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FocusriteScarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface
 
4.7

(based on 9 reviews)

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5.0

Does what I need to do

By drms83

from New York, NY

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Quick Setup

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

      When I first plugged it in, the sound was not coming out of the right channels. I downloaded mix control set a few things up and got it working as I needed it to. Great product!

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      5.0

      Easy to use, clean sound

      By Butch

      from Palmer, MA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

      I use this for audio books when I can't be at my studio. It is easy to use, highly portable and has a good clean sound. It doesn't sound as good as my soundboard in my studio but that is to be expected. I'm going to experiment with running the signal through a compressor to see what I get. Perfect tool for the job. You will be very happy with this.

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      5.0

      Solid Performer at a Great Price

      By Whitey Jackson

      from Wilbraham, Massachusetts

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

      I bought this interface to do voice-overs for training videos using computers that don't have firewire interfaces compatible with my other audio interface.

      After downloading the required files, setting up was entirely painless. The device was easy to use. Most importantly, it allowed me to make recordings with good, clean audio.

      Scarlett MixControl has many nice monitoring features, and having two headphone outs with individualized mixes is a major plus for the unit. Another major plus is having a physical knob to control monitor volume.

      I haven't yet encountered anything I don't like about the Scarlett 6i6. I was a little skeptical about using a USB audio interface, but this unit had the features I wanted at a very reasonable price, so I decided to give it a try. I'm sold.

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      4.0

      Rubbery knobs!

      By Chris

      from Seattle

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cost
      • easy to use
      • looks cool
      • Professional features
      • Rubbery Knobs

      Cons

      • Software Is A Bit Weak

      Best Uses

      • Home Recording

      Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

      Using the Scarlett 6i6 in a small home recording studio as interface for guitar and microphone. It was very easy to set up and worked right out of the box. The MixControl software is rather kludgy, but so far that hasn't slowed me down. The box is very quiet - I'm not hearing any noise being introduced in the recording session. Phantom power for mics was a must for me and that works great. So far I've got no complaints at all. Currently using Garage Band as my DAW while I climb the learning curve of home recording. The Scarlett works just fine with Garage Band, and I'm assuming it will continue to work with Logic, once I move on.

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      5.0

      Hot Box!!

      By Ricky Recordo

      from New York, NY

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Value
      • Simple to use
      • Small and light

      Cons

      • Doesn't Have Vu Meters

      Best Uses

      • Midi Studio Recording

      Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

      I am using the Scarlett 6i6 to set up a small home recording studio. The great thing is it has 2 headphone outputs, and great mic preamps.

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      5.0

      The Other Red Box

      By Mind Reader

      from New York, NY

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Auto Peak Indicators
      • Balanced Inputs
      • Extra Headphone Output
      • Great Mic Preamps

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio

        Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

        This is going to be the interface between a midi controller and a Mac computer. I'll be recording songs. This makes it all possible in the digital age.

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        5.0

        Really Good Sounding Interface

        By arizona musician

        from Rimrock,AZ

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

        I have been recording at home since 2003. I have tried numerous interfaces over the years. This Scarlett 6i6 looks good, sounds great and works well with my Windows 7 setup. You will have to plug it in for power but for this kind of setup you really need to. I bought it to hear the preamps on this and when I immediately played my acoustic guitar back through the 6i6 I had a smile on my face. Thanks B&H for the great product. Merry Xmas........

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        5.0

        awesome!

        By sumnlite

        from New York City N.Y.

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

        I use the product on recording and its features are great.

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        • Yes

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        3.0

        great for vocals

        By generow

        from atlanta, ga

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great for vocals
        • Stellar Conversion

        Cons

        • Software not so great

        Best Uses

          Comments about Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface:

          I was comparing this with the rme babyface, and truth be told, the sound on the focusrite is clearer and more robust. If it wasn't for the shoddy software, I would have kept the focusrite and sent back the babyface. if you're not gonna do any mixing, this is excellent interface. the software won't allow you to listen to multiple sources all at once. I like to play reference tracks on my media player(cuz all the new tracks are encoded and can't be loaded onto my daw), but to do so, I would have to close out my daw completely, to let focusrite's drivers access the media player. Then I had to open/close, then open wmp a 2nd time for the drivers to adjust to the new source before I got any audio. I'm running windows 7, a different os might fare better. test it out, just a shame I had to send it back for shoddy software and settle for a more expensive 2nd place contender, babyface.

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