Antelope audio Discrete 8 Synergy Core

Discrete 8 Synergy Core

 

Bring Antelope Audio's ultra-flexible effects processing power, renowned digital clocking, and pro-level conversion quality to your project studio with the Discrete 8 Synergy Core audio interface. The next generation of Antelope's hit Discrete 8 Thunderbolt/USB interface, the Discrete 8 Synergy Core is loaded with dual DSP chips and an FPGA processor working together to run award-winning Antelope FX, as well as 3rd-party effects joining the Synergy Core platform. Ideal for mid-sized studios, the Discrete 8 Synergy Core features Thunderbolt and USB connectivity, 8 console-grade microphone preamps, 26 total inputs and 30 outputs -- including two dedicated ReAmp outputs. There's even a footswitch jack to speed up your workflow. And with 36 top Antelope effects plug-ins included free, the Discrete 8 Synergy Core gives you a sharp set of creative tools to take your projects from inspiration to final master.

 

Key Features:

- Synergy Core - New Milestone Technology & Future-proof FX processing platform

- Pristine AD/DA conversion with 130 dB of dynamic range on monitor outputs

- 36 Synergy Core effects plug-ins included -- a $3,000 value

 

- Sub-millisecond round-trip latency

- Antelope's 4th-Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking and Word Clock I/O

- USB/Thunderbolt audio interface with 8 console-grade mic preamps

- 26 total inputs and 30 outputs, including 2 dedicated ReAmp outputs

- Footswitch jack

- 35 effects expansions available separately, including AFX2DAW Bridge

- All effects can be automated in DAW without CPU load, thanks to AFX2DAW Bridge (Mac only)

 

36 Synergy Core effects plug-ins included -- a $3,000 value

 

Plugin

Type

1

Gyraf Gyratec IX

Tube Mic Preamp

2

VCA160

Compressor

3

Stay-Levin

Compressor

4

FET-A76

FET Compressor

5

VEQ-1A

Tube EQ

6

VMEQ-5

Tube EQ

7

X903

Compressor / Limiter

8

FeedForward Antelope Compressor

Compressor

9

Clear Q

Parametric EQ

10

Power EX

Expander

11

VEQ-HLF

Passive High/Low Filter

12

Auraverb

Reverb

13

BA-31

Mic Preamp

14

Power Gate

Gate

15

Plexi 59 (UK)

Tube Guitar Amp

16

Bass SuperTube VR

Tube Guitar Amp

17

Darkface 65 (US)

Tube Guitar Amp

18

Top30 (UK) Bright

Tube Guitar Amp

19

Tweed Deluxe (US)

Tube Guitar Amp

20

Overange 120 (UK)

Tube Guitar Amp

21

BurnSphere (DE) Lead

Tube Guitar Amp

22

Marcus II (US) Lead

Tube Guitar Amp

23

Modern (US) CH3

Tube Guitar Amp

24

Rock 75 (UK)

Tube Guitar Amp

25

Rock 22.10 (UK)

Tube Guitar Amp

26

Darkface 65 2x12

Guitar Cabinet

27

Top30 2x12

Guitar Cabinet

28

Modern 4x12

Guitar Cabinet

29

Green 2x12

Guitar Cabinet

30

Vintage 4x12

Guitar Cabinet

31

Green 4x12

Guitar Cabinet

32

Caliper 50 1x10

Guitar Cabinet

33

Bluelux 1x12

Guitar Cabinet

34

Clst 1x12

Guitar Cabinet

35

England 4x12

Guitar Cabinet

36

Bass Tube 1x15

Guitar Cabinet

 

Specifications:

ANALOG

Analog Inputs

6 x Mic / Line Inputs

2 x Mic / Line / Hi-Z Inputs

Analog Outputs

1 x Monitor Out on TRS 1/4 Jacks, +20 dBu max

2 x ReAmp Out on TRS 1/4 Jacks

1 x Line Out (8 channels) on DB25, +20 dBu max 

2 x Stereo Headphone Outputs

Mic Preamp

EIN: -128 dBu (A-weighted)

Dynamic Range: -121 dB (A-weighted)

THD: -106 dB 

Max input: +18 dBu

Max Gain: 65 dB

D/A Monitor Converter

Dynamic Range: 130 dB

THD + N: -115 dB

A/D Converter

Dynamic Range: 121 dB

THD + N: -112 dB

D/A Converters(Line Out)

Dynamic Range: 121 dB

THD + N: - 100dB

DC Coupled

 

DIGITAL

Digital Inputs

2 x ADAT (up to 16CH)

1 x S/PDIF

Digital Outputs

2 x ADAT (up to 16CH)

1 x S/PDIF

USB 2.0 I/O 

USB 2.0 Type B connector

Thunderbolt 

Thunderbolt connector

 

CLOCKING

Word Clock Input

1 x Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz

Word Clock Outputs

3 x Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz

Clocking System

4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking

64-bit DDS

Sample Rates (kHz)

32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192

 

Other

Operating Temperature

0-50°C, 32-122°F

Weight (Approx)

3.0 kg/ 6.61 lbs

Dimensions (Approx)

Width: 483 mm / 19”

Height: 44 mm / 1.7”

Depth: 220 mm /8.6”

Power Consumption

20 Watts

Antelope audio Discrete 8 Synergy Core

€1,495.00Price