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- Great for podcasting
- Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is
- A USB audio interface
Advancement to the product line
Summary: The 2i2 3rd Gen is a solid advancement to the product line. Generation III helps this brand to remain at the forefront of audio interfaces. I had sold a previous interface and found myself in a pinch where I needed to get something recorded and produced within 48 hours. I found myself with ...
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen audio interface review
Check out our Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen review Who is the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 best suited for? As an entry-level audio interface, the Scarlett 2i2 is best suited for beginners and novices looking to start recording for the first time.
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (3rd Gen) Review
It's affordable, delivers a reliable audio experience, and makes it easy to record, mix, and monitor live audio. We would have preferred a slightly different control setup for the gain knobs, but that's a minor complaint. Otherwise, the Scarlett 2i2 is practically a must-have for upgrading your recordings
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Review: The Best Selling USB Audio Interface
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Review: Sum-Up. Pros. Can improve your audio qualityGives you flexibilityFreedom to upgrade mics further down the lineCan record on location with co-host or intervieweeAffordableSimple to set upLight and portable
Prepare for a learning curve, may be more than you need!
I previously left a negative review for this product. In the end, it turns out that MSI motherboards stealth install nahimic audio drivers, which conflict with the ASIO drivers used by the Focusrite.
After finding a similar situation in a Tom's Hardware forum post, I was finally able to make this de...
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen Review – Studio Quality Recordings in a Tiny Package - Killer Guitar Rigs
Final Thoughts on the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen There’s a good reason that the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen has become an industry standard USB interface. The preamps are so well designed that the audio quality is way beyond anything that has previously been possible in a unit this size. It’s incredibly simple to use, and because its USB powered, it doesn’t introduce additional electrical noise into your recordings, and takes up very little desk space
3rd gen requires external drivers
We use these for a community radio station, and has used the 1st and 2nd gen 2i2s for years without problems. They fail after 2-3 years of 24x7 use, but that seems reasonable. However, the 3rd gen switches to a USB C connector with lightning, which requires a separate driver. In order to deliver thi...
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