Scan code: LN101695 Manufacturer code: Discrete 4 Synergy Core

Antelope Discrete 4 Synergy Core

Antelope Audio Discrete 4 Synergy Core Audio Interface - USB/Thunderbolt

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Scan code: LN101695 Manufacturer code: Discrete 4 Synergy Core
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Product Overview
Here's what Antelope Audio says about the Discrete 4 Synergy Core:
Introducing Synergy Core - Antelope Audio's next generation signal processing platform. Using FPGA's massive parallel computation capabilities and industry-standard DSP power combined, Synergy Core frees up your CPU while processing your FX with extremely low latency.

FPGA + DSP - The Best of Both Worlds
•Offload FX processing to reduce buffer size, record with sub-millisecond latency & monitor in real-time.
•FPGA dynamically recreates studio effects & mic models on the circuit and component level.
•Industry-standard DSP brings a wider variety of effects to an efficient real-time, low-latency platform.
•Improves your computer’s stability when handling CPU-heavy synths, samplers and FX.
•Future-proof and configurable architecture lets us design each product for optimal performance.
•FPGA eliminates the issue of latency stacking which is common with DSP-only units.

Expandable FX Library - 36 Synergy Core FX Included
Adding further value to your investment, the Discrete 4 Synergy Core includes a compelling library of 36 real-time studio effects, meticulously modelled after their hardware originals. It’s all happening inside your audio interface with the lowest latency possible thanks to FPGA’s massive parallel computing capabilities, DSP processing, and fast Thunderbolt™ connectivity. The library can be expanded to include any effects you choose from our web store.

Signature Sound Quality - Discrete preamp architecture
The Discrete 4 Synergy Core features unique 6-transistor discrete preamps for console-grade sound quality. The circuit is the outcome of an extensive study of legendary microphone preamps that shaped the sounds of countless records. We consider it a “modern classic”. It is crafted with our Edge & Verge family of modeling condenser mics in mind. With their characteristics perfectly complemented by the preamp design and Synergy Core technology, a new level of microphone recording is achieved.

Accusonic 3D Modelling - Mic modeling ready
The Discrete 4 Synergy Core’s Accusonic 3D modeling engine lets you transform the Antelope Audio Edge and Verge modeling microphones into expensive-sounding vintage replicas. Shape the final sound with complete control over proximity effect and change polar patterns during or after recording. Choose from a collection of classic and rare microphones as you monitor and record live, bringing out the musician’s finest performance.

121dB Dynamic Range - Best-in-class AD/DA
Instead of recycling outdated technology, we strive to use the latest innovations. With up to 121dB of dynamic range and sample rates up to 192kHz, our AD/DA converters ensure your meticulous performances are captured with the highest signal quality possible. Combined with a state-of-the-art preamp design and our acclaimed clocking technology, recording with the Discrete 4 Synergy Core makes your voice and instruments sound lush, bold, and expansive.

Jitter Management - Acoustically focused clocking
The pioneer of atomic clocking in pro audio, Antelope Audio incorporates 20+ years of clocking expertise in its audio interfaces. With the proprietary 64-bit AFC jitter management algorithm, the Discrete 4 Synergy Core delivers the kind of artifact-free audio once accessible only to the most prestigious studios.

Analog & Digital I/O - Unparalleled connectivity
With an abundance of analog & digital connectivity, as well as both USB & Thunderbolt ports for computer connection, the Discrete 4 Synergy Core presents more options than any DSP-equipped interface out there. Four microphone inputs, four line outputs, a pair of monitor outputs, four headphone outputs and S/PDIF are at your disposal. Digital expandability is possible via ADAT chaining. Furthermore, a pair of Word Clock outputs let you distribute the interface’s highly stable clock signal across your studio.

Handbuilt in Europe - Sturdy and portable
Housed in a machined aluminum chassis, each unit is hand-built in our European facility to strict standards, component choices and quality control. This kind of attention to detail is typically reserved only for boutique-class products. Features •Premier Synergy Core FX processing
•36 included real-time audio effects + optional additions
•4 Console-grade Class A mic pres with discrete transistor design
•Best-in-class AD/DA conversion with 121dB dynamic range
•4th Generation 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking
•4 Analog line outs
•Thunderbolt™ & USB connectivity
•A pair of monitor outs on TRS
•4 Stereo headphone outs
•2 Word Clock outputs
•Create & share custom presets
•Intuitive software control panel

Analog Inputs
•2 x Mic / Line Inputs
•2 x Mic / Line / Hi-Z Inputs

Analog Outputs
•1 x Monitor Out on TRS ¼ Jack, +20 dBu max
•4 x Line Outs on TRS, +20 dBu max
•4 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: 121 dB
•THD + N: -100 dB

A/D Converter
•Dynamic Range: 121 dB
•THD + N: -112 dB

D/A Converter (Line Out)
•Dynamic Range: 118 dB
•THD + N: - 100dB
•DC Coupled

Digital Inputs
•1 x ADAT (up to 8CH)
•1 x S/PDIF

Digital Outputs
•1 x ADAT (up to 8CH)
•1 x S/PDIF

USB 2.0 I/O
•USB 2.0 Type B connector

•Thunderbolt connector

Word Clock Outputs
•2 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

Operating Temperature
•0-50°C, 32-122°F

Weight (Approx)
•1.7 kg/ 3.7 lbs

Dimensions (Approx)
•Width: 261 mm / 10.2”
•Height: 44 mm / 1.7”
•Depth: 208 mm /8.2”

Power Consumption
•15 Watts

System Requirements
•OS: Windows 10 x64 Bit with latest Microsoft Updates
•Disk Space: Available Hard Drive Storage Space
•Ports: Available Thunderbolt & USB 2.0
•CPU: Intel Core i3 or AMD FX or Higher
•Memory (RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more recommended)

•Model: Apple Mac 2012 or newer
•OS X: Minimum macOS 10.12 (Sierra) and higher - Recommended macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)
•Disk Space: Available Hard Drive Storage Space
•Ports: Available Thunderbolt & USB 2.0
•Memory (RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more recommended)
Computer Interface Type  
Analogue Inputs (Total)  
Analogue Outputs (Total)  
Connections (Input)  
Mic Preamps (Max)  
Instrument Inputs (Max)  
Phantom Power No
Sample Rate (Max)  
Bit Resolution  
iPad Compatible No
Dynamic Range  
Connections (Output)  
Dimensions (mm)  
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN101695
Model Number Discrete 4 Synergy Core
GTIN 7130076817

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