Two FireWire ports are provided so that other devices can be daisy-chained on the same FireWire port, but this is not recommended. No Longer Available Update Location close. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Focusrite Saffire LE accessories. Software control panel is rather confusing.

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I also presume to say that I have good ears. The preamps are also stronger here more gain. Using Windows, the Focusrite-supplied drivers must be installed first. Be the first to review this item.

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Physically, the Saffire LE is very similar to its big brother, the Saffire audio interface. Bundled with a comprehensive collection of audio software and samples.

But here, on a good frame of reference, even my grandmother would hear the difference. Home Pro Audio tsccssxdstzqwzwevsuxuavbzsqzszrbzds.

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The interface comes complete with the entire Saffire plug-in suite, offering compression, reverb, amp modeling and EQ in VST and Audio Units plug-in formats.

This version lacks the onboard DSP processing features, has fewer analogue outputs and a lower maximum sampling rate 96kHz rather than kHzbut it does offer two more analogue inputs and ships with the same bundle of native Focusrite plug-ins.


The metering facilities on the front panel are extremely basic, comprising just two overload LEDs. I hesitated a long time because I found not many reviews for this product. I have only been two weeks. The Saffire LE might not have any groundbreaking new features to shout about, but it’s still an excellent choice for anyone focuxrite wants a flexible and well-spec’d audio interface.

PC configuration, Windows XP This feature would be more useful if combined with onboard audio effects as it is on the full Saffirebut an external effects zaffire could be used to provide similar functionality.

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I take the time to write this review because I was really impressed with the Saffire LE. Did you find this review helpful? Focusrite Saffire LE specs. This application floats over any recording software and can be shrunk in size to suit any number of different recording scenarios.

Cons Primitive panel metering. Product replaced by the Focusrite Scarlett 8i6.

Focusrite Saffire LE overview. Do you even compare a real serious test and you will not regret it.

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Converters bit Sample Rates When we reviewed the original Saffire, we were concerned about the excessive signal levels that windoows present at the device’s output. As the Saffire LE contains a flexible onboard mixer, it’s capable of providing zero-latency monitoring during recording sessions.


The control panel is nice enough to look at, but not exactly intuitive in use. I had the chance to compare both products extensively and is a huge difference between the two.

The latency performance is as good as that of any other comparable FireWire audio interface we’ve used, with settings of around ms giving the best balance between low latency operation and bearable system load. Fortunately, everything becomes clear after you’ve read the supplied PDF manual.

But the question remains – why did Focusrite design the Saffire series in this way in the first place? Subscribe to our free fcousrite Subscribe. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.