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Focusrite plc is a global music and audio products group that develops and markets proprietary hardware and software products. Used by audio professionals and amateur musicians alike, its solutions facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and live sound.

The Focusrite Group trades under eleven established and rapidly growing brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Martin Audio, Optimal Audio, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Linea Research, Oberheim, Novation, Ampify Music and Sonnox. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning decades, its brands are category leaders in the music-making industry.

Focusrite and Focusrite Pro offer audio interfaces and other products for recording musicians, producers, and professional audio facilities. ADAM Audio are precision innovators in the field of professional monitoring and loudspeaker technology, made famous by their unique ART ribbon tweeter. Martin Audio design and manufacture performance-ready systems across the spectrum of sound reinforcement, faithfully reproducing performances to every corner of the auditorium. Sequential has been a leading force in the resurgent popularity of analogue synthesizers. Its instruments are a mainstay of performing and recording artists and can be seen and heard on countless stages and recordings. Novation and Ampify products are used in the creation of electronic music, from synthesisers and grooveboxes to industry-shaping controllers, and inspirational music-making software and apps. Optimal Audio is a dedicated commercial audio brand serving a plethora of hospitality, retail, and education facilities with a focus upon multi-zone venues. Optimal Audio offers a streamlined portfolio across controllers, amplifiers and loudspeakers all working seamlessly together, making it easy to select the right product, install and use. Linea Research is a global supplier of high power, sonically transparent Class D amplifiers, networked Digital Signal Processing, and associated control software for use in live sound and fixed installation sound systems. Oberheim is the 21st century return of the legendary analogue synthesiser manufacturer, guided by engineer and inventor Tom Oberheim. Sonnox is an award-winning audio software company with a range of innovative, high quality, processing software that’s used in a wide range of audio applications including mixing for music production, live sound, broadcast, TV and film, and even scientific and forensics projects.

The group has won numerous accolades for innovation, including three Queen's Awards for Enterprise, most recently in 2021.

The Focusrite Group has a global customer base with a distribution network covering approximately 160 territories. Both Focusrite and Martin Audio Ltd are headquartered in close proximity to each other, in High Wycombe, UK. Focusrite has marketing offices in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. ADAM Audio has offices in Berlin, Nashville, and Dongguan. Sequential is based in San Francisco, California. Martin Audio has a US subsidiary, based in Los Angeles. Linea Research is headquartered in Letchworth Garden City, UK. Oberheim is based in San Francisco, California. Sonnox is located in Oxford, UK. Focusrite plc is traded on the AIM market, London Stock Exchange.

The group has also won a number of awards for trade, again including three further Queen's Awards for Enterprise.

The Focusrite Group is dedicated to building a great place to work by embracing diversity in the world of music and audio, to nurture talent and build on our culture of inclusion. The group mission is to cultivate an equitable culture, internally and externally, where all people feel they are welcome, safe, and positively represented, because at Focusrite they truly are. 

 The Focusrite Group does not discriminate because of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation and will build a culture that values meritocracy, openness, fairness and transparency.

Learn more about The Focusrite Group's commitments to diversity and inclusion.

For further information on the Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, ADAM Audio, Martin Audio, Sequential, Novation and Ampify products, Optimal Audio, Linea Research, Oberheim or Sonnox, please visit the brand websites below.