Antelope Orion Studio Synergy Core Pro Audio Interface

BH #ANORNSTSYNCR • MFR #ORION STUDIO SYNERGY CORE
Antelope Orion Studio Synergy Core Pro Audio Interface
Key Features
  • Up to 32 Channels of AD/DA Conversion
  • Up to 24-Bit / 192 kHz Resolution
  • Supports Thunderbolt, USB, ADAT & S/PDIF
  • 12 Discrete Preamps with XLR-1/4" Jacks
Serve all your monitoring, tracking, mixing, and home-mastering needs with the Orion Studio Synergy Core from Antelope. This interface gives you four XLR-1/4" inputs that handle mic, line-level, and Hi-Z instrument inputs. Eight more preamps handle line and mic signal on XLR-1/4" inputs. You can expand the I/O over ADAT and input up to 32 channels over Thunderbolt 3 or 24 channels over USB 2.0 Type-B.
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Antelope Orion Studio Synergy Core Pro Audio Interface

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Antelope ORION STUDIO Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2FPGA Processing
  • 350 Synergy Core FX Included
  • 4Thunderbolt 3 and USB 2.0 Compatible
  • 5Low Latency
  • 612 Discrete Preamps
  • 7Go Direct into Converters
  • 8Analog and Digital Flexibility
  • 9Software Control Panel
  • 10130 dB Dynamic Range
  • 1164-Bit Acoustically Focused Clocking

Serve all your monitoring, tracking, mixing, and home-mastering needs with the Orion Studio Synergy Core from Antelope. This interface gives you four XLR-1/4" inputs that handle mic, line-level, and Hi-Z instrument inputs. Eight more preamps handle line and mic signal on XLR-1/4" inputs. You can expand the I/O over ADAT and input up to 32 channels over Thunderbolt 3 or 24 channels over USB 2.0 Type-B.

Multiple line outputs can be connected over a DB25 breakout cable, and with two insert points, you can route external gear into the signal path. Need to reamp a guitar part? Now you can, thanks to two reamp outputs. Though the preamps have been designed with sonic transparency in mind, they can be bypassed entirely, should you want to output directly to the unit's converters.

The interface itself boasts the acoustic clocking made famous by Antelope for rock-solid stability, as well as increased detail and separation in musical performances. You can sync other devices to the clock thanks to wordclock BNC connections.

The Orion Studio Synergy Core is outfitted with two FPGA chips and six ARM-BASED DSP processors to handle Antelope's ecosystem of modeled plug-ins, which leverage FPGA technology to deliver emulated pieces of real-world gear in precise detail. There are 50 plug-ins from Antelope included with the interface, and more are available on Antelope's webstore.

Antelope has gone to great lengths to secure a solid sonic performance, with 130 dB of dynamic range at the monitoring outputs and a conversion stage that aims to rival mastering converters used in monitoring. Use this interface for anything that demands the attention of 12 audiophile-grade DACs, low latency performance, a quiet noise floor, and high sample rates.

FPGA Processing

The Orion Studio brings Synergy Core FX processing platform to its next stage of evolution. With two proprietary Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) chips and six ARM-based DSP processors onboard, the computing power contained in this interface is more than enough to handle most sessions.

50 Synergy Core FX Included

Adding further value to your investment, the ¿rion Studio Synergy Core includes a library of 50 real-time studio effects, modeled after pieces of hardware. It's all handled inside the audio interface with ultralow latency thanks to FPGA's native computing abilities, DSP processing, and fast Thunderbolt connectivity. The library can be expanded to include any effects you choose from the Antelope web store.

Thunderbolt 3 and USB 2.0 Compatible

Orion Studio Synergy Core underwent a certification process to ensure operating system compatibility and stability with Thunderbolt 3 devices. The interface is backwards-compatible with Thunderbolt 2. It's also compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

Low Latency

Record and monitor with maxed-out effects chains at high sample rates and low buffer sizes, all without taxing your CPU. You can enjoy latency-free direct monitoring over 4 independent internal mixers with 32 assignable inputs and stereo outputs.

12 Discrete Preamps

The outcome of a long hard look into iconic microphone preamp circuitry are discrete transistor pres that embody well-renowned audio engineering practices, all while accommodating Edge and Verge modeling condenser microphones.

Go Direct into Converters

All Orion Studio Synergy Core analog inputs have a direct-in feature. This allows you to bypass the preamp controls and record line-in signals directly into the converters.

Analog and Digital Flexibility

There's no task too big or too small for the Orion Studio Synergy Core. Record high-impedance instruments, such as the electric guitar, through four Hi-Z inputs, and ability to reamp tracks through the special purpose reamp outputs and inputs. Take advantage of all 16 line outputs on DB25 connectors. Handle digital audio via S/PDIF and ADAT. Freely route all incoming and outgoing audio from an intuitive software routing matrix. Then, hear the results from two pairs of headphones or studio monitors. You'll also find an integrated talkback microphone.

Software Control Panel

The software control panel is the mediator between the Orion Studio Synergy Core and your DAW. Handle gain adjustments, signal routing, effects processing, mixing, and metering from a single window. Route the resulting audio into your DAW for recording in formats of your choice, such as multitrack, stem, and two-channel stereo. Gone DAW-less? Route any audio to any output and take it to the recording medium of your choice.

130 dB Dynamic Range

With an array of 12 audiophile-grade DACs, capable of up to 192 kHz sample rates and 130 dB dynamic range conversion at the monitor outputs, Orion Studio Synergy Core is capable of handling a wide range of audio material. Capture your voice, instruments, or mixing desk outputs exactly as they sound, with precision.

64-Bit Acoustically Focused Clocking

The pioneer of atomic clocking in pro audio, Antelope Audio incorporates more than 20 years of expertise in its audio interfaces. The proprietary 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking jitter management algorithm helps deliver the kind of artifact-free audio once accessible only to the most prestigious studios. Furthermore, with the Word Clock outputs, you can distribute highly stable clocking across the rest of your digital gear to have everything running smoothly in sync.
UPC: 853744004816

Antelope ORION STUDIO Specs

Interface
Channels of I/OThunderbolt:
32 Inputs / 32 Output
USB:
24 Inputs / 24 Output
Max Sample Rate/Resolution192 kHz / 24-Bit
Connectivity
Host Connection1 x Thunderbolt (MDP) (Thunderbolt 3)
1 x USB Type-B (USB 2.0)
Analog I/O4 x Combo XLR-1/4" Balanced/Unbalanced Mic/Line/Hi-Z Input
8 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Balanced Mic/Line Input
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Insert Input
4 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Monitor Output
2 x DB-25 Balanced Line Output
2 x 1/4" TRS Balanced Re-Amp Output
2 x 1/4" TRS Unbalanced Headphone Output
Digital I/O1 x TOSLINK / ADAT (I/O) Input
1 x TOSLINK / ADAT (I/O) Output
1 x BNC / S/PDIF (I/O) Input
1 x BNC / S/PDIF (I/O) Output
1 x BNC (Word Clock) Input
1 x BNC (Word Clock) Output
MIDI I/ONone
Performance
Gain RangeMic Inputs:
0 to 75 dB
Max Input LevelMic Inputs:
+20 dBu
Dynamic RangeMic Inputs:
121 dB
D/A Converters:
128 dB
130 dB
A/D Converters:
124 dB
THD+NA/D Converters:
-112 dB
THDMic Inputs:
-106 dB
EINMic Inputs:
-128 dBu
Digital Audio
Sample RatesUp to 192 kHz
Bit DepthUp to 24-Bit
Sync SourcesWord Clock
Word Clock Input Termination75 Ohms
Compatibility
OS CompatibilityWindows 10 or Later
macOS 10.12 or Later
Processor RequirementPC:
Intel Core i3
AMD
RAM Requirements4 GB (8 GB Recommended)
Required HardwareThunderbolt 3 Port, Thunderbolt Cable, Thunderbolt Port
USB 2.0 Port, USB Cable
Power
Power RequirementsAC/DC Power Adapter (Included)
Power Consumption25 W
General
Operating Temperature32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
Physical
Rackmount Size1RU
Dimensions19 x 8.6 x 1.7" / 48.26 x 21.84 x 4.32 cm
Weight6.8 lb / 3.1 kg
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