Thunderbolt ™ and USB Studio Interface
Orion Studio offers an array of legendary EQ and compressor emulations and AuraVerb.
Thanks to our love for both analog detail and digital perfection you can now access not only legendary guitar amps and cabs, but a plethora of classic studio gear. Through a unique sampling technique for vintage gear modeling we have provided Orion Studio with the finest selection of hardware-quality audio effects, among which legendary EQ and compressor hardware plus our very own and extremely versatile AuraVerb reverb.
ALL YOU NEED IN JUST 1U
Orion Studio fits Thunderbolt™ and USB connectivity, 12 mic pres and our renowned clocking in just 1U rack space.
Orion Studio is without a doubt a star in Antelope Audio’s new line of ThunderboltTM & USB audio interfaces. Its 12 Class-A Mic Pres make it the one and only piece of gear you’ll need to record a full band and do it like a pro. Just like Zen Tour and Goliath, Orion Studio features our FPGA powered, hardware-based vintage FX, making it the top choice for professional guitarists on the quest for crafting the perfect tone. This best-selling interface also includes Antelope’s traditionally stunning AD/DA conversion, powered by our very own, world-renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) technology for jitter management.
12 CLASS-A MIC PRES
Hi-Z, mic & line compatible preamps with phantom power
VINTAGE GUITAR FX
Hardware-based, FPGA powered effects for guitar amp modeling
THUNDERBOLT™ & USB
32 channels via Thunderbolt™ and 24 on USB for zero-latency audio streaming
64-BIT ACOUSTICALLY FOCUSED CLOCKING
AD/DA enhanced by our world-renowned jitter management algorithm
24-bit, 192 kHz audio and Antelope’s signature flawless conversion
Control Orion Studio via user-friendly desktop and mobile apps
ORION STUDIO’S SECRET WEAPON
Custom FPGA will allow you to create and stream multiple complex mixes and process audio with zero latency.
Orion Studio’s secret weapon is the extremely powerful Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) device. Its massive parallel processing capabilities are far ahead of DSP chips used in similar devices. Through smart algorithms, oversampling and custom-tweaked models, the FPGA provides the lowest latency possible, allowing you to create up to four independent, zero latency mixes. Those can be easily assigned to any output including the two separate headphone outs.
PRO GUITAR INTERFACE
Enjoy the true sound of classic guitar amps with Orion Studio’s hardware-based Vintage FX.
Antelope Audio’s custom FPGA makes Orion Studio the #1 audio interface for professional guitarists by being the perfect platform for our integrated vintage and contemporary guitar amp & cab simulations. Developed in collaboration with Overloud they bring precision and audio realism to a whole new level, allowing artists to experiment with multiple speaker configurations, mic placement and EQ settings. Our innovative RealModel technology allows us to vividly rebuild the true sound and behavior of classic analog gear. Playing and recording guitars has never felt so real!
ADVANCED REMOTE APPS
Device control as flexible as you can imagine
Orion Studio features an exciting new approach to control, allowing convenient device management from various access points, including multiple computers in the same network. The interface is fully controllable via user-friendly Software Control Panel. An intuitive iOS / Android mobile app gives you even greater freedom by granting full mic pres control from a smartphone or tablet.
CONNECTIVITY GONE WILD
Orion Studio can work with any DAW on the market via Thunderbolt™ or USB.
Orion Studio’s FPGA powered ThunderboltTM and custom USB guarantee the lowest sound latency on the market. The device’s massive parallel processing capabilities allow fast, simultaneous streaming of multiple audio channels and instant effects processing. Thanks to the variety of digital and analog I/O, combined with the flexible routing matrix the device is easily connectable to various outboard gear.
Orion Studio offers: two pairs of monitoring outputs, 16 analog outs, 2 reamp outputs, plus 16 channels I/O via ADAT and 2 channels I/O on S/PDIF.
4 x Mic / Line Instrument on XLR combos on the front
8 x Mic / Line on XLR combos on the rear
2 x Inserts on TRS (inputs 1,2)
16 x Lines on 2 x DB25 (16 channels Line Out)
2 x Stereo Monitor out on TRS (4 channels, only 1 active pair at a time)
2 x Stereo Headphone outs on TRS (4 channels)
2 x ReAmp outs on TRS (2 channels)
D/A Monitor Converter
Dynamic Range: 129 dB
THD + N: -108 dB
Dynamic Range: 120 dB
THD + N: -110 dB
Dynamic Range: 120 dB
THD + N: -107dB
Gain: 0,10 – 65 dB
THD + N: -108 dB
2 x ADAT (up to 16 depending on the sample rate)
1 x S/PDIF
2 x ADAT
1 x S/PDIF
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed;
Data stream up to 480 Mbits/192kHz, 24 channels I/O, Type B
1 x Thunderbolt, 32 channels I/O
Word Clock Input
1 x Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz
Word Clock Outputs
1 x Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz
4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking
Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator
<+/-0.02 ppm, oven controlled at 64.5ºC/ 148.1ºF
< 1 ppm per year
32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 (kHz)
3.1 kg/ 6.83 lbs ( approx )
Width: 483 mm / 19”
Height: 44 mm / 1.7”
Depth: 220 mm /8.6”
DC Universal input: 18V
Power Consumption: 25 Watts Max
In the box
Orion Studio – Thunderbolt™ and USB AD/DA Interface with 12 mic pres
1 DC Power supply
1 USB cable