Expand your studio with eight mic/line inputs, eight line outputs, Focusrite precision conversion up to 192 kHz AD/DA and analogue compression on every channel.
The Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic builds on the features of the Scarlett OctoPre, adding analogue compression to all input channels and eight channels of precision D-A conversion. With dual ADAT* optical I/O, its ideal for expanding a Scarlett 18i8 or 18i20 – or any interface with ADAT I/O.
Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic is the ideal way of adding eight extra mic/line inputs to your DAW. It also offers eight balanced line outputs, sourced directly from their respective mic preamps for use on stage in a live environment.
Featuring eight channels of Focusrite’s 2nd generation Scarlett preamps and a soft-knee VCA compressor on every channel. Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic lets you control the dynamics of all your input signals with an easy-to-use single-knob analogue compressor on every channel. There’s a transparent mode for subtle compression plus a “More” button that doubles the ratio for compression with effect.
In addition to the eight input channels, Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic includes eight line outputs, sourced either from the ADAT inputs for eight additional analogue outputs, or directly from the mic inputs for use in a live sound environment.
Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic is ideal for expanding any high quality, multi-channel recording system. With its high-headroom mic, line and dual instrument inputs and analogue compression, it’s ideal for tracking drums as well guitars, keyboards, vocals and more. Meanwhile the eight outputs give you the option of expanding your analogue outputs over and above the Scarlett OctoPre.
– Eight natural-sounding 2nd generation Scarlett mic preamps
– Flexible analogue compression on every channel
– Eight balanced line inputs
– Focusrite precision AD/DA conversion up to sample rates of 192 kHz
– Dual front-panel instrument inputs
– Optimized headroom for tracking loud sources such as drums
– Eight balanced line outputs – ideal for live use
– Accurate 5-segment LED input metering
– Simple ADAT connectivity via optical cables
Preamp Type: Solid State
Number of Channels: 8
Phantom Power: Yes
Compressor: Yes, per channel
Sample Rate: Up to 192kHz
Bit Depth: 24-bit
Analog Inputs: 8 x XLR-1/4″ combo
Analog Outputs: 8 x 1/4″
Digital Inputs: 2 x Optical Toslink (ADAT)
Digital Outputs: 2 x Optical Toslink (ADAT)
Clock I/O: In/Out
Rack Spaces: 1U
Power Source: Standard IEC AC cable
Weight: 7.4 lbs.
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