October 15, 2013 · Santa Monica, CA – Antelope Audio announced that its groundbreaking new Orion³² interface has been nominated for the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards in the ‘Computer Audio Hardware” category. The TEC Awards is the pro audio industry’s most prestigious awards show honoring outstanding achievement in product innovation and sound production. The 29th Annual TEC Awards will be presented during the 2014 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.
Nominations are based on product entries made by a select panel of industry professionals in numerous audio categories. Products must be released and in commercial use during the period of September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013 to be eligible for nomination.
Igor Levin, president and founder of Antelope Audio, commented: “We are pleased the Orion³² has been nominated for Outstanding Technical Achievement by the TEC Foundation. The Orion³² is a best-in-class product that sets new standards in recording and playback in recording and live sound environments, delivering unmatched audio quality and value in a single 1U rackspace unit.”
The Antelope Audio Orion³², which is priced at just $2,995, is compatible with all major recording software platforms and is the world’s first 32-channel AD/DA converter and audio master clock in a 1U rack. The device supports both MADI and USB interfaces and is clocked by Antelope’s renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) technology.
The Orion³² allows 192 kHz I/O streaming of 32-channel digital audio through its custom-built USB chip, which provides simple connectivity to any USB-enabled DAW or computer. The converter also provides 32 channels of 96 kHz audio through its Fiber Optic MADI I/O connections, which can be used to connect with any suitably equipped MADI device.