Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Musician's Home Recording Starter Kit
Product #45591
SKU SCARLETT-SOLO-2ND-GEN-KIT2
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Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Musician's Home Recording Starter Kit

Product #45591 | SKU SCARLETT-SOLO-2ND-GEN-KIT2
Usually ships in 2 - 3 working days

Product Features
  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Interface
  • Audio-Technica AT2020 LDC Mic
  • Audio-Technica AT2021 SDC Mic
  • Closed-Back Headphones
  • 49-Key USB MIDI Controller


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The Focusrite Musician's Home Recording Starter Kit from B&H is designed to provide the tools you need to begin recording to your DAW. It includes the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB interface, an Audio-Technica AT2020 large-diaphragm condenser mic, an Audio-Technica AT2021 small-diaphragm condenser mic, a pair of closed-back headphones, a 49-key USB MIDI controller, 2 tripod microphone stands with fixed booms, a round pop-filter with gooseneck, and two XLR microphone cables.

The Scarlett 2i2 is a 2-in and 2-out USB interface, capable of recording both included mics simultaneously. It can track your audio in sample rates up to 96 kHz in 24-bit quality. You can monitor your recording and playback via the included closed-back headphones. The included AT2020 large-diaphragm condenser and the AT2021 small-diaphragm condenser allow you to mic a variety of sources, including vocals, percussion, acoustic guitars, and more while the pop filter will keep your performances free of plosives. The two tripod mic stands and XLR cables provide flexibility in setup and use. With the 49-key USB MIDI controller you can trigger virtual instruments or any other USB MIDI compatible software.

Focusrite 's second-generation Scarlett 2i2 is a portable audio interface designed specifically for use in a portable computer environment. Lightweight at 0.6 kg, the device sports two inputs, two outputs, instrument/line switches, 48V Phantom power, direct monitoring, a discrete headphone output, and the ability to draw power via USB. It's designed to operate handily at resolutions and sample rates of up to 24-bit/192 kHz, and its combination front-panel inputs render it suitable for tracking instruments with much in the way of headroom and little in the way of distortion.

In addition to its two balanced monitor outputs, the Scarlett 2i2 offers a volume-controllable headphone output on the front. Metal gain controls and a red metal chassis provide a durable construction which can be taken on the road. The 2i2 provides a round-trip latency as low as 2.74 ms at 96 kHz, allowing you to record and monitor processed sound sources in real time.

An included Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative pack is enhanced by a suite of Focusrite Scarlett plug-ins, a set of tools that includes compression, AEQ, gating, and reverb. The Novation Bass Station software synthesiser can be used to add bass or melody, and a sample pack from Loopmasters contains drum loops and sound effects. Ableton Live is included to boot. Focusrite's Red Plug-In Suite (AAX, Audio Units, and VST) delivers modules based on the classic Focusrite Red 2 AEQ and Red 3 Compressor hardware. Also included in this bundle is the Softube Time and Tone Pack for further sonic exploration within your chosen DAW.

The Audio-Technica AT2041SP is a recording microphone package configured to suite any recording budget. The package consists of the AT2020 cardioid condenser microphone and AT2021 small-diaphragm condenser recording microphone.

The combination of the two microphones provide the flexibility to accurately record vocals and instruments in project and home recording studios. The microphones exhibit a wide frequency response and cardioid polar patterns for accurate detail and minimal residual noise.

The HPC-A30 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones from Polsen are designed for monitoring audio in studio, field, mobile, and DJ applications. They feature 50mm drivers that provide a frequency response of 18Hz to 22kHz for accurate reproduction of your audio.

The ear cups on the HPC-A30 have an around-ear (circumaural), closed-back design, allowing for the increased isolation often desired while tracking or monitoring playback. Additionally, the ear cups can be pivoted for single-ear monitoring. The headphones have a collapsible folding mechanism for compact storage and transport. A padded and adjustable headband provides comfort during extended use. The 32 ohm impedance allows for ample volume when used with mobile devices. The headphones have a single-sided, 9.8-foot cable that terminates in a 3.5mm stereo connector. A 1/4" adapter is included for additional compatibility.

The Oxygen 49 IV from M-Audio features not only forty-nine velocity-sensitive full size keys, but also ships with several music software titles that allows for immediate music making. With the additional array of assignable knobs, pads and faders, the controller provides comprehensive control over the included and other software, facilitating the recording and mixing of music without ever reaching for a mouse.

Aside from the velocity-sensitive keys for playing chords, bass lines, and melodies, eight knobs are available for tweaking effects plug-ins and virtual instruments, along with eight velocity-sensitive pads for triggering samples or finger drumming. And for mixing and controlling the master output, nine faders are available along with dedicated transport controls and track-up and -down buttons that can initiate play, stop, and record in the DAW environment right from the controller.

The controller offers out-of-the-box integration with many DAWs including Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase and more, with the controls instantly mapped to key parameters in the DAW. Built-in customisable mapping presets can be easily adapted to work with favourite effects plug-ins and virtual instruments, and the factory presets map the various controls to the bundled SONiVOX Twist virtual instruments. Also included are Ableton Live Lite and Xpand!2, a multitimbral workstation offering four active sound slots or parts per patch.

The Auray MS-5230F Tripod Microphone Stand with Fixed Boom features durable, steel construction. The 31.5" boom arm allows you to angle the mic however you need it. An ergonomic twist-action clutch helps adjust the height of the stand, while the reinforced tripod base and non-slip feet keep it firmly and sturdily in place. The Auray MS-5230F mic stand collapses for easy transport.

The Auray PFSS-55 Pop Filter with Gooseneck features double-layered nylon to greatly reduce noise from aspirated plosives like "p" and "b" sounds. The PFSS-55's double-layered nylon filter gently disperses the explosive rush of air from speaking and breathing, while protecting your microphone from corrosive moisture. The flexible gooseneck makes it easy to position the filter exactly where you need it, the spring-loaded clamp provides fast and easy mounting and the locking bolt holds the PFSS-55 firmly into place. These features make the PFSS-55 Pop Filter ideal for desktops and also compatible with microphone stands.

The Kopul Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable (20') is a studio-quality cable for connecting mics to mixers, preamps, audio interfaces and recorders; or to be used in any other application where XLR connectivity is required. The cable is engineered to be both quiet and durable, and is well-suited for critical recording and broadcast situations.

Studio Elite 4000 Series cables are made from 24 AWG OFC copper wire that's wrapped with POE insulation and a conductive PVC inner shield. A cotton-yarn inner layer helps reduce electrostatic and microphonic noise. A 98% braided outer shield makes the cable resistant to EMI and RFI noise. The Neutrix XX silver connectors provide a high level of connectivity, and all the solder connections are shrink-wrapped for protection.

Key Features

  • 2 Scarlett mic preamps offering headroom and minimal distortion
  • 2 instrument inputs designed for high-level pickups
  • Sample rates up to 24-bit/192 kHz
  • Headphone output with gain control
  • Low latency and direct monitoring
  • 2 1/4-inch balanced jacks
  • Durable metal construction, portable at 0.6 kg
  • Powered by USB
  • Includes Pro Tools | First Focusrite Creative Pack and Ableton Live Lite
  • Includes additional plug-ins and loops

AT2020 Studio Condenser
The AT2020 is a side-address large diaphragm condenser that's well suited for vocal capturing.

AT2021 Small-Diaphragm Condenser
The AT2021 small diaphragm condenser microphone captures instruments in rich detail and minimal noise.

Professional Mounting
The AT2020 includes a pivoting, threaded stand mount while the AT2021 includes a professional stand clamp.

  • Forty-nine full-size, synthesiser-action velocity-sensitive keys
  • Eight velocity-sensitive trigger pads for beat production, clip launching, and more
  • Eight assignable knobs for manipulating virtual instruments and plug-ins
  • Nine assignable faders for ease of mixing
  • Transport buttons allows for DAW control without reaching for the mouse
  • Automaps to popular DAWs - Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, and more
  • LCD screen provides instant parameter feedback
  • USB-powered, plug-and-play support, and USB-MIDI connectivity
  • Sustain pedal input for further creative control
  • Ableton Live Lite is included for immediate music creation
  • Includes SONiVOX Twist, a spectral morphing synthesiser
  • Includes AIR Music Tech Xpand!2, a multitimbral all-in-one workstation
  • 98% braided shield offers protection from EMI and RFI noise.
  • Twin-conductive PVC inner shielding provides 100% coverage of the core conductor. It helps keep the cable's signal from radiating and affecting nearby cables, and also helps prevent external EMI from penetrating to the cable's core.
  • 24 AWG oxygen-free stranded copper inner core provides the best possible conductivity.
  • Cotton yarn reduces electrostatic and microphonic noise.
  • All solder points shrink-wrapped for protection.
  • Neutrik XX silver connectors offer high conductivity.
  • Cast zinc shell and chuck style strain relief.
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface (2nd Generation)
Inputs/Outputs 2x combination jacks (1/4" / XLR)
2x 1/4" balanced outputs
1x 1/4" stereo headphone outputs
System Requirements Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan
Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Dimensions (H x W x D) 4.8 x 17.5 x 11.5 cm
Weight 0.6 kg
Audio-Technica AT2041SP Cardioid Condenser Studio Microphone Package
Transducer Fixed-charge back plate permanently polarised condenser
Polar Pattern Cardioid
Frequency Response AT2021 : 30Hz to 20kHz
AT2020 : 20Hz to 20kHz
Dynamic Range (Typical) AT2021 : 126dB SPL, 1kHz @ Max SPL
AT2020 : 142dB, 1 kHz @ Max SPL
Signal-to-Noise Ratio AT2021 : 75dB, 1 kHz @ 1 Pa
AT2020 : 74dB, 1 kHz @ 1 Pa
Maximum Input Sound Level AT2021 : 145dB SPL, 1 kHz @ 1% T.H.D.
AT2020 : 144dB SPL, 1 kHz @ 1% T.H.D.
Power Requirements 48V DC, 2mA typical
Output Impedance 48V Phantom Power
Output Connectors 3-pin XLR-male
Pad No
Low Frequency Roll-Off No
Dimensions AT2021 : 4 x 101.5 x 21mm (Length x Diameter)
AT2020 : 162 x 52mm (Length x Diameter)
Weight AT2021 : 83 g
AT2020 : 345 g
Polsen HPC-A30 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones
Headphone
Driver Size 50 mm
Design Over-Ear (Circumaural)
Earcup Style Closed-Back
General
Frequency Response 18 Hz to 22 kHz
Sensitivity 93 dB at 1 kHz / 1 mW
Impedance 32 Ohms
Maximum Power Handling 600 mW
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) 5%
Connectivity
Audio Connector 1/8" (3.5 mm) TRS
Adapter (Included) 1/4" (6.3 mm)
Cable
Cable Length 3m
Physical
Weight 184 g
M-Audio Oxygen 49 IV - USB MIDI Keyboard Controller
System Requirements Mac
G4/G5 1.25 GHz or faster (Intel Mac recommended)
OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended)
1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended)
Available USB port

PC
Pentium 4 1.5 GHz or Celeron compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended)
Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended)
Windows compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended)
QuickTime recommended
Available USB port
Power Requirements USB bus powered
Dimensions (WxDxH) 814 x 243 x 94 mm
Weight 2.9 kg
2 x Auray MS-5230F Tripod Microphone Stand with Fixed Boom
Stand
Height 91.9 to 160 cm
Base Type Tripod
Base Dimensions 65 x 65 cm
Boom
Length 80 cm
General
Material Steel
Weight 2 kg
2 x Kopul Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 20' (6.1 m), Black
Connector 1 3-Pin XLR Male
Connector 2 3-Pin XLR Female
Cable Length 6.1 m
Shielding 98% Braid
Wire Gauge 24 AWG
Contacts Silver

In The Box

  • Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface (2nd Generation)
  • USB Cable
  • Code for Software Bundle
  • Audio-Technica - AT2041SP Cardioid Condenser Studio Microphone Package
  • Polsen - HPC-A30 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones
  • M-Audio - Oxygen 49 IV - USB MIDI Keyboard Controller
  • 2 x Auray - MS-5230F Tripod Microphone Stand with Fixed Boom
  • Auray - PFSS-55 Pop Filter with Gooseneck
  • 2 x Kopul - Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 20' (6.1 m), Black

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In The Box

  • Scarlett 2i2 USB Audio Interface (2nd Generation)
  • USB Cable
  • Code for Software Bundle
  • Audio-Technica - AT2041SP Cardioid Condenser Studio Microphone Package
  • Polsen - HPC-A30 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones
  • M-Audio - Oxygen 49 IV - USB MIDI Keyboard Controller
  • 2 x Auray - MS-5230F Tripod Microphone Stand with Fixed Boom
  • Auray - PFSS-55 Pop Filter with Gooseneck
  • 2 x Kopul - Studio Elite 4000 Series XLR M to XLR F Microphone Cable - 20' (6.1 m), Black

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Product:
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Musician's Home Recording Starter Kit
Manufacturer:
Focusrite
Model:
SCARLETT-SOLO-2ND-GEN-KIT2
SKU:
SCARLETT-SOLO-2ND-GEN-KIT2
RM Product #:
45591