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Antelope Audio Discrete 4 Synergy Core Audio Interface

Antelope's next-gen FPGA FX processing combined with a diverse, intuitive recording solution

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    Product Description

    Based on next gen signal processing, Antelope Audio’s Synergy Core is an audio interface delivering seamless recording potential. The Synergy Core has the power to free up your PC CPU while running software modelling tone at a super low latency. Put Antelope Audio's pristine AD/DA conversion and massive effects processing power on your desktop, with dual DSP chips plus an FPGA processor running Antelope's expansive library of effects - 36 are included, free of charge!

    Key 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 (DC Coupled)
    • 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

    Preamps and AD/DA Conversion

    Equipped with four console-grade mic preamps and four headphone monitoring slots, the Synergy Core is perfect for a small to mid-sized studio home studio setup after best in class AD/DA conversion with the option of recording direct in.

    Antelope have created a modern classic preamp circuit to complement their condenser microphones. The Synergy Core provides up to 121dB of dynamic range with sample rates to 192kHz. Add that to the Thunderbolt connection and your recording is guaranteed to sound fresh, bold and clean. You always have the potential to expand using ADAT chaining, making use of the acclaimed Antelope clocking technology.

    Essential Recording, Mixing and Mastering Effects

    Included in the Synergy Core pack are 36 real-time studio effects modelled precisely after hardware originals. Near zero latency allows you to record in confidence using an incredible selection of amps, cabs, EQs, compressors and reverb to sculpt your sound plugged direct in.

    FPGA, DSP and World-Class Clocking

    Antelope Audio's industry-leading FPGA audio processing platform gives you lower latency in effects chains. Combining FPGA & DSP chips in one interface, the Discrete 4 Synergy Core offers power that'll deliver a faster clock rate than anything else on the market. 

    A reliable master clock lies at the heart of every pro studio, and the Discrete 4 Synergy Core wouldn't be an Antelope Audio interface if it didn't offer rock-solid clocking. With Antelope's 4th-Generation 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management algorithm, you'll get 75-ohm BNC Word Clock outputs so you can expand and clock your digital gear without hassle.

    Specifications

    Analog Inputs

    • 2 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
    • 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 Converters (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 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

    In the box

    • Discrete 4 Synergy Core Interface
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Wart External Power Supply Unit
    • USB Cable
    • Warranty Card
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    Specifications
    Trade Doubler Group ID
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    Brand
    Antelope Audio
    PC Connectivity
    USBThunderbolt
    Microphone Inputs
    4
    Analogue Outputs
    4
    Analogue Inputs
    4
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    Customer Reviews

    4.8

    13 reviews

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    Trusted Customer18th Jun 2022

    Easy to get running - all installed first time. Impressive sound and given the very useable software plugins, great value.

    Value 4Looks 4Durability 4Sound 5

    Mr Richard Butt25th Jan 2022

    This interface has completely changed my workflow for the better. The FPGA effects sound amazingly good. Wouldn't hesitate to buy another Antelope product when I need to.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Brendyn Rossouw22nd Jul 2021

    Love this unit. I have a a few other Antelope interfaces and once you understand their workflow you won't turn back! A couple of small AFX2DAW issues here and there but I know they are working on this constantly!

    Value 5Looks 3Durability 4Sound 5

    Mr Tom Randles18th Feb 2021

    Top audio interface from a class leading company.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Trusted Customer26th Dec 2020

    this unit is absolutely amazing, has so many options that will blow your mind. A great piece of kit Would recommend many thnx Antelope Audio...

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Trusted Customer2nd Dec 2020

    Value 4Looks 5Durability 4Sound 5

    Trusted Customer19th Aug 2020

    I was so impressed I exchanged the Descrete 4 for the Discrete 8. The best interface I have ever owned, period. The quality is amazing and the plugins are stellar. I can honestly say after years of searching I have finally found the right box to make my DI guitars sound full. The Amp modelling is spot on, so rich, they just sound so convincing and it's hard to put the guitar down!! I can't wait until I receive the Edge Solo mic and to try the emulations.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Alfonso Casado31st Jul 2020

    It’s a great device, love the independence of control that the control panel offers and the connections available - a great audio interface that I recommend to everyone

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr. Aaron Grimwood1st May 2020

    This sounds amazing, a huge upgrade to my previous akai interface, customer service has been very helpful whenever contacted and can even remote into your computer to help! The effects are great from what I can see, and with the discounts on now you can get AFX2DAW and a wide range of extras for free. This has really helped neaten up my tracks and avoid overloding my macbook. I would love to see a few more preamps, a couple of delays, and spring and plate reverbs available soon.

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Mr Tristan Peel23rd Mar 2020

    Probably the best clock and converters I've heard in a long time. I love the fact that it's so compact. I travel with this unit where ever I go. I'm also so pleased they included the ADFX2DAW with the Discrete series. Game changer for sure!

    Value 5Looks 3Durability 4Sound 5

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