I’m running Pro Tools 10 with the latest drivers for both interfaces for Lion. Also the DAW you use, some do not want to play nice at low latency settings. Garry Edited February 8, by lowdown. Anyone any view on what interface to upgrade to? All times are GMT But it seems the handwriting is on the wall for FireWire, as fewer computers include it, and several companies—not just Focusrite—are producing USB 2.
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Login or Sign Up. I’ve just bought a saffire, and am still trying to get it set up. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites.
Expert Review: Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 USB Audio Interface | Harmony Central
Send a private message to jasonzac. Two front panel mic pres with balanced combo jacks. Also getting a OctoPre to up swffire inputs. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment.
Expert Review: Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface
The Mbox by default is set to Intermodulation distortion specs were equally good. But it seems the handwriting is on the wall for FireWire, as fewer computers include it, and several companies—not just Focusrite—are producing USB 2. Focusrite Scarlett – A Steal! Could someone please focusritr how to chain this with my Focusrite interface to get the additional 2 Mic Pre-amps for recording drums.
You’d have to use the Scarlett’s conversion which may be fine, but you’d get to use 4 preamps instead of 2. Phantom power is switchable to both inputs simultaneously; I measured it as Posted February 11, It usually defaults to ADDA mode, which is what you want. Go To Topic Listing Recording.
The Mbox Pro really gives you lots of options. Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 USB 2. Frequency response was down Chaining Mbox 3 Pro with Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 The Scarlett interface will have to be your primary interface for this to work, as unlike the Saffire interfaces, it doesn’t have a stand alone mode.
Already have an account? It would also work in preamp mode but you can read the user guide to see the differences. The time now is For nowyou can set your Scarlett to sync to the SPDIF clock which I don’t know how to do because I haven’t used one, but it should be an option in its hardware setup page.
Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface 18 in 4 out 2 Mic Preamps
He has also lectured on technology and the arts in 38 states, 10 countries, and three languages. While not 48V, few—if any—condenser mics will care about the slightly lower voltage. Send tocusrite private message to serio. Posted February 8, Very very few boards out there lappie of any kind inc Mac these days use decent firewire interface boards.
Some Firewire units have problems with certain chipsets. I’m running Pro Tools 10 with the latest drivers for both interfaces for Lion. The Scarlett interface will have to be your primary interface for this to work, as unlike the Saffire interfaces, it doesn’t have a stand alone mode. Focusrite goes USB 2. Hope that helps Focusgite.
The Mbox Pro is cool because when you turn it foccusrite without a FireWire connection, it automatically runs in standalone mode. So make sure that only the Scarlett’s FireWire cable is plugged in to your computer.