer Connectivity: USB 2.0
Form Factor: Rackmount
Simultaneous I/O: 18 x 20
Number of Preamps: 8
Phantom Power: Yes
A/D Resolution: Up to 24-bit/192kHz
Analog Inputs: 2 x XLR-1/4" combo (mic/Hi-Z), 6 x XLR-1/4" combo (mic/line)
Analog Outputs: 10 x 1/4" (line out)
Digital Inputs: 1 x Coax (S/PDIF), 2 x Optical (ADAT)*
Digital Outputs: 1 x Coax (S/PDIF), 2 x Optical (ADAT)*
Headphones: 2 x 1/4"
MIDI I/O: In/Out
USB: 1 x Type USB-C
Clock I/O: 1 x Word Clock Out
Software: Ableton Live Lite, Pro Tools First Creative Pack, Red Plug-in Suite, Focusrite Collective access
OS Requirements - Mac: macOS 10.12 or later
OS Requirements - PC: Windows 10 v1809 or later
Rack Spaces: 1U
Power Supply: Standard IEC AC cable

*dual ADAT optical In and Out ports, you can expand your recording and mixing capabilities, adding up to eight further inputs and outputs at 48kHz or 96kHz via a mic pre such as Scarlett OctoPre or Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic, or four channels at 192kHz. That’s more than enough channels to mic up the whole band and route a full mix to a console or summing box.
DJ recording interface or software typeAudio interfaces
Manufacturer's warranty1 Year
$929 + DELIVERY FROM $9.95
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