The Antelope Audio Discrete 8 Synergy Core is cutting-edge Thunderbolt and USB audio interface equipped with eight console-grade preamps, Antelope Audio’s pristine-sounding digital audio converters, and a massive collection of DSP-powered plug-ins. Designed for mid-sized studios, the Discrete 8 Synergy Core is expandable up to 26 inputs and 30 outputs.
EDGE SOLO MODELING MIC (INCLUDED FREE)
The Antelope Audio Edge Solo Modeling Microphone is a single-capsule large-diaphragm condenser microphone capable of emulating some of the most iconic vintage microphones in the world with unparalleled accuracy. This powerful modeling microphone features a fixed cardioid pickup pattern, making it incredibly easy to use — just point it at the sound source, choose one of the emulations and start tracking.
Outfitted with custom electronics designed by Antelope’s award-winning engineers, Edge Solo is capable of capturing sounds with pinpoint precision. This single-capsule condenser mic features a single 6-micron gold-sputtered membrane to provide superior transient response. The low-resonance body and low-reflection headbasket produce hyper-accurate recordings with a neutral frequency response from 20 Hz - 20 kHz. Edge Solo is perfect for capturing any sound source—with an impressive dynamic range of -116 dB THD+N. But nobody buys a pack of crayons for the beige one—the real charm of the Edge Solo lies in its ability to emulate more colorful mics.
18 VINTAGE MIC EMULATIONS
Find a fresh approach to your recording sessions and get the right vibe in the sound booth by presenting the artist with a vintage mic locker. The mics modeled are some of the most recognized in the industry.
BITWIG STUDIO 3 DAW SOFTWARE (INCLUDED FREE)
Bitwig Studio inspires you to take greater control of your music, giving you access to every aspect of your production. Streamline your creative process and quickly evolve your ideas into complete songs, tracks, and compositions. Record and arrange, improvise and perform, or do it all at once. Welcome to the next generation of music creation and performance software.
A professional Digital Audio Workstation for Windows, macOS, and Linux
Super-fast workflow for sound design, recording, live performance, and beyond
A complete package with 80+ instruments and effects
Enjoy over 10 GB (and counting) of world-class sound content from Bitwig and selected partners
Out-of-the-box support for standard audio interfaces and controllers
A unique and highly flexible modulation system for unbound creativity
Excellent hardware integration
THE ANALOG CURATOR FX BUNDLE (INCLUDED FREE)
Add 5 plug-ins that recall the sonic essence which built the reputation of the lavish units they were modeled on. Combine them in a signal chain and apply the sound of past decades to any spontaneous jam session. Track with the plugins or edit on the fly when inspiration strikes with the included tape machine, tube mic preamp, tube graphic EQ, stereo bus and stereo knee compressors.
BLONDER-TONGUE AUDIO BATON
Discrete 4 Synergy Core is equipped with four pristine preamps designed to bring your tracks to life. Front-panel combination inputs enable you to quickly record microphones, line level devices and instruments. Two 1/4-inch monitor outputs and four additional TRS line outs offer added flexibility when mixing.
Seamlessly sync Discrete 4 Synergy Core with other devices using S/PDIF and ADAT connections for an additional 10 inputs and outputs. Quickly connect to your Mac or Windows PC using USB or Thunderbolt.
Equipped with Antelope Audio’s class-leading digital audio converters, Discrete 4 Synergy Core delivers stunning sound on the way in and the way out. Record ear-splitting sounds with up to 121 dB of dynamic range. Monitor tracks with unparalleled clarity at up to 192 kHz/24-bit resolution.
Professional recording studios and broadcast facilities all around the world rely on Antelope Audio’s renowned clocking technology. Loaded with Antelope’s 4th-Generation 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management algorithm, the Discrete 4 Synergy Core offers rock-solid reliability.
THE FUTURE OF SIGNAL PROCESSING
Create radio-ready mixes with Synergy Core effects plug-ins. Powered by dual DSP chips and an integrated FPGA processor, Discrete 4 Synergy Core is capable of recording and mixing using Antelope FX in real time with zero latency.
Get your mix to pop out of the speakers with 36 powerful vintage-modeled plug-ins. Tweak your tone using classic studio EQs and compressors. Add space and depth your mixes with lush reverbs. Dial in roaring guitar tones with iconic tube amps. Or take your mixes to the next level and expand your FPGA collection with an arsenal of additional effects available from Antelope Audio.
- Synergy Core New Milestone Technology & Future-proof FX processing platform
- Pristine AD/DA conversion with 130 dB of dynamic range on monitor outputs
- 36 Synergy Core effects plug-ins included
- Sub-millisecond round-trip latency
- Antelope's 4th-Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking and Word Clock I/O
- USB/Thunderbolt audio interface with 8 console-grade mic preamps
- 26 total inputs and 30 outputs, including 2 dedicated ReAmp outputs
- Footswitch jack
- 35 effects expansions available separately, including AFX2DAW Bridge
- All effects can be automated in DAW without CPU load, thanks to AFX2DAW Bridge (Mac only)