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Antelope Audio Discrete 4 Synergy Core with Free Edge Solo and Plug-ins

Hot-rodded upgrade to the Discrete 4 audio interface featuring dual DSP chips plus an FPGA processor working in harmony to run Antelope's expansive library of effects - includes free Edge Solo Modeling Microphone, Bitwig Studio 4 software, Big 15 FX bundle, and afx2daw Bridge plug-in

Product Description

The Antelope Audio Discrete 4 Synergy Core is state-of-the-art recording interface with four console-grade preamps, world-class digital audio converters, and cutting-edge DSP processing. Complete with a massive collection of top-selling plug-ins, Discrete 4 Synergy Core has everything you need to record, monitor, mix, and master professional-sounding projects.


BITWIG STUDIO DAW SOFTWARE (INCLUDED FREE)

Bitwig Studio inspires you to take greater control of your music, giving you access to every aspect of your production. Streamline your creative process and quickly evolve your ideas into complete songs, tracks, and compositions. Record and arrange, improvise and perform, or do it all at once. Welcome to the next generation of music creation and performance software.

FEATURES:

  • High-performance audio software, with full multicore and multiprocessor support
  • ASIO, Core Audio, and JACK support including JACK transport on all platforms
  • 32-bit floating point audio processing, up to 192 kHz audio sample rate
  • Scalable vector-based GUI
  • Audio-, instrument-, hybrid tracks: unlimited
  • Effect tracks: unlimited
  • Group tracks (with groups in groups): unlimited
  • Scenes: unlimited
  • VST plug-ins (with side-chain support, 32-/64-bit bridging, delay compensation, and crash protection): unlimited
  • VST plug-in multi-out
  • Audio comping

EDGE SOLO MODELING MICROPHONE (INCLUDED FREE)

The Antelope Audio Edge Solo is a large diaphragm condenser microphone, with a cardioid pickup pattern, that delivers clean and natural recordings with any interface or preamp. The microphone is designed for the artist/engineer who needs one solution for numerous situations and applications. In addition to the high-performance hardware, Antelope Audio has developed a proprietary Modeling Engine that adds advanced tone-shaping to the microphone’s own pristine sound. The 18 different mic emulations make this a highly adaptive and effective recording tool - suitable for home- and professional-studio recordings of vocals, acoustic instruments, guitar & bass cabs, as well as drums & percussion.

BIG 15 FX BUNDLE (INCLUDED FREE)

  • Diode 609 (Diode-bridge Compressor)
  • BBD-Chorus (Bucket Brigade Chorus)
  • V12 Chorus (Multi-Voice Stereo Chorus)
  • Impresser (Stereo Knee Compressor/Limiter)
  • BAE-1073MP (Mic / Line Preamp)
  • VEQ-HA32C (4-Band EQ / HPF / LPF)
  • UK-69 (3-Band EQ / HPF)
  • VEQ-55B (4-Band EQ / HPF / LPF)
  • Gyratec XIV (Stereo Passive Tube Equalizer)
  • Memory Cat Brigade (Bucket Brigade Delay)
  • Marble White AutoWa (Guitar Pedal)
  • Vari-Speed Tremolo (Tremolo)
  • Space Flanger (Flanger)
  • Filtek MK3 (3-Band EQ / HPF / LPF)
  • Blonder Tongue Audio Baton (Tube Graphic Equalizer)

AFX2DAW (INCLUDED FREE)

afx2daw is a software bridge plug-in that allows you to take advantage of the unique sound of the Synergy Core or FPGA effects of your Antelope Audio interface – with the convenience of native plug-ins within your DAW. With all processing done inside your interface, afx2daw gives you the ability to mix and master with your favorite effects in real-time, with no complicated routing needed.

Synergy Core is an effects processing platform unlike any other. The unmistakable sounds of the Synergy Core effects have their roots in FPGA modeling which is still part of the platform. However, capturing the magic of analog hardware comes with the limitations of traditional analog mixing and its routing complexities. With afx2daw emulating the native digital workflow, you get to keep the vintage analog sound in your DAW session.

The Synergy Core technology is designed to be an autonomous hardware processor that offloads not just a part, but 100% of the effects processing to the interface. With afx2daw transferring control to the DAW, you process audio in real-time just like when using the actual analog effects models.


GET CONNECTED

Discrete 4 Synergy Core is equipped with four pristine preamps designed to bring your tracks to life. Front-panel combination inputs enable you to quickly record microphones, line level devices and instruments. Two 1/4-inch monitor outputs and four additional TRS line outs offer added flexibility when mixing.

Seamlessly sync Discrete 4 Synergy Core with other devices using S/PDIF and ADAT connections for an additional 10 inputs and outputs. Quickly connect to your Mac or Windows PC using USB or Thunderbolt.

HYPER-ACCURATE CONVERSION

Equipped with Antelope Audio’s class-leading digital audio converters, Discrete 4 Synergy Core delivers stunning sound on the way in and the way out. Record ear-splitting sounds with up to 121 dB of dynamic range. Monitor tracks with unparalleled clarity at up to 192 kHz/24-bit resolution.

Professional recording studios and broadcast facilities all around the world rely on Antelope Audio’s renowned clocking technology. Loaded with Antelope’s 4th-Generation 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management algorithm, the Discrete 4 Synergy Core offers rock-solid reliability.

THE FUTURE OF SIGNAL PROCESSING

Create radio-ready mixes with Synergy Core effects plug-ins. Powered by dual DSP chips and an integrated FPGA processor, Discrete 4 Synergy Core is capable of recording and mixing using Antelope FX in real time with zero latency.

Get your mix to pop out of the speakers with 36 powerful vintage-modeled plug-ins. Tweak your tone using classic studio EQs and compressors. Add space and depth your mixes with lush reverbs. Dial in roaring guitar tones with iconic tube amps. Or take your mixes to the next level and expand your FPGA collection with an arsenal of additional effects available from Antelope Audio. Discrete 4 Synergy Core includes:

  • Gyraf Gyratec IX Tube Mic Preamp
  • VCA160 Compressor
  • Stay-Levin Compressor
  • FET-A76 FET Compressor
  • VEQ-1A Tube EQ
  • VMEQ-5 Tube EQ
  • X903 Compressor/Limiter
  • FeedForward Antelope Compressor
  • Clear Q Parametric EQ
  • Power EX Expander
  • VEQ-HLF Passive High/Low Filter
  • Auraverb Reverb
  • BA-31 Mic Preamp
  • Power Gate
  • 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 Guitar Cabinet
  • Top30 2x12 Guitar Cabinet
  • Modern 4x12 Guitar Cabinet
  • Green 2x12 Guitar Cabinet
  • Vintage 4x12 Guitar Cabinet
  • Green 4x12 Guitar Cabinet
  • Caliper 50 1x10 Guitar Cabinet
  • Bluelux 1x12 Guitar Cabinet
  • Clst 1x12 Guitar Cabinet
  • England 4x12 Guitar Cabinet
  • Bass Tube 1x15 Guitar Cabinet

FEATURES:

  • Synergy Core New Milestone Technology & Future-proof FX processing platform
  • Superior AD/DA conversion with 121 dB dynamic range
  • Antelope clocking technology on board with Word Clock output to keep your studio in sync
  • Desktop USB/Thunderbolt audio interface with 4 console-grade mic preamps
  • Sub-millisecond round-trip latency
  • 4 XLR-1/4" combi inputs for mic/line/instrument sources
  • L/R Monitor TRS 1/4" line outputs plus 4 TRS 1/4" line outs
  • Expandable via S/PDIF and ADAT
  • All effects can be automated in DAW without CPU load, thanks to AFX2DAW Bridge (Mac only)
  • Hand-built in a road-worthy metal case

Product Specifications

ConditionNew
Package ContentsDiscrete 4 Synergy Core, warranty card, power cable, and USB cable plus Edge Solo Modeling Microphone, Bitwig Studio 4 software, Big 15 FX bundle, and afx2daw Bridge plug-in
ChassisDesktop
Channels4-Channel
Input Connectors1/4-inch TRS, BNC, Digital RCA, Optical, XLR Combo Jack TRS
Output Connectors1/4-inch TRS, BNC, Digital RCA, Optical
Computer ConnectionThunderbolt, USB
Clock I/OIn, Out
Maximum Sampling Rate192 kHz
Digital FormatADAT, S/PDIF

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