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Here is our pick of essential equipment for your studio:

Audio Interfaces:

  • One natural-sounding Scarlett mic preamp with plenty of even gain; one newly-designed instrument input, designed to handle seriously hot guitar pick-ups
  • Class-leading conversion and sample rates up to 192kHz / 24 bit. Frequency Response : 20 Hz – 20 kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Super-low latency for using your plug-ins in real time without the need for DSP (measured at 2.74ms, working at 96kHz with a 32 samples buffer)
  • Stereo line outputs on RCA phono for connecting to home speakers; one headphones output with gain control.You don’t need a power supply, either – just connect with a USB cable and start recording.
  • Includes Pro Tools First Focusrite Creative Pack and Ableton Live Lite, Focusrite Control, Softube Time and Tone Bundle, Focusrite’s Red Plug-in Suite, 2GB of Loopmasters samples


Condeser Microphones:

  • Smooth, flat frequency response
  • Gold plated xlr connector
  • Heavy gauge mesh grill
  • Large, dual-layer 19mm diaphragm
  • Cardioid pickup pattern


  • MXL 990 Condenser Microphone
  • Amazing quality for outstanding price
  • Ideal for Vocals and Acoustic instuments
  • Includes shockmount, hard case, mic stand adapter





Dynamic Microphones:




Midi Keyboards:

  • Features 25 velocity-sensitive synth-action keys with dedicated octave up and down buttons to increase the keyboard to the full melodic range
  • Four-way thumb stick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes; USB powered, robust and compact design lets you create anywhere; dimensions: 12.5 x 7.13 x 1.75 inches
  • Eight backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads with note repeat and full level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual instrument; eight fully-assignable q-link knobs for mixing, tweaking plug-ins and more
  • Production software package to download for Mac and PC for Akai pro MPC essentials, sonivox wobble and hybrid 3 by AIR music tech and now includes VIP 3.0
  • Editor software requirements: Mac OS X 10.7+ or Windows 7+

Headphones / Studio Monitors: