Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (3rd Gen)

The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (3rd Gen) is a 2 in, 2 out USB audio interface built for home studio recording and podcasting that you can also use for video conferencing.

Dual inputs make this interface ideal for recording multiple vocalists or instruments simultaneously. High-resolution 24-bit/192kHz digital conversion ensures all recordings are of the highest quality.

In this series of articles, we show you how to use the Scarlett 2i2 with a wide variety of devices and compare it with its competitors.

Inputs 2 x XLR – 1/4” Combination inputs
Outputs Stereo pair 1/4” monitor and 1/4” headphone jack.
Gain 56dB
Noise (EIN) -128dBu (A-weighted)
Interface USB-C
On-board Controls Input gain, instrument level toggle, air mode, monitor mode toggle, phantom power, monitor volume, headphone volume.
Resolution (Bitrate) 24-bit
Max Sample Rate 192 kHz
Phantom Power Yes
Color Red/Black