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Antelope MP8d 8-channel Mic Preamp and A/D

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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.

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.


Antelope Audio MP8d Features:

Eight analog inputs on TRS, switchable between Mic (XLR) and Line

Channels 1 and 2 also equipped with hi-Z inputs on dedicated front-panel connectors

Eight analog outs (mic preamp direct outputs)

Two Inserts for Channels 1 and 2

USB (for control only)

MADI I/O - may be individually routed

One S/PDIF; One TOSlink

Four AES outputs (each carries two channels, and may be individually routed)

Two ADAT outputs

One 10M input (for Antelope Atomic Clock)

Word Clock: one input, two outputs

Sample rates: 32kHz-192kHz

Router: same as Zen and Orion

One mixer with eight channel inputs and two channel outputs

EQ and Compressor: eight channels

48V phantom power for your condenser microphones



Generous analog connectivity in a device taking up just 1U space.

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.

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 is a mic pream 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.

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

Product Videos

MP8d 8-channel Mic Preamp and A/D | Antelope Audio (03:21)
MP8d is a flexible 8-channel Class-A Mic Preamp from Antelope Audio. Its expanded connectivity make it a top companion for your favorite Antelope Audio interfaces. MP8d is not your regular microphone preamplifier, but a meeting point of several signature Antelope Audio technologies as well. MP8d features 8 mic/line preamps, 2 of which switchable to hi-Z, an extra headphone amp and a pair of inserts for your favorite outboard effects. MP8d's enormous connectivity potential is backed up by our Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management technology and world-renowned A/D conversion. Two Word Clock outputs will allow you to clock more devices, including the audio interface you've paired your MP8d with. The 8-channel Mic Preamp is the perfect match for units such as the Orion Studio or the Zen Studio, boosting the total input count to 20 channels, when connected via D-SUB 25 or ADAT. Its Digital (MADI, ADAT, AES, S/PDIF) or Analog Outs make the device easy to team up with other interfaces like UA Apollo 8 or 16, Apogee Ensemble or Symphony, or any of Avid interface. MP8d can be easily controlled from its OS X & Windows compatible Software Control Panel. Here you have the classic Antelope Audio routing matrix, offering numerous routing capabilities. The control panel also features a mixer, 8 effects slots (each with EQ and Compresso), Meters Tab, 5 Presets to store your favorite setups and two oscillators that can be used for testing and calibrating gear. Most MP8d features are also accessible through its intuitive Front Panel. Find everything about MP8d here: http://antelopeaudio.com/products/mp-8d/ Never miss a post from Antelope Audio: http://facebook.com/AntelopeAudio http://twitter.com/AntelopeAudio
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