Focusrite

Saffire

Audio Interface

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Main Details
Maker Focusrite Company
Function
Channels/Tracks
  • 2 x Analog Inputs / Mic Preamps Channel
  • 2 x Digital Inputs (S/PDIF) Channel
  • 8 x Analog Outputs Channel
  • 2 x Digital Outputs (S/PDIF) Channel
Form Factor Desktop
Signal Path Digital Hardware (including Analog Connections)
Made In China
Date Produced 2005
Dimensions 6.5cm x 17cm x 17cm
Weight 1.1kg
Power Source 12V AC
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
Notes Specifications (from the manufacturer's website)

MIC
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1 dB
THD+N: 0.001% (measured at 1kHz with a 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: EIN > 120dB (measured at 60dB of gain with 150 Ohm termination (20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

LINE
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
THD+N: 0.001% (measured with 0dBFS input and 22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: -88dBu (22Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

INSTRUMENT
Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.1dB
THD+N: 0.004% (measured with 0dBu input and 20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)
Noise: -87dBu (20Hz/22kHz bandpass filter)

DIGITAL PERFORMANCE
Clock Source: Internal clock or sync to word clock on SPDIF
A/D Dynamic Range 104dB 'A-weighted'
D/A Dynamic Range 110dB ‘A-weighted'
Clock Jitter < 250 pico seconds
Sample rate 44.1 to 192kHz

WEIGHT and DIMS
1.1kg - 6.5cm x 17cm x 17cm

ANALOGUE INPUTS
Mic: 2 x XLR on front panel
Mic Gain: +13dB to + 60dB
Line: 2 x 1/4” TRS Jack
Line Gain: -10dB to +36dB
Instrument: As above, switched to Instrument
Instrument Gain: +13dB to +60dB

ANALOGUE OUTPUTS
Line level 8 x 1/4” TRS Jack
Nominal output level 0dBFS = 16dBu, electronically balanced
All outputs are useable as monitoring outputs

DIGITAL I/O
2 x SPDIF (RCA phono) on rear panel (24-bit, 96kHz) Output transformer isolated

MIDI I/O
1 in / 1 out on rear panel

FIREWIRE S400
2 ports

POWER
Either via FIREWIRE or external PSU (included)

HEADPHONE MONITORING
2 x 1/4” TRS Jack on front panel (mirrors outputs 5-8)
Additional Specifications
Interface Protocol Firewire 400

Comments

nintendj posted 2 weeks ago:

The original Focusrite Saffire. No mention of it on Focusrite's website, as they have no information on discontinued products.

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