Connecting Two Clarett 8PreX's via ADAT

Applies To: Clarett 8PreX

To connect two Clarett 8PreX's together via ADAT we must first dedicate one to be the Host unit, and one unit to be the Expansion unit. 

Connect the Expansion unit to the computer, open Focusrite Control, and follow these steps:

1. Start in the Device Settings page and set the Sample Rate to what you intend to use. For our example we'll use 48kHz


2. Set the Clock Source to Internal.


3. Confirm that the unit is displaying "Locked".


4. Switch to the Output Routing page and assign the Analogue Inputs to the ADAT Outputs.



5. Disconnect the Thunderbolt of this (Expansion) Clarett 8PreX, leaving it powered on. 

6. Connect the Thunderbolt of the next (Host) Clarett 8PreX and power it on. 

7. Connect your ADAT Out from the Expansion unit to the ADAT In on the Host unit. 

8. Make sure the Sample Rate of this unit matches the Sample Rate you set for the Expansion unit.


9. Set the Clock Source to ADAT.


10. Confirm that the unit is displaying "Locked". This may take a moment


11. If you have a Custom Mix for your outputs, bring in the ADAT inputs as well.


You should now be set to utilize all 16 channels in your DAW. If you have any troubles with this process please Contact Technical Support

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