Are you looking for the best way to connect your audio mixer to your Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface for recording, live streaming, or video conferencing?

This is very common for people who want to connect their audio mixer to their computer. We’ve put this guide together to show you everything you need to know!

Quick Answer: Connect the outputs of your audio mixer to the input of your Scarlett 2i2 using balanced 1/4″ TRS Cables.

How To Connect Audio Mixer To Scarlett 2i2

Time needed: 5 minutes.

  1. Connect Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface To Computer

  2. Connect Audio Mixer To Power & Turn On

  3. Connect Microphone To Audio Mixer

    Use phatom power if you’re using a condenser microphone

  4. Set Gain Properly on Microphone

    You should be hitting close to “0” on your meter

  5. Turn Down Preamp on Scarlett 2i2

    You should have instrument mode turned off

  6. Connect Balanced 1/4″ Cable from Mixer Output To Scarlett 2i2

  7. Open Audio Software

    Garageband, Logic, Ableton, Protools, Cuebase, etc.

  8. Hit Record!

Audio Mixer & Scarlett 2i2 Pricing

Connect Audio Mixer to Scarlett 2i2 Topics & Chapters

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 1:28 – Pricing & Specs
  • 1:40 – Connect Microphone To Mixer
  • 2:09 – Microphone & Mixer Setup
  • 3:02 – Focusrite Inputs
  • 3:38 – Connect Mixer To Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface
  • 5:14 – Signal Connected To Computer
  • 5:54 – Final Thoughts

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