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Old 2012-10-12, 03:18
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Focusrite Sapphire 6

I'm considering purchasing the Focusrite Sapphire 6 USB interface.
What's the "word on the streets" about this unit? Has anyone had any experiences with it?

http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/Saff6USB/
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Old 2012-10-12, 09:52
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i use this audio interface , great choice . and if you are a dj also it comes in handy .

great price .
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Old 2012-10-12, 15:44
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How's the latency and the preamp if you know?
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Old 2012-10-12, 20:24
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yeah I've got this too and it's pretty solid it's my third sound card in twwelve months and I'm quite settled with this one I play my bass live through it and latency is pretty good I'm afraid I can't be any more technical than that but needless to say if it was bad I wouldn't be able to play live through it. with regards to the pre amp it's quality and level the best I've ever owned again can't be to technical. also the first sound card I found that works on windows 7 64 and we've been getting regular driver updates. oh and it's in a metal case \,,/
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Old 2012-10-13, 05:13
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I have a Scarlett 8i6, which is pretty much the same thing, with the addition of some modeling software. I love it to pieces.

Latency is laughable and the pres are better than anything I've ever had. Have previously had an M-Audio FTU (nothing but problems for me, although they did replace the unit TWICE)... Have also had a Presonus Firebox and a Line 6 UX-1. That line 6 was rock solid, even if a little entry-level. The Focusrite is by FAR my favorite. Solid little thing. Amazing preamps for the price point.. Much better than the FTU.
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Old 2012-11-12, 02:16
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Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. i feel comfortable with purchasing it.
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Old 2012-11-12, 14:36
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I went for the 2i2 and it's indeed a really good interface. Low latency and the pre's are clean as can be. Love the sound and the unit is solid as can be. Glad i went for it



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I have a Scarlett 8i6, which is pretty much the same thing, with the addition of some modeling software. I love it to pieces.

Latency is laughable and the pres are better than anything I've ever had. Have previously had an M-Audio FTU (nothing but problems for me, although they did replace the unit TWICE)... Have also had a Presonus Firebox and a Line 6 UX-1. That line 6 was rock solid, even if a little entry-level. The Focusrite is by FAR my favorite. Solid little thing. Amazing preamps for the price point.. Much better than the FTU.
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