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Antelope Discrete 8 Synergy Core + 4 Free Verge Mics Bundle – No Longer Available

Thunderbolt/USB interface loaded with dual DSP chips and an FPGA processor - experience ultra-flexible effects processing power, renowned digital clocking, and pro-level conversion bundled with four Verge small-diaphragm modeling microphones

Product Description

For a limited time get an Antelope Discrete 8 Synergy Core interface and receive 4 free Verge modeling mics. The Antelope Audio Discrete 8 Synergy Core is cutting-edge Thunderbolt and USB audio interface equipped with eight console-grade preamps, Antelope Audio’s pristine-sounding digital audio converters, and a massive collection of DSP-powered plug-ins. Designed for mid-sized studios, the Discrete 8 Synergy Core is expandable up to 26 inputs and 30 outputs.

HARDWARE CONNECTIONS

Discrete 8 Synergy Core is equipped with eight world-class preamps, including two front-panel XLR-1/4” inputs with switchable mic/line/Hi-Z options. Two 1/4-inch monitor outputs, eight additional line outs, and two dedicated Re-Amp outputs offer plenty of flexibility for mixing.

Discrete 8 Synergy Core is designed to grow with your studio. Seamlessly sync additional devices with two banks of ADAT I/O, and S/PDIF I/O. Quickly connect to your Mac or Windows PC using USB or Thunderbolt connections.

CUTTING-EDGE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

Equipped with Antelope Audio’s uncompromising digital audio converters, Discrete 8 Synergy Core delivers pristine sound with zero artifacts. With 121 dB of dynamic range on the analog inputs and a class-leading 130 dB of dynamic range on the monitor outputs, the Discrete 8 offers unparalleled clarity.

Synergy Core interfaces come equipped with Antelope Audio’s rock-solid 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking technology for sample-accurate jitter-free recordings. Capture recordings with greater clarity, dimension and detail with Discrete 8’s industry-leading digital clocking.

THE FUTURE OF SIGNAL PROCESSING

Create radio-ready mixes with 36 Synergy Core effects plug-ins. Powered by dual DSP chips and an integrated FPGA processor, Synergy Core interfaces are 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.

INCLUDED EFFECTS

Discrete 8 Synergy Core includes a compelling library of 36 real-time studio effects:

  • 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
  • Pristine AD/DA conversion with 130 dB of dynamic range on monitor outputs
  • 36 Synergy Core effects plug-ins included
  • Sub-millisecond round-trip latency
  • Antelope's 4th-Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking and Word Clock I/O
  • USB/Thunderbolt audio interface with 8 console-grade mic preamps
  • 26 total inputs and 30 outputs, including 2 dedicated ReAmp outputs
  • Footswitch jack
  • 35 effects expansions available separately, including AFX2DAW Bridge
  • All effects can be automated in DAW without CPU load, thanks to AFX2DAW Bridge (Mac only)

Verge Modeling Microphone

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.

MIC EMULATIONS:

  • Berlin 184
  • Perth 55
  • Freiburg 6
  • Aalborg 4006
  • Hamburg 40
  • Berlin K86
  • Berlin K53
  • Berlin K54
  • Illinois 57
  • Illinois 7B
  • Hamburg 211
  • Hamburg 441
  • Vienna D112

Product Specifications

Condition New
Chassis 19-inch Rack-mount
Rack Spaces 1u
Channels 8-Channel
Input Connectors BNC, Digital RCA, Optical, XLR Combo Jack TRS
Output Connectors 1/4-inch TRS, Analog DB25, BNC, Digital RCA, Optical
Computer Connection Thunderbolt, USB
Number of Preamps 8
Clock I/O In, Out
Maximum Sampling Rate 192 kHz
Digital Format ADAT, S/PDIF

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