Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 4x4 USB Audio/MIDI Interface (3rd Generation)

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Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 4x4 USB Audio/MIDI Interface (3rd Generation)
Key Features
  • Singers, Musicians, Podcasters
  • USB Type-C Connectivity
  • 2 Mic/Line/Instrument Preamps, 2 Line In
  • 1 Headphone Out, 4 Line Outputs
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Built to deliver top-shelf sound in a desk-friendly and easy-to-use format for podcasters who need mix-minus functionality when taking calls and for singers and musicians, the third-generation Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 4x4 USB audio/MIDI interface lets artists and content creators score pro-level tone with no learning curve, no matter where they go.
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Focusrite 4i4 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Portable and Bus Powered
  • 3Pristine, High-Resolution Conversion
  • 4Scarlett Mic Preamps with Customizable Tone
  • 5Instrument/Line Input Switches
  • 6Rear-Panel Line Inputs
  • 7Straightforward Controls and Level Indication
  • 8Independent Headphone and Monitor Outputs
  • 9Virtual Loopback for Mix-Minus and More
  • 10MIDI I/O
  • 11Powerful Software Control
  • 12Extensive Software Bundle

Built to deliver top-shelf sound in a desk-friendly and easy-to-use format for podcasters who need mix-minus functionality when taking calls and for singers and musicians, the third-generation Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 4x4 USB audio/MIDI interface lets artists and content creators score pro-level tone with no learning curve, no matter where they go.

Equally capable for tracking vocals and instruments, the two improved Scarlett microphone preamps feature switchable phantom power for condenser mics, pads to prevent distortion on loud input signals, and a selectable-per-channel Air circuit, which adds clarity-enhancing brightness based on Focusrite's legendary ISA preamplifier.

The two XLR-1/4" combo inputs are outfitted with switches that allow them to accept signal directly from electric instruments such as guitar and bass, from line-level sources such as stereo mixer outputs, or from a hot feed from a drum machine. The rear panel sports two additional fixed-level 1/4" inputs to accommodate more line-level sources such as the outputs of external mic preamps.

Unlocking the ability to record at standard CD quality or high-fidelity resolutions, the 24-bit / 192 kHz AD/DA converters ensure that signals are captured and reproduced with detail and accuracy. With four balanced 1/4" line outputs, a 1/4" stereo headphone jack, and independent control of the headphone and speaker volume settings, the Scarlett 4i4 can simultaneously feed multiple monitoring systems or outboard effects processors.

The virtual loopback function on the Scarlett 4i4 empowers podcasters with an easy mix-minus setup for taking calls without the caller being distracted by a delayed audio return signal. Also, traditional 5-pin MIDI I/O is provided for seamless integration of MIDI equipment such as a keyboard or sound module. You can even utilize your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to wirelessly control the Scarlett 4i4.

With its bus powering for uninhibited portability, space-saving USB Type-C connection, and extensive software bundle including elementary versions of Ableton Live and Avid Pro Tools music production workstations, virtual instruments, plug-in effects, loops, and more, the Scarlett 4i4 gives you plenty of powerful tools to kick-start your inspiration. Just plug the Scarlett 4i4 into your Mac/Windows computer, fire up your preferred audio recording software, and let the creativity flow.

Portable and Bus Powered

Both compact and lightweight, the Scarlett 4i4 is rugged and ready to travel with you. Being bus powered via USB Type-C connectivity, it can be used in any room or even remote locations, no AC outlet required.

Pristine, High-Resolution Conversion

Thanks to its high-performance 24-bit / 192 kHz AD/DA converters, the Scarlett 4i4 is equipped to capture any source from vocals to acoustic and electric instruments clearly and accurately, so you never have to worry about the interface clouding your sound.

Scarlett Mic Preamps with Customizable Tone

The two upgraded third-generation Scarlett mic preamps feature switchable 48V phantom power to accommodate your favorite condenser mic, and a selectable-per-channel Air setting, which reproduces the Air effect of Focusrite's original ISA mic preamp to impart enhanced brightness and openness on your vocal recordings. Use the selectable input pads to prevent distortion when tracking high-level sources such as acoustic drums or electric guitars equipped with active pickups.

Instrument/Line Input Switches

The XLR-1/4" combo inputs on the Scarlett 4i4's front panel allow distortion-free recording of instruments such as electric guitar and bass, synthesizers, or drum machines, and there's no need for a DI box or amplifiers. At the press of a button, each 1/4" input can be used for line-level sources like a mixer's stereo output or the line outs from guitar and bass amps.

Rear-Panel Line Inputs

With two balanced 1/4" line inputs on the back of the Scarlett 4i4, you can patch in line-level sources such as external mic preamps, an outboard mixer, or synthesizer sound modules while leaving the front-panel inputs free for direct connection of mics, instruments, or other line-level sources.

Straightforward Controls and Level Indication

With the Scarlett 4i4's Easy Start tool and independent gain knobs with multicolor gain halo meters, you'll have no trouble getting set up and dialing in the perfect levels. Plus, there are no menus or complicated controls to slow you down.

Independent Headphone and Monitor Outputs

The four balanced 1/4" TRS monitor outputs on the rear panel enable hum-free connectivity with two pairs of balanced studio monitors or line-level inputs on headphone amps or external mixers. For critical listening through headphones, just plug your earphones or headphones into the front-panel 1/4" headphone jack. Separate knobs are provided for quick and independent adjustment of the monitor and headphone volumes.

Virtual Loopback for Mix-Minus and More

The Scarlett 4i4 features one pair of virtual loopback inputs, allowing you to capture a stereo feed of any combination of hardware input and software playback channels, making podcasting, live streaming, and sampling tasks much easier.

MIDI I/O

Spin the Scarlett 4i4 around and you'll find traditional 5-pin MIDI I/O ports, perfect for hooking up a MIDI keyboard controller, a synthesizer/workstation, or a sound module for MIDI recording, editing, and sequencing.

Powerful Software Control

Route your audio, cue mix, loopback, and monitor mixes from your Mac or Windows computer via the Focusrite Control desktop software. Tap into even more convenience by using the Focusrite Control iOS app on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch to remotely control your Scarlett when connected to Focusrite Control Desktop.

Extensive Software Bundle

The Scarlett 4i4 comes with a powerful bundle of music-making software from industry-leading brands. From recording to final mixdown, this bundle features tools that will help you get the sound you imagined.

  • Ableton Live Lite: Popular music production software
  • Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack: The main elements and workflow of the industry standard Pro Tools in an entry-level package hundreds of virtual instrument sounds, 500MB of loops, and great-sounding effects
  • 3 Months of Splice Sounds: Get access to millions of high-quality, royalty-free loops, one-shots, and presets, with new releases daily
  • Focusrite Red 2 and Red 3 Plug-In Suite: Accurate models Focusrite’s classic Red 2 equalizer and Red 3 compressor
  • XLN Audio: Choose of one of four XLN Audio Addictive Keys virtual instruments
  • Softube Time & Tone Bundle: World-class reverb, delay, and distortion plug-ins and an easy-to-use mastering tool from Softube
  • Access to the Focusrite Plug-In Collective: Receive free versions of innovative software and benefit from discounts
UPC: 815301005186

Focusrite 4i4 Specs

Form FactorTabletop
DisplayNone
Channels of I/OAnalog:
4 Input / 4 Output at 192 kHz
Max Sample Rate/Resolution192 kHz / 24-Bit
Number of Mic Preamps2
Input Level Adjustment2 x Knob
Solo/MuteNone
PadMic/Line/Hi-Z:
-10 dB (Switchable per Channel)
High-Pass FilterNone
Expansion SlotsNone
Connectivity
Analog Audio I/O2 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Mic/Line/Hi-Z Input (Front Panel)
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Line Input
4 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Line Output
1 x 1/4" TRS Unbalanced Headphone Output (Front Panel)
Phantom Power+48 V, Selectable On/Off (on 2 Channels)
Digital Audio I/ONone
Host Connection / USB1 x USB Type-C (USB 2.0)
MIDI I/O1 x DIN 5-Pin Input
1 x DIN 5-Pin Output
Wireless ConnectivityNone
Memory Card SlotNone
Performance
Frequency ResponseInputs:
20 Hz to 20 kHz ±0.1 dB
Gain/Trim RangeInputs:
Up to +56 dB
Max Input LevelMic Inputs:
+9 dBu (Min Gain)
+16 dBu (Min Gain, with Pad)
Hi-Z Inputs:
+12.5 dBu (Min Gain)
+14 dBu (Min Gain, with Pad)
Line Inputs:
+22 dBu (Min Gain)
+29 dBu (Min Gain, with Pad)
Max Output LevelMonitor/Line Outputs:
+15.5 dBu at 0 dBFS
Headphone Outputs:
+7 dBu
ImpedanceMic Inputs:
3 Kilohms
Hi-Z Inputs:
1.5 Megohms
Line Inputs:
60 Kilohms
Line Outputs:
430 Ohms
Headphone Outputs:
< 1 Ohm
Dynamic RangeMic Inputs:
111 dBA
Hi-Z Inputs:
110 dBA
Line Inputs:
110.5 dBA
Line Outputs:
108 dBA
Headphone Outputs:
104 dBA
THD+NMic Inputs:
< 0.0012%
Hi-Z Inputs:
< 0.03%
Line Inputs:
< 0.002%
Line Outputs:
< 0.002%
Headphone Outputs:
< 0.002%
EINMic Inputs:
-128 dBu A-Weighted
Digital Audio
Sample RatesUp to 192 kHz (AD/DA Conversion)
Sample Rate ConversionNone
Bit DepthsUp to 24-Bit (AD/DA Conversion)
Sync SourcesInternal
Compatibility
OS CompatibilitymacOS 10.12 or Later
Windows 7 or Later
Included SoftwareAbleton Live Lite
Pro Tools First
Compatible Software (Not Included)Any Core Audio (Mac) Compliant Software
Mobile Device CompatibilityNone
Required HardwareAvailable USB 2.0 Port
USB Cable (Included)
Internet ConnectionRequired for Software/Driver Download
Power
Power RequirementsUSB Bus Power
Physical
Anti-Theft FeaturesKensington Security Slot
Dimensions7.28 x 4.71 x 1.87" / 18.49 x 11.96 x 4.75 cm
Weight1.4 lb / 0.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.81 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.5 x 6.5 x 2.4"
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