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Antelope Audio Discrete 4 mikrofoninis pradinis stiprintuvas, audio interfeisas su pilnu efektų rinkiniu

 

Discrete 4

Console-grade discrete microphone preamp interface

 

Premium FX pack

The Premium FX pack that comes with Dicrete 4 allows you to employ the full studio power of the Antelope Audio real-time FPGA FX. The collection features authentic models of iconic studio units from BAE, Gyraf Audio, LANG and FET. With the Premium FX pack you can use 16 instances of each EQ, Compressor and AuraVerb; plus 4 instances of each guitar amp & cabinet models available. This Premium library features 50+ Antelope Audio real-time FPGA FX.

Use them within the Discrete 4 EasyPanel or in a DAW via the new ConnectAFX Plugin. 

Plug in your guitar directly into one of the hi-Z enabled inputs and instantly sculpt your tone with some of the most iconic guitar amps and cabinets around. Then add vintage compression, EQ and AuraVerb to hear a finished studio quality result with real-time responsiveness while playing through your preferred amp, cabinet and microphone combination. Perform and record either with FX or your direct input and process later using the integrated guitar effects.

 

Guitar Amps: Burnsphere (DE), Marcus II (US), Overange 120 (UK), Tweed Deluxe, Top30, Darkface, Modern, Plexi 59, Rock 75, Rock 22.10

EQ Legends: VEQ-55b, VEQ-STU 089, VEQ-STU 169, VEQ-STU 900, VEQ HA32C, BAE 1023, BAE 1084, NEU-W492, NEU-W495, NEU-PEV, VEQ-4K Series, VEQ-4K Black, VEQ-4K Brown, VEQ-4K Pink, VEQ-4K  Orange, BAE-1073, VEQ-HLF, VEQ-1A, VMEQ-5, VEQ-55A, Lang PEQ2, UK-69, ClearQ

Vintage Compressors: X903, VCA160, Gyraf Gyratec X, Tube176, Grove Hill Liverpool, FET-A76, FET-A78, ALT-436C, BA-6A, SMT-100A, Stay-Levin, TubeChild670, Power EX, Power Gate, Feedforward Compressor

Reverb: AuraVerb

 

Bringing All-Star Technology & Performance to a new audience

Antelope Audio’s Discrete 4 Microphone Preamp Interface brings a new level of sound quality and power to home studios and mobile recordists. It comes with 4 console-grade, 6-transistor discrete preamps, 121 db dynamic range conversion and rock solid clocking. Discrete 4 features all of the Antelope Audio premier real-time FPGA FX, including authentic models of iconic gear from BAE, Lang, Gyraf Audio and many more. 

The Antelope AFX platform is based on a rapidly expanding hardware modeling engine. Discrete 4 includes Accusonic microphone and preamp models, guitar amps, transformer and tube FX, and a huge selection of classic vintage gear, which are now accessible in the DAW via the new ConnectAFX Plugin. 

Discrete 4 is a 14 in and 20 out interface featuring 4 analog ins, 4 analog line outs, stereo monitor outs, 4 headphone outs and 2 ReAmps. Additional digital connectivity comes on S/PDIF and 2 ADAT’s.

 

An Entire Signal Path of Customizable Sonic Excellence

Discrete 4 was developed after an extensive research of legendary microphone preamp circuitry. Its console-grade and fully discrete preamps were hand designed to offer world-class sound. The powerful Antelope Audio FPGA engine can transform these already expensive sounding Accusonic preamps into classic units via Tube, Transformer and FET based circuitry. It's all happening real-time.

 

Both the engineer and the performer can instantly hear the authentic blends of 10 different mic preamps without any latency or annoying comb filtering. The microphone source can be recorded with and without Accusonic modeling. This allows the engineer to experiment with different preamp models during mixing. The entire signal path was designed for optimal sound with any microphone and it really shines with Antelope’s new Edge and Verge microphones. These new microphones were specially designed for the Discrete 4 preamps and feature matching discrete electronics.

 

The real-time FPGA platform offers a complete professional studio experience – Microphones, Preamps, Conversion, Compressors, EQs, Reverb and latency free Monitoring. All this backed up by Antelope's signature Clocking and combined into one unified system with instantly recallable Presets. You can even load AFX Presets from VIP Masters with their favorite combinations of FPGA FX that are used daily on their own award-winning mixes.

 

A Breakthrough Discrete Microphone Preamp Design

Traditionally, interface preamps are comprised of only 2 transistors, which makes them a hybrid between transistors and IC chips. Antelope Audio incorporates a fully discrete design consisting of 6 accurately matched transistors, yet maintaining the advantages of digital control and repeatability of gain levels. Field effect transistors add an expensive-sounding touch of warmth and naturalness to the sound. Bipolar transistors keep THD and noise extremely low, which is quite uncommon in a discrete design.

 

Antelope’s console grade 6-transistor discrete preamp is exceptional and unique. The Discrete 4 mic preamps were the first step of the device design process. Unlike other units where mic preamps are added to the interface, the Discrete 4 preamps are actually what the device is centered around.

 

Expert Monitoring With Ease For Both Pros and Beginners

Discrete 4 has a comprehensive and easy to set up Monitoring and Talkback section. A band can have up to 4 individual monitoring mixes with FPGA FX included sent to it’s 4 Headphone Outs. The engineer can make custom headphone mixes for each performer. Effects can be included to allow artists to hear sound closer to what will be on the record.

 

Users can create custom presets to easily setup various tracking scenarios in a snap. The front panel features an assignable monitor volume knob to control level of the Stereo Outs and individual Headphone Outs. Metering is viewable on the front panel display, inside the EasyPanel and also via the remote App.

 

A Rapidly Growing Audio Interface Platform

Discrete 4 can save and load AFX presets and exchange settings with the entire Antelope line of FPGA equipped pro audio interfaces.

 

Remote Control via IOS and Android Phones or Tablets

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

ANALOG

Analog Inputs
2 x Mic / Line Inputs
2 x Mic / Line / Hi-Z Inputs

Analog Outputs
1 x Monitor Out on TRS 1/4 Jacks, +20 dBu max
4 x Line Outs on TRS, +20 dBu max 
4 x Stereo Headphone Outputs

Mic Preamp
EIN: -128 dBu (A-weighted)
Dynamic Range: -121 dB (A-weighted)
THD: -106 dB 
Max input: +18 dBu
Gain Range: 65 dB

D/A Monitor Converter
Dynamic Range: 121 dB
THD + N: -100 dB

A/D Converter
Dynamic Range: 121 dB
THD + N: -112 dB

D/A Converters(Line Out)
Dynamic Range: 118 dB
THD + N: - 100dB

DIGITAL

Digital Inputs
1 x ADAT (up to 16CH)
1 x S/PDIF

Digital Outputs
1 x ADAT (up to 16CH)
1 x S/PDIF

USB 2.0 I/O 
USB 2.0 Type B connector

Thunderbolt 
Thunderbolt connector

CLOCKING

Word Clock Outputs
3 x Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz

Clocking System
4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking
64-bit DDS

Sample Rates (kHz)
32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192

Other

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

Weight (Approx)
1.7 kg/ 3.7 lbs

Dimensions (Approx)

Width: 261 mm / 10.2”
Height: 44 mm / 1.7”
Depth: 208 mm /8.2”

Power Consumption
15 Watts

 

Antelope Audio Discrete 4 Premium FX pack

€1,245.00Price