The Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre is an 8-channel, premium-quality preamplifier featuring eight 2nd generation Scarlett mic preamps, eight balanced line inputs and two instrument inputs. The Scarlett OctoPre builds on Focusrite’s reputation to bring stellar audio quality and performance to every interface they build. The 8 2nd generation Scarlett mic preamps offer optimal transparency, with the A-D conversion sample rate ranging up to 192kHz for exceptional audio quality. Eight balanced line inputs and two instrument inputs are also included so you can connect instruments like electric guitars and digital pianos directly to the interface. In addition, the Scarlett Octopre features simple ADAT connectivity via optical cables for added flexibility. The Scarlett OctoPre comes complete with the Focusrite Red 2 & 3 Plug-in suite and the Softube Time & Tone bundle.