Focusrite Forte Audio Interface. Premium 2 in, 4 out portable USB interface for Mac and Windows. The brand new flagship portable interface represents the pinnacle of Focusrite's analogue audio circuit design coupled with the latest in digital conversion technologies.
This new audio interface is a top-quality two-input, four-output USB 2.0 interface, compatible with both with Mac and PC. Forte features two remote control mic preamps, which it partners with superb digital conversion at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution. Forte has been designed to deliver analogue sources to your DAW at the highest possible quality.
Forte delivers class-leading dynamic range and noise floor, both highly significant in today’s world of an almost unlimited number of tracks making up a mix – and class-leading conversion performance, ensuring you get the very best quality sound at all times.
Forte incorporates highest-quality precision 24-bit A-D and D-A converters operating at sample rates up to 192kHz, and the conversion stages have had maximum attention paid to both analogue and digital design to deliver the best possible performance. The interface includes a colour OLED (Organic LED) display to indicate mic, line in, line out and headphone levels, gain structure and other functionality.
Forte features a series of touch-sensitive icons which can be used to access preamplifier and output functions, input, monitor, headphone, and control, as well as the ability to control DAW functions and act as a remote control for your music software.
Forte Control software application - allows the configuration of low-latency monitoring, mic pre level adjustment and other features.
Focusrite Midnight plugin suite, accurately modelling the classic ISA110 EQ and ISA130 compressor.
Professional Portable Sound
House engineer at 'Dean St. Studios' Austen Jux-Chandler (Ed Sheeran, JLS, Florence & The Machine, Paul Weller) swears by the Focusrite Forte for location recording. Check out the video below to hear the Forte in action.
Who's Using The Forte?
"I've got a second laptop that I use for production when I'm travelling to other studios. The Forte is my main interface for that machine — it sounds really good and it's also nice that it works as a transport control in FL Studio."
Red Bull Studios LA
"More and more in today's audio world, people are creating everything on laptops. The Forte does an amazing job at turning your laptop into a viable portable studio. It sounds, feels, and looks great!"
"when you bring the audio back, it still retains some of the nicer qualities of the higher end pieces of equipment that I have here, so I can feel in some way that I'm taking the studio with me when I go"
Focusrite Forte Audio Interface Key Features:
RedNet remote-controlled microphone preamps
Ultra-high quality A-D and D-A conversion at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution
+48V phantom power, HPF and polarity reverse
Mac and Windows compatible
Bus-powered (except when 48V phantom power is engaged)
Premium aluminium enclosure
The elegant aluminium case includes non-slip strips on the base to ensure that it is always stable during operation.
Built-in main monitor outputs do not require a breakout cable!
Supplied breakout cable for mic and line inputs only
Large metal control knob
Colour OLED (Organic LED) metering/display
Control and configuration software included
Focurite's superb plug-in emulation of the classic Forte Console EQ and Compression, Midnight, is included
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