Ideal for singer-songwriters and guitarists, the third-generation Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is a 2x2 USB audio interface offering high-performance hardware, customizable mic tone, and a creative software bundle. The two improved Scarlett microphone preamps feature switchable phantom power and selectable Air circuits, which add brightness based on Focusrite's legendary ISA preamplifier. The two XLR-1/4" combo inputs can also accept unbalanced instrument level from guitars and basses, and synthesizers and drum machines, or balanced line level from a mixing console or outboard preamps. With official support for 3rd Generation Scarlett Solo and Scarlett 2i2 interfaces on USB-C iPad Pros, the world of boundless recording awaits. Now you really can record anywhere: wherever youd take an iPad Pro, Scarlett Solo and Scarlett 2i2 can follow. When you register any Focusrite hardware you gain access to the most innovative music software brands on the market. Plug-in Collective keeps you up to date with the latest tools, offering you new free downloads every couple of months, along with generous discounts.