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Our Most Versatile USB-Powered Audio Interface

Scarlett 2i4

Our Most Versatile USB-Powered Audio Interface

✔ Two natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamps with plenty of even gain

 

✔ Two instrument inputs, designed for seriously hot pickups

✔ Class-leading conversion and sample rates up to 192kHz/24-bit

 

✔ Cue mix switching, with four analogue outputs

Scarlett 2i4 cue mix

NEED A CUE MIX FOR PERFORMING OR RECORDING?

Our compact and flexible 2-in, 4-out USB audio interface makes it easy to perform and record studio-quality audio against a cue mix. Take it anywhere, connect and power by USB and get two natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamps, super-low latency, MIDI I/O, four analogue outputs and the same class-leading sound quality and digital conversion as the rest of the Scarlett range.

Two year warranty

ENJOY TWO YEARS OF WARRANTY

OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR CUSTOMERS

Wherever you happen to be in the world, you can rely on our two-year warranty if any Focusrite hardware needs repairing or replacing due to a manufacturing fault.

Scarlett 2i4 recording made easy

RECORDING MADE EASY

Record anything you want using two combination inputs, with natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamps, 48V phantom power, line-level inputs and instrument inputs that can handle even the loudest guitar pickups. Setting the perfect level couldn’t be easier, thanks to our signature Gain Halos around the gain knobs.

What is Latency?

WHAT IS LATENCY?

Super-low latency lets you record and monitor with software effects in real time. Take a look at this short video to see for yourself how latency can cause problems when recording, and find out what you can do to overcome it.

Scarlett 2i4 crisp and clear

CRISP AND CLEAR CONVERSION

THE INTERFACE COMPANY

Converting your performance into digital audio and back again is the most important part of the recording process. We’ve been making class-leading converters for over 20 years, and because of this Scarlett is the bestselling USB audio interface range in the world from the number one interface company.

Scarlett 2i4 what's in the box

START RECORDING TODAY

WHAT'S IN THE BOX

Scarlett 2i4

USB cable

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

Softube – Time and Tone Bundle: four of Softube's world-class reverb, delay, mastering and distortion plug-ins

 

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Loopmasters: 2GB of royalty-free sample libraries

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SUPPORT

I NEED HELP WITH MY SCARLETT 2I4

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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.

Supported Operating Systems

Compatible with Mac 10.10 onwards and Windows 8.1 onwards

Supported Sample Rates

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

Microphone Inputs

Frequency Response
20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
106 dB (A-Weighted)
THD+N
<0.002% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise EIN
< -126 dBu (A-Weighted)
Maximum input level
+4 dBu
Gain Range
50 dB
Impedance
3k Ω

Line Inputs

Frequency Response
20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
106 dB (A-Weighted)
THD+N
<0.003% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Maximum input level
+22 dBu
Gain Range
50 dB
Impedance
52k Ω

Instrument Inputs

Frequency Response
20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.1dB
Dynamic Range
106 dB (A-Weighted)
THD+N
<0.02% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Maximum input level
+13 dBu
Gain Range
50 dB
Impedance
1M Ω

Line & Monitor Outputs

Dynamic Range Outputs (1-2)
106 dB (A-Weighted)
Dynamic Range Outputs (3-4)
103 dB (A-Weighted)
Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS) Balanced Line/TRS Outputs
+10 dBu
Maximum Output Level (0 dBFS) Unbalanced Line/RCA Outputs (1-4)
+5.5 dBu
THD+N Outputs (1-2)
<0.001% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
THD+N Outputs (3-4)
<0.008% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Impedance (TRS Outputs)
94 Ω (Balanced)
Impedance (RCA Outputs)
47 Ω

Headphone Outputs

Dynamic Range
107 dB (A-Weighted)
THD+N
<0.001% (minimum gain, -1dBFS input with 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Maximum Output Level
> +7.8dBu
Impedance
10 Ω