Antelope Audio Orion 32HD | Gen 3 audio interface now shipping

Antelope Audio has announced that it is now shipping its Orion 32HD | Gen 3 interface.

Compatible with any DAW via HDX or USB 3.0, the new Pro Tools HD- and Native-ready audio interface’s boosted AD/DA is able to reach 136dB of dynamic range.

The interface has a back panel-positioned USB 3.0 Type B connector (offering 64 channels of I/O at up to 192 kHz) and also two mini HDX connectors for direct Pro Tools connection (each offering 32 channels of I/O, totalling 64 channels). Digital I/O is also available over fibre optic MADI (IN and OUT — up to 64 channels each), two ADAT (IN 1 and IN 2, and OUT 1 and OUT 2 — both with up to 64 channels), and S/PDIF (IN and OUT) connections.

Orion 32HD | Gen 3 is equally well connected on the analog side, courtesy of four D-SUB 25 connectors catering to 32 channels of ANALOG IN and four D-SUB 25 connectors catering to 32 channels of ANALOG OUT, plus two MONITOR outputs on 1/4-inch TRS jacks.

The interface comes with Antelope Audio’s acclaimed 64-bit AFC (Acoustically Focused Clocking) jitter management technology, as well as a comprehensive collection of circuit-level gear emulations, running in real-time on an integrated FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) platform.

Orion 32HD | Gen 3 is now available for purchase – priced at an RRP of $3,995.00 USD – through Antelope Audio’s global network of authorised dealers or directly from Antelope Audio.