Antelope Audio Orion 32 AD/DA Converter (Ex-Display)
The Antelope Audio Orion32 is a 32-channel A/D & D/A converter and audio master clock, supporting both MADI and USB interfaces, clocked by Antelope's renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) technology.
- Compact 32-channel AD/DA converter and audio interface that's perfect for your studio, mobile rig, or full-scale media production house
- Antelope's renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) with M10 Atomic input and oven-controlled crystal oscillator
- Conveys up to 32 channels of 192kHz digital audio to and from your computer via a custom USB chip
- Delivers up to 32 channels of up to 96kHz digital audio via fibre-optic MADI I/O connections
- All analogue connections are simplified thanks to 8 x standard 25-pin D-sub connectors
- 4 x ADAT optical connections provide an additional 16 channels of digital I/O and 2 x channels of S/PDIF digital I/O for additional outboard gear
- 1U chassis takes up minimal space in your equipment rack while only consuming 15W and generates virtually no heat
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Orion32 allows 192 kHz I/O streaming of 32-channel digital audio via USB, providing seamless connectivity to any USB-enabled DAW, computer or iPad. The converter also provides 32 channels of 96 kHz audio through its Fibre Optic MADI I/O connections, which can be used to connect with any suitably equipped MADI device. Orion32 also supports ADAT protocol by offering 16 I/O channels, for even greater compatibility with a large number of audio devices. The multi-channel converter inputs and outputs pass the analogue signal through 8 D-SUB 25 I/O connectors.
Using Antelope Audio custom-built USB chip, Orion32 achieves extremely low latency levels even when streaming simultaneously 32 channels in and 32 out. The latency performance varies between only 1 and 6.5 ms for different hardware and software configurations.
With its seamless digital routing and mixing options, the Orion32 offers extended flexibility. The routing feature allows sound engineers, for example, to send the AD signal to both MADI and USB interfaces, for live mixing and monitoring. The device is managed through a user-friendly desktop application available for both Windows and OS X. Moreover it is equipped with a zero-latency mixer and five preset buttons for fast and easy recall of favourite settings.
Orion32 perfectly addresses a sound engineer's need for high quality, clean and transparent conversion, combining the efficiency of MADI and USB interfaces with the perfection of Antelope clocking.
In addition to being an extremely high quality audio converter, Orion32 is also an audio master clock. The Orion 32 employs Antelope's proprietary 4th generation of AFC and oven controlled oscillator - both technologies that made Antelope Audio clocks an industry leader for accuracy and sound quality in recording, mastering and post-production facilities around the world. The four word clock outs, together with the 10 MHz input, make Orion 32 ideally suited to be in the centre of any project or high-end studio.
Orion32 is packaged in a 1U enclosure with an eco-friendly power consumption of only 20 Watts. In addition to saving rack space and having very low heating levels, Orion32 comes with an extremely reasonable pricing affordable even for a small home studio.
Features of the Orion32 include:
Antelope Audio precise AD/DA conversion technology
Up to 192 kHz on 32 channels I/O via custom-built USB chip
32 channels I/O via Fibre Optic MADI I/O connections
Eight D-SUB 25 connectors for AD and DA
16 channels on 4 ADAT input and output connectors
Extremely flexible routing and mixing options
Antelope's renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking with Atomic input
Antelope's proprietary Oven Controlled Oscillator for supreme clocking stability
Four word clock outputs and one word clock input
Five presets for fast and easy recall of favourite setups
1U rack size with power consumption of 20 Watts and very low heating levels
A user friendly desktop application available for both Windows and OS X
Analog Inputs: 4 x D-SUB 25 (32 channels)
Digital Inputs: 1 x Fibre Optic MADI, 2 x Fibre Optic ADAT, 1 x S/PDIF
Analog Outputs: 4 x D-SUB 25 (32 channels)
Digital Outputs: 1 x Fibre Optic MADI, 2 x Fibre Optic ADAT, 1 x S/PDIF
USB I/O: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed - Data stream up to 480Mbits/192kHz, 32 channels I/O, Type B
Word Clock: 1 x 10M Atomic Clock input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz, 1 x Word Clock Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz, 4 x Word Clock Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz square wave signal
D/A Converter Dynamic Range: 118dB
D/A Converter THD + N: -98 dB
A/D Converter Dynamic Range: 118dB
A/D Converter THD + N: -105 dB
Clocking System: 4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking, 64-bit DDS, Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator
Clocking Stability: <+/-0.02 ppm, oven controlled at at 64.5-degrees C/ 148.1-degrees F
Clock Aging: < 1 ppm per year
Clock Calibration: <+/-0.001 ppm
Atomic Clock Input: 10MHz @ 1Vpp, BNC
Sample Rates (kHz): 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
Operating Temperature: 0-50-degrees C/32- 122-degrees F
Power Supply: AC Universal input 95-245VAC 20 Watts Max Consumption
Dimensions (WxHxD): 483 x 44 x 220mm (19 x 1.75 x 8.66 inches)
Weight: 3 kg/6.6 lb approx.
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Brand Antelope Audio Condition Ex-display