Antelope audio Zen Go Synergy Core USB

Features 

Conversion & Clocking

• Class-leading AD/DA conversion with up to 127dB of headroom;

• Recording, mixing and playback at up to 24-bit/192kHz;

• Proprietary 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC™) technology & Jitter Management algorithm delivering increased width, separation, and detail in musical performances.


 

Connectivity

• 2x Discrete ultra-linear preamps with 65dB of gain for studio-quality recordings. All work as microphone/line/Hi-Z inputs, on combo XLR jacks;

• USB-C port carrying up to 8 input and 8 output channels in any popular DAW with custom macOS & Windows drivers.

• Secondary USB-C port allowing reverse-charging;

• Digitally expandable over S/PDIF;

• Analog monitor outputs including 1x stereo output over RCA and 1x stereo output over TRS (mirrored);

• 2x stereo headphone outputs with separate gain control.

 

Workflow-Enhancing Features

• Bus-powered interface - no need for a dedicated power source, powered by the USB connection.

• Direct hardware monitoring with Synergy Core effects, processed in real-time with imperceptible latency.

• Simplified I/O routing with pre-configured settings, allowing immediate recording and playback.

• Front panel with dedicated volume knob and buttons for frequency adjustment, and hands-on control of core parameters.

• Customizable presets complete with signal routing, level adjustments, mixer settings and sub-mixes.

• Easily adjust the monitor mixes for the monitor output and split headphone mixes into individual cue and sub-mixes while applying pan, reverb, other effects, and stereo link;

 

Real-Time Effects Processing

• Collection of 37 Synergy Core effects modeled after classic and rare analog outboard gear;

• Synergy Core proprietary onboard platform powered by DSP & FPGA chips for real-time effects processing with imperceptible latency.



 

Included Onboard Effects 

Zen Go Synergy Core comes with 37 effects included:

  • 2 Preamps (Gyraf Gyratec IX, BA-31) 

  • 4 Equalizers (incl. VEQ-1A, VMEQ-5) 

  • 5 Compressors & Limiters (incl. Stay-Levin, FET-A76, VCA160) 

  • 22 Guitar Amps & Cabs (incl. Bluelux 1x12, Tube Guitar Amp) 

  • 2 Special Processing Effects (Expander, Noise Gate) 

  • 1 Reverb Effect (Auraverb) 

  • 1 Guitar Tuner (A-Tuner) 

 

Full list of effects

  • Gyraf Gyratec IX - Dual Tube Mic Preamp with HPF

  • VCA160 - VCA Compressor / Limiter

  • Stay-Levin - Vari-Mu Tube Compressor

  • FET-A76 - FET Compressor / Limiting Amplifier

  • VEQ-1A - 2-Band Tube EQ

  • VMEQ-5 - 3-Band Tube Mid-Range EQ

  • X903 - VCA Compressor / Limiter

  • PowerFFC - Feed-Forward Compressor

  • Clear Q - Parametric EQ

  • Power EX - Expander

  • VEQ-HLF - Tube 2-Band HPF / LPF

  • Auraverb - Reverb

  • BA-31 - Germanium Mic Preamp

  • Power Gate - Noise Gate

  • A-Tuner - Guitar Tuner

  • Plexi 59 (UK) - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Bass SuperTube VR - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Darkface 65 (US) - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Top30 (UK) Bright - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Tweed Deluxe (US) - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Overange 120 (UK) - Tube Guitar Amp

  • BurnSphere (DE) Lead - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Marcus II (US) Lead - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Modern (US) CH3 - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Rock 75 (UK) - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Rock 22.10 (UK) - Tube Guitar Amp

  • Darkface 65 2x12 - 2x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • Top30 2x12 - 2x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • Modern 4x12 - 4x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • Green 2x12 - 2x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • Vintage 4x12 - 4x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • Green 4x12 - 4x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • Caliper 50 1x10 - 1x10 Guitar Cabinet

  • Bluelux 1x12 - 1x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • Clst 1x12 - 1x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • England 4x12 - 4x12 Guitar Cabinet

  • Bass Tube 1x15 - 1x15 Guitar Cabinet

 

Technical Specifications

 

ANALOG

Analog Inputs

2 × Mic / Line Inputs / Hi-Z Inputs

48V phantom power and independent preamp gain for each input

 

Analog Outputs

1 × Primary Monitor Out on TRS 1/4 Jacks, +20 dBu max, signal balanced, DC-coupled

1 × Secondary Monitor Out on RCA mirrored from the primary out

2 × Stereo Headphone Outputs

Antelope audio Zen Go Synergy Core USB

€549.00Price