The Focusrite Saffire Pro 14 is an 8 in / 6 out firewire audio interface with legendary sonic performance and unmatched flexibility. Twenty-five years of mic pre excellence form the foundation of the Saffire Pro 14 interface, with two award-winning Focusrite preamps. Combined with a host of additional I/O options, the Saffire Pro 14 helps you get the tracks you want without having to constantly repatch your studio.
Softube Time and Tone Pack is a unique plug-in bundle (valued at $198), which includes three of Softube’s world class plug-ins: a reverb, a delay and a distortion:
Focusrite Saffire Pro 14 Firewire Audio Interface Features
TSAR-1R: Add space, depth and width to your sound—TSAR-1R is a reverb plug-in with world class sound and extreme ease of use. With a single slider, you can take TSAR-1R from realistic and three-dimensional rooms to dramatic and dreamlike halls.
Tube Delay: A tasty echo effect that can go from clean to rude by overdriving its three modeled tube stages. Create anything from realistic room echoes to rockabilly style slapbacks—or take it all the way into dub reggae echo madness.
Saturation Knob: Add grit and warmth to any sound source with this modeled output distortion unit. Use it to fatten up bass lines, add some harmonics and shimmer to vocals, or simply destroy your drum loop. Simply turn up the knob to add saturation, and use the three-position switch to alter the distortion character.
Includes the Focusrite Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-In Suite (AAX/AU/VST) upon registration of interface. Accurately modeled on the classic Red 2 EQ and Red 3 Compressor, the Red plug-ins let you exploit the sound of the hardware originals, conveniently from within Pro Tools® (10 and above) and other audio software.
*Customers can download the Softube Time and Tone Pack for free from their download area on focusrite.com; valid with all registered purchases of Focusrite Scarlett, Saffire, and Clarett Interfaces that were made on or after September 1st, 2015.
Two high-quality award-winning Focusrite preamps
The best sounding interface in its class. Focusrite's 25-year legacy forms the foundation of this new interface, with two award-winning preamps.
High-quality 24-bit/96kHz FireWire interface
Features professional conversion and JetPLL jitter elimination technology, guaranteeing pristine audio quality and reliable synchronization.
Total I/O count of 8 inputs and 6 outputs
A host of I/O options are provided, including a unique Loopback facility for routing audio between software applications via Saffire MixControl.
Saffire MixControl ultra-low-latency DSP mixer/router
Provides an 18 x 6 DSP mixer with excellent routing flexibility, intuitive one-click configurations, and lower than 1.4ms latency (less than the time it takes sound to travel two feet through air!).
Focusrite VST/AU Plug-in Suite, for use in the mix
Upgrade your standard sequencer effects and bring a touch of class to your session with Focusrite Compression, Reverb, Gating and EQ VST/AU plug-ins.
Xcite+ Software Bundle
Featuring a host of royalty-free loops and samples, a full-fledged soft-synth and Ableton Live Lite 8, providing an affordable upgrade path to Ableton Live.
Two Hi-Z instrument inputs
No need for a separate DI. The first two channels feature high-gain instrument inputs.
Bus-powered for a tidy mobile recording rig
Saffire Pro 14 can be powered via FireWire, or via its own power supply.
Dedicated front-panel headphone bus
Providing a fully customised monitor mix, with tactile level control available on the front panel.
Tactile Monitor dial
A front panel volume dial provides immediate control over the main stereo outputs.
Switchable phantom power
Across both mic pre inputs, globally switchable direct from the front fascia.
Allows the mix engineer to easily monitor a single mixer channel or complete mix.
Alongside the two high quality mic preamps, two additional analogue inputs, four analogue outputs, S/PDIF and MIDI open the door to true multi-track recording. Two Hi-Z instrument inputs let you plug straight in without the need to buy additional DI boxes, and two virtual Loopback inputs are also available for routing digital audio between software applications - ideal for capturing online audio.
Included with the Pro 14 is Saffire MixControl, an 18 x 6 DSP mixer. Offering a level of flexibility that is unparalleled at this price point, the MixControl software enables you to create six separate mixes without latency. Route any combination of input signals and sequencer outputs to any of Saffire Pro 14's outputs. Intuitive one-click configurations help you track, monitor and mix as quickly as possible.
Saffire Pro 14 comes with all of the additional tools needed to start making music straight away. These include the latest version of the Focusrite Plug-in Suite, providing a significant upgrade from your standard sequencer effects. The suite includes Compression, Reverb, Gating and EQ VST/AU plug-ins.