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Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 Audio Recording Interface

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Focusrite Saffire PRO 40 Interface

Ready to track your band's next record? Need a portable solution that still has plenty of inputs and outputs? The Focusrite Saffire PRO 40 is just what you need. This 20 input, 20 output Firewire interface features 8 Focusrite mic pres, two headphone busses, and 24-bit/96kHz AD/DA conversion. With the PRO 40, you're putting your trust in the exceptional Focusrite legacy!

High quality I/O and flexible features.

  • 8 of Focusrite's award-winning mic pres and 20 total ins and outs.
  • Two front panel mic/line/instrument inputs.
  • Two separate headphones busses for tailored monitor mixes.

Compatible with Firewire and Thunderbolt.

Focusrite has ensured that the Saffire PRO 40 will be useable for the longterm by supporting Thunderbolt connectivity with an optional Firewire-Thunderbolt adaptor. With the Saffire series you can always use the latest computer hardware while saving valuable USB port space.

Track your band, anywhere, at the highest quality! Grab a Saffire PRO 40 today!

Full Features

  • Features 8 eight Focusrite's award-winning microphone preamps.
  • 24-bit/96kHz AD/DA conversion.
  • Firewire connection, compatible with Thunderbolt via adaptor.
  • 20 total inputs and 20 total outputs.
  • Focusrite plug-in suite including Compression, Reverb, and Gating.
  • Two headphone buses for independent monitor mixes.
  • Saffire MixControl software for routing and monitoring.
  • Xcite+software bundle with loops and samples, a soft synth, and Ableton Live Lite 8.

Full Specs

Microphone Inputs

  • Dynamic Range (A-Weighted): 109dB
  • SNR (A-weighted): -109dB
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1 dB
  • THD+N: 0.001% (measured at 1kHz with a 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Noise: EIN > 125dB (128dB analogue to digital) (measured at 60dB of gain with 150 Ohm termination (20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Maximum level (A-weighted): 8dBu at 1%

Line Inputs

  • Dynamic Range (A-Weighted): 109dB
  • SNR (A-weighted): -109dB
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
  • THD+N: < 0.001% (measured with 0dBFS input and 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Noise: -90dBu (22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Maximum level (A-weighted): 28.5dBu at 1%

Instrument Inputs

  • Frequency Response 20Hz-20KHz +/- 0.1dB
  • Maximum Input Level min gain no pad +8dBu
  • Maximum Input Level max gain no pad -42dBu
  • THD+N, -1dBFS, min gain, no pad < 0.0015%
  • SNR 109dB "A"
  • DNR 109dB "A"
  • Input Impedance > 1MOhm
  • X-talk < -100dB
  • Adjustable Gain > 50dB
  • Pad Attenuation 10dB

Headphone Outputs

  • Frequency Response 20Hz-20KHz +/- 0.1dB
  • SNR 109dB "A"
  • DNR 109dB "A"
  • Maximum Output into 32R +12.4dBu (+10.2dBV)
  • Power into 32R 250mW
  • Output Impedance < 7Ohms
  • Load Impedance > 24Ohms

Line level Outputs

  • Dynamic Range (A-Weighted): 108dB
  • SNR (A-weighted): -108dB
  • THD+N: < 0.001% (measured with 0dBFS input and 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
  • Maximum level (A-weighted): 15.7dBu at 0.883%

Additional Conversion Performance

  • Clock jitter < 250 picoseconds
  • THD+N AMPL (A-weighted)= -109dBFS

CONNECTIVITY

Analogue Channel Inputs (Inputs 1-8)

  • 2 Mic/Line/Inst Combo XLR (Inputs 1 and 2)
  • 6 Mic/Line Combo XLR (Inputs 3-8)
  • Automatic switching of Mic / Line (e.g. inserting a jack switches from Mic to either Line or Instrument)

Digital Channel Inputs (Inputs 9-18) 44.1-96kHz

  • Stereo S/PDIF input on RCA 
  • 8 ADAT inputs on Optical Connector, reduces to 4 inputs at 88.2/96kHz • Optical input can be switched to S/PDIF 3/4 in software preferences (Both ADATs and S/PDIF over RCA input disabled)

Analogue Audio Outputs (Outputs 1-10) 

  • 8 ¼” TRS Jack (Outputs 3-10) 
  • 2 monitor mix outputs on ¼” TRS Jack (Outputs 1 and 2)
  • Stereo headphones mix 1 on ¼” TRS (also routed to outputs 7 & 8)
  • Stereo Headphones mix 2 on ¼” TRS (also routed to outputs 9 & 10)

Digital Channel Outputs (Outputs 11-20) 44.1-96kHz

  • Stereo S/PDIF output on RCA 
  • 8 ADAT outputs on Optical Connector, reduces to 4 outputs at 88.2/96kHz
  • Optical output can be switched to S/PDIF 3/4 in software preferences (ADATs disabled)

Other I/O

  • 2 6-pin FireWire sockets 
  • 2 Standard 5-pin DIN MIDI connectors: In and Out 
  • IEC mains power input connector 

Weight and Dims

  • 3kg / 6.6Ibs
  • 482mm / 19" (W) x 45mm / 1.8" (H) x 265mm /10.4" (D)
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