Skip to content
Everything In Music - Since 1958
Everything In Music - Since 1958

Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Microphone Preamp

Original price $529.99
Original price $529.99 - Original price $529.99
Original price $529.99
Current price $439.99
$439.99 - $439.99
Current price $439.99
Inventory Status:

❓ Out of stock
About Inventory Status


Questions?
Call or text us at 301-946-8808.

In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

📆 Preorder: It is on the way to our warehouse. We can't predict when preorder items will arrive due to current supply chain issues. If you place an order for one of these items someone will contact you to estimate the delivery date.

Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

Special order: The item is so special that it needs to be custom ordered for you. Some of these items are works of art and have to be made individually. Orders for special order items must be prepaid and we cannot accept cancellations or refunds.

█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

About Item Conditions


Questions?
Call or text us at 301-946-8808.

New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.


Deliver High Headroom & Clean Gain On Stage Or In Studio - The Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Microphone Preamp

The Scarlett OctoPre is the ideal 8-channel expansion for any Scarlett - or other digital interface with ADAT inputs. ADAT is a simple and easy way of increasing the number of simultaneous recording channels available in your studio. With eight channels of Focusrite's Scarlett preamps and precision A-D conversion at sample rates up to 192 kHz, Scarlett OctoPre is the ideal way of increasing the number of inputs in your studio. It also offers eight balanced line outputs, sourced directly from their respective mic preamps for use on stage in a live environment. Even better, with the OctoPre is complemented with Focusrites' Hitmaker Expansion software, an incredibly comprehensive and powerful plug-in bundle that allows you to create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums.

Eight natural-sounding Scarlett mic/line inputs deliver high headroom, plenty of clean gain, low noise and minimal distortion are ideal for tracking drums as well guitars, keyboards, vocals and more. The front panel features two newly-designed instrument inputs with extended headroom. ADAT outputs let you connect to any interface or digital system with ADAT optical inputs, and analogue line outputs let you feed an analogue console at the same time as recording with the digital outputs.


  • Eight natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamps
  • Eight balanced line inputs
  • Focusrite precision A-D conversion up to sample rates of 192 kHz
  • Dual front-panel instrument inputs
  • Pad on every channel for extra headroom - ideal for loud sources such as drums
  • Eight balanced line outputs - ideal for live use
  • Accurate 5-segment LED input metering
  • Simple ADAT connectivity via optical cables
  • 48V Phantom power available on every channel for condenser mics
  • State-of-the-art digital clocking with Word Clock I/O and JetPLL jitter elimination


Focusrite Hitmaker Expansion Software

Scarlett audio interfaces include an incredibly comprehensive and powerful plug-in bundle that allows you to create studio quality vocals, powerful guitars, luscious keys and huge drums, then mix and master with iconic Focusrite studio hardware. Since October 1, 2021, every new Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen interface comes with an unbeatable range of tried-and-tested studio tools from some of the biggest names in the business!


  • Antares® Auto-Tune® Access
  • Relab’s LX480 Essentials
  • Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555
  • XLN Audio® Addictive Keys
  • XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock kit
  • Brainworx® bx_oberhausen
  • Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC
  • Focusrite Red Plug-in Suite
  • Brainworx bx_masterdesk
  • Plug-In Collective
    • One plug-in offer will be featured in your Focusrite account every couple of months, to keep you up to date with the tidal wave of releases. Focusrite works closely with software manufacturers, to enable you to download free plug-ins, as well as benefit from generous discounts.


What's In The Box

  • Scarlett OctoPre
  • Focusrite Hitmaker Expansion Software
    • Antares® Auto-Tune® Access
    • Relab’s LX480 Essentials
    • Softube® Marshall® Silver Jubilee 2555
    • XLN Audio® Addictive Keys
    • XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2: Studio Rock kit
    • Brainworx® bx_oberhausen
    • Brainworx bx_console Focusrite SC
    • Focusrite Red Plug-in Suite
    • Brainworx bx_masterdesk
  • Power Cable

Manufacturer: Focusrite
Model: SCARLETT-OCTOPRE
SKU: I442913-N-0-WHXX
UPC: 815301008491


We are Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center

Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC's legendary music shop. Family-owned and operated since 1958. Buy gear the way it was meant to be bought, from a store that's been there through it all and has the vibe to prove it. We're staffed with musicians and industry experts, people that live and breathe music gear. Our mission is to help you find the right gear for your project, that thing that will bring you the most joy out of what you do. We're an authorized dealer for almost every brand, we stock items the other stores don't, so you can try before you buy. Stop by our Wheaton, MD showroom and see for yourself.

Contact us if you have questions about one of our listings or if you need help finding the right piece of gear.

[nerdy-form:15476]