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Review of the Best Condenser Microphone Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

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Introduction

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The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 studio recording bundle gives you a great front end that includes everything you need to record. The Focusrite's 3rd-generation Scarlett 2i2 advances the state-of-the-art in USB audio interfaces with two upgraded Scarlett mics preamps, high-performance 24-bit/192kHz AD/DA converters, optimize preamp gain structure, vanishingly low latency, and instrument inputs that handle scorching hot pickups. The mics preamps now features Focusrite's acclaimed air mode that provides the coverted air effect model on the company's legendary ISA console transformer to give your voice and instrument recordings a brighter, more open sound.

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Focusrite

Microphone

5 stars

Focusrite

Headphone

5 stars

Focusrite

Audio interface

5 stars

Audio interface

Think of an audio interface as a technologically advanced adapter. For the example you can't plug your guitar directly into your computer. Instead you plug it into an audio interface that can connect and communicate with recording software on your Mac or PC. The interface is the middle man. The same applies to studio monitors which also plug into an audio interface.

Microphone

The microphone captures some great sound as well. I have primarily used it as a vocal mic thus far because it has a very warm response up close. The headphones are fairly impressive as well. They have a very flat response and have frequency range is 10hz to 30Khz so you gonna catch the full spectrum.

Focusrite's have an enviable reputation for production high-end studio equipment and more recently, their budget range of products aimed as project studios and DJs has managed to balance quality and price, gaining much praise. The Scarlett package continues this price-conscious approach and is aimed squarely at those making music on a budget or brand-new to the game.

Should I turn off my audio interface

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We suggest leaving them on during session but turning it off when the studio is not in use. They should always be the first thing you switch on and the last thing you switch on your setup so as to avoid spikes going through the rest of the system whilst gear to s turned on.

Is Focusrite a good brand?

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Focusrite is not noted for being a major microphone or headphone manufacturer, and to assemble this package they have just rebranded a low-cost chinese mics and unknown headphone.

Do you really need a audio interface?

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Yes, you do need an audio interface to record your music into your computer. The Blue Yeti USB mic you refer to is essentially an audio interface with limited features built into a microphone. A standalone interface will give you more options especially if you want to use different mics.

What is the best Focusrite interface

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We absolutely have to start with the Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd gen USB audio interface as this is the best entry-level audio interface in our Focusrite interface comparison for those dipping their tow into the waters of recording.

How long do audio interfaces last?

You may need to replace the power supply, but should otherwise get 10 years out of it. Audio interfaces should last a fairly long time, but i would replace more often than that so you can take advantage of the advances in technology!

Are headphone safer than earphones?

Outside-the-ears headphones are the better option, as unlike earbuds which deliver music directly into the ear, they provide somewhat of buffering space between the music and the ear canal. However - headphones are a safer chouce than earbuds when it comes to hearing - they are not without their drawbacks.

How close should you sing to a mic?

To avoid distortion, the mic should be held no closer than 2 to 3 inches from their mouth during normal singing. The singers told to "eat microphone," this does not mean they should literally eat it. The microphone should be kept about one or two inches from your mouth.

Is your voice in recordings your real voice?

Yes it records the voice that is coming out of your mouth. Microphones record your voice in the way that other people hear you voice. We hear our own voices slightly different than other people because of a few reasons. When we speak, we are hearing the sound of our voices vibrating within our skulls.

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