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Focusrite OctoPre MKII Dynamic - 8 Channel Mic Preamp ADAT w/ Compressors

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Description

With eight channels of Focusrite microphone preamplification, eight VCA-based Red 3-derived compressors and built-in 24-bit / 96kHz digital inputs and outputs, OctoPre MkII Dynamic is Focusrite’s feature-rich expansion upgrade for any digital audio workstation. It’s equally an ideal expansion for any analogue or digital console, or hard disk recorder.


Digital inputs and outputs let you make the most of often-neglected ADAT I/O; ideal for expanding the number of mic pre inputs on your interface or for providing analogue monitoring from any digital ADAT feed.


With this entire package fitting into a single 1U chassis complementing Focusrite’s Saffire PRO range, and all controls adjustable from the front fascia, OctoPre MkII Dynamic sets the standard for modern, compact, multi-channel recording expansions.


Eight award-winning Focusrite preamps

Focusrite's unparalleled preamp legacy forms the foundation of this new device, with preamps optimised to handle extreme levels from sound sources like acoustic drums.


Eight ‘single-dial’ Focusrite compressors

A single dial gets you to the right amount of compression, fast. These new VCA-based, feed-forward compressors model the character of the celebrated Focusrite Red 3.


Compress transparently or with effect

The classic soft-knee design achieves beautifully transparent compression that caresses your sound. Focusrite’s unique “More” switch doubles the ratio to deliver ‘compression with effect’.


Built-in eight-channel 24-bit / 96kHz digital outputs

Make the most of your interface's ADAT input for tracking, with eight channels of analogue to digital conversion via ADAT, boasting a ‘real world’ dynamic range performance of 110dB.


Built-in eight channel 24-bit / 96 kHz digital inputs

Switchable from the front panel, digital to analogue conversion via ADAT provides analogue monitoring of any digital ADAT feed, as well as the ability to clock from any ADAT device.


State-of-the-art clocking solutions

OctoPre MkII Dynamic's internal clock delivers a jitter performance of +/- 20 PPM. For external clocks, industry-standard JetPLL™ jitter elimination technology is employed


Two high-quality instrument inputs

OctoPre MkII Dynamic’s first two channels feature DI’s, ready for you to plug in your guitars and bass. No expensive external DI required.

SKU FOC-OCTOPREDYNAMICMK2
MPN
Features Focusrite OctoPre MKII Dynamic Features:
  • Input clip and Compression active LEDs on every channel
  • 5 LED input metering on every channel
  • Phantom power available on every channel (switched in two groups: 1-4 and 5-8)
  • 24-bit resolution, 44.1, 48, 88.2 and 96kHz sampling rates
  • Internal clocking, master clocking and external clocking via BNC or ADAT
Specifications
Focusrite OctoPre MKII Dynamic Specifications:
Mic Input
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1 dB
THD+N: 0.001% (measured at 1kHz with a 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: EIN > 125dB (128dB analogue to digital): measured at ~60dB of gain with 150 Ohm termination (20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Mic Gain: +10dB to + 55dB
Phantom power switched in 4 channel groups on Mic. 1-4 and 5-8
Maximum input level +16dBu
Line Input
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
THD+N: <0.001% (measured with 0dBFS input and 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: -90dBu (22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Line 1-8 Gain: -10dB to +36dB
Maximum input level +26dBu
Instrument Input
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
THD+N: 0.004% (measured with 0dBu input and 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: -87dBu (20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Instrument Gain: +10dB to +55dB
Maximum input level +16dBu
Analogue Output
Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz +/- 0.2dB.
THD+N <0.0010% (-100dB) (measured with 0dBFS input 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter, un-weighted)
Nominal output level 0dBFS = 16dBu, balanced
Compression
Threshold Range: -44dBFS (Max setting) to -4dBFS (Min setting)
Compression Ratio Normal: 2:1, More: 4:1
Auto Make Up Gain: 4dB (Min setting), 18dB (Max setting)
Attack Time: 1.2ms, Release Time: 28ms (-3.5dB method)
Compression Curve: Classic Focusrite Soft Knee
THD+N (maximum at any compression threshold, input < +16dBu, gain at minimum): < 0.18%
Digital
A/D Dynamic Range 110dB ‘A-weighted’ (all inputs)
D/A Dynamic Range 110dB ‘A-weighted’ (all outputs)
Clock Jitter < 250 pico seconds
Sample rates: 44.1kHz to 96kHz
Sample Rate Clock Accuracy: +/- 20PPM
JetPLL technology providing superb jitter reduction for class leading converter performance
Clock sources: Internal, Word Clock and ADAT (from ADAT1 input only)
Weight
Single unit unboxed net weight : 3.6 kg / 7.3 lbs
Single unit boxed net weight : 4.05 kg / 8.9 lbs
Dimensions
Unboxed: W = 484mm / 19”, H = 45mm / 1.8”, D = 265mm / 10.4”
Boxed: W= 595 mm / 23.5”, H= 120 mm / 4.75”, D= 340 mm / 13.4”
FRONT AND REAR CONNECTIVITY
Analogue Channel Inputs:
2x Mic / Line / Instrument inputs on the rear panel (Inputs 1 and 2). Switches automatically between Mic (XLR) and Line (TRS). Instrument selected via front panel buttons.
6x Mic / Line inputs on the rear panel. Switches automatically between Mic (XLR) and Line (TRS).
Analogue Channel Outputs:
8x Balanced 1/4" TRS Jack on the rear panel
Switching to enable monitoring of A/D inputs or ADAT inputs with ADDA switch on front panel.
Digital I/O:
2x ADAT Lightpipe (TOSLINK) inputs. Provides 8 channels at 44.1 and 48kHz (please note that in this mode, only ADAT input 1 is active, allowing for a total of 8 ADAT input channels at 44.1 / 48kHz). Provide 4 channels per port (8 total) at 88.2 and 96kHz (S-MUX).
2x ADAT Lightpipe (TOSLINK) outputs. Provides 8 channels per port (16 total) at 44.1 and 48kHz (please note that in this mode, the digital outputs are mirrored, providing outputs 1 - 8 on both ports). Provide 4 channels per port (8 total) at 88.2 and 96kHz (S-MUX).
Word-Clock in and out on rear panel BNC connectors
Front Panel Indicators:
8x Five segment input LED meters (-42, -18, -6, -3 and 0dBFS)
4x Sample Rate LED's (44.1k, 48k, 88.2k and 96k)
3x Sync Source LED's (Internal, Word Clock and ADAT)
'Lock' indicator LED
ADDA Switch for analogue output source selection (A/D’s or ADAT inputs)
Media Details
OctoPre MkII Dynamic Overview- PRESS PLAY

OctoPre MkII Dynamic: Recording & Mixing Drums- PRESS PLAY

OctoPre MkII Dynamic: Recording Strings- PRESS PLAY

Package Contents
Package Contents:

(1) Focusrite OctoPre MKII Dynamic

(1) USA Power Plug

[100-240V 50/60Hz]

(4) Rubber Feet

(1) Manual


Warranty Details
Warranty Information

Product: Period:
OctoPre MkII Dynamic 1 Year

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Description

With eight channels of Focusrite microphone preamplification, eight VCA-based Red 3-derived compressors and built-in 24-bit / 96kHz digital inputs and outputs, OctoPre MkII Dynamic is Focusrite’s feature-rich expansion upgrade for any digital audio workstation. It’s equally an ideal expansion for any analogue or digital console, or hard disk recorder.


Digital inputs and outputs let you make the most of often-neglected ADAT I/O; ideal for expanding the number of mic pre inputs on your interface or for providing analogue monitoring from any digital ADAT feed.


With this entire package fitting into a single 1U chassis complementing Focusrite’s Saffire PRO range, and all controls adjustable from the front fascia, OctoPre MkII Dynamic sets the standard for modern, compact, multi-channel recording expansions.


Eight award-winning Focusrite preamps

Focusrite's unparalleled preamp legacy forms the foundation of this new device, with preamps optimised to handle extreme levels from sound sources like acoustic drums.


Eight ‘single-dial’ Focusrite compressors

A single dial gets you to the right amount of compression, fast. These new VCA-based, feed-forward compressors model the character of the celebrated Focusrite Red 3.


Compress transparently or with effect

The classic soft-knee design achieves beautifully transparent compression that caresses your sound. Focusrite’s unique “More” switch doubles the ratio to deliver ‘compression with effect’.


Built-in eight-channel 24-bit / 96kHz digital outputs

Make the most of your interface's ADAT input for tracking, with eight channels of analogue to digital conversion via ADAT, boasting a ‘real world’ dynamic range performance of 110dB.


Built-in eight channel 24-bit / 96 kHz digital inputs

Switchable from the front panel, digital to analogue conversion via ADAT provides analogue monitoring of any digital ADAT feed, as well as the ability to clock from any ADAT device.


State-of-the-art clocking solutions

OctoPre MkII Dynamic's internal clock delivers a jitter performance of +/- 20 PPM. For external clocks, industry-standard JetPLL™ jitter elimination technology is employed


Two high-quality instrument inputs

OctoPre MkII Dynamic’s first two channels feature DI’s, ready for you to plug in your guitars and bass. No expensive external DI required.

SKU FOC-OCTOPREDYNAMICMK2
MPN

Features

Features Focusrite OctoPre MKII Dynamic Features:
  • Input clip and Compression active LEDs on every channel
  • 5 LED input metering on every channel
  • Phantom power available on every channel (switched in two groups: 1-4 and 5-8)
  • 24-bit resolution, 44.1, 48, 88.2 and 96kHz sampling rates
  • Internal clocking, master clocking and external clocking via BNC or ADAT

Specs

Specifications
Focusrite OctoPre MKII Dynamic Specifications:
Mic Input
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1 dB
THD+N: 0.001% (measured at 1kHz with a 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: EIN > 125dB (128dB analogue to digital): measured at ~60dB of gain with 150 Ohm termination (20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Mic Gain: +10dB to + 55dB
Phantom power switched in 4 channel groups on Mic. 1-4 and 5-8
Maximum input level +16dBu
Line Input
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
THD+N: <0.001% (measured with 0dBFS input and 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: -90dBu (22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Line 1-8 Gain: -10dB to +36dB
Maximum input level +26dBu
Instrument Input
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
THD+N: 0.004% (measured with 0dBu input and 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: -87dBu (20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Instrument Gain: +10dB to +55dB
Maximum input level +16dBu
Analogue Output
Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz +/- 0.2dB.
THD+N <0.0010% (-100dB) (measured with 0dBFS input 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter, un-weighted)
Nominal output level 0dBFS = 16dBu, balanced
Compression
Threshold Range: -44dBFS (Max setting) to -4dBFS (Min setting)
Compression Ratio Normal: 2:1, More: 4:1
Auto Make Up Gain: 4dB (Min setting), 18dB (Max setting)
Attack Time: 1.2ms, Release Time: 28ms (-3.5dB method)
Compression Curve: Classic Focusrite Soft Knee
THD+N (maximum at any compression threshold, input < +16dBu, gain at minimum): < 0.18%
Digital
A/D Dynamic Range 110dB ‘A-weighted’ (all inputs)
D/A Dynamic Range 110dB ‘A-weighted’ (all outputs)
Clock Jitter < 250 pico seconds
Sample rates: 44.1kHz to 96kHz
Sample Rate Clock Accuracy: +/- 20PPM
JetPLL technology providing superb jitter reduction for class leading converter performance
Clock sources: Internal, Word Clock and ADAT (from ADAT1 input only)
Weight
Single unit unboxed net weight : 3.6 kg / 7.3 lbs
Single unit boxed net weight : 4.05 kg / 8.9 lbs
Dimensions
Unboxed: W = 484mm / 19”, H = 45mm / 1.8”, D = 265mm / 10.4”
Boxed: W= 595 mm / 23.5”, H= 120 mm / 4.75”, D= 340 mm / 13.4”
FRONT AND REAR CONNECTIVITY
Analogue Channel Inputs:
2x Mic / Line / Instrument inputs on the rear panel (Inputs 1 and 2). Switches automatically between Mic (XLR) and Line (TRS). Instrument selected via front panel buttons.
6x Mic / Line inputs on the rear panel. Switches automatically between Mic (XLR) and Line (TRS).
Analogue Channel Outputs:
8x Balanced 1/4" TRS Jack on the rear panel
Switching to enable monitoring of A/D inputs or ADAT inputs with ADDA switch on front panel.
Digital I/O:
2x ADAT Lightpipe (TOSLINK) inputs. Provides 8 channels at 44.1 and 48kHz (please note that in this mode, only ADAT input 1 is active, allowing for a total of 8 ADAT input channels at 44.1 / 48kHz). Provide 4 channels per port (8 total) at 88.2 and 96kHz (S-MUX).
2x ADAT Lightpipe (TOSLINK) outputs. Provides 8 channels per port (16 total) at 44.1 and 48kHz (please note that in this mode, the digital outputs are mirrored, providing outputs 1 - 8 on both ports). Provide 4 channels per port (8 total) at 88.2 and 96kHz (S-MUX).
Word-Clock in and out on rear panel BNC connectors
Front Panel Indicators:
8x Five segment input LED meters (-42, -18, -6, -3 and 0dBFS)
4x Sample Rate LED's (44.1k, 48k, 88.2k and 96k)
3x Sync Source LED's (Internal, Word Clock and ADAT)
'Lock' indicator LED
ADDA Switch for analogue output source selection (A/D’s or ADAT inputs)

Media

Media Details
OctoPre MkII Dynamic Overview- PRESS PLAY

OctoPre MkII Dynamic: Recording & Mixing Drums- PRESS PLAY

OctoPre MkII Dynamic: Recording Strings- PRESS PLAY

Contents

Package Contents
Package Contents:

(1) Focusrite OctoPre MKII Dynamic

(1) USA Power Plug

[100-240V 50/60Hz]

(4) Rubber Feet

(1) Manual


Warranty

Warranty Details
Warranty Information

Product: Period:
OctoPre MkII Dynamic 1 Year

Reviews

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