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ANTELOPE Zen Q Synergy Core Thunderbolt 3- Interface

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Thunderbold audio interface, real-time DSP calculation, 2x XLR Mic/Line/Hi-Z in, including 37 effects  All product info

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Product information - Antelope Zen Q Synergy Core

USB-C Audio Interface

Antelope Zen Go Synergy Core Overview:

  • Thunderbolt 3 interface with advanced audio driver for optimized low-latency streaming, output and recording
  • Professional sound and stability with highly efficient AD/DA converter chips
  • 2 discrete ultra-linear preamps with authentic console circuitry for classic warmth and sonic depth, with switchable Mic / Line IN / Hi-Z mode
  • 2 additional analog inputs, with switchable Hi-Z/Line modes
  • Real-time processing of 37 analog-modeled Synergy Core effects, with 50+ optional low-latency extensions
  • Flexible I/O connectivity, with 8 additional inputs via ADAT and stereo I/O via S/PDIF


Conversion & Clocking

  • Best-in-class AD/DA conversion with up to 127 dB of headroom.
  • Recording, mixing and output at up to 24-bit/192 kHz.
  • Proprietary 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC™) technology and jitter management algorithm for increased sonic width, separation and detail.

Connection options

  • 2 × Discrete, ultra-linear preamps with 65 dB gain for studio-quality recording.
  • Both operate as mic/line/hi-Z inputs, on combo XLR jacks, and provide 48 V phantom power.
  • 2 × Hi-Z/line instrument inputs via TRS.
  • 2 × DC-coupled line outputs via TRS.
  • Thunderbolt™ 3 connection with up to 16 input and 16 output channels in any popular DAW with customized macOS & Windows drivers.
  • Digitally expandable via ADAT IN , with 8 channels available.
  • Digitally expandable via S/PDIF I/O , with 2 channels available.
  • 1 × stereo monitor output via TRS.
  • 2 × stereo headphone outputs with separate volume control.

Workflow-enhancing features

  • Bus-powered interface - powered via the Thunderbolt™ connector without the need for a dedicated power source.
  • Direct monitoring with Synergy Core effects processed in real-time with imperceptible latency.
  • Simplified I/O routing with pre-configured settings that enable instant recording and output.
  • Front panel with easy-access controls for input and output levels and other settings.
  • Customizable presets with signal routing, level adjustments, mixer and effects settings.
  • Customizable monitoring mixes with adjustable volume, pan and reverb.

Real-time effects processing

  • Collection of 37 Synergy Core effects modeled after classic and rare analog outboard gear.
  • Synergy Core proprietary onboard platform with 2 × DSP & 1 × FPGA chips for real-time effects processing with imperceptible latency.
  • Modeling engine that allows coupling with the Edge microphone series for real-time use of vintage microphone emulations.

Note: The Thunderbolt cable is not included.

All-rounder with outstanding capabilities: The Antelope Zen Q

The Zen Q Synergy Core is an audio interface specifically designed to bring professional studio performance to any desktop setup. The compact design houses leading AD/DA converter chips, discrete ultra-linear mic preamps, and a 64-bit AFC™ clock system based on Antelope Audio's legendary master clocks. With its expansive I/O capabilities and extensive collection of Synergy Core effects, the Zen Q opens up a wide range of possibilities.

The Zen Q Synergy Core combines state-of-the-art technology with traditional console-quality circuitry. Antelope Audio's signature sound quality is achieved through professional AD/DA conversion, discrete ultra-linear preamps, and 64-bit AFC™ clocking. Equipped with the same core technologies that power high-end interfaces like the Orion Studio and Galaxy 64 Synergy Core, audio engineers and artists can take their productions to a new level without leaving their desks.

Synergy Core effects for more creativity

The interface is equipped with 37 analog modelled effects to emulate a studio equipped with the best analog gear. The Synergy Core platform allows you to control iconic equalizers, dynamics processors, guitar amps, reverb and more. Additionally, over 50 optional add -ons are available through Antelope Audio's software store.


  • Manufacturer: Antelope
  • Operating system: Win / Mac OS
  • Application Area: Pro
  • Number of channels: 14x10
  • Number of Microphone Inputs: 2
  • Line ins: 4
  • Line outs: 4
  • Phantom Power: Yes
  • S/PDIF coaxial In: 1
  • S/PDIF coaxial Out: 1
  • ADAT In: 1
  • MIDI Interface: No
  • Wordclock In: No
  • Wordclock Out: No
  • Maximum sampling rate in kHz: 192
  • Maximum sampling rate in bit: 24
  • Bus Powered: Yes
  • incl. Power Adapter: No
  • Thunderbolt version: 3
  • Width (mm): 198
  • Depth (mm): 137
  • Height (mm): 57.5
  • Weight (kg): 1.18
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