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Studio-quality sound for all your instruments.

Studio-quality sound for all your instruments.

Sitting on the desks of more musicians and producers than any other, the Scarlett range of audio interfaces means studio-quality sound for all your instruments – and 4i4 is the interface of more. Capture more of your ever-expanding setup with more inputs, more outputs and more connectivity.

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

 

  •  Two of the best performing Scarlett mic preamps the range has ever heard – now with Air – for miking up guitars or recording vocals
  •  Two high headroom instrument inputs, for plugging your guitar or bass straight in

 

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

Plug in and produce; all your instruments, all the time. With two 3rd Generation preamps, four line-ins and four balanced outs – for synths, drum machines or looping hardware effects – our most connected bus-powered interface records wherever your instruments are. Spend less time plugging in and more time playing.

THIS IS YOUR CUE- DESK

THIS IS YOUR CUE

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®. Send, stream, sample – simple.

THE BEST SOUNDING, EASILY - DESK

THE BEST SOUNDING, EASILY

Easy Start gets you set up, recording and playing back within minutes. Our mic preamps, high-headroom instrument inputs, iconic Gain Halos, clean and balanced fixed line I/O and MIDI connectivity mean the science of sounding great is sorted. We’ve worried about the tech, you can focus on the music.

YOUR RECORDING IS 30 YEARS IN THE MAKING- DESK

YOUR TRACKS ARE 30 YEARS IN THE MAKING

We’ve been making mic preamps for 30 years, and the 3rd Gen mic pre is the best Scarlett has ever heard. The 24-bit/192kHz converters give your recordings clarity and detail. Air mode breathes life into vocals, adding unique high-end detail. Our decades of experience mean Scarlett sounds just like you.

Our technology is sound

OUR TECHNOLOGY IS SOUND

Incredibly reliable, Focusrite hardware won’t let you down. If, however, you come across a problem you can rely on our global support team and your two-year warranty to get it sorted. Sound.

“The Scarlett Gen 2 sounded good, but to our ears the Gen 3 sounds better and with the super low latency driver available to the Gen 3 Scarlett this make it a very very worthy successor to take the Focusrite Scarlett name forward.”


 

"Unreal sound, zero latency, super-cool software and an elegant look... No matter how complete your home studio or live rig is, it probably has a place for this."


 

ALL THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO START RECORDING RIGHT, NOW - DESK

ALL THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO START RECORDING RIGHT, NOW

Your 4i4 interface comes with a whole range of recording software, sounds and plug-ins to choose from:

Avid® Pro Tools® | First Focusrite Creative Pack: hundreds of virtual instrument sounds, 500MB of loops, and great-sounding effects

Ableton® Live Lite™: industry-leading music-making software

Three Month Splice Sounds Subscription: Get access to millions of high-quality, royalty-free one-shots, loops, and presets, with new releases daily

XLN Audio Addictive Keys: choose one of four inspiring virtual keyboard instruments

Softube Time and Tone Bundle: three of Softube's world class reverb, delay and distortion plug-ins, and an an easy-to-use mastering tool

Focusrite Red Plug-in Suite: accurately models our classic Red 2 equaliser and Red 3 compressor

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

Focusrite Control: route your audio and cue mix, loopback and monitor mixes, from your Mac®, PC, iPad®, iPhone® or iPod touch

 

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Plug-in Collective, for a lasting connection

When you buy any Focusrite hardware you gain access to the most innovative music software brands on the market. Plug-in Collective keeps you up to date on the latest tools, offering you new free downloads every couple of months, along with generous discounts. Let’s stay together.

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Specifications in detail

We always quote 'real world' performance figures (measured to the AES17 standard). Some companies choose to quote chipset performance, which is misleading, and here's why.

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Supported Sample Rates

44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz

Microphone Inputs

Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
111dB (A-weighted)
THD+N
<0.0012% 
Noise EIN
-128dB (A-weighted)
Maximum Input Level
9dBu (at minimum gain)
Gain Range
56dB
Impedance
3kΩ

Line Inputs 1-2 (Variable Gain)

Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
110.5dB (A-weighted)
THD+N
<0.002%
Maximum Input Level
22dBu (at minimum gain)
Gain Range
56dB
Impedance
60kΩ

Line Inputs 3-4 (Fixed Gain)

Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
110dB (A-weighted)
THD+N
<0.002%
Maximum Input Level
18dBu (at minimum gain)
Impedance
44Ω

Instrument Inputs

Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
110dB (A-weighted)
THD+N
<0.03%
Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS)
12.5dBu (at minimum gain)
Gain Range
56dB
Impedance
1.5MΩ

Line/Monitor Outputs

Dynamic Range (Line Outputs)
108dB
THD+N
<0.002%
Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS)
15.5dBu 
Impedance
430Ω

Headphone Outputs

Dynamic Range
104dB (A-weighted)
THD+N
<0.002%
Maximum Output Level
7dBu
Impedance
<1Ω