focusrite scarlett 2i4 driver installation and user guide for Mac and Windows

Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 driver is one of the families of Focusrite professional computer audio interfaces. It provides the means for connecting microphones, music instruments or line level audio signals to both Mac and Windows users. Its signal can be routed to your digital workstation at up to 24- bit, 96 KHz resolution. Also, DAW’s monitor or recorded output will appear at the physical outputs.

focusrite 2i4 driver is equipped with four audio output channels. You can connect it with an amplifier, speaker, monitor, headphone, DJ or other type of mixer or any other analogue audio equipment.  Along with the scarlett 2i4, you should require software activation card that has the codes to access the on-line resources for 2i4 USB drivers for Mac and Windows, Scarlett plug-in, Ableton live lite, LoopMaster sample library and novation bass station and USB cable.

For Mac OS, it should be Apple Macintosh with a USB 2.0 compliant USB port (OS Mac OS X 10.7 LION or OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion). And the focusrite scarlett 2i4 driver will be compatible with the windows with a USB 2.0 compliant USB port OS Window -7 (32 or b4 bit).

How to download focusrite scarlett 2i4 driver

The software scarlett 2i4 driver is available for the download at the Focusrite’s official website. The Software Activation Card will be provided with the validation code that you need to enter in the download area.  After the download is done, restart your computer and connect the focusrite 2i4 driver to your computer with the USB cable supplied.

Mac OS X: The OS will then automatically switch to the default audio output to focusrite scarlett 2i4 driver.  If you want to verify it, go to the system preferences > Sound and see if the input and out are set to Scarlett 2i4.

Windows: The OS will then automatically switch to the default audio outputs to the Scarlett 2i4 driver. To confirm this, you should go to the start> Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Sound > Manage Audio Devices and check if the Default Playback and Recording options are set to the focusrite 2i4 driver.

Hardware features

  • Gain 01 and Gain 02: The gain controls have concentric bi-color -red and green. Red indicates the single level reaches 0 dbfs and green shows an input level of at least 24 dbfs.
  • PAD: 10 dB pad for each input. This option reduces the sensitivity of the input
  • USB LED: illuminates when the unit receives USB bus power
  • MIDI LED: it illuminates when the MIDI data is received at the MIDI IN port
  • Direct Monitor: rotary blend that let you set your device mix as a balance of input signals and DAW playback
  • Headphone level: Adjust the output level from the front panel stereo headphone output

focusrite scarlett 2i4 driver is an excellent choice if you search for an recording and monitoring application. it allows you to connect a microphone or instrument, use direct monitoring, connect to laudspeakers and DJ Mixer. It has the excellent troubleshooting feature. For any troubleshooting queries regarding focusrite scarlett 2i4 driver, you can connect to Focusrite at its answer base.

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