Focusrite Clarett+ 8Pre USB-C Audio Interface

$1,300.14 $1,265.14

$1,265.14 (excl. GST) $1,379.00 (incl. GST)

Introducing the Focusrite Clarett+ 8Pre, a versatile 18x20 USB Type-C audio/MIDI interface designed for Bands, Project Studios, and Producers. Equally adept in the studio or on the go, this rackmount interface boasts key features:

  • Upgraded 24-Bit / 192 kHz AD/DA Conversion
  • USB Type-C and Type-A Connectivity for enhanced flexibility
  • 8 Mic/Line Preamps (2 with Hi-Z) for comprehensive input options
  • 2 Headphone, 2 Monitor, and 4 Line Outputs for versatile monitoring and routing
  • Internal Power Supply compatible with Mac and Windows systems
  • Phantom Power, MIDI, S/PDIF, ADAT I/O for expanded connectivity
  • Mic Air Mode and Multi-Segment Metering for precise control
  • Wordclock Output for synchronization purposes
  • Includes Focusrite & Brainworx Plug-Ins for added creative possibilities
  • 3 years warranty

Experience the power of Air-enabled microphone preamps that can accurately model the sound of various classic microphone preamp designs. Elevate your audio production with low-latency monitoring and a robust set of features, making the Focusrite Clarett+ 8Pre the perfect choice for your recording needs.


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Focusrite Clarett+ 8Pre: Versatile Audio/MIDI Interface

Key Features

  • Inputs: 8 Mic/Line Preamps (2 with Hi-Z)
  • Outputs: 2 Headphone, 2 Monitor, 4 Line
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C and Type-A
  • Conversion: Upgraded 24-Bit / 192 kHz
  • Power: Internal Power Supply (Mac and Windows)
  • Additional Features: Phantom Power, MIDI, S/PDIF, ADAT I/O, Mic Air Mode, Multi-Segment Metering, Wordclock Output
  • Plug-Ins: Includes Focusrite & Brainworx Plug-Ins


The Focusrite Clarett+ 8Pre is a rackmount 18x20 USB Type-C audio/MIDI interface designed for Bands, Project Studios, and Producers. Offering a comprehensive set of features, this interface is equally suitable for studio use or as part of a mobile rig.

High-Resolution Conversion

Experience pristine, high-resolution conversion with independent A/D and D/A converters, bringing you closer than ever to your music. The ultralow-noise 24-bit / 192 kHz converters provide a class-leading 124 dB dynamic range, ensuring clarity and nuance in your recordings.

Clarett+ Mic Preamps

Capture clear and powerful recordings with the Clarett+ Mic Preamps, offering headroom, low distortion, and ultralow noise. Switchable phantom power for channels 1-4 and 5-8 allows flexibility for dynamic or condenser microphones.

Tone-Enhancing Analog Air Circuitry

The premium analog circuitry on each preamp emulates the classic Focusrite ISA 110, providing a 4 dB boost in high frequencies for enhanced tone.

Versatile Inputs

With JFET instrument inputs, software instrument/line input switches, and rear-panel line inputs, the Clarett+ 8Pre offers flexibility for various sources, including guitars, synthesizers, and external mic preamps.

Straightforward Controls

The interface features straightforward controls with eight independent gain knobs and 10 multi-segment meters for easy setup and level adjustment.

Dual Independent Headphone and Monitor Outputs

Enjoy dual headphone outputs and monitor outputs with dedicated knobs for quick and independent adjustments, providing flexibility for critical listening through headphones and active studio monitors.

Comprehensive Connectivity

The Clarett+ 8Pre offers extensive connectivity options, including MIDI I/O, 8-Channel ADAT Optical I/O, Stereo S/PDIF Digital I/O, and a Wordclock Output. These features make it a versatile choice for various recording and routing scenarios.

Powerful Software Control

Take control of your audio, cue mix, loopback, and monitor mixes with the Focusrite Control desktop software. The included iOS app adds convenience, allowing remote control from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

Universal Power Supply

With an internal universal power supply and included power cable, the Clarett+ 8Pre ensures reliable and stable operation. Connect to your Mac or Windows computer with the provided USB cables for a hassle-free setup.