ZEN STUDIO+ COMES WITH OUR GROWING LIBRARY OF HARDWARE-BASED FPGA EFFECTS

Zen Studio+ comes with a growing arsenal of vintage FPGA-based effects, including accurately modeled EQs, compressors, guitar amps and cabinets.

The key to the Zen Studio+ modeling engine is its custom FPGA chip. This proprietary technology makes the interface much faster and more powerful than competing devices.

Zen Studio+ comes with full yet ever expanding list of Antelope Vintage FX models:

EQUALIZER LEGENDS: VEQ-STU 089, VEQ-STU 169, VEQ-STU 900, VEQ HA32C, BAE 1023, BAE 1084, NEU-W492, NEU-W495, VEQ-4K Black, VEQ-4k Brown, VEQ-4K Pink, VEQ-4K Orange, BAE-1073, VEQ-HLF, VEQ – 1A, VMEQ-5, LANG PEQ2, VEQ-55A, UK-69, NEU-PEV, INTEGRATED EQ

VINTAGE COMPRESSORS: X160, Tube176, X903, Gyratec X, Grove Hill Liverpool, ANTELOPE FEEDFORWARD COMPRESSOR, FET-A76

AURAVERB: New Reverb Leveraging Unique Algorithms and Proprietary FPGA Chip for “Smooth and Clear” Sound

THE GUITAR CLASSICS:

Cabinets: Darkface 65 2x12, Top30 2x12, Green 2x12, Vintage 4x12, Green 4x12, Caliper50 1x10, Clst 1x12, England4x12, Modern 4x12, Bluelux 1x12.

Guitar Amps: Darkface 65 US, Top32 UK, Modern US, Plexi 59 UK, Rock 22.10 UK, Rock 75 UK, Marcus II US, Tweed, Deluxe US, Overange 120 UK, BurnSphere DE.

Mics: California121 Ribbon, Austria Gold 414, American57, German FET87.

Inputs and Outputs

  • 12 Class-A Mic preamps with phantom power
  • 8 mic/line inputs, 4 mic/line/instrument inputs
  • 20 Analog Inputs, 2 Monitor Outs, 8 Line Outs on DB25
  • ADAT, S/PDIF, 2 Re-Amp Outs, 2 HP Outs
  • 2 × Inserts on 1/4″ TRS
  • Word Clock Out, Word Clock & Atomic Input
  • Thunderbolt & USB ports

POWER MEETS MOBILITY

Zen Studio+ is the successor to Antelope’s first of a kind professional portable interface Zen Studio. It’s extensive analog and digital connectivity, 12 world-class mic preamps and Antelope’s signature clocking are now accompanied by an evolving library of hardware-based vintage effects. With both Thunderbolt and USB connectivity, Zen Studio+ is a the most versatile high-end mobile recording system and capable of turning any location into a professional recording studio.

FPGA POWERED

Reinvent your studio workflow with the growing Antelope FX library

Zen Studio+ comes with a growing arsenal of vintage FPGA-based effects, including accurately modeled EQs, compressors, guitar amps and cabinets. The key to the Zen Studio+ modeling engine is its custom FPGA chip. This proprietary technology makes the interface much faster and more powerful than competing devices. You can not only create and control multiple monitor mixes in realtime, but also employ the sound of legendary studio hardware classics ,while exclusively working in-the-box.

The exquisite collections of Vintage EQ’s include authentically models of Lang PEQ1, BAE 1073, 1084, 1023, UK69 and many other classic British and German vintage units. Vintage Compressors begin with the life-like model of the FET76 and many more are soon to be available, FREE to all new and registered users of Antelope’s growing line of world class interfaces.

ARTIST FRIENDLY!

Zen Studio+ perfectly suits every pro working on-the-go

The interface features аn integrated Talkback function, allowing easy and fast communication between recordings artists, the engineer and the producer. Zen Studio+ offers dedicated Re-amp outs, making it the perfect choice not only for mobile recordists and traveling artists, but for pro guitarists as well.

Users can create up to four independent, realtime mixes, which are assignable to any output, including the two independent headphone outputs or the Monitor or Line outputs with Antelope’s proprietary routing matrix.

ZEN MEANS YOU ARE IN CONTROL

Access all Zen Studio+ features via desktop & mobile apps

Zen Studio+ is fully controllable via an intuitive desktop application for PC and Mac, offering flexible signal routing and customizable presets. IOS/Android Apps offer remote control for adjusting Mic Pre gain levels from anywhere in the studio, perfect for checking mic levels right at the source instruments.

CLOCKING LIKE WE LOVE IT

Perfect sound through flawless clocking

The unbeatable clocking accuracy of Zen Studio+ is provided by Antelope’s renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management technology. Transients will shine like never before, you’ll achieve a stereo image with incomparable depth and detail. And that sparse and crystal clear high-end… Yes, we’re talking sonic perfection just like in our game-changing OCX HD and Trinity master clocks.

  • Free Integrated FPGA-based AFX: over 40 EQs, Guitar amps&cabs, compressors
  • Antelope's pristine AD/DA conversion
  • Antelope's renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking Technology
  • Custom FPGA powers multiple monitor mixes and real-time FX processing
  • Front Panel Controllable Talkback
  • IOS/Android Apps offer remote control
  • Thunderbolt & USB for MAC & Windows

SPECIFICATIONS

ANALOG

Analog Inputs

  • 1 × DB25 (8 channels)
  • 4 × Mic / Line / Hi-Z on XLR combos on the front
  • 8 × Mic / Line on XLR combos on the rear

Analog Inserts

  • 2 × Inserts on 1/4″ TRS (dedicated for inputs 1, 2)

Analog Outputs

  • 1 × DB25 (8 channels)
  • 1 × Stereo pair of Monitor outs on 1/4″” TRS
  • 2 × Stereo Headphone outs on 1/4″” TRS (4 channels)
  • 2 × ReAmp outs on 1/4” TRS

D/A Monitor Converter

  • Dynamic Range: 118dB
  • THD + N: -98dB

A/D Converter

  • Dynamic Range: 118 dB
  • THD + N: -105 dB

D/A Converters

  • Dynamic Range: 118 dB
  • THD + N: -98 dB

Mic Preamp

  • Gain: 0,10 – 65 dB
  • THD + N: -108 dB

DIGITAL

Digital Inputs

  • 2 × ADAT (up to 16 channels)
  • 1 × S/PDIF

Digital Outputs

  • 2 × ADAT (up to 16 channels)
  • 1 × S/PDIF

USB I/O

  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed;
  • Data stream up to 480 Mbits/192kHz, 24 channels I/O, Type B

Thunderbolt I/O

  • 1 x Thunderbolt, 32 channels I/O

CLOCKING

Word Clock Input

  • 1 x Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz

Word Clock Outputs

  • 1 x Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz

Clocking System

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

Clock Stability

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

Clock Aging

  • < 1 ppm per year

Clock Calibration

  • < +/-0.001 ppm

Sample Rates (kHz)

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

OTHER

Operating Temperature

  • 0-50°C, 32-122°F

Dimensions (Approx)

  • Width: 418 mm / 16.5”
  • Height: 45 mm / 1.8”
  • Depth: 145mm / 5.7″

Electrical specs

  • DC Universal input: 18V
  • Power Consumption: 25 Watts Max

System Requirements

WINDOWS

  • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
  • Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space
  • USB: 1x USB 2.0 Port
  • Required USB bandwidth: 80%-90%
  • CPU: Intel or AMD equivalent CPU with at least 2GHz operating frequency
  • Memory (RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more Recommended)

MAC

  • OS X: 10.9/10.10/10.11/10.12 (El Capitan 10.11.6 Recommended)
  • Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space
  • USB: 1x USB 2.0/3.0 Port
  • Thunderbolt: 1x Thunderbolt/USB-C Port
  • Required USB bandwidth: 80%-90%
  • Memory(RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more recommended)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo (Minimum) Intel Core i3 or higher (Recommended)
  • MPN: Zen Studio+
  • UPC: 853744004403

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