Its high-performance resolutions help you record and produce at 24-bit/192kHz AD-DA converters.
A stellar feature with this audio interface is the Scarlett mic preamp; its switchable AIR mode button which gives you a more transparent and open sound.
Everyone hates sound distortion and humming in their audio playback. Focusrite Scarlett Solo does a clever job of preventing these unpleasant sounds with its balanced TRS outputs.
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Apart from its obvious simple and clean design, the Focusrite Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen) has a functional well-built device with a +48V switchable phantom power button.
It has a large volume knob for controlling the output and the headphone Jack simultaneously. The 1/4″ headphone output is conveniently located at the front with a headphone amplifier of 30 mW per channel. A balanced XLR Microphone input with a corresponding gain knob close to it.
The switchable AIR mode button along with the direct monitoring button and a to give you a brighter and more open sound. It has 1 balanced TRS line input for connecting with synthesizers with its gain knob, this line can also be used to connect your electric guitar.
At the back of the device are 2 1/4″ channels(Main outputs L and R) interface outputs. They are balanced, which helps to prevent humming or hissing during connection. And also a more convenient USB-C connector instead of the USB type A used in past models.
The audio interface’s improved mic preamps, gain Halos, with total Harmonic Distortion figures kept low helps you set the input level to produce high-quality sound.
The headphone output is great, especially if you use higher impedance headphones, conversely, low impedance headphones don’t deliver a good enough sound quality with the Scarlett Solo(3rd Gen).
A video review takeaway
The audio recording capabilities of the Scarlett Solo are very good. It offers a pretty flat frequency response. The mic preamp is ultra-low noise and it provides a high dynamic range.
The Air mode can give a high-frequency boost while make come in handy. The headphone performance is great with quality, high impedance headphones.
Focusrite Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen) offers you a handy great audio interface for your recording needs.