Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd Gen 18x20 USB Audio Interface

MFR: SCARLETT-18I20-3G
SKU: 18I20-3G
$599.99

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Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd Gen 18x20 USB Audio Interface

  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd Gen 18x8 USB Audio Interface
  • USB Type C-A Cable
  • Power Cable
  • Ableton Live Lite Music Making Software
  • Three Month Avid Pro Tools subscription
  • Free 3-Month Splice Sounds Subscription with New Splice Accounts
  • Hitmaker Expansion
  • Focusrite Red 2 and Red 3 Plug-In Suite
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty

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Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 3rd Gen 18x20 USB Audio Interface

Housed in a 1U rack-mountable enclosure, the third-generation 18i20 boasts extensive simultaneous I/O comprising eight mic preamps, 18 inputs and 20 outputs in total. Take your studio to the next level with the 18i20, offering superior sound quality, talkback functionality and onboard speaker switching. Improved A-D and D-A conversion ensures your recordings and playback will sound clear and pronounced up to 24-bit/192kHz, vital to helping you perfect your mix. 

Switchable Air Mode

The Scarlett 18i20 features eight of Focusrite’s best-ever-performing third-generation Scarlett mic preamps: with optional Air setting to reproduce the Air effect of their original ISA mic preamp, giving your vocal or acoustic recordings a brighter and more open sound. There’s also a pad on every mic preamp to accommodate higher-level signals without clipping.

Instrument Inputs

 The two front panel high-headroom instrument inputs allow you to record guitars and basses without any clipping or unwanted distortion.  

Speaker-Switching Technology

Speaker-switching technology allows you to switch between main and alt monitors to get a new perspective on your mix, and the new built-in talkback mic lets you communicate with your recording artist at the touch of a button, helping you capture that perfect take. 

Virtual Loopback Inputs

A pair of virtual loopback inputs allows you to capture a stereo feed of any combination of hardware input and software playback channels – making podcasting, live streaming and sampling tasks easier.   

Scarlett 18i20 is designed to stand up to days on the road and connects straight to your Mac or PC via USB cable. 

Included Software

There’s no better way to step into studio recording – your Scarlett interface comes with some of the best-loved tools in the business, including Hitmaker Expansion, with exclusive content from legendary Auto-Tune® creators Antares, along with Brainworx, Softube, XLN Audio, Relab, and more.   

Free 3-Month Splice Sounds Subscription

Focusrite has partnered with Splice to give 3rd Gen Interface owners a free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription when setting up a new Splice account. Splice Sounds offers millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops, and presets, with new releases daily from your favorite producers, sound designers, and artists. Creators use Splice to make all kinds of music, including chart-topping pop, Grammy-winning albums, underground mixtapes, and cinematic scores.

Focusrite Control

Focusrite Control makes it simple to route your audio and cue mix, loopback and monitor mixes, from your Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

  • Control output levels
  • Control software playback levels and panning
  • Control hardware input levels and panning
  • Control mute and dim
  • View input and output metering
  • Control preamp features available on your connected Focusrite interface
  • Approve devices for control

Three Month Avid® Pro Tools® Artist Subscription with Complete Plugin Bundle

A three-month subscription to Avid Pro Tools Artist and Avid Complete Plugin Bundle, with a 25% discount on Avid Pro Tools Artist after the subscription period, or a 33% discount on Avid Pro Tools Studio.

Landr Studio, plus five free masters

Produce and release your best work with two months' access to Landr Studio, as well as five free masters you can use even when your two months subscription is over.  

Connectivity

USB Ports1 x USB Type-C
Digital InterfaceS/PDIF
Host Connector1 x USB Type-C (Male)

Performance

Max Output Level
  • Headphone Outputs: +7 dBu
  • Line/Monitor Outputs: +15.5 dBu at 0 dBFS

Digital Audio

Sync SourcesInternal

General

Form Factor1U Rackmount
Max Sampling Rate24 Bit/192 kHz
Weight7.04 lb (with accessories), 7.85 lb (without accessories)
Input Level Adjustment8 x Knob

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