Antelope ORION 32+ USB/Thunderbolt AD/DA Converter

Antelope ORION32+ 32in/32out Multi-Channel AD/DA Audio Converter, with USB+Thunderbolt, 25pin Analog D-Sub, 1U Rackmount

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Product Overview Orion32+ is a 32-channel Thunderbolt™ and USB AD/DA, it fits in 1U rack space and is a successor to the world's first 32-channel converter

Versatile Connectivity Options
Orion32 + is a successor to the world’s first 32-channel AD/DA, now offering a greater variety of interfaces such as Thunderbolt, MADI and USB. The digital connectivity options are complimented also by ADAT and S/PDIF.

Orion32 + provides seamless connectivity to any DAW, allowing for low latency simultaneous I/O streaming of 32 channels of 24-bit, 192 kHz audio signal. The analog I/O are handled by 8 D-Sub 25 connectors and a pair of TRS connectors for the monitoring.

Enhanced Routing, Mixing and Monitoring
Orion32 + offers stunning flexibility and great productivity, providing a color-coded routing matrix with four separate mixers, built-in DSP effects and zero latency monitoring. The entire control is gathered in a desktop application available for both OS X and Windows.

The control panel is based on the software created initially for Orion32 and further developed for another Antelope Audio leading product, Zen Studio. Orion32+ control panel is an extremely intuitive user-friendly interface, which incorporates both our know-how and customers’ feedback.

Antelope’s Conversion and Clocking Legacy
The proven clocking accuracy is supported by Antelope’s renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management technology, the same as with the flagship Trinity Master Clock.

The 10 MHz input, enabling connectivity to Antelope’s legendary 10M Atomic Clock and its successor 10MX, makes Orion32+ crystal oscillator remarkably precise, emphasizing the signature Antelope sound. The two word clock outputs make Orion32+ a great fit in any setup, not only as an interface, but a master clock as well.

The clean, transparent and detailed conversion in Orion32+ is the same as with its predecessor, which has proved its sound quality in a great number of studios and live shows across the Globe.

32 Channels 24-Bit, 192 kHz Audio
Simultaneous I/O streaming of 32 audio channels now via Thunderbolt™.

64-Bit Acoustically Focuesed Clocked (AFC)
AD/DA powered by our world-renowned jitter management algorithm.

Supreme Clocking
Oven Controlled Oscillator, 2 Word Clock Outputs, 1 Word Clock Input and 1 Atomic Clock Input.

6 Powerful DSP
Massive parallel DSP, based on custom FPGA for flawless real-time effects processing. Integrated AFX incl. AuraVerb

Extended Connectivity
Greater connectivity options – Thunderbolt, MADI, USB, ADAT, S/PDIF, 8 x D-Sub 25

Software Control:
Routing, mixing, real-time effects processing via a user-friendly application. OS X & Windows compatible app Features • Antelope Audio precise AD/DA conversion technology.
• 64 channels I/O Fiber Optic MADI.
• 32 channels at 192 kHz I/O via ThunderboltTM or custom-built USB chip.
• 32 channels AD/DA.
• 16 channels I/O via Fiber Optic ADAT.
• 2 channels I/O via S/PDIF.
• 1 x Monitor Out on TRS (2 channels).
• Antelope’s renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking Technology.
• Antelope’s proprietary Oven Controlled Oscillator for supreme clocking stability.
• 2 Word Clock Outputs, 1 Word Clock Input and 1 Atomic Clock Input.
• Five presets for fast and easy recall of favorite setups.
• 1U rack size device consuming only 20 Watts keeping the heat low.
• A user friendly desktop application available for both Windows ans OS X.
• Ergonomic software control panel.
• Extremely flexible routing and mixing capabilities.
• Massive parallel DSP and effects processing.

Analog Inputs
• 4x D-SUB 25 (32 channels), +20 dBu max, 11.2 kOhms

Digital Inputs:
• 1x Fiber Optic MADI
• 2x ADAT
• 1x S/PDIF

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

Atomic Clock
• 1x 10M Input @ 75 Ohms 1Vpp on BNC

Analog Outputs:
• 4x D-SUB 25 (32 channels), +20dBu, 56 Ohms
• 2x Monitor Outs on TRS ¼ Jacks

Digital Outputs
• 1x Fiber Optic MADI
• 2x ADAT
• 1x S/PDIF

Word Clock
• 2x Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 - 192kHz

• USB 2.0 Hi-Speed; Data stream up to 480 Mbits/192kHz, 32 channels I/O, Type B

• 1x Thunderbolt

D/A Monitor Converter
• Dynamic Range: 127 dB
• THD + N: -108 dB

D/A Converter
• Dynamic Range: 118 dB
• THD + N: -98 dB

A/D Converter
• Dynamic Range: 118 dB
• THD + N: -105 dB

Clock Specs
• Clocking System: 4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking 64-bit DDS Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator
• Clocking Stability: <+/-0.02 ppm, oven controlled at 64.5ºC/ 148.1ºF
• Clocking Aging: < 1 ppm per year
• Clocking Calibration: <+/-0.001 ppm
• Sample rates (kHz): 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
• Operating temperature: 0-50ºC/32-122ºF
• Weight: 3kg/ 6.6 lbs approx.
• Dimentions (approx.):
- Width: 483 mm/19”
- Height: 44 mm/1.75”
- Depth: 220 mm/8.66”
• Power Supply: AC Universal input ~95-245 V
• Power Consumption: 20 Watts Max
Computer Interface Type USB 2
Analogue Inputs (Total) 4
Analogue Outputs (Total) 4
Connections (Input)
  • 1 x 10M Input
  • 4 x 25 Pin D-Sub Analog Input
  • 2 x ADAT In
  • 1 x BNC Word Clock In
  • 1 x MADI - Optical In
  • 1 x S/PDIF Coaxial In
  • 1 x Thunderbolt
  • 1 x USB Type B
Mic Preamps (Max)  
Instrument Inputs (Max)  
Phantom Power No
Sample Rate (Max)
  • 176.4 kHz
  • 192 kHz
  • 32 kHz
  • 44.1 kHz
  • 48 kHz
  • 88.2 kHz
  • 96 kHz
Bit Resolution  
iPad Compatible No
Dynamic Range 118 dB
Connections (Output)
  • 2 x 1/4" TRS Monitor Output
  • 4 x 25 Pin D-Sub Analog Output
  • 2 x ADAT Out
  • 2 x BNC Word Clock Out
  • 1 x MADI - Optical Out
  • 1 x S/PDIF Coaxial Out
Dimensions (mm) 483 x 44 x 220 WxHxD
DSP Processing No
Misc. Notes  

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12 months
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DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
1 months
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Antelope ORION 32+ USB/Thunderbolt AD/DA Converter
Antelope ORION 32+ USB/Thunderbolt AD/DA Converter