Scarlett 18i20

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If you are running a Scarlett, Forte or iTrack Solo Interface on a Mac (no driver install needed) and it does not appear in the System Preferences at all you probably have the Novation USB Driver 2.3...
Previous issues with Pro Tools 11 and "Dynamic Plug-in Processing" have been resolved in updates to Pro Tools. Please make sure you have the latest version of Pro Tools 11 if this check box still...
Line inputs on Focusrite interfaces, both standard and combi, go through a small section of the preamp circuit. Due to the transparent nature of our preamps, however, this does not colour the signal...
Many of our interfaces come with an added feature called Standalone Mode. This enables the user to set these units up to work as an ADAT connected unit, similar to one of our Octopre MkIIs or any...
The Saffire and Scarlett microphone preamps provide between +10dB and +55dB of gain to the input signal before the converters. The gain required to obtain an acceptable signal level will depend on...
If you are seeing the following error message when trying to register your product, it may be possible that you have entered the 18 digit bundle-code instead. Please see the following short video for...
In the routing section of Saffire and Scarlett Mix control the term "Daw" in the drop down menu's refers to the outputs of the recording software that you are using. Normally by default a piece of...
This is because the interface's direct monitoring is enabled. This is the signal that goes direct from the interface's mic, line or inst input to the output without going through the computer so that...
Many new users become confused when they start recording and find that their Vocal or other signal from one microphone is placed only on the left in their headphones or speakers. The common question...
There is currently a bug in the Apple Core Audio driver that will prevent the Scarlett 18i20 from streaming audio with the device set to 96kHz. This happens because the channel format doesn't change...
If you see the message "This version of Scarlett MixControl is out of date with respect to the connected device." when opening Scarlett MixControl on your Windows Computer, you'll need to install...
If you are having trouble with installing Plug Ins on a Mac please see this video . To get your Scarlett Plug Ins (or any other Focusrite or Novation Plug Ins) installed properly on your Windows...
Some users have reported experiencing audio glitches and drop outs with the Scarlett range of interfaces since updating to OS X 10.9 Mavericks. If you are experiencing these problems with your...
We have seen that Scarlett Mix Control can crash when using OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Our software team are currently working to investigate and fix the issue. We have found a workaround to the problem...
Scarlett MixControl is the control software that is used to control the output routing and settings for the Scarlett interface range. This tutorial will explain the features and settings of Scarlett...
Many of our Setup Guides show you the preference menu of your DAW Software with a drop down menu that features the interface's name, Scarlett, Saffire, Forte, etc. On Mac the DAW will read the name...
This article addresses concerns raised by some about 16 bit and 24 bit in Windows systems. When using the WDM driver, only 16 bit modes are seen as an option in the Advanced section of the interface'...
If the locked (LKD on smaller interfaces) light on the front of your interface is off and it won't pass audio then the "Sync source" in Saffire/Scarlett MixControl is likely incorrectly set to a...
At the end of the bundle code registration procedure the website will attempt to log you into your account automatically. In some browsers this may fail. If you experience the above error, try...
The Scarlett 18i20 may only have 8 analogue channels built into the unit, but you can actually record up to 18 channels simultaneously into your computer. This is as the unit also has two types of...
The headphone outputs on the 18i20 share their source audio with whatever is assigned to Line Output 7 and 8 (for Headphone Output 1) and Line Output 9 and 10 (for Headphone Output 2). This means...
The Routing Presets are a quick and easy way to assign audio streams to the analogue outputs on the back of the unit. You can change these manually by selecting audio streams yourself through...