Are you looking to connect an audio mixer to your Focusrite Scarlett Solo? This will allow you to “unlock” more inputs of your Scarlett Solo and can be ideal for home recording, video conferencing, and live streaming more inputs that what are available on your Scarlett Solo.

Quick Answer: To connect an audio mixer to your Scarlett Solo, simply connect the output of your audio mixer to the 1/4″ input of your Scarlett Solo using a balanced 1/4″ TRS Cable.

How To Connect Audio Mixer To Scarlett Solo

Time needed: 5 minutes.

  1. Connect Scarlett Solo 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 Solo

    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!

Equipment & Pricing For Connecting Mixer To Interface

Audio Mixer Connect To Scarlett Solo Topics

  • 0:00​ – Introduction
  • 0:20​ – Pricing & Specs
  • 0:38​ – Connect Audio Mixer to Scarlett Solo
  • 2:00​ – Multi-Track Recording vs Stereo Mix
  • 2:11​ – Stereo vs Mono
  • 3:04​ – Headphone Monitoring
  • 4:03​ – Connect Microphone To Mixer
  • 4:20​ – Reset Audio Mixer
  • 4:58​ – Stereo Level Setting
  • 5:23​ – Channel Level Setting
  • 5:38​ – Phantom Power Setting
  • 5:51​ – Gain Setting
  • 6:19​ – Line Level Signals
  • 7:10​ – Aux Outputs
  • 8:10​ – Connect Audio Mixer to Scarlett Solo
  • 8:30​ – Balanced 1/4″ Cable
  • 8:50​ – Connect Audio Mixer to Scarlett Solo
  • 9:20​ – Computer Recording Level
  • 10:29​ – Monitoring Options
  • 10:45​ – Final Thoughts

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