2014-01-24

Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 RMAA test report.

Below is a RightMark Audio Analyzer (RMAA) test results of the "2 in / 4 out USB audio interface for musicians and digital DJs...".
See also a new post about balanced I/O tests of the Scarlett 2i4.



Focusrite Scarlett 2i4

Abbreviations and conditions:
  1. S2i4-l - unbalanced #3 and #4 outputs looped to #1 and #2 inputs in the line mode with TS jacks; ~70% gain; 40 ms latency; stereo;
  2. S2i4-lm - unbalanced #3 output looped to #1 input in the line mode with TS jack; ~70% gain; 40 ms latency; mono;
  3. S2i4-lp - unbalanced #3 and #4 outputs looped to #1 and #2 inputs in the line + pad mode with TS jacks; ~80% gain; 220 ms latency; stereo;
  4. S2i4-lpm - unbalanced #3 output looped to #1 input in the line + pad mode with TS jack; ~80% gain; 220 ms latency; mono;
  5. S2i4-ip - unbalanced #3 and #4 outputs looped to #1 and #2 inputs in the instrument + pad mode with TS jacks; ~55% gain; 220 ms latency; stereo;
  6. S2i4-ipm - unbalanced #3 output looped to #1 input in the instrument + pad mode with TS jack; ~55% gain; 220 ms latency; mono;
  7. S2i4-bipm - balanced #1 output by ~80% monitor volume pot looped to #1 input in the instrument + pad mode with TRS jacks; ~40% gain; 220 ms latency; mono;

Test results

S2i4-l
frequency response
S2i4-l
dynamic range

S2i4-l THD
S2i4-lp and S2i4-lpm
frequency response
S2i4-lp and S2i4-lpm
dynamic range
S2i4-lp and S2i4-lpm
THD
S2i4-lp and S2i4-lpm
IMD

S2i4-lp stereo crosstalk
S2i4-ip and S2i4-bipm
frequency response
S2i4-ip and S2i4-bipm
noise level
S2i4-ip and S2i4-bipm
dynamic range
S2i4-ip and S2i4-bipm
THD
S2i4-ip and S2i4-bipm
IMD
S2i4-ip
stereo crosstalk

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