Antelope Audio Orion 32 HD Gen 3 - 32-Channel AD/DA Interface

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  • Model # Orion 32HD Gen 3

Antelope Audio’s HDX-ready 32-channel AD/DA converter has become an industry-leader, achieving a phenomenal dynamic range of 136 dB at the Monitoring D/A section. With upgraded conversion and refreshe… Learn More

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64-channel HDX and 32-channel USB 3.0 audio interface.

Antelope Audio’s HDX-ready 32-channel AD/DA converter has become an industry-leader, achieving a phenomenal dynamic range of 136 dB at the Monitoring D/A section. With upgraded conversion and refreshed design, the Orion32 HD | Gen 3 will make your productions and live shows sound like nothing else on the market.Major improvement in the Line Out DACs & Line In ADCs include:D/A Monitor ConverterDynamic Range: 136 dBTHD + N: -120 dBA/D ConverterDynamic Range: 124 dBTHD + N: -112 dBD/A ConvertersDynamic Range: 129 dBTHD + N: -120 dBExplore Vintage Studio EquipmentThe Orion 32 HD | Gen 3 features a suite of effects coming from Antelope Audio’s vast library of FPGA FX models.Stream 64 audio channels via HDX & USB 3.0Compatible with any DAW via HDX or USB 3.0, this Pro Tools HD and Native-ready interface represents everything Antelope Audio stands for. Zero-latency monitoring, streaming of 64-channel 24-bit/192 kHz audio, flawless clocking, pristine AD/DA conversion, extensive connectivity and more.Smooth mixing and mastering-grade monitoringLike its predecessors, Orion 32 HD | Gen 3 is a versatile audio interface, which works like a charm with any DAW on the market. It enables you not only to stream an astounding 64 channels of audio when tracking, but also allows for multiple monitor mixes. When monitoring, the sound is pleasing, transparent, detailed and natural. Independent software mixers, integrated hardware-based FPGA vintage effects – it’s all there, with more connectivity options than ever.Perfect sound through flawless clockingThe unbeatable clocking accuracy of Orion 32 HD | Gen 3 is provided by Antelope’s renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management technology. Antelope Audio clocking has decades-long reputation for excellence in both stability and sonic improvement. Transients will shine like never before and you’ll achieve a stereo image with incomparable depth and detail. And that crystal clear high-end … yes, we’re talking sonic perfection.Orion 32 HD | Gen 3 is fully controllable via its intuitive macOS and Windows-compatible desktop app. Its color-coded routing matrix now features an alternate view which makes routing a piece of cake. The interface can be also accessed from multiple computers on the same network. With freely movable and resizable panels, you can make the most out of your screen real estate – perfect when working on huge projects, scoring to picture, and on multi-screen setups.

Features

  • FPGA-based low latency effects modeling legendary studio gear worth thousands
  • Pro Tools HD and Native-compatible
  • Streaming of 24-bit, 192kHz audio via HDX or USB 3.0
  • Flawless 4th Generation 64-bit clocking and jitter management
  • Additional connectivity on MADI, ADAT, S/PDIF, 8x DB25
  • Mastering Grade monitor outputs
  • Housed in an efficient “green design” fanless chassis
  • Network Control from multiple computers
  • macOS and Windows compatible

List of included plug-ins
Equalizers
  • VEQ-55A: 3-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • VEQ-4K BLACK: 4-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • VEQ-4K BROWN: 4-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • VEQ-4K ORANGE: 4-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • VEQ-4K PINK: 4-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • VEQ-HA32C: 4-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • VEQ-STU 900: 4-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • NEU-W492: 4-Band EQ
  • VMEQ-5: 3-Band Tube Mid-Range EQ
  • BAE-1084: 3-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • VEQ-STU 089: 3-Band EQ / HPF / LPF
  • BAE-1023: 3-Band EQ / HPF
  • VEQ-1A: 2-Band Tube EQ
  • VEQ-HLF: Tube 2-Band HPF / LPF
  • VEQ-STU 169: 3-Band EQ / HPF
  • NEU-PEV: 3-Band EQ
  • NEU-W495: 3-Band EQ
  • Clear Q: Parametric EQ
  • Compressors & Limiters
  • VCA160: VCA Compressor / Limiter
  • X903: VCA Compressor / Limiter
  • ALT-436C: Vari-Mu Tube Compressor Amplifier
  • Tube 176: Vari-Mu Tube Compressor / Limiter
  • Stay-Levin: Vari-Mu Tube Compressor
  • SMT-100A: Tube Leveling Amplifier / Limiter
  • FET-A78: FET Compress Stereo Peak Limiter
  • FET-A76: FET Compressor / Limiting Amplifier
  • BAE 10DCF: Compressor / Limiter
  • PowerEX: Expander
  • PowerFFC: Feed-Forward Compressor
  • PowerGate Compressors & Limiters Noise Gate
  • Preamps & Channel Strips
  • BA-31: Germanium Mic Preamp
  • Gyraf Gyratec IX: Dual Tube Mic Preamp with HPF
  • Special Processing FX
  • Marble White AutoWah
  • Vari-Speed Tremolo
  • Auraverb Reverb
  • Master De-Esser

Technical Specification

Antelope Audio Orion 32 HD Gen 3 - 32-Channel AD/DA Interface

  • ANALOG
  • Analog Inputs
  • 4 x DB 25 (32 channels total), +24 dBu max

Analog Outputs

  • 4 x DB 25 (32 channels total), +24 dBu max
  • 2 x Monitor Outs on TRS 1/4 Jacks, +24 dBu max

D/A Monitor Converter

  • Dynamic Range: 136 dB
  • THD + N: -120 dB

A/D Converter

  • Dynamic Range: 124 dB
  • THD + N: -112 dB

D/A Converters

  • Dynamic Range: 129 dB
  • THD + N: -120 dB
  • DIGITAL
  • Digital Inputs
  • 1 x Fiber Optic MADI (up to 64 channels)
  • 2 x ADAT (up to 16 channels)
  • 1 x S/PDIF

Digital Outputs

  • 1 x Fiber Optic MADI (up to 64 channels)
  • 2 x ADAT (up to 16 channels)
  • 1 x S/PDIF

USB I/O

  • USB 3.0: 64 channels I/O up to 192kHz
  • USB 3.0: Type B connector

HDX

  • 2 x mini HDX connectors for direct Pro Tools connection
  • 32 channels I/O each (total of 64 channels)
  • CLOCKING
  • Word Clock Input
  • 1 x Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32–192kHz
  • Atomic Clock Input
  • 1 x 10M Input @ 75 Ohms 1Vpp on BNC
  • Word Clock Outputs
  • 2 x Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32–192kHz

Clocking System

  • 4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking
  • 64-bit DDS
  • Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator

Clock Stability

  • <+/-0.02 ppm, oven controlled at 64.5ºC/148.1ºF

Clock Aging

  • <1 ppm per year

Clock Calibration

  • <+/-0.001 ppm

Sample Rates (kHz)

  • 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192

OTHER

  • Operating Temperature
  • 0-50°C, 32-122°F

Weight

  • 3.6kg / 8.0 lb (approx.)

Dimensions (Approx.)

  • Width: 483 mm / 19”
  • Height: 44 mm / 1.75”
  • Depth: 270 mm / 10.63″

Electrical specs

  • AC Universal input: ~95-245V
  • Power Consumption: 30 watts max