Focusrite has made two exciting announcements, the first has to do with their super acclaimed Clarett series of USB audio interfaces, and the second but not least, an expansion of their pro RedNet networked audio range. For a limited time, anyone who buys s Clarett USB audio interface or Clarett OctoPre ADAT expander will get a huge bundle of software. Already packed in the Clarett series si a generous supply of plug-ins from Brainworx, Focusrite and Softube, oh and a copy of Ableton Live Lite. The new hitmaker expansion adds serious processing power to the package.
Antares Auto-Tune Access, which is an intuitive plug-in to access the worlds best know pitch correction algorithm. You will also find Relab LX-480 Essentials, a reverb plug-in that faithfully recreates Lexicon’s classic 1980s rack unit, the 480L. Last but not least, the XLN Audio Addictive Keys Focustrite Special, a selection of drum hits and grooves played by some of the best in the world. This incredible hitmaker expansion will come free with any Clarett USB Interfacer or ADAT expander purchased before the end of December 2020.
The RedNet R1 is a desktop unit top panel of which is dominated by two large hi-res colour displays. Offering control over other Red-series interfaces, and has a huge monitoring potential including the ability to control surround and Atmos speaker setups. Other configurations and setups for the RedNet R1 are setting A/B between different speaker setups, it can provide downmix memories for instant checking on a range of surround/Atmos.
The Red 8Line is a 1U rack that provides a number of different audio I/O, like instrument inputs and headphone outs, and can be connected to both Mac and Windows computers with an Avid Digilink, Thunderbolt or Dante protocols. There have also been some updates on their A16R and their D16% interfaces. They provide 16 I/O of audio connectivity and can pipe those audio streams to any other device on the same network.