ORION STUDIO HD IS PACKED WITH FPGA FX OF LEGENDARY STUDIO GEAR

Orion Studio HD features our full library of classic studio hardware. EQs, compressors, AuraVerb and the hottest guitar amps & cabinets – coming to your studio for free. Our unique sampling technique for vintage gear modeling has provided Orion Studio HD with 40+ authentic audio effects, including classics from BAE, Grove Hill, Gyraf Audio and Lang.

  • Impressor
  • Tubechild670
  • BA-6A
  • FET-78A
  • SMT-100A
  • ALT-436C
  • Stay Levin
  • Grove Hill Liverpool
  • Gyraf Gyratec X
  • Tube176
  • x903
  • VCA160
  • FET-A76
  • FeedForward Antelope Compressor
  • VEQ-55B
  • Ha32C
  • VEQ-STU 900
  • VEQ-STU 169
  • VEQ-STU 089
  • BAE 1023
  • BAE 1084
  • VEQ-4K Series
  • NEU-W495
  • NEU-W492
  • NEU-PEV
  • LANG-PEQ2
  • HELIOS 69
  • VEQ-HLF
  • VEQ-55A
  • BAE-1073
  • VEQ-1A
  • VMEQ-5
Amps
  • BurnSphere(DE)Lead
  • Overange120(UK)
  • TweedDeluxe(US)
  • MarcusII(US)Lead
  • Rock75(UK)
  • Rock22.10(UK)
  • Plexi59(UK)
  • Modern(US)CH3
  • Top30(UK)Bright
  • Darkface65US
Cabs
  • Caliper501x10
  • Green4x12
  • Vintage4x12
  • Green2x12
  • England4x12
  • Bluelux1x12
  • Clst1x12
  • Top302x12
  • Modern4x12
  • Darkface652x12

Overview

ORION STUDIO GOES HD

Orion Studio HD – with HDX & USB 3.0 connectivity, massive Real-Time FPGA FX library and our high-end clocking and conversion

Orion Studio HD is the newest star in an already established line of top audio interfaces. Now with HDX connectivity it’s a preferred choice for the higher level Pro Tools setups. With extended analog I/O, 12 Class A Mic Pres and enhanced conversion, Orion Studio HD can fit any DAW workflow and recording and producing environment thanks to a fast speed USB 3.0 port.

Antelope Audio’s latest audio interface comes fully equipped with our full library of Real-Time FPGA FX. Not only is that vast array of EQs, compressors, guitar amps and cabinets plus AuraVerb reverb coming to you for free, but also features authentic models of legendary units from BAE, Grove Hill, Gyraf Audio, Lang and more are yet to come.

Features

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REAL-TIME FPGA FX

40+ AFX including BAE, Grove Hill, Gyraf Audio and Lang classics

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HDX & USB 3.0

Simultaneous streaming of 24-bit, 192 kHz audio via HDX or USB 3.0 and MADI (to Dante Bridge), ADAT, S/PDIF and DB25

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STELLAR AD/DA

24-bit, 192 kHz audio and Antelope’s signature flawless conversion

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12 CLASS-A MIC PRES

Hi-Z, mic & line compatible preamps with individual phantom power

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NEXT LEVEL CLOCKING

Powered by Antelope’s world-renowned jitter management algorithm

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ADVANCED CONTROL

Control Orion Studio HD via user-friendly desktop and mobile apps

Highlights

FPGA POWER

They key to authentic FX modeling and zero latency audio processing is Antelope Audio’s FPGA technology

Orion Studio HD features an extremely powerful Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) chip. This Antelope Audio pioneered technology provides the unit with massive modeling capabilities. In other words the FPGA is the reason why you’ll be able to use over 40 Real-Time FX models of legendary EQs, compressors, guitar amps & cabs.

ANTELOPE QUALITY CLOCKING & CONVERSION

Perfect sound still means flawless clocking

Orion Studio HD is using the AD converters from Orion Studio Rev. 2017, which are allowing dynamic range boosted to 124 dB. The audio world’s favorite clocking accuracy is also a part of Orion Studio HD package as well. Powered by our acclaimed 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management technology it’s a guarantee for incomparable stability, sonic accuracy and audio detail. We’re talking high-end pro studio language here so expect OCX HD and Trinity style clocking perfection here.

ENVIABLE CONNECTIVITY

Record a full band, mix and produce with Orion Studio HD

Beside connectable via the Pro Tools friendly HDX port, Orion Studio HD offers USB 3.0 connection making the device compatible with any DAW in business. The interface comes with a plethora of analog and digital I/O options among which 12 high-end mic pres, a pair of mastering grade monitor outs, 16 analog outs, 2 transformer reamp outputs, plus 8 channels I/O via ADAT and 2 channels I/O on S/PDIF.

FLEXIBLE CONTROL

Access all Orion Studio HD features intuitive mobile and desktop apps

Like everything Antelope Audio, Orion Studio HD allows for fast device control via multiple computers via OS & Windows compatible desktop app. Functionality highlights include switching between two routing matrix view modes and Full Session Saving functionality. Yes, Orion Studio HD allows you to quickly save, load and share any routing, monitoring, and FX settings. These presets can be then easily exchanged between studio facilities, which are part of the global Antelope Audio family.
Control and use as many Orion Studio HD devices as you want via the S/N selector inside the software control panel or open multiple panels on the same computer. Orion Studio HD is suitable for large studio facilities and offers flexible device management from various access points.

Want even greater freedom? An iOS / Android mobile app gives you full mic pres control from a smartphone or tablet.

Specifications

  • ANALOG

    Analog Inputs

    • 4 x Mic / Line / Instrument on XLR combos on the front
    • 8 x Mic / Line on XLR combos on the rear

    Analog Inserts

    • 2 x Inserts on TRS (inputs 1,2)

    Analog Outputs

    • 2 x DB25 (16 channels)
    • 2 x Stereo Monitor out on TRS (4 channels, only 1 pair active 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

    A/D Converter

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

    D/A Converters

    Dynamic Range: 120 dB
    THD + N: -107 dB

    Mic Preamp

    Gain: 0,10 – 65 dB
    THD + N: -108 dB

  • DIGITAL

    Digital Inputs

    • 1 x ADAT (up to 8 channels)
    • 1 x S/PDIF

    Digital Outputs

    • 1 x ADAT (up to 8 channels)
    • 1 x S/PDIF

    USB I/O

    • 1 x USB 3.0 Hi-Speed; 32 – 192 kHz, 64 channels I/O, Type B

    Thunderbolt™ I/O

    N/A

    HDX

    • 1 x HDX, 32 channels I/O

  • CLOCKING

    Word Clock Input

    • 1 x Input @ 75 Ohms 3 Vpp on BNC 32 – 192 kHz

    Atomic Clock Input

    N/A

    Word Clock Outputs

    • 1 × Outputs @ 75 Ohms 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

    3.1 kg / 6.83 lbs (approx )

    Dimensions (approx)

    • Width: 483 mm / 19”
    • Height: 44 mm / 1.7”
    • Depth: 226 mm / 8.6”

    Electrical specs

    DC Universal input: 18V
    Power Consumption: 25 Watts Max

    In the box

    • Orion Studio HD Audio Interface
    • Owner’s Manual
    • Warranty Card
    • 1 USB Cable
    • 1 DC Power Supply

You can download the comparison table for all our Audio Interfaces.

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System requirements

WINDOWS

OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space
USB: 1 x USB 3.0 Port
HDX:  1 x HDX I/O
CPU: Intel or AMD equivalent CPU with at least 2GHz operating frequency
Memory (RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more Recommended)

MAC

OS X: 10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12 (Sierra Recommended)
Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space
USB: 1 x USB 3.0 Port
HDX: 1 x HDX I/O
Memory (RAM): 4 GB Minimum (8 GB or more recommended)
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo (Minimum) Intel Core i3 ™ or higher (Recommended)

Additional Info: Internet connection required for product activation.

Downloads

MANUALS

User manual

Orion Studio HD user manual

SOFTWARE

Launchers

Windows
Download Orion Studio HD Launcher for Windows7 and newer (Jul 4, 2017)

MAC
Download Orion Studio HD Launcher for Mac OS X 10.9 and newer (Jul 4, 2017)

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