Focusrite Forte

Focusrite Forte is a professional 2 in, 4 out portable USB audio interface for Mac and Windows, designed to deliver analogue sources to your DAW at the highest possible quality. It features two remote-controlled mic preamps with the unrivalled sound quality you would expect from Focusrite. Forte partners these with superb digital conversion at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution. Built into a solid aluminium case, Forte features a colour OLED display, touch controls and a single large control knob for intuitive operation, with DAW integration transforming it into a control interface.

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Focusrite Forte

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Professional 2 in, 4 out portable USB audio interface for Mac and Windows, designed to deliver analogue sources to your DAW at the highest possible quality Read More ›

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Focusrite Forte

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Focusrite Forte is a professional 2 in, 4 out portable USB audio interface for Mac and Windows, designed to deliver analogue sources to your DAW at the highest possible quality. It features two remote-controlled mic preamps with the unrivalled sound quality you would expect from Focusrite. Forte partners these with superb digital conversion at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution. Built into a solid aluminium case, Forte features a colour OLED display, touch controls and a single large control knob for intuitive operation, with DAW integration transforming it into a control interface.

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Hardware Specifications
2 in / 4 out USB audio interface
192KHz, 24-bit conversion
2 Focusrite microphone preamplifiers
Silver aluminium chassis

Top Panel

Large multi-function push encoder
4 touch sensitive mode buttons
Headphone socket (front panel)

Rear Panel

2 balanced monitor outputs – ” TRS Jack
Input Loom socket
Power socket
USB 2.0 Port
Kensington Lock slot (rear side)

Key Performances Figures

Measured Real World ADC Dynamic Range:117 dB (A-weighted)
Measured Real World DAC Dynamic Range:118 dB (A-weighted)
Chipset ADC/DAC Dynamic Range:120 dB (A-weighted)

Microphone Inputs

Gain Range:0 - 75dB
Mic Input:RedNet remote controlled pre-amplifier
Maximum Input level @ Minimum gain for 0 dBFS (Rs = 150 Ohms, without pad):12dBu +/- 0.5dB
Minimum Input level @ Maximum gain for 0 dBFS (Rs = 150 Ohms, without pad):-63dBu +/- 0.5dB
SNR (A-Weighted):-117dB (RS = 150 Ohms)
Frequency Response (RS = 150 ):50Hz - 42kHz +/- 0.1 dB (-0.4dB @ 20Hz)
THD+N:@ -1dBFS: 0.0007% (measured with +11dBu input, minimum gain, 1kHz with a 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter, Rs = 150 )
Noise:EIN: 128dB (measured with 60dB of gain with 150 Ohm termination 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Input Pad Attenuation:10dB (Rs = 150 Ohms)
Phantom Power:48V, independently switchable for each channel (only available with external Power Supply connected)

Line Inputs

Gain Range:-12 - 42dB
Maximum Input level @ Miniumum gain for 0dBFS:20dBu +/- 0.5dB
Minimum Input level @ Maxiumum gain for 0dBFS:-34dBu +/- 0.5dB
SNR (A-weighted):-116dB
Frequency Response:20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.2dB
THD+N:@ -1dBFS: < 0.003% (measured with +19dBu input, minimum gain, 1kHz and 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

Instrument Inputs

Gain Range:+14 - 68dB
Maximum Input Level for 0 dBFS (minimum gain):+10dBu +/- 0.5dB
Maximum Input Level for 0 dBFS (maximum gain, no pad):-44dBu +/- 0.5dB
SNR (A-weighted):-111dB
Frequency Response:20Hz-20kHz +/- 0.2dB
THD+N:@ -1dBFS: < 0.003% (measured with +9dBu input, minimum gain, 1kHz with a 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

Analog High Pass Filters

Independently switchable (from control panel) for each input
-6dB response (referenced to 1kHz):65Hz +/- 3Hz, roll-off 12dB / octave

Analog Audio Outputs 1-2 ( " TRS Balanced) Measurered with PSU connected

Electronically Balanced Outputs
SNR (A-weighted):-118 dB
Frequency Response:20Hz-20kHz +/- 0.1 dB
Maximum Output Level (0dBFS):+16dBu +/- 0.5dB
THD+N:<0.0008% (-1dBFS input 1kHz, 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

Headphone Outputs Measured with PSU connected

Frequency Response:20Hz-20kHz +/- 0.1 dB
SNR (A-weighted):-116 dB
THD+N:<0.0008% (-1dBFS input 1kHz, 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter, 10k load)
Maximum Output into 10k:+9 dBu (+7dBV)
Maximum Power into 150R:30 mW
Maximum Power into 32R:27 mW
Output Impedance:< 8 Ohms
Load Impedance:> 24 Ohms

Crosstalk (measured at 1kHz)

Input to Input and Output to Output:> 90dB
Input to Output:> 90dB

Additional Conversion Performance

Clock jitter < 250 picoseconds

Supported Sample Rates

44.1kHz / 48kHz / 88.2kHz / 96kHz / 176.4kHz / 192kHz
  • Includes the Focusrite FORTE and all items packaged with it by the manufacturer.
  • Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • Breakout Cable
  • Software Download Card
  • Manual
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