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Clarett 2 Pre
-10 in / 4 out
-Single independent headphone output
-Expandable via ADAT input   *The Clarett range is now fully compatible with Windows-based computers, offering stable, reliable operation with identical functionality on both platforms. The Windows driver offers sub-3ms latency. Also provided is a Windows version of the Focusrite Control software mixer for monitoring and routing configuration.


- New Clarett preamps model the classic ISA design Mic Pre EIN = -128dB - World class dynamic range: 116dB A/D and 118dB D/A
- Latest Thunderbolt technology ensures interface latency of under 1ms
- 24-bit, 192 kHz sample rates
- Flagship Clarett 8Pre X designed for permanent professional studio install
- New 64-bit AAX, AU and VST compatible Red 2 and Red 3 Plug-in Suite
- Detailed metering
- All expandable over ADAT
- Includes MIDI i/o
- Mac and PC Compatible (Thunderbolt port required)   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 two specially-designed mic preamps with a unique analogue “Air” effect, Clarett 2Pre 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.

Precision Digital Conversion
Clarett features Focusrite’s class-leading 24/192 conversion: with up to 119dB dynamic range, Clarett offers the cleanest way yet to get music in and out of your DAW.

Plug Straight In
Do not underestimate the quality of the Clarett range DI. This newly designed instrument input allows for even the hottest of guitar pick-ups to be recorded without clipping, and the performance specifications easily match some of the finest dedicated DI’s on the market. Coupled with the low latency environment, now you can get the most out of recording through your favourite amp sim and guitar effect plug-ins in real time.

Revolutionise your Workflow
Clarett’s ultra-low round-trip latency completely transforms your workflow. If you’re used to 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 all 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 stage.

Intuitive, Easy to Use Software Mixer and Sweet Sounding Plug-ins
Focusrite Control is a brand new software mixer designed for easy configuration of monitoring and routing setups. Simple and intuitive to use, Focusrite Control offers a traditional mixer workflow and allows immediate access to internal hardware functions. Also included is a sweet sounding plug-in collection comprising Softube's world-class Time and Tone Bundle, with TSAR-1R Reverb, Tube Delay and Saturation Knob. This is complemented by the Red 2 & Red 3 AAX, AU & VST Plug-in Suite, which accurately models Focusrite's classic Red range equalizer and compressor hardware.

'Gain Halos’ help keep levels in check
The front panel inputs include Focusrite’s signature “Gain Halo” – an illuminated ring around the gain control that lights up green when there’s signal and red when it’s too high. There’s a main monitor knob plus a high-power headphone output with its own volume control.

The ins and outs
Clarett 2Pre offers 10 audio inputs and four outputs, including two front-panel multi-function inputs and a headphone output, plus four rear-panel line outputs (one pair doubling the headphone feed). There are also eight channels of ADAT-format digital input – ideal for adding eight channels of digital mic pre.


Supported Operating Systems:
- OSX 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite or 10.11 El Capitan
- Windows support coming soon
- Thunderbolt cable sold separately

- THD+N 0.001%
- Noise EIN –128 dBu (A-Weighted)
- Maximum input level +18 dBu
- Gain Range 57dB

Line Inputs:
- Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz +/-0.1 dB
- Dynamic Range 118 dB (A-weighted)
- THD+N 0.001%
- Maximum input level 26dBu
- Gain Range 57dB

Instrument Inputs:
- Frequency Response 20 Hz – 20 kHz ± 0.1 dB
- Dynamic Range 116 dB (A-weighted)
- THD+N 0.001%
- Maximum input level +14dBu
- Gain Range 57dB

Line & Monitor Outputs:
- Dynamic Range (Line Outputs) 119dB
- Dynamic Range (Monitor Outputs) 118dB
- Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS) +16 dBu, balanced
- THD+N 0.0007%

Headphone Outputs:
- Dynamic Range 116dB
- THD+N 0.0008%
- Maximum Output Level +16dBu

*Logic Pro X @ 96kHz, 32-sample buffer