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Focusrite Clarett+ 8Pre 8-Channel 18-In/20-Out Audio Interface with Software Suite for PC and Mac

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* The advertised Lease is a rental-purchase agreement for new merchandise. Unless you exercise your Early Purchase Option, to acquire the merchandise you must make 52 weekly payments of $58.00 (plus tax & delivery), for a $3,016.00 (plus tax & delivery) Total Cost/Total of Payments. This includes a $1,285.99 Cash Price3 and a $1,730.01 Cost of Rental.

What's Included

  • Focusrite Clarett+ 8Pre
  • 2x USB Cable
  • IEC Power Cable
  • Software Suite:
  • Ableton Live Lite
  • Plug-In Collective
  • Antares Auto-Tune Access
  • Relab LX480 Essentials
  • Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555
  • XLN Audio Addictive Keys
  • XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit
  • Brainworx bx_oberhausen
  • Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC
  • Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite
  • Brainworx bx_masterdesk
  • (All Software to be Downloaded)
  • Focusrite 3 Year Limited Warranty



Clarett+ 8Pre is a high-performance and immensely capable studio centerpiece for PC and Mac, which inspires producers, engineers and artists to create their best work.

Eight high-headroom, low-noise, low-distortion Clarett+ mic preamps-featuring All-analogue Air with impedance switching and relay control-capture vocals, drums and acoustic instruments with precise clarity. Two JFET instrument inputs preserve the natural tone of guitars, just like plugging into an amplifier.

Independent A-D and D-A converters bring recording artists closer than ever to their music, with extremely wide dynamic range, low noise and low distortion. Greatly improved D-A dynamic range brings every detail into focus, so engineers and producers can embrace no-compromise audio quality in abundance. Incredibly low A-D converter distortion lets you capture signals with more clarity, for greater transparency and sonic accuracy. Two improved, powerful and true-to-life headphone outputs inspire artists to hear every nuance of their sound on any type of headphones, customize their foldback mix, and perform their best.

Whether you're multi-tracking a drum kit or connecting to synths and outboard equipment, Clarett+ 8Pre lets you constantly develop your musical ideas while always maintaining analogue purity and extreme audio clarity. Expand via ADAT to add eight inputs and outputs using Clarett OctoPre, and connect to MIDI and S/PDIF equipment to maximize your creative potential.

Key Features

Eight high-performance Clarett+ preamps
Hear every nuance and capture the clearest and most powerful sounds with preamps that bring masses of headroom, low distortion and ultra-low noise.

Make vocals shine with all-analogue Air
Premium, relay-controlled analogue circuitry on every preamp emulates the classic Focusrite ISA110 by switching the impedance to 2.2k Ohm and adding two cumulative high shelves, totaling a 4dB boost in the high frequencies.

New and improved A-D and D-A converters
Maintain the purity of analogue in your recordings and mixes, with extremely high-performance, independent A-D and D-A converters that deliver extremely low-distortion, low-noise audio with high dynamic range.

Two powerful, true-to-life analogue headphone outputs
Inspire the best-sounding recordings and evoke amazing artist performances with improved headphone outputs that provide a flat frequency response at all output levels, with any type of headphones.

ADAT optical input
Expand your interface to make the most of ADAT-compatible outboard equipment such as the Clarett OctoPre, with eight channels of digital expandability.

Focusrite Control
Easy-to-use and feature-packed software for computer and iOS devices gives you complete control over all aspects of Clarett+.

Comprehensive software bundle
Get studio-grade results with the included bundle of recording software, mixing plug-ins and virtual instruments.

Focusrite Plug-in Collective
Register to receive regular discounts and exclusive versions of the most innovative software titles

Included Software

Ableton Live Lite

Access to Focusrite's Plug-In Collective
Registered interface customers receive free versions of the most innovative software

Focusrite's Hitmaker Expansion

Antares Auto-Tune Access
Allows everything from natural sounding, near-real-time pitch adjustment for getting the best vocal takes - to lightning-fast Hip-hop - inspired pitching for adding a whole new sound to your tracks.

Relab LX480 Essentials
Provides four reverbs, modelled on The Hit Factory NYC's reverb unit, and used on countless hits.

Softube Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555
A hyper-realistic model of Marshall's Silver Jubilee 2555 - the modern evolution of the iconic JCM800 - brought to you by analogue modeling experts Softube

XLN Audio Addictive Keys
Choice of one of four professional-sounding models from Steinway, Yamaha and the classic Rhodes.

XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock Kit
Features expertly captured samples from a high-end Tama and Pearl drums, and Paiste and Sabian cymbals, recorded at Decibel Studios in Stockholm.

Brainworx bx_oberhausen
Fully-analogue modelled replica of a classic American polysynth.

Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC
Brings the true sound of the preamps that made Focusrite what we are today to your music.

Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite
Meticulously captured digital models of the truly iconic EQ and Compressors which have made the Focusrite name a staple in world-class facilities across the globe.

Brainworx bx_masterdesk
Brings a smooth and simple workflow to the art of mastering, and allows anyone, from first-time-producer to industry pro to get studio-quality results quickly and effortlessly.
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