How much does the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 cost?
The third generation of the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 retails for $179.99, with plenty of inventory on the used market for cheaper. It's one of the most popular USB audio interfaces available, largely because of its manageable price tag.
Audio interfaces that are connected via USB are usually a lot cheaper than those connected through a Thunderbolt or USB-C connection. This has made the Scarlett 2i2 one of Focusrite's most popular devices, and one of the best-selling products on Sweetwater overall.
Additionally, it's dual instrument and XLR channels keep things simple and also help to keep the price down.
Focusrite sells the Scarlett series through a lot of different vendors, so this page is a price guide setup to help compare costs and look at pricing history of the Scarlett 2i2.
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Scarlett 2i2 Price on Sweetwater
Keep in mind there are a bunch of different packages for the 2i2 that include things like mics, cables, and extra recording gear. This is true of Sweetwater as well as other retailers and can save you some money if you actually need what they're packaging.
Sweetwater tends to be the best barometer of market value for new music gear.
You'll actually find new and used options on eBay, and maybe a few on Amazon. It's helpful to see prices, but if you go used we'd still recommend Reverb (more on that below). We don't have agreements with Guitar Center or Musician's Friend, but they're popular retailers that are also worth checking out.
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Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Price History
This graph charts price changes for the Scarlett 2i2. Note that if there haven't been changes (or this graph is too new), you may only see one bullet point on the graph.
Price History for Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 3rd Gen USB Audio Interface
|Current Price||$179.99||January 28, 2023|
|Highest Price||$179.99||June 20, 2022|
|Lowest Price||$148.25||January 5, 2023|
Last price changes
|$179.99||January 10, 2023|
|$148.25||January 5, 2023|
|$179.99||January 3, 2023|
|$159.99||November 8, 2022|
|$179.99||November 5, 2022|
Used Price on Reverb
The price below is updated daily and includes the amount of inventory and the lowest price for the Scarlett 2i2 among that inventory. Since it's so popular there usually a lot of used options to pick from.
The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is one of the most cost-effective options if you want to pick up a simple audio interface for recording. It's a great choice for small studios and home-based projects. We've noticed the price fluctuate some, but it's already fairly low by market standards.
If you want one, it's probably a good bet to just buy new and not worry too much about snagging a discount.
If you have questions about our 2i2 price guide, drop them in the comments section below.