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Antelope Audio Zen Tour Thunderbolt & USB Portable Audio Interface

Professional Tabletop Thunderbolt & USB Audio Interface
Part No: ANTELOPE-ZEN-TOUR

Current technologies have made sound recording as easy as grabbing a pen and pouring your feelings on paper. So producing your own music has become the contemporary equivalent of writing poetry. Unlike the solitude that writing requires, music creation is usually a shared experience. And a creative jam with friends will require at least eight channels, packed in a portable interface that could easily fit in a backpack. A simple two or four-channel audio interface is no longer enough.

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Unbeatable amount of I/O

 for a device of that size.

With Zen Tour Antelope have pushed the envelope once again.  Antelope is offering not just a portable Thunderbolt™ & USB audio interface, but a pro piece, easily covering the needs of a small band.

Zen Tour comes with 4 switchable Mic/Line inputs and 4 more HiZ/Line ins. Two reamp outs and a Talkback button on the front panel put it in the spotlight of portable interfaces.

 

Forget about Latency

Custom FPGA will allow you to create and stream multiple complex mixes and process audio with zero latency. Zen Tour borrows the powerful Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) from Antelope Audio’s top-selling pro studio devices.

This game-changing technology provides the interface with massive parallel processing capabilities, thus the lowest latency levels on the market.

 

Portable Guitar Interface

Enjoy the true sound of classic guitar amps with Zen Tour’s hardware-based Vintage FX.  Forget about buying expensive DSP plugins.  Zen Tour offers something better.

Get creative with Antelope’s brand new hardware-based FPGA effects. These include guitar amp & cab simulations, lengedary EQ and compressor emulations, plus the extremely versatile AuraVerb reverb.

The FPGA effects offer unbeatable authenticity and realism. They not only sound truly analog, but also feel and behave like real hardware gear.

 

Enhanced Connectivity

Have tons of gear hooked in – Zen Tour has quite a few options

Some portable interfaces have to go for either a decent amount of I/O channels or high-end DSP effects.

Zen Tour gives you all:

  • 4 switchable Mic/Line
  • 4 HiZ/Line ins
  • 8 analog outs
  • digital I/O on ADAT & S/PDIF
  • two independent headphone amps
  • two separate pairs of monitor outs.
  • Plus, the FPGA powered Thunderbolt™ & the custom USB make the Zen Tour lightning fast and compatible with any DAW.

 

Touch and Control

Rediscover your studio workflow with the advanced Zen Tour control options

All of Zen Tour’s features are controllable via its high-resolution touch screen.

The portable audio interface can be also managed via the Antelope Audio’s Software Control Panel for OS X and Windows and via Android and iOS mobile apps for smartphones and tablets. So both the producer and the recording artists can control Zen Tour.

Features

4 mic/line & 4 line/hi-z ins

  • 4 mic pres & 4 line/hi-z ins with phantom power, 8 analog outs, 2 headphone and 2 reamp outs, plus an array of digital i/o

 

Zero latency

  • Guitar amp modeling and effects processing with virtually 0 latency

 

Networking control

  • Advanced remote apps
  • Control zen tour from multiple computers or via mobile and desktop apps

 

Thunderbolt™ & usb

  • 32 channels via thunderbolt™ and 24 on usb for zero-latency audio streaming

 

Vintage guitar fx

  • Fpga based hardware models of vintage gear and equalizers, at no cost

 

Stunning ad/da

  • 24-bit, 192 khz audio and antelope’s signature flawless conversion

 

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

Analog Inputs

  • 4 x Mic / Line Instrument on XLR combos on the back
  • 4 x Hiz / Line on TRS on the front

 

Digital Inputs

  • 2 x ADAT (up to 16CH)
  • 1 x S/PDIF

 

Analog Outputs

  • 8 x Lines on 1 x DB25 (8 channels)
  • 2 x Stereo Monitor out on TRS (4 channels, only 1 active at a time)
  • 2 x Stereo Headphone out on TRS (4 channels)
  • 2 x ReAmp outs on TRS (2 channels)


Digital Outputs

  • 2 x ADAT (up to 16CH)
  • 1 x S/PDIF
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed; Data stream up to 480 Mbits/192kHz 24 channels I/O

 

Thunderbolt

  • 1 x Thunderbolt, 32 channels

 

USB I/O

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

 

D/A Monitor Converter

  • Dynamic Range: 129 dB
  • THD + N: -108 dB

 

D/A Converter

  • Dynamic Range: 120 dB
  • THD + N: -107dB

 

A/D Converter

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

 

Sample Rates

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

 

Mic Pre

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

 

Clocking System

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

 

Clocking Stability

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

 

Clock Aging

  • < 1 ppm per year

 

Clock Calibration

  • <+/-0.001 ppm

 

Power Supply

  • 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 (El Capitan 10.11.5 Recommended)
  • Disk Space: Minimum 512 MB available disk space
  • USB: 1x USB 2.0/3.0 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)

What's in the box

  • Zen Tour Portable Thunderbolt
  • Wall Wart Power Supply Unit
  • USB cable
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • Owner's manual
  • Warranty card

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