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FocusriteiTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Simple controls (5)
  • Good sound quality (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (5)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (3)
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac (3)

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      5.0

      Just what I needed

      By Donaldo

      from Belmont, MA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Enables Xlr Mic To Ios

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

          I really like this little box. I'm recording acoustic guitar to iOS/GarageBand. I had tried a USB mic (Blue Spark) but the Focusrite allows me to use a "real" XLR mic (old, middling AKG SE 5E-10) which sounds much clearer. Agreed that the short cable can be awkward for some situations, but works fine on a table top with an iPhone for me. Requires USB power, which could limit it's portability, but again, not a problem for my situation. But I can't complain because this fills such a valuable niche--getting good mics into iOS.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Seamless

          By Manny

          from Toronto

          Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

          Works perfectly on my iPad and MacBook. Clean, quiet preamp. Great price! The short connection cable to the ipad could be annoying to some people.

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          4.0

          easy and clean sound

          By dashvash

          from New York

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy Controls
          • Good Sound Quality
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

              I have been using apogee one for a few years and decided to try this lil unit. It is clean and warm and nice that works directly with logic with no extra software required. love the front panel volume control for each channel. Maybe not as much gain as apogee, but i actually like the warmth more

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              • No

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              4.0

              Cool Little Setup

              By JJ the Movie Guy

              from New York, NY

              About Me Filmmaker

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Controls
              • Good Sound Quality

              Cons

              • Line Out

              Best Uses

              • Music
              • Voice Over

              Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

              I just needed an interface to plug in a pretty good quality mic to record voice overs. iTrack solo plugs right into my pc (windows 8.1) via USB. It was plug and play really. Adobe Audition recognized it right away.Keep in mind, in terms of outputs, this interface only has RCA and a 1/4" headphone jack. So if you intend to run monitors out of this baby, you'll have to select accordingly.From time to time my computer doesn't recognize the line in, so I just have to unplug and re-plug the USB (effectively restarting) and then it's all good to go.Good sound quality!

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great product!

              By Kara Joy

              from Boston , Ma

              About Me Practical, Student

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Controls
              • Lightweight
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Use
                • Travel

                Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                This product is exactly what I am looking for, I love it. It's super easy to use as well!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Love it

                By Tim

                from Richmond VA

                Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                Preamps are great and it works flawlessly with windows 8 and pro tools 11

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                5.0

                Great tool!

                By Hylan

                from Austin, TX

                About Me Gearhead

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy Controls
                • Good Sound Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                    Got this for my 15 y/o daughter. She plays guitar and writes her own songs and was wanting to record her music to start up a YouTube channel. I spoke with a B&H tech and they gave me several recommendations, some were less expensive but this had guitar and voice both covered in one.
                    I paired this with the MXL 770 microphone and got a mic stand and pop filter.
                    I set it up and we surprised her with it when she got home and she cried. Then she did a quick recording with it in Garage Band of one of her songs. When we played it back, I cried.
                    I couldn't be happier with the ease of use (as the household tech support guy) and with the quality and ease of use.
                    You won't be sorry.

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                    4.0

                    Lovely piece of kit

                    By The Man On The Red Motorcycle

                    from Seattle, WA

                    About Me Frequent Traveler, Gearhead

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy Controls
                    • Good Sound Quality
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adhoc Recordings
                      • Home Studio
                      • Home Use

                      Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                      I am using this to record guitar and vocals in GarageBand. It is compact and lightweight and yet feels like higher end quality. It is ultra simple to use and the circuits are very quiet.
                      Shame about the short cable to connect to the iPad. That makes a great product hard to use. Thus minus one star.
                      Customer Support were helpful when I had some connectivity questions..... But not very prompt via the online query system - 3 days to respond.

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                      4.0

                      Good product

                      By Marmuro

                      from Mexico City

                      Verified Buyer

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                        Cons

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                            Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                            So far I love it... it's easy to use, plug and play, haven't been able to do a lot yet, but I can tell you I found no latency and the quality is perfect. Can't wait to put more time in it and I definitely want to try recording some double tracked guitar.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Business
                            • Computer Platform:
                            • Mac

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                            4.0

                            Focusrite i-track Solo DOes what it says

                            By The Home Studio Master

                            from Buffalo, NY

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Navigate
                            • Versatile

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Multimedia

                              Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                              As the next step to being able to do all your audio production on an i-Pad, the i-Track Solo is the start of the evolution. You get Focusrite pre-amp quality to drive the best microphones into your i-Pad or i-Phone for true recording quality using Garage Band, Twisted Wave, and a host of other iOS recording apps. Its the same audio quality as the very popular Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 with the ability to go iOS.

                              its only "out of the box" deficit is the short iOS cable. Focusrite makes a longer one which you can purchase. Although I see they are offering it free when you register the product.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Business
                              • Computer Platform:
                              • Mac

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                              5.0

                              "I highly recommend this product"

                              By Dave the Singer

                              from Cincinnati, OH

                              Verified Buyer

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                                Cons

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                                    Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                                    The iTrack Solo Audio Interface is the key to my voice training system for connecting my CD Recorder and condenser microphone through my Desktop PC USB port with +48V Phamtom power. Although, diminutive in size its performance exceeded my expectations. It is extremely easy to use and monitor. Basically, it just sits there and does the job it was designed to do. I
                                    experienced some problems with the initial setup through the USB 2.0 port. A call to Focusrite technical support solved the problem by patiently talking me through the set up procedure. Cudos for the their tech staff.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal
                                    • Computer Platform:
                                    • PC

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                                    4.0

                                    Works Great!

                                    By andrea703

                                    from West Bloomfield, MI

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy to use

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Educational Purposes
                                      • Personal Use

                                      Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                                      I used this with my Mac. It was easy to use and the quality was great (I used it with Garage Band). I wish it was able to plug in more than one mic, but besides that, this is a great investment for those solo artists who just need one mic and guitar plug in.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Computer Platform:
                                      • Mac

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                                      5.0

                                      A very cool device.

                                      By Ron

                                      from Chicago,Il

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to Navigate

                                      Cons

                                      • Not Enough Audio Tools

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Multimedia

                                      Comments about Focusrite iTrack Solo - Audio Interface for iPad, Mac and PC:

                                      I use the Focusrite to input guitar parts into Garage Band on my IPad.
                                      It does exactly what I hoped it would.
                                      It doesn't replace a more advanced multitrack interface, but does a great job
                                      on the IPad.
                                      I'm going to try it on my PC platform.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business
                                      • Computer Platform:
                                      • PC

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