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Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 vs Focusrite Scarlett 6i6

9.61 in
4.09 in
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Sound Card
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 Sound Card
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6
Editiorial reviews
4
4 editorial reviews
Everything you need for a high-end XLR recording, streaming, or podcasting setup.Read more
The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is a simple stereo input box that's ideal for recording and mixing both music and podcasts.Read more
Focusrite has a well-earned reputation for building high-quality audio interfaces and mic preamps at price-points to cater to users of all requirements and at a wide range of budget points. With its SRead more
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3
3 editorial reviews
An interface that won't make you see redRead more
Focusrite started out as a high-end audio company building no-compromise mic preamps for the likes of Sir George Martin's Air StudiosRead more
The amount of inputs available to you and the versatility of each one are fundamental features for any PA or digital audio recording system, and is the primary performance quality of any USB audio interface. That being said, there are further considerations that can be made, such as the compatibility, ease of use, and portability with audio editing, production software and devices. There available conversion and sampling rates are a specific performance feature that will make or break this quality no matter how many inputs, outputs and advanced features are included as well. We’ll be giving it considerable attention inRead more
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User rating
117
3.4 out of 5
117 user ratings
5 stars
28 %
4 stars
20 %
3 stars
24 %
2 stars
17 %
1 stars
8 %
36
4.1 out of 5
36 user ratings
5 stars
30 %
4 stars
50 %
3 stars
13 %
2 stars
5 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

General

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6Focusrite Scarlett 6i6
Sound TypeStereoStereo
Interface TypeUSB
N/A

Connectivity

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6Focusrite Scarlett 6i6
Analog 3.5mm output0
N/A
Analogue RCA outputs0
N/A
Headphone outputyesyes
Headphone output (3.5 mm)0
N/A
Headphone output (6.3 mm / 1/4)12
Jack Plug input22
Jack Plug output (6,3 mm / 1/4)22
Microphone inputyesyes
Microphone Jack Plug (3.5mm)0
N/A
XLR2
N/A
Line-inyes
N/A
Line-outyes
N/A
USByesyes
Other connectors
N/A
  • Balanced input XLR
  • Digital coaxial input
  • Digital coaxial output
  • MIDI

Design

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6Focusrite Scarlett 6i6
Placement TypeExternalExternal

Audio properties

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6Focusrite Scarlett 6i6
Noise level (SNR)100.0 dB105.0 dB
D/A audio24 bit / 96 kHz24 bit / 96 kHz
Audio quality24.0 bit
N/A

Power

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6Focusrite Scarlett 6i6
Power sourceUSBPowerline

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