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Record your guitar. Record you.

Record your guitar. Record you.

You’ve found the simplest USB audio interface we make. If you want to start creating studio quality recordings with your guitar, the 3rd Generation Scarlett Solo provides an easy way in.

  • The best performing Scarlett mic preamp the range has ever heard – now with Air – for miking up guitars or recording vocals

 

  •  One high headroom instrument input, for plugging your guitar or bass straight in
  •  Easy Start tool, making it easier than ever to get up and running

 

  •  High-performance converters, allowing you to record, mix and play back audio in studio quality, anywhere
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An artist recording with a Scarlett Solo on a Mac

You’ve never sounded so good

The latest generation mic pre is the best Scarlett has ever heard. Scarlett brings Focusrite’s professional sound quality to your home. No other interface sounds quite like Scarlett.

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Loud and clear

Hi-res 24-bit/192kHz converters give recordings stunning clarity. At home, in the studio or on the road, Scarlett sounds just like you.

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Work faster, not harder

Mac, PC or iPadOS. Super-low latency means better takes. Better takes mean better recordings. Scarlett keeps you on track. 

Artist singing into a mic with Scarlett headphones on

Feel it in the air

Air has been breathing life into records for over thirty years. Add high-end detail to vocals and acoustic instruments. Get the sound of the iconic Focusrite Studio Console. Anywhere. 

“Better quality, improved specs and not much of a shift in price. It’s difficult to see Focusrite losing that ‘best selling interface’ label any time soon.”

 

"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."

 

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Level Up

Gain halos make setting levels simple. Find the sweet spot instantly and get great sound every time. No studio engineer required.

The best sounding, easily

Easily the best

Easy Start gets you set up in minutes. All the software you need is in the box. There’s no faster way to make studio quality recordings than Scarlett. 

24/7/365 Customer Support and Three Year Warranty

Ready When You Are

Scarlett won’t let you down. Our premium build quality, rock-solid drivers and our award-winning support team make sure of it.

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You’ve heard it a million times

More people use Scarlett than any other interface in the world. We’re a four million strong community including some of the biggest names in music history. We’ve officially gone platinum.

Hitmaker Expansion

HITMAKER EXPANSION

Create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums, then mix and master with iconic Focusrite studio hardware – all in the box. Every new Scarlett 3rd Gen, Clarett and Red interface comes with an unbeatable range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business.

Hitmaker Expansion – available with every Scarlett 3rd Gen, Clarett+, Clarett USB and Red interface purchased and registered on or after October 1st 2021 – is built to get you creating records immediately. These are all the plug-ins you need to write, produce, mix and master your music in studio quality.

Hitmaker Expansion features exclusive content from legendary Auto-Tune® creators Antares®, along with Brainworx®, Softube®, Landr, XLN Audio®, Relab and more.

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ALL THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO START RECORDING RIGHT, NOW

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: features exclusive content from legendary Auto-Tune® creators Antares®, along with Brainworx®, Softube®, Landr, XLN Audio®, Relab and more.

Three-month’s Avid® Pro Tools Artist subscription and Avid Complete Plugin BundleRecord and release tracks with the industry-standard DAW and plugin collection. After three-months get an annual subscription with 25% off Pro Tools Artist or 33% off Pro Tools Studio.

 

Ableton® Live Lite™: the iconic DAW gives you everything you need to get started including instruments, effects and Live’s trademark clip and scene launching for taking ideas further or performance.

Three Month Splice Sounds Subscription: spark inspiration instantly with Splice’s huge Sounds library. With 100 credits per month added to your account, you can grab samples of thousands of artists and millions of sounds.

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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
-128dBu (A-weighted)
Maximum Input Level
9dBu (at minimum gain)
Gain Range
56dB
Impedance
3kΩ

Line Inputs

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

Instrument Inputs

Frequency Response
20Hz - 20kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
110dB (A-weighted)
THD+N
<0.03%
Maximum Input Level
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

Connectivity

*requires 900mA USB port

Scarlett Range

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Thanks to all the millions of people who have made Scarlett what it is today, the Scarlett range has taken the world by storm — and helped more musicians share their music in studio quality than any other interface in history.

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