Focusrite 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. With a high-quality reputation and a rich heritage spanning decades, its group brands are category leaders in the music-making industry. Focusrite was established in 1985 to serve high end professional recording studios. Phil Dudderidge acquired the assets of Focusrite Limited in 1989 and began to broaden the range of products to serve a wider customer base of professional, commercial and hobbyist musicians.