Antelope Audio MP8d 8-Channel Mic Preamp and A/D

£1,609.00 RRP £1,889.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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  • 8 World-Class Microphone Preamps
  • 8 Channels Of A/D Conversion
  • Expansive Digital And Analog Connectivity
  • Software Control Panel
  • Antelope's 64-Bit Acoustically Focused Clocking

Antelope Audio MP8d 8-Channel Mic Preamp and A/D

The Antelope Audio MP8d 8-Channel Mic Preamp and A/D is a high-performance 8-channel microphone preamplifier plus 8 channels of A/D conversion. Featuring Antelope's renowned Acoustically Focused Clocking technology and an Oven-Controlled Oscillator, this preamp provides the perfect balance between natural analog warmth and digital clarity. Additionally you can use the Software Control Panel that is included with this preamp to control, edit and tweak parameters from your computer for added versatility.

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To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

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Analog Warmth, Digital Clarity

The MP8D delivers the perfect balance between natural sounding analog warmth and digital clarity. With Antelope's infamous Acoustically Focused Clocking jitter management technology and the Over-Controlled crystal oscillator, the MP8D delivers the best possible audio quality available with world class A/D conversion. Additionally the preamp features advanced analog and digital circuitry powered by the proprietary power supply. The sound produced is rich and sonically transparent with 8 pristine microphone preamplifiers delivering the best possible audio reproduction available.

Extensive Connectivity

The microphone preamps featured in this unit are combo XLR/TRS connectors, allowing you to connect both mic and line level signals. As well as the standard microphone connections, the MP8d features Hi-Z inputs dedicated to channels 1 and 2, accessible via the dedicated TRS connectors located on the front panel. The D-Sub 25 connector allows you to output the mic signals at line level, giving you the ability to connect various external analog devices. You can also use the MP8d to monitor your input signals through the dedicated high-end headphone amplifier, accessible from the front panel. As well as a myriad of analog inputs the MP8d also features a range of digital connectivity for added convenience. The digital connectors include: S/PDIF, AES?EBU, TOSLINK, ADAT and MADI connections, allowing you to use your preamp in conjunction with other digital devices as well as your selected DAW.

Software Control

One of the most unique features of this preamplifier is the external software interface that allows you to control, tweak and edit parameters on the MP8d via your computer. The intuitive computer interface includes colour-coded drag and drop signal routing, powerful DSP engine with on-board effects and multiple mixers allowing you to change settings to suit your project and sound. You can also program presets that allow you to recall setting configurations at the touch of a button.


  • 8 Class A mic preamps, with individual phantom power
  • 2 Hi-Z instrument inputs
  • 8 Channels direct mic output on DB25
  • 8 Channels Antelope Audio precise AD conversion technology
  • 1 Individually assignable stereo headphone output
  • Palette of digital outputs – MADI, ADAT, AES/EBU, S/PDIF, TOSLINK
  • Flexible routing and mixing with extremely low latency custom DSP effects
  • Antelope's renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking with Atomic input
  • Antelope's proprietary Oven Controlled Oscillator for supreme clocking stability
  • Two Word Clock outputs and one Word Clock input
  • Five presets for fast and easy recall of setups



  • Analog Inputs:
    • 2 x HI-Z Inputs on TRS
    • 8 x MIC/LINE on XLR Combo
    • 2 x Inserts on TRS(Inputs 1,2 )
  • Digital Inputs: 1 x Fiber Optic MADI
  • Word Clock:
    • 1 x 10M Atomic Clock input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz
    • 1 x Word Clock Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz
    • 2 x Word Clock Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 44.1 - 192kHz square wave signal


  • Analog Outputs:
  • 8 x Lines on DB25 (8 channels)
  • 1 x Stereo Headphone out on TRS
  • Digital Outputs
    • 1 x Fiber Optic MADI
    • 1 x S/PDIF
    • 2 x ADAT
    • 4 x AES/EBU on DB9
    • 1 x Toslink
    For more information on the MP8d please refer to the PDF above.