Antelope Audio Zen Go | Synergy Core USB
MPN #Zen Go Synergy Core
Save $195.00, Regular $715.00
Desktop 4x8 bus-powered USB-C audio interface with 2 Mic / Line / Hi-Z Preamps, 2 headphone outs, mirrored monitor outs with onboard real-time effects
The turning point for your recordings
Zen Go Synergy Core is our first ever bus-powered desktop interface packed with tech featured only in high-end professional studios, giving you instant access to premium sound quality even at home. Its vast library of Synergy Core analog-modeled effects lets you shape your sound with precision and character " all while monitoring directly with imperceptible latency.
Professional studio-sound in your back pocket
The Zen Go Synergy Core shrinks the sound-quality gap between artists, engineers, and producers with access to high-end studios and those working from home. The core technologies that placed our premium devices in some of the most revered recording studios are now accessible in a much smaller format at your fingertips.
Class-leading AD/DA conversion
The converters offer up to 127dB of headroom and provide extended detail in the low-end, and sonic bliss found only in the most sophisticated studios.
Discrete console-grade preamps
The ultra-linear console-grade transistor topology allows for recording with the highest fidelity and resolution, whilst sounding warm and musical on every source.
64-bit AFC? technology
The 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking? technology is taken straight from our master clocks that have scored Hollywood?s biggest blockbusters and power some of the most prestigious studios around the globe.
FLEXIBILITY AND SIMPLICITY
Your studio is everywhere
Compact, but powerful, Zen Go Synergy Core fits perfectly on any home studio desk, whether used for recording, mixing, or streaming. The extended outputs allow it to simultaneously connect its playback to different systems whilst drawing power from your laptop or any standard phone charging port. The portable design also means you can throw it in your backpack and easily carry it on tours and on-location recording sessions, without sacrificing speed and efficiency.
SYNERGY CORE COLLECTION
Record with the sound of legends
We carefully picked a fine selection of 37 of the most useful and sought-after effects and included them with every Zen Go Synergy Core. This free library of analog-modeled compressors, EQs, mic preamps, guitar amps & cabs, along with our signature AuraVerb, gives you all the tools you?ll need to create stunning, sonically rich productions without spending any extra money.
Beyond the 37 free effects, the ever-expanding Synergy Core library offers over 50 more as optional expansions - including emulations of classics such as Grove Hill?s Liverpool and Gyratec?s legendary EQs, as well as third-party effects such as Antares? Auto-Tune and Inertia?s Instinct.
Want to apply the Synergy Core processing while working in your DAW Watch our dedicated tutorial video to learn how to load the real-time effects as hardware inserts.
As our first truly portable interface, the Zen Go Synergy Core needs only a single USB-C cable plugged into your computer to work. You can also connect the device to any phone charger or power bank and use core functionality without a computer.
Prepare for a session quick and easy with the software Control Panel. Set up your routing from a simple drop-down menu and customize your monitoring mixes with adjustable volume, pan, and reverb.
The two combo XLR jacks give you the flexibility to choose between our Discrete console-grade mic preamps, line level and Hi-Z instrument inputs which are easily switchable from the front panel.
Loopback function for streaming
Send your monitoring mixes containing any signal source from the interface?s inputs and OS/DAW playback, back into your computer?s virtual inputs for easy setup of online broadcasting.
For every individual recording scenario, you can save session files and create exact snapshots of all your settings so you can load them later without losing your progress.
CONVERSION & CLOCKING
Class-leading AD/DA conversion with up to 127dB of headroomRecording, mixing and playback at up to 24-bit/192kHzProprietary 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC?) technology & Jitter Management algorithm delivering increased width, separation, and detail in musical performances.
2- Discrete ultra-linear preamps with 65dB of gain for studio-quality recordings. All work as microphone/line/Hi-Z inputs, on combo XLR jacksUSB-C port carrying up to 8 input and 8 output channels in any popular DAW with custom macOS & Windows driversSecondary USB-C port allowing reverse-chargingDigitally expandable over S/PDIFAnalog monitor outputs including 1x stereo output over RCA and 1- stereo output over TRS (mirrored)2- stereo headphone outputs with separate gain control, compatible with wide variety of headphones
Bus-powered interface " powered by the USB connection without need for a dedicated power sourceDirect monitoring with Synergy Core effects, processed in real-time with imperceptible latencySimplified I/O routing with pre-configured settings, allowing immediate recording and playbackDigitally expandable over S/PDIFAnalog monitor outputs including 1x stereo output over RCA and 1- stereo output over TRS (mirrored)2- stereo headphone outputs with separate gain control, compatible with wide variety of headphones
REAL-TIME EFFECTS PROCESSING
Synergy Core proprietary onboard platform powered by DSP & FPGA chips for real-time effects processing with imperceptible latencyCollection of 37 Synergy Core effects modeled after classic and rare analog outboard gear
37 INCLUDED SYNERGY CORE EFFECTS
Gyraf Gyratec IX (Dual Tube Mic Preamp with HPF)VCA160 (VCA Compressor / Limiter)Stay-Levin (Vari-Mu Tube Compressor)FET-A76 (FET Compressor / Limiting Amplifier)VEQ-1A (2-Band Tube EQ)VMEQ-5 (3-Band Tube Mid-Range EQ)X903 (VCA Compressor / Limiter)PowerFFC (Feed-Forward Compressor)Clear Q (Parametric EQ)Power EX (Expander)VEQ-HLF (Tube 2-Band HPF / LPF)Auraverb (Reverb)BA-31 (Germanium Mic Preamp)Power Gate (Noise Gate)A-Tuner (Guitar Tuner)Plexi 59 (UK) (Tube Guitar Amp)Bass SuperTube VR (Tube Guitar Amp)Darkface 65 (US) (Tube Guitar Amp)Top30 (UK) Bright (Tube Guitar Amp)Tweed Deluxe (US) (Tube Guitar Amp)Overange 120 (UK) (Tube Guitar Amp)BurnSphere (DE) Lead (Tube Guitar Amp)Marcus II (US) Lead (Tube Guitar Amp)Modern (US) CH3 (Tube Guitar Amp)Rock 75 (UK) (Tube Guitar Amp)Rock 22.10 (UK) (Tube Guitar Amp)Darkface 65 2-12 (2-12 Guitar Cabinet)Top30 2-12 (2-12 Guitar Cabinet)Modern 4-12 (4-12 Guitar Cabinet)Green 2-12 (2-12 Guitar Cabinet)Vintage 4-12 (4-12 Guitar Cabinet)Green 4-12 (4-12 Guitar Cabinet)Caliper 50 1-10 (1-10 Guitar Cabinet)Bluelux 1-12 (1-12 Guitar Cabinet)Clst 1-12 (1-12 Guitar Cabinet)England 4-12 (4-12 Guitar Cabinet)Bass Tube 1-15 (1-15 Guitar Cabinet)
Zen Go Synergy CoreUSB-C to USB-C cableUSB-C to USB-A adapterGetting Started leaflet
July 5, 2022
THE LOW LATENCY IS CRAZYYYYYYYY
I was so blown away by how the low the latency was. The sound quality from this interface is just on a whole other level. For those who love to push your monitor loud, this interface gets it there with no effort. I highly recommend this audio interface.
March 30, 2022
Best audio interface I've used yet!
I went from the Scarlett solo to Clarett to SSL 2+ to Audient id14 mkII to MOTU M4 and ended up with the Zen Go. I have to admit it has the edge over them all. Sounds crystal clear, lowest latency of them all, drivers for Windows are really good and the Control Panel is really easy to use. Read more
The Mixer with built in AFX are a great bonus!
For the price range, I feel I have a solid unit with professional audio.
The only thing that prevent me from giving it a Full 5 stars are the fact that I prefer buttons for each inputs, headphones and main out.
I would recommend Antelope Zen Go to anyone!
January 7, 2022
The Zen Go is the way to go!
What a fantastic interface! The learning curve is somewhat a challenge but the results are quiet impressive!
November 12, 2021
Great full featured interface for the price!
Yeah it might be pricier than units from the typical "players" with comparable I/O ports but you get much more value with the plugins and the ability to run them while recording on the Zen Go's processing unit. Having a bunch of guitar amps and cabinet simulations is also really nice! It is well built, great sound quality and looks real sleek with the black anodized brushed aluminum.
Not quite a perfect score as the single large rotary knob and three button interface is a bit more involved than analog knobs and buttons/switches (ie. Read more
long press on Gain then press on the rotary encoder to put the unit in sleep/standby)
August 24, 2021
The A/D and D/A sounds amazing. Latency?? What latency?? I used to have the SSL 2+, which was pretty good, but ZEN GO is way better. Great audio interface!!!
June 2, 2021
My new friend
My best partner now! Im using it everyday
May 31, 2021
Je viens de recevoir ma Zen Go!
Les pré-amp sont vraiment bons et l'accès rapide aux Hp, Master, Gain etc.. est vraiment agréable.
Les 2 sorties casques sont un plus pour travailler avec une autre personne.
Je l'apprécie beaucoup pour sa robustesse Read more
en mode nomade et le monitoring direct marche super bien.
March 24, 2021
I've bought the Zen Go as a replacement to a Steinberg UR22mkII and I have nothing but good things to say. It has worked flawlessly so far with Logic Pro X/MacOS Catalina. The software is easy to use and stable. Certainly the best interface in its class, Read more
March 2, 2021
This unit is a game changer as far as I'm concerned. Very well built, it includes 37 onboard effects that can be used in real time with near-zero latency during recording. Sound quality is excellent and it comes with a USB-C cable and a USB-A adapter. Read more
Installation was easy, I just plugged it in my USB 3.1 port and followed the start up instructions. Everyting was up and running in a few minutes. My experience with Studio Economik was really good. I bought it online and received 2 days later. I definitely recommend this unit.
January 22, 2021
A must have
If you're in the market for a great and Awesome interface, then look no further let's this unit right here, the Antelope Zen Go be your Order of the day, very easy to carry around, Top of the line production Quality with one of the best sound. You won't Read more
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