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Antelope Orion 32 Multichannel Converter

Discussion in 'Converters / Interfaces' started by audiokid, Dec 21, 2012.

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  1. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    USB or MADI 32 channel converters are coming at a more affordable price.

    Check out the Orion 32:

     
  2. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    Orion 32 Specifications

    specs:
    USB / 32 channels AD DA on PC or 24 on Mac right now
    Downloads | Antelope Audio


    Inputs
    [TABLE="width: 600"]
    [TR]
    [TD]Analog Inputs[/TD]
    [TD]4 x D-SUB 25 (32 channels)[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Digital Inputs[/TD]
    [TD] 1 x Fiber Optic MADI
    2 x Fiber Optic ADAT
    1 x S/PDIF[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]
    Outputs
    [TABLE="width: 600"]
    [TR]
    [TD]Analog Outputs[/TD]
    [TD]4 x D-SUB 25 (32 channels)[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Digital Outputs[/TD]
    [TD] 1 x Fiber Optic MADI
    2 x Fiber Optic ADAT
    1 x S/PDIF[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]USB I/O[/TD]
    [TD]USB 2.0 Hi-Speed; Data stream up to 480Mbits/192kHz, 32 channels I/O, Type B[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Word Clock[/TD]
    [TD]1 x 10M Atomic Clock input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz
    1 x Word Clock Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz
    4 x Word Clock Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz square wave signal[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]
    D/A Converter
    [TABLE="width: 600"]
    [TR]
    [TD]Dynamic Range[/TD]
    [TD]118dB[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]THD + N[/TD]
    [TD]-98 dB[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]
    A/D Converter
    [TABLE="width: 600"]
    [TR]
    [TD]Dynamic Range[/TD]
    [TD]118dB[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]THD + N[/TD]
    [TD]-105 dB[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]
    Clock Specs
    [TABLE="width: 600"]
    [TR]
    [TD]Clocking System[/TD]
    [TD]4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking
    64-bit DDS
    Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Clocking Stability[/TD]
    [TD]<+/-0.02 ppm, oven controlled at at 64.5ºC/ 148.1ºF[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Clock Aging[/TD]
    [TD]< 1 ppm per year[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Clock Calibration[/TD]
    [TD]<+/-0.001 ppm[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Atomic Clock Input[/TD]
    [TD]10MHz @ 1Vpp, BNC[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Sample Rates (kHz)[/TD]
    [TD]32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Operating Temperature[/TD]
    [TD]0-50ºC/32- 122ºF[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Weight[/TD]
    [TD]3 kg/6.6 lb approx.[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Dimensions (approx.)[/TD]
    [TD]Width: 483 mm/19”
    Height: 44 mm/1.75”
    Depth: 220 mm/8.66”[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Power Supply[/TD]
    [TD]AC Universal input 95-245VAC 20 Watts Max Consumption[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]
    Number of channels in and out supported simultaneously for each interface
    All interfaces are operable at the same time via the Orions control panel.
    [TABLE]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"]Sample Rate[/TD]
    [TD="colspan: 2, align: center"]USB[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]MADI[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]ADAT[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]S/PDIF[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"][/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]PC[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]Mac[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"][/TD]
    [TD="align: center"][/TD]
    [TD="align: center"][/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"]32 kHz[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]64 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]16 ch total / 8 ch per line[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]2 ch[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"]44.1 kHz[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]64 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]16 ch total / 8 ch per line[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]2 ch[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"]48 kHz[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]64 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]16 ch total / 8 ch per line[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]2 ch[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"]88.2 kHz[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]8 ch total / 4 ch per line[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]2 ch[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"]96 kHz[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]8 ch total / 4 ch per line[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]2 ch[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"]176.4 kHz[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]24 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]24 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]4 ch total / 2 ch per line[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]2 ch[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="align: center"]192 kHz[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]32 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]24 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]24 ch[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]4 ch total / 2 ch per line[/TD]
    [TD="align: center"]2 ch[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]

    Latency performance*
    [TABLE="width: 200"]
    [TR]
    [TD]Cubase 6.5:[/TD]
    [TD]2.5 ms – 3.5 ms[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Samplitude 12:[/TD]
    [TD]1 ms – 3 ms[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Logic 9:[/TD]
    [TD]2.5 ms – 6.5 ms[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Ableton 8:[/TD]
    [TD]2.2 ms – 4 ms[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD]Nuendo 5.5:[/TD]
    [TD]2.5 ms – 3.5 ms[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TD="colspan: 2"]* All Latency times were tested between sample rates of 44.1 and 192 khz with lowest buffer setting, actual results may vary.[/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]
     
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    audiokid Staff

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