Focusrite RED 8Line

$2,599.99

58-in, 64-out Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with two Red Evolution mic pres and line-level, DigiLink, Dante, ADAT & S/PDIF connectivity

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Description

Focusrite RED 8Line

Built on Focusrite’s decades of interface design experience and impeccable attention to audio detail, Red 8Line is the best sounding, most versatile and hardest working audio interface in any professional system. Red 8Line blurs the line between high-end studio workflows and small-scale professional audio systems. With 58 inputs and 64 outputs including eight analogue line inputs and 10 analogue line outputs, two Red Evolution mic pres, ultra-low latency, dynamic range of up to 121dB and connectivity via Thunderbolt 3, DigiLink, Dante, ADAT and S/PDIF, it’s the strongest link in any audio professional’s chain.

FEATURES:

Built on Focusrite’s decades of interface design experience and impeccable attention to audio detail, Red 8Line is the best sounding, most versatile and hardest working audio interface in any professional system. Red 8Line blurs the line between high-end studio workflows and small-scale professional audio systems. With 58 inputs and 64 outputs including eight analogue line inputs and 10 analogue line outputs, two Red Evolution mic pres, ultra-low latency, dynamic range of up to 121dB and connectivity via Thunderbolt 3, DigiLink, Dante, ADAT and S/PDIF, it’s the strongest link in any audio professional’s chain. Ultra-low-latency drivers for Mac and PC provide the flexibility to use DAW plug-ins in real-time. Dual Thunderbolt ports enable daisy-chaining of devices.

Pro Tools | HD connectivity as standard

Twin mini-DigiLink ports provide connectivity directly to Pro Tools | HD cards, with no need for device expansion.

Dante connectivity as standard

Dual Dante ports enable connection to the industry standard Audio-over-IP protocol, for easy expansion and interoperability with other digital devices.

Dedicated L/R monitor outputs and comprehensive control

Monitor control supports mono, stereo and multi-channel monitoring environments up to 7.1.

Extensive analogue I/O

Eight-line inputs and outputs on DB25; independent L/R monitor outputs; independent Red Evolution mic preamps, plus two stereo headphones outputs.

Precision metering and display

Three LCDs provide highly accurate level metering for any input or output block, as well as for main monitor and headphone outputs.

Complete software/hardware control environment

RedNet Control allows quick setup of complex monitoring and routing configurations, and control of the preamps remotely.

Dual headphone outputs

High-fidelity headphone outputs are powerful enough to deliver loud audio on high-impedance headphones.

Dual front-panel instrument inputs

Front-panel connections ensure immediate access to instrument inputs, even when racked.

Windows 10 compatibility

Windows Thunderbolt drivers make Red 8Line compatible with PC-based audio systems.

Focusrite software bundle

Includes the Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC channel strip from the original Focusrite Studio Console, plus Red 2 and Red 3 EQ and Compression plug-ins, which accurately reproduce the sonic qualities of the original Red hardware. Also included is membership to the Focusrite Plug-in Collective.