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Here at Studio 12 we understand the importance and delicacy of choosing what interfaces to use in a studio.  We took interface connectors, input channel types, input/output counts, DAW compatibility, and form factor all into consideration and combined Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56 & Focusrite OctoPre Mk II Dynamic for a perfect setup.

Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56:

Modeled Preamps - 


API 3124+

Avalon VT-737SP

Focusrite Red 1 Quad 

Helios Console preamplifier

Manley SLAM!

Millenia HV-3D 8

Neve 1073, Pultec MB-1

Telefunken V72

Universal Audio M610


Two Liquid Preamplifiers and Massive I/O!

The Liquid Saffire 56 is an incredible new 24-bit/192kHz FireWire audio interface from Focusrite. Not only does it boast a staggering amount of I/O at its affordable price - 28-in/28-out - but Focusrite also managed to pack in their famous Liquid technology. On the Liquid Saffire 56's first two microphone channels - of its eight total - you can dial in the right sound using your choice of 10 famous preamplifier models, based on gear from Neve, Manley, Avalon, API, and Universal Audio - to name just half! DSP mixing is also onboard the Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56.

Focusrite OctoPre Mk II Dynamic:

Focusrite Octopre MkII Dynamic 8-channel Preamp with ADAT Features at a Glance:

8-channel preamplifier and AD/DA converter

ADAT output, so you can add eight channels to your current audio interface

Eight built-in "single-dial" Focusrite compressors with soft-knee design

Built-in 8-channel 24-bit/96kHz ADAT I/O

Eight analog outputs for monitoring the digital or analog inputs

Switchable phantom power in groups: channels 1-4 and 5-8

Word clock I/O with industry-standard JetPLL jitter-elimination technology

Internal clocking, master clocking, and external clocking via BNC or ADAT

5-input LED metering on every channel

Capable of 24-bit resolution and 44.1, 48, 88.2, and 96kHz sampling rates

Expand your I/O count — add the Focusrite Octopre MkII to get eight more preamps plus eight channels of awesome compression!

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