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Antelope Audio Discrete 8 AFX with 2 Free Verge Microphones

26-in/32-out Thunderbolt/USB interface with 8 fully discrete microphone preamps and 16-channels of built-in FX for Mac/PC, plus two FREE Verge modeling mics, and premium effects pack bundle
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Antelope Audio Discrete 8 AFX with 2 Free Verge Microphones
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Description

The Antelope Audio Discrete 8 AFX with 2 Free Verge Microphones bundle includes the Discrete 8 audio interface with the premium effects bundle, and two free Verge small diaphragm condenser modeling mics.

DISCRETE 8 AFX

The Antelope Discrete 8 AFX is a Thunderbolt/USB audio interface from Antelope Audio. Now offering eight six-transistor console grade fully discrete microphone preamps and highest quality converters to enhance the sound quality and power, it is the perfect fit for commercial facilities, home studios and mobile recording. Discrete 8 AFX features the Premium AFX collection allowing use of 16 channels of built-in FX.

The preamps can handle up to 121 dB of dynamic range, and are hand-designed by the team at Antelope to offer world class sound. The FPGA engine transforms the internal preamp into several classic preamps using Accusonic modeled tubes, transformer and FET based circuitry in real time. Bipolar transistors keep THD and noise extremely low, which is uncommon in a discrete design.

Discrete 8 offers a total of 28 inputs and 32 outputs via analog, S/PDIF or two ADAT connections. Also features two headphone outputs as well as two re-amp outs.

PREMIUM AFX COLLECTION

With the Premium AFX Collection users can access the full studio power of Antelope Audio's real-time FPGA FX. Premium AFX allows users to use 8 channel strips with 4 FX instances each and up to 16 channel strips using the upcoming AFX2DAW plug-in and all 50+ Antelope Audio real-time FPGA FX.

VERGE

The Antelope Audio Verge is a new small diaphragm modeling microphone from Antelope Audio designed to be paired with the new Discrete series audio interfaces. In order to reproduce any small diaphragm classic mic, Antelope chose the cleanest possible mic design.

The Verge can handle very high SPL levels, up to 132 dB, without the use of a pad and can replicate the responses of the industries top small condenser mics. The frequency range spans from 40 Hz - 20 kHz. The Verge uses discrete electronics which are matched and calibrated for the Accusonic preamps that are available in the new Discrete interfaces. The user interface allows you to change the microphone pre or post-recording as well as adjust the high-pass filter.

Using the AFX2DAW plug-in, you can control and store all your settings within your DAW. Eight AFX can be saves and recalled into your session. You can have as many mics models active as you have available preamps in your Discrete Antelope interface.

Pair the Verge microphone with a Discrete interface by taking advantage of the pre-built bundles by Antelope. Owners of other Antelope FPGA ready interfaces are eligible for preferred pricing for individual mics and bundles.

Specs

Additional Information

Condition New
Width 19 in
Depth 8.6 in
Height 1.7 in
Unit Weight 6.6 lb
Chassis 19-in Rackmount
Rack Spaces 1u
Digital Inputs 16
Analog Inputs 8
Input Connectors XLR Combo Jack TRS, Optical, BNC, Digital RCA
Digital Outputs 16
Analog Outputs 5
Output Connectors Analog DB25, 1/4 in. TRS, Optical, BNC, Digital RCA
Computer Connection USB, Thunderbolt
Number of Preamps 8
Clock I/O In, Out
Maximum Sampling Rate 192 kHz
Digital Format S/PDIF, ADAT
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Free with purchase: Hardware-Based Audio Effects

Receive an ever-growing bank of Realtime FPGA FX plug-ins when you register your Antelope Audio interface. With your purchase, you gain access to emulations of top-of-the-line gear, helping you achieve the sound you're looking for.

Guitar Classics

Burnsphere (DE) / Marcus II Overange 120 (UK) / Tweed Deluxe / Top 30 / Darkface / Modern / Plexi 59 / Rock 75 / Rock 22.10 / + more amp and cab FX coming soon

Compressors

Antelope FeedForward / Grove Hill Liverpool / BA-6A / SMT-100A / FET-A78 / ALT-436C / Stay-Levin / VCA160 / Tube 176 / X903 / Gyraf Gyratec X / FET-A76

Verge Emulations

Berlin 184 / Perth 55 / Berlin 67 / Tokyo 800T

Coming soon: Berlin 57 / Berlin M103 / Vienna 12 / Oxford 4038 / Sacramento 121R / Vienna 414 / Berlin 49T


Edge Emulations

Berlin 47 FT / Berlin 87 / Freiburg 6 / Aalborg 4006 / Hamburg 40

Equalizer Legends

Veq-1A / Vmeq-5 / Veq-HLF / BAE 1073 / BAE 1084 / LANG-PEQ2 / UK-69 / Veq-55A / Veq-55b / Veq-STU 089 / Veq-STU 169 / Veq HA32C / BAE 1023 / Neu-W492 / Neu-W495 / Neu-PEV / ParametricEQ / Veq-4K Black / Veq-4K Brown / Veq-4K Pink / Veq-4K Orange / + more EQ hardware-based coming soon

Auraverb

→ New algorithmic reverb runs in real time on Antelope’s own DSP engine

→ 24 custom presets created by Brian Vibberts for various instruments and styles

→ ‘Color’ and ‘Richness’ parameters enable users to control different textures and densities

→ PreDelay can delay the onset of reverb by up to 150ms

→ Long and smooth decays feature no digital artifacts

→ Create your own savable presets and share with other AuraVerb users

→ Signals can also be routed from DAW software as a Hardware Insert

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After product registration, license keys for software downloads will be emailed directly from Antelope Audio.

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