Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB review: specs & price

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The Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB is an USB 2.0 audio interface with a 24-bit / 192 kHz, 18 inputs and 20 outputs, 8 Clarett mic preamps with Air mode model and...

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Description USB-C Audio InterfaceMobile and Compact Recording InterfaceClass Compliant USB Audio InterfaceAudio Interface for Guitar and BassUSB Audio InterfaceUSB 2.0 Audio InterfaceTascam US-16x08USB Audio InterfaceUSB 2.0 Audio Interface2-Way USB Audio Interface
Recording / Playback Channels16x162x22x20x22x418x2016x84x62x22x2
Number of Mic Inputs0201248222
Number of Line Inputs8220288422
Number of Instrument Inputs2201242202
Number of Line Outs10223468621
Headphone Outs1101121111
Phantom power
Number of S/PDIF Connectors0000020000
Number of ADAT Connectors0000040000
Numer of AES/EBU Connectors4000000000
Number of MADI Connectors0000000000
Other Connectors USB USB 3x USB HUB USB
MIDI interface
Word Clock1xIn, 1xOut 1xIn, 1xOut
Max. sample rate (kHz)192 kHz192 kHz48 kHz192 kHz192 kHz192 kHz96 kHz192 kHz96 kHz44,1 kHz
Max. resolution in bit24 bit24 bit16 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit24 bit16 bit
USB Bus-Powered
Incl. power supply
USB VersionUSB C2. C2.
Width in mm0 mm70 mm0 mm129 mm198 mm265 mm445 mm191 mm214 mm-
Depth in mm0 mm121 mm0 mm98 mm152 mm160 mm219 mm120 mm140 mm-
Height in mm0 mm36 mm0 mm54 mm71 mm72 mm59 mm48 mm37 mm42 mm
Dimensions-121 x 70 x 36 mm---265 x 160 x 72 mm-187 x 135 x 48 mm--
Weight-260 g-355 g0.9 kg--690 g0.965 kg-
Dimensions (W x D x H)---129 x 98 x 54 mm-----167 x 42 x 77 mm
Dimensions (W x H x D)----198 x 71 x 152 mm---214 x 37 x 140 mm-
System requirements----USB 2.0 or USB C, Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit, or Mac OS X 10.8 or newer)---MacOS 10.8 or higher, Windows 7 or higher, Linux or iOS, free USB port-

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Focusrite Clarett+ 8Pre Audio Interface for PC & Mac Rack Mountable
  • With impressive low distortion performance and high headroom theClarett + 8Pre is perfect for capturing loud sources such as drums, electric guitars as well as quiet vocals and acoustic guitars. Achieve professional sound and exceptional pure recordings with this 18-in/20-out audio interface.
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Focusrite Clarett 8pre X Thunderbolt Audio Interface. Great Condition! With Box.
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Focusrite Clarett 8Pre 18 Input / 20 Output Thunderbolt Audio Interface
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Focusrite Clarett 8Pre Digital Audio MIDI Interface (Thunderbolt)
  • The Clarett 8Pre, like the rest of the Clarett range, includes class-leading precision Focusrite digital audio conversion with up to 118dB (A/D) / 119dB (D/A) dynamic range, and combines it with an astonishingly low round-trip latency – making it possible to monitor recordings via effects plugins on the DAW such as reverberation, for the best possible recording experience.
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Focusrite Clarett 8pre X Thunderbolt Audio Interface.  Pristine. Original Box.
  • The top of the range Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre X Thunderbolt Audio Interface. Pristine condition in original box w/accessories. Simultaneous 26 In + 28 Out. Audio 24bit resolution @44k up to 192k. + 16 x 16 ADAT I/O.
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Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre Thunderbolt audio interface.
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Focusrite Clarett 8Pre 18-in 20-out USB Audio Interface 24-bit/192kHz A-D D-A
  • Focusrite Clarett 8Pre 18-in 20-out USB Audio Interface. For ultra-low noise 24-bit/192kHz A-D and D-A conversion, the Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB audio interface is the choice of professionals throughout the world.
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Focusrite - Clarett+ 8Pre USB-C Audio Interface, 18-in/20-out USB-C Audio Interf
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  • 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.
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Cable Cord Lead For Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB 4Pre USB 2Pre USB Audio Interface
  • Focusrite Model: Clarett 2Pre USB, Clarett 4Pre USB, Clarett 8Pre USB, USB Audio Interface. Does NOT fit other Focusrite models. Cable Length:6 ft / 1.8m.
  • Item location: Edison, US
Replacement AC Power Supply Cord for Focusrite Audio Recording Interface Model
  • Fits into the Trapezoid Opening with 3-Prongs. sure your model has 3-pins that that match the hole pattern of this power cord. (the notch doesn't make a difference). We don't do bait and switch!
  • Item location: Spokane, US

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The Focusrite Clarett 8Pre USB is an USB 2.0 audio interface with a 24-bit / 192 kHz, 18 inputs and 20 outputs, 8 Clarett mic preamps with Air mode model and the classic ISA mic preamp sound, Low noise (-128dB ON), Up to 118 dB dynamic range, Switchable phantom power +48 V, DIM and mute function, 8x mic / line input XLR / jack 6.3 mm combo (2 of which can be used as instrument input), 10x line output 6.3 mm jack (2 of which are monitor output), MIDI In / Out, ADAT input and output, S / PDIF input and output coaxial, 2x stereo headphone output 6.3 mm jack, Word clock output, USB, Integrated power supply, 2x USB cable (standard USB and USB Type-C), 19" / 1U housing & Includes XLN Audio Addictive Keys, Focusrite Red Plug-in Suite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite Plug-in Collective and Ableton Live Lite. The retail price is 610.21 £.


Dimensions (W x H x D)482.5 x 43.9 x 291 mm
Weight4.08 kg
Recording / Playback Channels18x20
Number of Mic Inputs8
Number of Line Inputs8
Number of Instrument Inputs2
Number of Line Outs10
Headphone Outs2
Phantom powerYes
Number of S/PDIF Connectors1
Number of ADAT Connectors1
Numer of AES/EBU Connectors0
Number of MADI Connectors0
Other ConnectorsNo
MIDI interfaceYes
Word Clock1xOut
Max. sample rate (kHz)192 kHz
Max. resolution in bit24 bit
USB Bus-PoweredNo
Incl. power supplyYes
USB VersionUSB C
Width in mm482 mm
Depth in mm291 mm
Height in mm44 mm

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