Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen

139 Customer Ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.8 /5
  • handling
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Outstanding quality for a very affordable price.
AKooymans, 18.03.2020
I got this interface as an addition to my home studio; I mainly use it to track bass and guitars. All I can really say is that I have no complaints whatsoever!

The design is very nice, the device itself feels very sturdy. The free software perks that are included are very nice as well. Focusrite provides several detailed instructional videos, so installation is also a walk in the park.

PROS:
- Beautiful and sturdy design;
- Easy to install, thanks to Focusrite's instructions;

CONS:
- I guess that a con for some people can be that you can only hook up one instrument and one microphone at the same time. For me this is no problem, since I'm only tracking one instrument at a time.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Great home recording interface
Midnight Walker, 25.03.2020
I bought this for my home studio to record mainly guitars and bass. After using it for a while I think this a great interface for its money. The preamp is crystal clear and the Hi Z input delivers great tone. It is not packed with features but what it does, it does it well. The monitor volume could go a little higher but it doesn't cause any problems. I could also be more satisfied if it has more line inputs for outboard equipment, but I can't complain as it is their entry level offer. Quality is great too, that's why chose this over other, cheaper alternatives.

Highly recommended if you have a home studio and don't plan on recording drums or anything that requires a lot of microphones or line inputs.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Awesome
noxbenton, 11.02.2020
Been using this one daily for a few months and have nothing bad to say about it. Sounds great, no problems with latency or anything. I'm running a guitar and mic to it, studio monitors and headphones out of it and really have nothing bad to say. Works as a USB interface should, built sturdy, knobs are great.

Only reason for me to get anything fancier would be more inputs which I personally don't need.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Solid Litthe Thing
Tsvetan Tsvetkov, 17.12.2019
Well it's an industry leading product so a lot has been said and written about the Scarlett series. Here are my 2 cents.
Pros:
- Very well Built
- Usb C
- Air button
- Direct Monitoring (not all similar product have this)
- Small and Portable
- Sounds Decent
- Bunch of free software and plugins bundled with it

Cons:
- When I use my guitar with it it peeks super early so the volume levels in the monitors can't go that high
- No headphone volume control
- No combined XLR and audio jack
- A bit expensive

Overall it works great it does what it's made to do and it's very rigid. If the price doesn't bother you this is the usb interface for you.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Almost perfect
Robert700x, 29.01.2020
I bought this interface to use it live. I want to use guitar effects plugins and my laptop as the rig.

It definitely wins the preamp battle in the price range, delivering the best performance. I really like that it is USB bus powered, which means less cables are hanging around. Also, it is very easy to install and Focusrite offers good support.

What I really miss on this is a pad option (a 20 dB atenuator) or at least an input gain trimmer that could cut all the signal. I use high output pickups and I find myself having the gain trimmer in the lowest position to avoid clipping.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Excellent
Motaz, 17.02.2020
This thing is just great! I hook use it for recording and also for Rocksmith (Yes it works) - it really is all you need as a hobby based or an amateur musician.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Simple but good
SimonDK, 25.02.2020
This is a simple and easy to use interface. I use it to record demos before going to a real studio.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
For a beginner
Culicula, 13.02.2020
Definitely worth buying for casual home-recordings as a hobby. Small, but efficient.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
I don't need anything more.
Eliabe, 08.01.2020
Incredible quality of construction simple and robust designer, sound quality already known.

Could have option to connect 3.5mm headphones
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Great little interface
Denmus, 02.10.2019
I used the interface to record vocals and guitar and am very pleased with the results. Both the XLR and Line inputs deliver a nice clean signal and the direct monitoring is clear and concise.
Pros - Solid metal casing with easy to use controls, all inputs, XLR, Line & Headphone are at the front for easy access. Great clean signal/sound & direct monitoring.
Con - No on/off switch so I have to unplug the usb cable when not in use.
I am extremely pleased and impressed with this interface and would definitely recommend it to anyone!
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Perfect audio interface for home used
Janvit.P, 22.12.2019
I used with SM57 microphone and plug in to PC to record guitar sound from front of cabinet in my bed room. Easy to use and give real tone like listen by ears.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Looks great, works great!
skaritza, 26.11.2019
Works as a charm with Ableton Live!
Could have been great if it had an optical audio slot!
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Ideal for home and portable studio!
Nick Rold, 29.10.2019
Lightweight, compact, stylish, latest and best-in-class sound card
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
features
handling
sound
Excellent portable usb interface
xozzy, 23.12.2019
Love the miniature Solo model. Great for field recording and working outside my studio. Best features for me are: the new Air preamp, +48 phantom power and balanced TRS monitor outputs. Great for personal use. For info - I use Scarlett 6i6 2nd gen as my main interface.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report

Focusrite Scarlett Solo 3rd Gen

$102 €91.60
Plus $33.50 shipping

The price in USD is a guideline price only!

Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-30
FAX: +49-9546-922328
Online Guides
Computer Based Studios
Computer Based Studios
This article will look at how to integrate a computer into different studio environments, and will highlight the issues of functionality and connectivity.
Online Guides
Recording E-Guitars
Recording E-Guitars
Our aim is to explain the basic process of recording the electric guitar!
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
(5)
Recently Viewed
SSL 2

2-Channel USB-C Audio Interface 24-Bit/192 kHz AKM converters, Mic preamps (62 dB gain range, 130.5 dBu ON), Neutrik connectors, Alps pots, Legacy "4K" switch per channel for sounds inspired by the legendary SSL 4000 series, +48 V Phantom power,...

Recently Viewed
Toontrack SDX The Rooms of Hansa

Toontrack SDX The Rooms of Hansa (ESD); expansion pack for Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 (item 419735); produced and recorded at Hansa Tonstudios Berlin, Germany by Michael Ilbert; 4 different recording rooms: Meistersaal, Live Room, Marble Room, Vocal-Booth as well as...

Recently Viewed
EarthQuaker Devices Afterneath V3

EarthQuaker Devices Afterneath V3 Enhanced Otherworldly Reverberator; reverb effects pedal, ambient, vast, expansive, and magical reverb sounds; 9 selectable modes to change the way the Drag control functions (Unquantized, Unquantized with Slew, Unquantized Volt/Octave, Chromatic Scale, Minor Scale, Major Scale...

Recently Viewed
Harley Benton FRFR-112A Guitar DSP Monitor

Harley Benton FRFR-112A Guitar DSP Monitor, full range flat response powered cabinet for modern digital guitar setup (amp modeling & multi-effect processor); built-in DSP with classic and modern speakers simulations (SIM0, SIM1, SIM2, SIM3); DSP equalizer modes (3-band eq pa,...

Recently Viewed
Decksaver Pioneer XDJ-XZ

Decksaver Suitable for Pioneer XDJ-XZ, Protects against dust, dirt, liquids and impacts during transport, Made of polycarbonate, Milky transparent surface, High quality, Dimensions (W x H x D): 88.30 x 44.90 x 4.70 cm, Weight: 1.51 kg Note: ...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Ortofon 2M Red

Ortofon 2M Red, Moving Magnet cartridge, ellptical diamond

(1)
Recently Viewed
SOMA Lyra-8 Orange

Analog Drone Synthesizer 8 Voices, 8 Oscillators, Each voice is freely tunable and within a wide range, Triange/Square waveform mix and adjustable FM modulation per voice pair, AD envelope per voice with slow and fast response time, Hyper LFO...

(12)
Recently Viewed
Stageworx Cable Bridge 2MC

Stageworx Cable Bridge 2MC, cable bridge with yellow cover, channels: 2, dimensions of the largest channel: 3.2 x 3.2 cm, length: 90 cm, outer dimensions: 93 x 25 x 4.5 cm, load capacity; weight: 5 kg

Recently Viewed
Arturia AudioFuse Studio

USB 2.0 Audio Interface 24-Bit / 192 kHz, 18 Inputs and 20 outputs, 4 Mic / line inputs: XLR / TRS combo socket, 4 Line inputs: 6.3 mm TRS, Phono input: Cinch, Inputs: 1 - 4 switchable for instruments,...

Recently Viewed
Electro Harmonix 5MM Power Amp

Transistor Amplifier for Electric Guitar Compact amplifier for gaming situations in which no high-performance amplifier is required, Can be used alone or with a distortion pedal, EQ and / or preamp, 1 Channel, Power: 2.5 watts, Controller: Volume, Switch:...

Recently Viewed
Decksaver Boss RC-505

Decksaver Suitable for Boss RC-505, Protects against dust, dirt, liquids and impacts during transport, Made of polycarbonate, Milky transparent surface, High quality, Dimensions (W x H x D): 42.60 x 21.00 x 4.0 cm, Weight: 328 g Note: ...

(1)
Recently Viewed
Ortofon Stylus 2M Red

Ortofon Stylus 2M Red; replacement stylus for 2M Red; elliptical diamond; colour: red

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.