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iOS - iPad Pro (USB-C) Compatibility

This Article Applies to: iTrack Solo, iTrack One Pre,Scarlett 3nd Gen Range, Scarlett 2nd Gen Range, Scarlett 1st Gen Range, Clarett USB Range

This article details our product compatibilty with the iPad Pro 2018 that features a USB Type-C port. Please see the below for the support of your range, and please carefully read the set-up instructions and product specific setups.

*Whilst not fully tested for complete compatibility, these setups have been tested for audio input/output to Garageband for iOS.*

The Clarett Thunderbolt range will NOT work with USB ports and is not supported with the iPad. 

iTrack Range:

- The iTrack Solo/One Pre interfaces are supported for use with the USB-C iPad Pro.
- The iTrack Dock interface is NOT supported
- To connect them you will need the Apple USB C to USB adaptor.

iTrack Solo:

- For this interface you can disregard the Device Link cable and simply connect the USB B to A cable to the Apple USB C to USB adaptor.
- The iPad Pro supplies enough power to bus power the iTrack Solo, no external power/powered USB hub is required.

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iTrack One Pre:

-  As there is no Lightning to USB adaptor you will need to use a micro USB to USB A cable (not included but used amongst many phones/USB peripherals) and then connect this to the Apple USB C to USB adaptor.

- The iPad Pro supplies enough power to bus power the iTrack Solo, no external power/powered USB hub is required.

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iTrack Dock:

- This interface will NOT work with the iPad Pro as it is only Lightning.

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Scarlett 1st/2nd/3rd Gen Ranges:

Bus powered Interfaces (Solo, 2i2, 2i4, 4i4):

- These interfaces are supported for use with the USB-C iPad Pro.
- To connect them you will need to conenct the Scarlett either with a C to C USB cable or A to C using the Apple USB C to USB adaptor.
- The iPad Pro supplies enough power to bus power these interfaces, no external power/powered USB hub is required.

Mains Powered Interfaces (6i6, 18i8, 18i20):

- All of the mains powered Scarletts will work connecting the USB cable to the Apple USB C to USB adaptor.

- Please note all of the devices will need to be connected to a computer in order to set up the routing in Focusrite Control (2nd/3rd Gens) or Scarlett Mix Control (1st Gens) and set the sample rate. There is no iPad version of Focusrite Control/Scarlett Mix Control so a Mac or Windows computer must be used to do this.  

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Clarett USB Range (2Pre, 4Pre, 8Pre):

- All of the Clarett USB range will work using a USB C to C cable (included in the box).

- Please note all of the devices will need to be connected to a computer in order to set up the routing in Focusrite Control and set the sample rate. There is no iPad version of Focusrite Control so a Mac or Windows computer must be used to do this.  

- The 2Pre USB will NOT work, without mains power as the iPad Pro USB ports are not powerful enough as this article mentions.

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