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Antelope Audio Zen Go Synergy Core Thunderbolt

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4x8 bus-powered Thunderbolt 3 audio interface with onboard real-time effects.

The Zen Go Synergy Core is a portable desktop interface that allows self-recording artists to record from virtually anywhere. This device incorporates the same Antelope Audio technology employed by award-winning producers, from the renowned 64-bit AFC clocking technology to the powerful, effects-packed Synergy Core onboard platform. Simply put, the resulting sound quality and processing capabilities are in a class of their own, making it ideal for any home studio.

Professional Sound at Your Fingertips

With its exceptional sound quality, the Zen Go Synergy Core closes the gap between artists with access to premium studios and home creators. The pristine sound comes from a unique combination of professional-grade AD/DA converters, discrete ultralinear preamps, and the stand-out sonic quality of Antelope Audio’s 64-bit AFC technology that’s used by the most prestigious international studios and trusted with the scoring of some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters.

A Benchmark for Pro Audio

The Thunderbolt 3 interface is designed to enhance your workflow at every angle, with its optimized audio driver for low-latency playback, streaming and recording. This pro-grade technology lets you focus on production without being weighed down by latency, insufficient channel count and limited bandwidth when streaming and recording. Paired with onboard software, grasp seamless control over essential parameters like signal routing, effects, sub-mixes and monitoring levels.

Create From Anywhere, at Anytime

Antelope Audio’s first bus-powered interface is optimized for ultra-low latency recording, high-resolution playback, creative beat making and podcasting—from virtually anywhere. You don’t need a dedicated power supply: With a single Thunderbolt 3 cable, you can power the Zen Go Synergy Core from your computer and use it to its full potential.

Full Production Pack From the Start

Zen Go Synergy Core comes with 37 of the finest analog-modeled effects to create stunning, sonically-rich productions. In addition to exclusive compressors, EQs and preamps, this interface comes with 22 guitar amps & cabs, a guitar tuner and a signature reverb that can be applied to your tracking and mixing session in real-time.

Expand your effects collection by purchasing more classic go-to units, true rarities never before recreated in digital form, and third-party effects (like Antares’ Auto-Tune Synergy).

Better Workflow, Better Recording

Every feature available to you in the interface’s Control Panel has been added to improve the important aspects of your workflow. Since DAW monitoring inevitably adds latency, you can monitor directly through the interface. With the routing options, you can easily set-up a near-zero latency mix and stack it with your favorite Synergy Core effects—without overloading the onboard platform. Dedicated signal metering is available for both input and output levels on the front panel display and in the software control panel.

Incredible Flexibility and Connectivity

Two combo XLR jacks provide flexibility to choose between our custom discrete mic preamps, line or Hi-Z inputs. These are easily configurable via the control panel. The two TRS balanced output (mirrored with the two RCAs) sends the signal from the professional-grade D/A converter to two separate sound systems. Use one for your main monitors and the other with any other sound system with RCA connectivity—all while preserving sound integrity.

  • Conversion and clocking
  • Class-leading AD/DA conversion with up to 127dB of headroom
  • Recording, mixing and playback up to 24-bit/192kHz
  • Proprietary 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) technology
  • Jitter Management algorithm delivers increased width, separation and detail in musical performances
  • Connectivity
  • Two discrete ultra-linear preamps with 65dB of gain for studio-quality recordings, all functioning as microphone/line/Hi-Z inputs on combo XLR jacks
  • Thunderbolt 3 port carries up to 16 input and 16 output channels in any popular DAW with custom macOS & Windows drivers
  • Digitally expandable over S/PDIF
  • Analog monitor outputs including one stereo output over RCA and one stereo output over TRS (mirrored)
  • Two stereo headphone outputs with separate gain control and independent mixes
  • Workflow-enhancing features
  • Bus-powered Thunderbolt interface removes the need for additional power source
  • Direct hardware monitoring with Synergy Core effects, processed in real-time with imperceptible latency
  • Simplified I/O routing with pre-configured settings allows immediate recording and playback
  • Front panel with dedicated volume knob and buttons for hands-on control of core parameters
  • Customizable presets complete with signal routing, level adjustments, mixer settings and sub-mixes.
  • Easily adjustable individual mixes for monitor & headphone outputs for applying volume control, stereo link, pan, reverb and various effects
  • Real-time effects processing
  • Collection of 37 Synergy Core effects modeled after classic and rare analog outboard gear
  • Synergy Core proprietary onboard platform powered by DSP & FPGA chips for real-time effect processing with imperceptible latency
  • 37 included effects
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  • VMEQ-5 (tube EQ)
  • X903 (compressor/limiter)
  • PowerFFC  (feed-forward compressor)
  • Clear Q (parametric EQ)
  • Power EX (expander)
  • VEQ-HLF (passive high/low filter)
  • Auraverb (reverb)
  • BA-31 (mic preamp)
  • Power Gate (gate)
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  • Analog Inputs
  • 2 mic/line/Hi-Z inputs
  • 48V phantom power and independent preamp gain for each input
  • Analog Outputs
  • 1 primary monitor out on TRS 1/4" jack, +20 dBu max, signal balanced, DC-coupled
  • 1 secondary monitor out on RCA mirrored from the primary out
  • 2 stereo headphone outputs
  • Mic Preamp
  • EIN: -128dBu (A-weighted)
  • Dynamic range: -121dB (A-weighted)
  • THD: –106dB
  • Max input level: +20dBu
  • Max gain: 65dB
  • Monitor
  • Max output level +20dBu
  • D/A Monitor Converter
  • Dynamic Range: 127dB (A-Weighed)
  • THD + N: -115dB
  • A/D Converter
  • Dynamic range: 120dB
  • THD+N: –100dB

  • Digital Inputs
  • 1 S/PDIF
  • Digital Outputs
  • 1 S/PDIF
  • Computer I/O
  • 1 Thunderbolt 3
  • Bus-powered through Thunderbolt 3
  • Clocking System
  • 4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC)
  • 64-bit DDS
Sample Rates (kHz)
  • 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192
Physical Dimensions
  • 7.8" x 4.6" x 2.3"
  • Weight: 1.54 lb. (approx.)
  • 1.77" IPS screen on a 2.5" display filter
In-the-Box Content
  • Zen Go Synergy Core
  • Getting Started leaflet
  • *Thunderbolt cable not included

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