Antelope Audio Zen Studio Portable USB Audio Interface

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  • Free PreSonus Studio One Software - Limited Offer
  • Analog-Sounding A/D, D/A Conversion
  • 12 World-Class Microphone Preamps
  • Zero-Latency Performance
  • Acoustically Focused Clocking

Antelope Audio Zen Studio Portable USB Audio Interface

The Antelope Audio Zen Studio Portable USB Audio Interface is a portable audio interface featuring 20 analog inputs, onboard DSP effects, 12 mic preamps and monitor mixers. This high-performance audio interface delivers unparalleled audio quality combined with exceptional functionality in a compact interface unit. You can control your interface via software from your computer for versatile control possibilities.

Special Offer: on sale until December 31st 2016. Plus, buy before the end of the year and receive a free bundle worth approx 400 GBP: Studio One Artist edition + OVERLOUD effects after registering your product with Antelope Audio.

Limited Offer: For a limited time only, Antelope Audio are giving customers who purchase any Antelope Audio interface the chance to claim a free licence key for PreSonus Studio One Artist software (worth 79 GBP).

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Free PreSonus Studio One Artist Version - Special Offer

For a limited time only, customers who purchase an Antelope Audio interface (Orion32, Zen Tour, Zen Studio, Orion Studio, Orion32+, Goliath) will receive a free licence key for PreSonus Studio One 3.0 Artist (worth £79) version – absolutely free. All you have to do is purchase your new Antelope Audio interface, then once activated and registered you will receive an e-mail with your unique key. The key you receive is valid for a lifetime, giving you the option to upgrade to the Pro version at any time. Additionally, Antelope Audio has also included the Overloud effect pack delivering a range of studio-grade effects to use within your music projects (effect pack only available until the end of December).

Expansive Connectivity

The Antelope Audio Zen Studio features a wide range of connectivity support including 12 world-class microphone preamps. The microphone preamps include individually switchable Phantom Power and the ability to switch between mic, line and instrument sources. Featuring a total of 20 analog inputs, the Zen studio provides you with more than enough connectivity options, ideal for tracking and recording multiple sources at a time. Additionally, the interface features 2 DSUB-25 connectors, 2 independently assignable headphone outputs, 2 SPDIF RCA connectors and more.

Professional-Grade Components

The Zen Studio provides you with a multitude of premium-quality components resulting in the best possible audio quality. The zero-latency USB audio interface features highly flexible routing and mixing capabilities with Antelope's world-renowned clocking technology for maximum efficiency. Zen Studio's Acoustically Focused Clocking is designed to produce the most analog-sounding audio conversion available, adding warmth and exceptional clarity to your audio. The clocking and conversion technology incorporated into this interface work together to deliver outstanding clarity and detail. As well as looking sleek and stylish, the interface also features a highly durable road-ready chassis, making it ideal for both live and studio use.

Onboard DSP EQ and Compression

To compliment the exceptional audio quality, the Zen Studio features a robust DSP engine on a field-programmable gate array IC with parallel-processing for dominating DSP power. This lets you implement a range of different effects simultaneously, improving your workflow and providing a seamless user experience.

Zen Studio Software

One of the most unique features of the Zen Studio is the intuitive user software that allows you to control and tweak the interface. The software control panel includes controls and viewing tabs for Routing, Mixer, Meters, Options and AFX. You can also control the interface from the computer desktop app, giving you control over such settings as signal routing, preset, DSP effects and more. You can also use the software to create up to four zero-latency mixes that can be assigned to any outputs.


  • The most analog-sounding A/D & D/A conversion
  • Comprehensive mic pres, HiZ instrument and line inputs
  • Massive parallel DSP and effects processing
  • Zero-latency USB audio interface
  • Extremely flexible routing and mixing capabilities
  • The most acclaimed clocking technology
  • 12 Class A mic preamps, with phantom power
  • 8 mic/line inputs
  • 4 mic/line/instrument inputs
  • 2 Independently assignable headphone outputs
  • 2 DSUB-25 connector (8 channels I/O)
  • 1 Stereo monitor out
  • 2 SPDIF RCA connectors (I/O)
  • 2 Inserts over TRS
  • 2 Word Clock BNC connectors (I/O)
  • 1 Low-latency high-bandwidth USB 2.0



  • Analog Inputs:
    • 4 x Mic / Line Instrument on XLR combos on the front
    • 8 x Mic / Line on XLR combos on the rear
    • 8 x Lines on DB25 (8 channels)
  • Analog Inserts: 2 x Inserts on TRS (inputs 1,2)
  • Digital Inputs
    • 2 x ADAT (up to 16)
    • 1 x S/PDIF
  • World Clock Input: 1 x Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 - 192kHz
  • Outputs

    • Analog Outputs:
      • 8 x Lines on DB25 (8 channels)
      • 1 x Monitor out on TRS (2 channels)
      • 2 x Stereo Headphone outs on TRS (4 channels)
    • Digital Outputs:
      • 2 x ADAT
      • 1 x S/PDIF
    • USB I/O: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed; Data stream up to 480 Mbits/192kHz, 24 channels I/O, Type B
    • Word Clock Output: 1 x Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 - 192kHz
    • D/A Converter

      • Dynamic Range: 118dB
      • THD + N: -98 db

      A/D Converter

    • Dynamic Range: 118dB
    • THD + N: -108 db

    Mic Preamp

    • Gain: 0,10 – 65 dB
    • THD + N: -108 dB

    Clock Specs

    • Clocking System: Clocking System 4th Generation Acoustically Focused Clocking 64-bit DDS Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator
    • Clocking Stability:
    • Clock Aging:
    • Clock Calibration:
    • Sample Rates (kHz): 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192

    Additional Information

    • Operating Temperature: 0-50ºC/32- 122ºF
    • Weight: 2 kg/4.41 lb approx.
    • Dimensions (approx.):
      • Width: 418 mm/16.8”
      • Height: 45 mm/1.8”
      • Depth: 145 mm/5.8”
    • Power Supply: DC Universal Input 18V
    • Power Consumption: 25 Watts Max
    • In The Box:
      • Zen Studio Portable Audio Interface
      • DC Power Supply
      • USB cable
      • Quick Start Guide
      • Warranty Card