Antelope Audio ZEN Q Synergy Core Thuderbolt Desktop Interface

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Empower your desktop setup with high-end technology and take the next step in your creative quest. The Zen Q Synergy Core allows you to thrive without restraints by giving you access to renowned sound quality, real-time processing of analog-modeled effects and expandable I/O.

* 14 x 10 I/O Channels

* Bus Powered Thunderbolt 3

* 2 Discrete Preamps

* ADAT Optical Input

* 64 Bit Over-Clocking

* 37 Real Time FX included

* Mac OS or Windows

* Loopback for streaming

With Zen Q Synergy Core, attain a sonically precise sound in your studio. The interface has all of the core performance qualities that high-end Antelope Audio interfaces are known for, so you can reap the benefits of seamless workflow for any desktop studio layout.

Class-leading AD/DA conversion

The AD/DA converter chips grant up to 127dB of headroom with undeniable definition.

Discrete console-grade preamps

The two ultra-linear preamps feature true console-grade circuitry that imparts warmth and captures the natural details of any recorded instrument or voice.

64-bit AFC™ technology

The 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking™ technology gives Zen Q efficient AD/DA conversion and spacious stereo image with distinct separation.

Refine your sound with Synergy Core FX

Along with our signature AuraVerb, Zen Q comes equipped with a virtual library of 37 free effects from the Synergy Core effects platform. You’ll get access to everything you need to capture and process audibly rich and dynamic sound. The collection includes analog-modeled compressors, equalizers, and mic-preamps, as well as guitar cabs & amps for dialing in the perfect guitar tone.

Grow your collection of Synergy Core effects with 50 optional expansions. The selection grows over time and includes emulations of classic gear and special third-party effects. Antelope Audio is proud to include Grove Hill’s Liverpool, Gyratec’s legendary EQs, Antares’ Auto-Tune, and Inertia’s Instinct.

afx2daw

Hardware processing, native workflow

Taking advantage of high-speed Thunderbolt™, the afx2daw plug-in lets you use Synergy Core effects inside most popular DAWs, providing native workflow while keeping all the processing inside the interface.

afx2daw is available as a separate purchase from our software store, for macOS and Windows

Fast & flexible From the desktop and beyond

With diverse connectivity options and a compact size, Zen Q Synergy Core can be easily integrated into any setup or style of workflow you prefer. Its portability enables you to take the studio wherever you need to go, whether you’re recording on location or performing a live set onstage. Record, mix, and stream with low-latency – no power supply required.

Bus-powered Thunderbolt

Bus-powered Thunderbolt 3 connectivity gives you ultra-low latency and the utmost stability, allowing you to record from any location without ever questioning Zen Q’s reliability.

Switchable inputs

Zen Q comes with 2 combo XLR jacks and 2 additional TRS LINE/Hi-Z inputs. Use the combo jacks to choose between our Discrete console-grade preamps, LINE, or Hi-Z inputs.

Expandable connectivity

Take full advantage Zen Q’s digital expandability. The interface is expandable over ADAT via 8 additional input channels, and S/PDIF with 2 channels in and out.

Loopback function for streaming

For a convenient online broadcasting setup, use loopback capabilities for streaming and recording OS/DAW playback and interface inputs simultaneously.

Session recall

Enhance your workflow by customizing and saving session presets, then recall them from the hardware effortlessly.