Focusrite Scarlett 8i6 2 Preamp (3rd Gen) USB Audio Interface



  • Two of the best performing mic preamps the Scarlett range has ever seen, now with switchable Air mode to give your recordings a brighter and more open sound. Two high-headroom instrument inputs to plug in your guitar or bass. Six balanced line inputs for connecting synthesizers, drum machines, and other line-level sources. Four balanced outputs for clean monitoring and sending audio out to effects pedals or other outboard gear.
  • High-performance converters enable you to record and mix at up to 24-bit/ 192kHz.
  • Quick start tool to get up and running easier than ever.
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack, Ableton Live Lite, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, 3-month Splice subscription, and your choice of one free XLN Addictive Keys virtual instrument, all available via download upon purchase and registration
  • LIMITED TIME OFFER: FREE Balancer by Sonible, Grow by Matering The Mix, and Ujam’s Virtual Guitarist Iron plug-ins upon registration and download.
Hardware? Easy.
Hardware? Easy.

Hardware? Easy.

Sitting on the desks of more producers than any other, the Scarlett range of audio interfaces means studio quality sound for more music making machines than any other. 8i6, with its dual mic-pres, fixed-line IO and MIDI, gives you just the right connectivity to easily bring your hardware music making setup into the computer world.

All the tools you need to start recording right, now

All the tools you need to start recording right, now

Upon download and registration, you’ll get software from Focusrite, Avid, Ableton, Splice, XLN, and Softube

Focusrite Plug-in Collective: receive free versions

Quick Start tool

Six balanced line inputs


Focusrite Plug-in Collective: receive free versions of the software, as well as benefiting from discounts

Easy Start tool, making it easier than ever to get up and running

Six balanced line inputs, for connecting synths or other line-level audio, and four balanced outputs, for monitoring and effects sends

Loopback, for grabbing a stereo feed of any combination of hardware inputs and software playback, no cables needed, for simple sampling, streaming or podcasting