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Focusrite Clarett+ 2PRE USB-C 10-in/4-Out Audio Interface for Mac/PC - "Clarity Redefined" - Opened Box

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Original price $649.99
Current price $449.99
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PURE-SOUNDING 10-IN / 4-OUT AUDIO INTERFACE FOR THE RECORDING ARTIST

Whether recording vocals and instruments or composing in the box, Clarett+ 2Pre is the pure-sounding, bus-powered* USB-C interface for PC and Mac to take with you on your creative journey.

CLARETT⁺ MIC PREAMPS

Two Clarett+ mic preamps — featuring All-analogue Air with impedance switching and relay control — capture superbly clear recordings with high headroom, low distortion and ultra-low noise. Two JFET instrument inputs let you plug straight in and preserve the natural tone of your guitar, just like plugging into an amplifier. 

INDEPENDENT A-D AND D-A CONVERTERS

Independent A-D and D-A converters bring you closer than ever to your music and let you hear the truth, whether you’re in the studio or on the road. Greatly improved D-A dynamic range enables you to hear every detail and have greater control over your mix. Lower A-D converter distortion lets you capture signals with more clarity, for greater transparency and sonic accuracy.

ANYTHING, ANYWHERE

Big recording session? Use ADAT to add 8 mic pres with Clarett OctoPre for a 10-input tracking environment. Keeping it simple? 15W USB bus-power Clarett 2Pre; hook up your mics or guitar and go.

HITMAKER EXPANSION

Create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums, then mix and master with iconic Focusrite studio hardware – all in the box. Every new Scarlett 3rd Gen, Clarett and Red interface comes with an unbeatable range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business.

Hitmaker Expansion – available with every newly registered interface – is built to get you creating records immediately. These are all the plug-ins you need to write, produce, mix and master your music in studio quality.

Hitmaker Expansion features exclusive content from legendary Auto-Tune® creators Antares®, along with Brainworx®, Softube®, XLN Audio®, Relab and more.

EMULATE ICONIC FOCUSRITE HARDWARE

Get the full Focusrite sound with three classic processors from Focusrite’s 40 year legacy of precision studio sound.

Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC is an authentic emulation of the classic ISA 110 module found in Focusrite Studio Console. ISA 110 was created when Sir George Martin asked Rupert Neve for custom modules for AIR Montserrat studios.

The Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite accurately models Focusrite’s classic Red range equaliser and compressor hardware. Coveted by producers and engineers for their exceptional clarity and versatility, the original Red 2 and Red 3 remain prized fixtures in professional recording studios the world over. Now, you can use these revered pieces, easily and flexibly, in your own mixes.

SPECIFICATIONS IN DETAIL 


Product Information


Brand

Focusrite

Product Name

Clarett+ 2Pre

SKU

MOCL0010

US / AM&S SKU

AMS-CLARETT-PLUS-2PRE

UPC

815301001416

 

Single Boxed Unit Weight

Dimensions

4.12 lbs

10.83” x 9.92” x 4.02” (H X W X D)

 

 

Key Features

Two professional quality Clarett preamps Capture clear and powerful recordings with preamps that bring masses of headroom, low distortion and ultra-low noise.

Make vocals shine with All-analogue Air Premium, relay-controlled analogue circuitry on every preamp emulates the classic Focusrite ISA 110 by switching the impedance to 2.2kΩ and adding two cumulative high shelves, totalling a 4dB boost in the high frequencies.

New and improved A-D and D-A converters Capture more accurate recordings wherever you are, with extremely high-performance, independent A-D and D-A converters that deliver extremely low noise, low distortion and high dynamic range.


Powerful and transparent headphone output Create your best mixes and recordings, and inspire amazing performances with an improved headphone output that provides a flat frequency response at all levels with any type of headphones.

JFET instrument inputs Dedicated, ultra-high-impedance JFET instrument inputs, with extremely wide audio bandwidth, mimic guitar amp inputs to preserve the natural tone of guitars and capture their true character.


ADAT optical input Expand Clarett 2Pre to make the most of ADAT-compatible outboard equipment such as Clarett OctoPre, with eight channels of digital expandability: perfect for every stage of your creative journey.

USB-C bus powered USB-C connection provides bus power. 15W USB-C port required.

Software bundle Get studio-grade results with the included bundle of mixing plug-ins and virtual instruments.

Focusrite Plug-in Collective Register to receive regular discounts and exclusive versions of the most innovative software titles.

Focusrite Control Easy-to-use and feature-packed software for PC, Mac and iOS devices gives you complete control over all aspects of Clarett.


 

 

Included Software

·       Ableton Live Lite
Quickly organise and arrange your sounds and start making tracks with this staple electronic music making software.


Hitmaker Expansion

·       Antares® Auto-Tune® Access
For everything from natural sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustment for getting the best vocal takes, to lightning-fast Hip-hop-inspired pitching for adding a whole new sound to your tracks.

·       Relab’s LX480 Essentials
Get four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC’s reverb unit, and used on countless hits. LX480 Essentials gives you the sounds of a studio which has played host to names from Springsteen, the Stones and Kool and the Gang, to The Weeknd, Pharell, Katy Perry, and everyone in between.

·       Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555
The modern evolution of the iconic JCM800, brought to you by analogue-modelling experts Softube®. The Silver Jubilee offers everything from warm cleans, through classic crunch, and up to modern high gain tube amp sounds.

·       XLN Audio® Addictive Keys
Add beautifully captured piano to your tracks with the choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway®, Yamaha® and the classic Rhodes®. Plug in your MIDI controller and play; instantly be transported to a professional recording studio set up to capture one of these beautiful pianos – right from your studio.

·       XLN Audio® Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock
Add the sounds of a pro drummer to your songs easily. Featuring expertly captured samples from a high-end Tama® and Pearl® drums, and Paiste® and Sabian® cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm.

·       Brainworx® bx_oberhausen
The fully-analogue-modelled replica of a classic American polysynth. Bx_oberhausen is a component-by-component reproduction of an icon. With 32 voices, this digital model is capable of twice the count of today’s most valuable all-analogue synths – for lush chords and huge unison.

·       Brainworx® Bx_console Focusrite SC
The preamps that made Focusrite what we are today to your music. No other plug-in offers the unique character of the iconic large format console, with ISA 110 preamps – the origin of the famous ‘Air’ we still hear on Focusrite interfaces today. Bx_console Focusrite SC is a full channel strip, offering EQ, de-esser, compressor, limiter, gate and expander.

·       Focusrite Red 2 & 3 Plug-in Suite
Featuring a pair of meticulously captured digital models of the truly iconic EQ and Compressors which have made the Focusrite name a staple in world-class facilities across the globe. If you’ve kept up with major releases over the last 30 years, you’ve heard Red 2 and 3.

·       Brainworx® bx_masterdesk
Get your record release-ready with the high-end analogue mastering system. Bringing a smooth and simple workflow to the art of mastering, allowing anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly.

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What’s In The Box

  • Clarett 2Pre
  • 2 x USB Cable to support standard USB connector and USB Type C connector
  • Power Supply


System Requirements

Please go to https://resource.focusrite.com/downloads/os for information on supported Windows, Mac and iOS operating systems.


Warranty

Enjoy three years of warranty

Wherever you happen to be in the world, you can rely on a three-year warranty if any Focusrite hardware needs repairing or replacing due to a manufacturing fault.


Technical Specifications

Mic Inputs

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: ± < 0.03dB

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: ± < 0.15dB

Dynamic Range (min gain): 118dB

THD+N (-1dBFS, +20dB gain): -110dB

Noise EIN: -129dBu

Max input level: 18dBu

Gain range: +57dB

 

Line Inputs (Variable)

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: ± < 0.05dB

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: ± < 0.15dB

Dynamic Range (min gain): 118dB

THD+N (-1dBFS, min gain): -100dB

Max input level: 26dBu

Gain range: +57dB


Instrument Inputs

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: ± < 0.04dB

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: ± < 0.15dB

Dynamic Range: 116dB

THD+N (-1dBFS, min gain): -96.5dB

Max input level: 15dBu

Gain range: +57dB

 

Line & Mon Outputs

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: ± < 0.02dB

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: ± < 0.02dB

Dynamic Range: 124dB

Max Output level: 18dBu

THD+N: -106dB

 

Headphone Outputs

Frequency Response 20-20kHz: <0.06dB

Frequency Response 20-35kHz: <0.07dB

Dynamic Range: 118dB

THD+N: -104dB

Max Output level: 16dBu


Prop 65 warning

Prop 65 warning text: 
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.