Scarlett Range

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Please see below a run-down of Focusrite product compatiblity with Mavericks as it currently stands: Saffire firewire range Works with Mavericks? YES Points of note : Currently no known issues...
Only Plug Microphones in to the XLR Inputs. Plugging in Line Level or Instrument Level signals via XLR will cause these to enter the Mic Pre. The Mic Pre is not designed to accept these levels and...
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...
The S/PDIF connection on the back of your Saffire or Scarlett is a connection that allows two channels of SPDIF Format Uncompressed Digital Audio (Not Surround 5.1 or 7.1 Dolby or DTS Audio) to be...
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...
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...
Delete the files in the following locations: Scarlett Plugin Suite: Mac HD/Library/Audio/Plugins/VST/Focusrite/Scarlett Compressor.vst Mac HD/Library/Audio/Plugins/VST/Focusrite/Scarlett EQ.vst Mac...
You may see a prompt on Ableton.com to enter your 9 digit serial number. All Focusrite and Novation products that come with Ableton Live Lite use the other, 24 digit configuration. If you see this...
This procedure will set Pro Tools I/O to correspond with the Audio Device or Interface selected in Pro Tools Setup > Playback Engine at the time. Make sure you first select your Interface in...
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...
We are currently experiencing a driver issue that causes audio in Windows 8 to be slowed down when the computer starts up, when using a Scarlett usb interface. This issue will only affect certain...
To move your Cubase LE 6 or 7 software from your Scarlett Studio Bundle to a new computer you will need to first download the eLicenser Control Center on the new computer. http://www.elicenser.net/en...
Since the release of OSX 10.7, your Mac is initially set up to only allow Applications found on the App Store to install on your computer as a Security Measure. Otherwise, it will consider the...
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...
If you are running a Scarlett, Forte or iTrack Solo Interface on a Mac in Class Compliant Mode and it does not appear in the System Preferences at all you probably have the Novation USB Driver 2.3...
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...
To change the input and output source within Garageband, go to Garageband>Preferences> Then ensure that the relevant devices are in use. In this case, the Scarlett 2i2 has been chosen as the...
If you are having trouble with your Mac clicking or popping, or having any other audio error that causes playback to stop, or not run smoothly please try all the steps below: -Visit the downloads...
Note: This was done in Garage Band 11 version ( 6.0.5), the screenshots below may look different in other versions : Please launch Garage Band, create new project, select voice, and click choose...
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 receiving error message "AAE error 6001" in Pro-tools 11 when trying to select your device as the playback engine. Navigate to control panel> sound> playback> right click interface>...
When you install your Focusrite Drivers or MixControl Software the installer will place the Focusrite drivers in Windows DriverStore where the files will remain, whether they are in use or not. When...
The Scarlett 6i6, 8i6, 18i6, and 18i8 use Focusrite PSU-05 (12V DC, 1250mA, center pin positive). If you need a replacement, please contact your local distributor (as found here ) about ordering.
Unlike the Focusrite Saffire range of FireWire Audio Interfaces, the Scarlett 8i6 and 18i6 cannot currently run in Standalone Mode. They may pass audio from their analogue inputs to their analogue...
If you are experiencing issues with larger than expected latency in Logic, please ensure you have installed the latest software for your Scarlett Interface from our downloads page here . If you...
To remove Scarlett MixControl from a mac, the following files should be moved to the trash: Macintosh HD/Applications/Scarlett MixControl Macintosh HD/System/Library/Extensions/FocusriteUSB2Audio...
1. Plug in your Scarlett interface. 2. Open the 'Device Manager' (found in the Control Panel). 3. Locate your Scarlett under 'Sound, video and game controllers'. 4. Right-click on the Scarlett on...
Sometimes our USB range of devices will function better on certain USB ports of Mac systems when using video calling software. Macs that have an iSight camera, will share the USB bandwidth of one...