Flexible Foundation for a Serious Studio

Focusrite's Scarlett 18i8 is an ideal audio interface for engineers and producers who have to adapt to ever-changing recording situations. Four award-winning Focusrite mic/instrument preamps and two instrument inputs are right on the front panel where you need them. Boasting a total of eight line inputs, an ADAT input, four analog outs, plus S/PDIF and MIDI I/O, the 18i8 gives you generous connectivity and the flexibility you need to handle challenging setups.

The third-generation Scarlett 18i8 advances the state-of-the-art in USB audio interfaces with two upgraded Scarlett mic preamps, high-performance 24-bit/192kHz AD/DA converters, optimized preamp gain structure, vanishingly low latency, instrument inputs that handle scorching hot pickups, and speaker switching technology for dual-monitor setups. The mic preamps now feature Focusrite’s acclaimed Air mode that provides the coveted Air effect modeled on the company's legendary ISA console transformers to give your voice and instrument recordings a brighter, more open sound. The Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 is the perfect foundation for a serious home or mobile studio. Fire up the included software and start producing great-sounding music today.

Exclusive software bundle gets you up and running fast

The Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 ships with a killer software bundle headlined by Ableton Live Lite and the Pro Tools First Focusrite Creative Pack. You also get Softube's Time and Tone Bundle, the Focusrite Red Plug-In Suite, and access to the Focusrite Plug-in Collective, which offers free software downloads and generous discounts. Focusrite has included everything you need to get up and running fast. Note: Pro Tools First does not support 3rd party plug-ins.

  • Ableton Live Lite music making software
  • Pro Tools First Focusrite Creative Pack
  • Focusrite Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite
  • A choice of 1 of 4 XLN Audio Addictive Keys virtual instruments
  • Softube Time & Tone Bundle
  • Access to the Focusrite Plug-in Collective
  • Free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription with new Splice accounts

Focusrite has also partnered with Splice to give 3rd-generation Scarlett owners a free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription when setting up their new Splice account. Splice Sounds offers millions of high-quality, royalty-free loops, one-shots, and presets, with new releases daily from your favorite sound designers, artists, and producers. Artists are using Splice to create all kinds of music, from chart-topping pop, and Grammy-winning albums, to underground mix tapes, and even cinematic scores.

Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 USB Audio Interface Features:

  • High-performance 24-bit/192kHz converters
  • 4 upgraded 3rd-generation Scarlett mic preamps
  • Switchable Air mode gives your recordings a brighter, more open sound
  • 2 high-headroom instrument inputs for bass, guitar, or synths
  • 8 line inputs, 4 balanced analog line outputs
  • ADAT optical input, S/PDIF I/O, MIDI I/O
  • Unique, intuitive halo level indicators for optimized gain staging
  • Super-low latency lets you monitor with native plug-in effects in real time
  • Direct Monitor circuit for monitoring your input with guaranteed low-latency
  • Virtual loopback makes podcasting, live streaming, and sampling easy
  • Speaker switching technology for dual-monitor setups
  • Dual headphone outputs with independent level controls
  • 12V DC power supply required (included)
  • Quick Start tool gets you up and running fast
  • Free 3-month Splice Sounds subscription
  • Included software bundle
  • Membership in Focusrite Plug-in Collective
  • 3-year warranty
SKU FOC-SC18I8GEN3
Barcode # 8153010052094
Brand Focusrite
Unit Of Measure ea

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