Sign up for a new account in our community. The Mbox Pro is cool because when you turn it on without a FireWire connection, it automatically runs in standalone mode. So make sure that only the Scarlett’s FireWire cable is plugged in to your computer. The Scarlett interface will have to be your primary interface for this to work, as unlike the Saffire interfaces, it doesn’t have a stand alone mode. Speaking of outs, the six outputs is correct, but somewhat optimistic. Stereo crosstalk was below dB up to about 1kHz, where it started rising until it hit around dB at 20kHz.
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Sign In Sign Up. Send a private message to jasonzac. I’d add to the firewire vs usb point as follows. Very very few boards out there lappie focusrte any kind inc Mac these days use decent firewire interface boards.
You have two main template options for the MixControl, one for Zero Latency tracking routes a monitor mix of the various inputs to the main monitor and headphones outsand DAW Tracking that allows monitoring input channels through your DAW—essential if you need to monitor through plug-ins, assuming your computer is fast enough to minimize latency.
Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 USB 2.0 Audio Interface 18 in 4 out 2 Mic Preamps
Intermodulation distortion specs were equally good. Some Firewire units have problems with certain chipsets. I’ve just bought a saffire, and am still trying to get it set up. By Dendy Jarrett December 17, While these add-ons will likely not be the deciding factor in whether or not the 18i6 is saffie you, they do add value. For nowyou can set your Scarlett to sync to the SPDIF clock which I don’t know how to do because I haven’t used one, but it should be an focsrite in its hardware setup page.
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You flcusrite to be a member in order to leave a comment. Chaining Mbox 3 Pro with Focusrite Scarlett 18i6. The complement of 18 inputs includes the following. I really like the Focusrite stuff. But it seems the handwriting is on the wall for FireWire, as fewer computers include it, and several companies—not just Focusrite—are producing USB 2.
The distortion products at and Hz were well under dB, and the high-frequency ones were pretty much buried in the noise floor. Both are excellent the Saffire Pro comes with great software but the Scarlett which I currently use is a very fine USB 2 interface and I did have an issue with the FireWire and hot plugging the Saffire – but that was a bit a one off the Saffire is a lovely bit of kit.
Chaining Mbox 3 Pro with Focusrite Scarlett 18i6 The Scarlett interface will have to be your primary interface for this to work, as unlike the Saffire interfaces, it doesn’t have a stand alone mode.
Send a private message to serio. Speaking of outs, the six outputs is correct, but somewhat optimistic.
It would also work in preamp mode but you can read the user guide to see the differences. Dear Musician – Worthy of Review. Thanks to using USB 2. By HC News December 27, With its emphasis on DAW integration, monitoring becomes an important consideration. Thus I shall suggest the one i didn’t get. Register a new account. Go To Topic Listing Recording. They are now very very hard to find particularly on lappies.
Thats not knocking the Focusrite stuff at all by the way, just a bit of info to store away in the back of your head. Sign up for a new account in our community. Phantom power is switchable to both inputs simultaneously; I measured it as Also the DAW you use, some do not want to play nice at low latency settings.