Description

Antelope Audio Orion32 HD | Gen 3

64-channel HDX & 64-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

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

 

Refined looks

 

A gorgeous Black faceplate adorns the Orion 32 HD | Gen 3’s front panel.

 

Key Product Features

  • FPGA-based low latency effects modeling legendary studio gear worth thousands
  • Pro Tools HD and Native-compatible
  • Streaming of 24-bit, 192 kHz 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

 

Explore Vintage Studio Equipment

The Orion 32 HD | Gen 3 features a suite of effects coming from Antelope Audio’s vast library of FPGA FX models.

 

FORGET ABOUT LATENCY

Stream 64 audio channels via HDX & USB 3.0

 

Compatible with any DAW via HDX or USB 3.0, this new 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.

 

FAST AND LUXURIOUS

Smooth mixing and mastering-grade monitoring

 

Like 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.

 

CLOCKING LIKE WE LOVE IT

Perfect sound through flawless clocking

 

The 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!

 

 

INTUITIVE SOFTWARE CONTROL

Your wildest routing dreams come true with the Orion 32 HD | Gen 3 desktop app

 

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.

 

Orion 32HD | Gen 3 comes with a massive collection of real-time effects taken from the vast Antelope Audio FPGA FX library.

38 Real-time effects included:

EQ-s

VMEQ-5 , VEQ-1A , BAE-1073 , VEQ-55A , VEQ-HLF , UK-69 , LANG-PEQ2 , NEU-PEV , NEU-W492 , NEU-W495 , VEQ-4K SERIES , BAE 1084 , BAE 1023 , VEQ-STU 089 , VEQ-STU 169 , VEQ-STU 900 , VEQ-HA32C , VEQ-55B

COMPRESSORS

Antelope FeedForward Compressor , FET-A76 , VCA160 , x903 , Tube176 , Gyraf Gyratec X , Grove Hill Liverpool , Stay Levin , ALT-436C , SMT-100A , FET-78A , BA-6A , Tubechild 670 , Impresser , BAE 10DCF

REVERB

Auraverb

OTHER EFFECTS

Reel to Reel, Master De-esser, PowerGate, PowerEx

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

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: 270mm / 10.63″

 

Electrical specs

AC Universal input: ~95-245 V

Power Consumption: 30 Watts Max

 

In the Box

32 HD | Gen 3 – 32-channel AD/DA Interface with AFC™ Clocking Technology

Warranty Card

1 USB 3.0 Cable

AC Power Cord