I'd recommend this over the 2i2 or the solo as the pad and midi functions are invaluable. For anyone interested, the MixControl for 2nd gen will not run on a 1st gen device. The first major issue that I encountered was using screen capture with Ableton Live. I don't like the currant system which uses the Ms, as in I set it to 10ms and get a 256 buffer. Expected to see some minor scratches as they said might be the case, but mine looks brand new and never used. The low latency is fantastic for recording guitars and edrums.
The only con it has is the compatibility with Windows 10 because of the software protools first and some drivers. Maybe they figured that everyone would just give up and buy something new, from them of course. Note this is not an official Focusrite sub. This score will rise as the drivers mature. So i decided to buy the more reliable 1st gen model. To do this, please uninstall the Focusrite Driver, from your Programs List in Control Panel. Anyway this video looks as obsolete as the 2i2 1st gen does to the folks at focusrite, and it's time to delete it, but I'll keep it up in case there are any lost puppies out there Update Sept.
Only item of interest is they are mumbling something about the buffer settings. Converting your performance into digital audio and back again is the most important part of the recording process. No application to mail or fax, no bills to pay. This is reported to work on 1st gen 2i4 and 2i2 models. Free Flux Studio Session Analyzer for Focusrite customers throughout January Studio Session Analyzer is a standalone application providing a comprehensive range of analyser options for any imaginable audio analysis and measurement applications.
The main differences are in the physical features and some of the hardware upgrades Focusrite has done to the 2 nd gen. I am running the latest driver that I downloaded from the Focusrite official web page. Honestly it took them over a year! To resolve this, simply fully update your Windows 7. Update July 30 2018, Ok focusrite finally put up a 2018 driver for this 'legacy product', I'm using it and so far so good. I would highly recommend this unit for anyone looking to get into recording as its perfect for individuals and works well on larger scales including recording full bands.
I got into a situation where the beta driver made things worse, and Support helped me to roll back. Focusrite says they're working on it and I trust that. Some small but important features have improved and other hardware features have improved too. The entire front panel colour has been altered to make it more clearly visible by the user. However, with the pads you get pleasant full tone without any clipping all without a di box. I'm absolutely in love with this interface.
My audio is fine, no problems no nothing. This interface also serves as a midi solution as you can send and receive midi input or output straight from the computer or your keyboard. Bought a refurbished version direct from focusrite and it arrived in the proper box. I have experimented with Focusrite beta drivers before, to try to eliminate clicks and pops. I am unable to play a full audio track without any drop outs or stuttering during playback.
A couple of people have left comments over the past week saying that they were able to get their 1st generation Focusrite Scarlett interfaces to work with the Windows drivers designed for the new 2nd gen Scarlett audio interfaces. Scarlett 2i2 is also a great choice for Linux Users And here is some of our that are the best in the market right now. These are the noticeable changes that you can just directly find out. I have a 1st gen 6i6, 8i8 unused and 18i20. Cause in Reason 9 sometimes with a lot of rack extensions the dsp goes up to 50% a well.
I'm on windows 10 btw and have been for a while now. Do you think there is point in upgrading my Scarlett 2i2 to 2nd gen? You can upgrade your 1 st gen later when you can. As noted in my , the 2nd gen drivers are buggier than the 1st gen drivers at least on my system. Just realize that early adopters always risk experiencing some problems. We'll refund you the difference for 45 days, so you'll never regret buying from zZounds. We pull it all off with our strategically placed, coast-to-coast warehouses. But i have not enough inputs for my setup, i need 8 inputs.
But yesterday I installed the new beta driver 4. This type of content should be posted in. It will continue to work with the future versions of Mac Os too as there are no special drivers. I think maybe it has a poltergeist or something. Maybe the support for 1st gen was unintentional in the 4.
Please also note that Focusrite is one of the few audio companies out there that offer free tech support. The new 2 nd gen 2i2 boots up faster than the 1 st gen 2i2. Focusrite a week after this post. Or maybe changing it to Scarlett Solo 2nd, because I use it only for single microphone anyway? I play active basses and as such without the pads the sound is far too clipped and unpleasant. Hi, for the past two days I've been struggling with getting this interface to work. There is a black line instead of grooves to mark the level on the knob of the controller, which gives a better contrast making it easy to know the settings at a glance.