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The Focusrite Clarett 4Pre USB offers up to 18-in and 10-out in a small desktop interface from a single USB-C cable (USB cable included). The four onboard preamps offer the same input impedance, clarity and tone as the legendary Focusrite ISA One Preamps, providing up to 118 dB of dynamic range and allowing for recording 24-bit/192 kHz audio. The preamp gain control pots on the front panel are equipped with Halo meters allowing you to keep an eye on the proper input levels. Each of the front panel inputs can accept either mic or line level signal, the first two preamps have a dedicated high impedance instruments inputs that can record ultra clean DI signals or overdriven pickups without any added distortion. Expand the available I/O through the ADAT connection, adding a Clarett OctoPre can provide eight additional channels of audio. Utilize the MIDI I/O to connect and sync all your external synths and drum machines. The S/PDIF connection provides a digital stereo In and Out. Both connections are found on the rear panel. FEATURES:

  • Ultra-low noise (-128 dB EIN) Clarett mic preamps, ultra-low distortion and up to 118dB dynamic range
  • The eight Air-enabled mic preamps can reproduce the sound of the Air feature from Focusrite’s original ISA mic preamp
  • Supports any Mac or PC with USB 2.0 and above
  • 24-bit/192 kHz A-D and D-A conversion for the ideal signal path
  • Connects to Mac or PC using the included standard USB and USB Type-C cables
  • Two front-panel mic/line/instrument inputs
  • Six mic/line inputs
  • Six-segment LED metering easily shows the signal level
  • MIDI I/O
  • S/PDIF I/O
  • ADAT I/O
  • Two monitor outputs with anti-thump technology
  • Eight additional line outputs
  • Two headphone outputs with volume controls
  • Dim and mute monitor controls
  • Word clock output for sending clock signal to external equipment
  • Record with super-low latency through amp simulators and effects plug-ins
  • Focusrite Control: a user-friendly control software which enables you to configure your routing and monitor mixes from Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone® or iPod touch


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...turned on. It is the quietest system I've ever heard, or rather not heard! My audio interface is a Clarett 8Pre USB, it's port out is USB – C so I can use either USB cable that came with the interface on my new system, USB or USB – C into the Thunderbolt port....

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...+ the DT990s are the best all-around headphone+amp combo I have heard. I may upgrade from the 18i20 to the Clarett 8Pre USB, specs overall are stronger and line output is 18dBu vs 15.5dBu for the 18i20. Likewise, the microphone input specs are slightly better and with double the maximum input level at 18dBu...

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