Antelope Audio | MP8d

8-channel Mic Preamp Featuring Antelope's World Class A/D Conversion.

MP8d is an eight-channel class-A microphone preamplifier, which boasts Antelope Audio’s integrated world-class A/D conversion. Antelope’s converters are widely regarded for their naturally warm, yet sonically accurate sound signature.

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This classically rich, yet modernly precise sound is accomplished thanks to Antelope’s Acoustically Focused Clocking jitter management algorithm and Oven-Controlled crystal oscillator, along with advanced analog and digital circuit board design, powered by a proprietary power supply.

8 CLASS-A MIC PRES 8 Hi-Z, Line and Mic compatible preamps with individual phantom power

DIGITAL CONNECTIVITY MP8d features all digital I/O you need – MADI, ADAT, AES/EBU, S/PDIF, TOSLINK

8 CHANNELS DB25 connector for 8-channel direct microphone output

64-BIT ACOUSTICALLY FOCUSED CLOCKING A/D enhanced by Antelope’s world-renowned jitter management algorithm

POWERFUL DSP Massive parallel DSP for fast routing, low-latency mixing and real-time FX

SUPREME CLOCKING Oven-Controlled Oscillator, 2 Word Clock outs, 1 Word Clock in and 1 Atomic Clock in

Generous Analog Connectivity In A Device Taking Up Just 1U Space

Antelope Audio | MP8d | India | Bhalerao Enterprises

The MP8d mic pres are combo XLR/TRS connectors, which accept both mic and line level signals. Hi-Z inputs are associated with channels 1 and 2, and are accessible via dedicated TRS connectors on the front panel. Inserts for connecting your favorite effects outboard gear are available on the rear panel.

Antelope Audio | MP8d | India | Bhalerao Enterprises

A high-end headphone amp is accessible from the front panel to provide the convenience of integrated monitoring. The analog connectivity is accomplished with a D-Sub 25 connector directly outputting the mic signals at line level, making MP8d a perfect companion device for Antelope’s Orion32 and Zen Studio audio interfaces.

MP8d Features All Digital I/O Options You’ll Ever Need

Antelope Audio | MP8d | India | Bhalerao Enterprises

A plethora of digital connectors offer a wide variety of options, providing extreme flexibility and enhanced productivity.

MP8d provides S/PDIF, AES/EBU, TOSLINK, ADAT and MADI connections expand the product compatibility and allow for both easy connection to other outboard gear or DAW, as well as cascading two or more MP8d units, expanding the channel count.

Antelope Audio | MP8d | India | Bhalerao Enterprises

MP8d Is A Mic Preamp And A/D Converter

All I/O’s you’d ever need: MADI, ADAT, AES/EBU, S/PDIF, TOSLINK; 8 8 Hi-Z, Line and Mic compatible preamps; DB25 connector for 8-channel direct microphone output; 2 Word Clock outs, 1 Word Clock in and 1 Atomic Clock in.

Antelope Audio | MP8d | India | Bhalerao Enterprises

Plus Antelope’s world-renowned jitter management algorithm in this beautiful 1U rack unit.

Specifications:

Analog Inputs

  • 8 x Mic / Line on XLR combos on the rear panel
  • 2 x Hi-Z (instrument) inputs on TRS on the front panel (Mic inputs 1,2)

Analog Inserts

  • 2 x Inserts on TRS (inputs 1,2)

Analog Outputs

  • 8 x Lines on DB25 (8 channels)
  • 1 x Stereo Headphone outs on TRS (2 channels)

Digital Inputs

  • 1 x MADI (up to 64CH)

Digital Outputs

  • 1 x MADI (up to 64CH)
  • 2 x ADAT (up to 16CH)
  • 1 x S/PDIF
  • 1 x TOSLINK
  • 1 x AES/EBU on DB9 (breaks down to 4 x XLR connectors, cable not included)

Clocking System

  • 4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking
  • 64-bit DDS Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator

USB I/O

  • 2.0 Hi-Speed, Type B, only for control

Atomic Clock

  • 1 x 10M Input @ 75 Ohms 1Vpp on BNC

Word Clock

  • 1 x Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32-192 kHz
  • 2 x Output @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32-192 kHz

A/D Converter

  • Dynamic Range: 120 dB THD+N: -110 dB

Clocking Stability

  • <+/-0.02ppm, oven controlled at 64.5ºC/148.1ºF

Clock Aging

  • < 1ppm per year

Sample Rates

  • 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz

 


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