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Antelope Audio Orion 32 + Plus Gen 3 32x32 Audio Recording Thunderbolt Interface (B-STOCK)


Antelope Audio Orion 32 + Plus Gen 3 32x32 Audio Recording Thunderbolt Interface (B-STOCK)


Manufacturer's Description


Connects seamlessly with any DAW on PC or MAC. Orion32+ | Gen 3 features low-latency recording & playback of up to 64 simultaneous 24/192 audio channels via Thunderbolt™ and up to 32 channels over USB. The sleek single rack space unit features 8x DB25 connectors for Analog I/O. Digital connections are 1x MADI, 2x ADAT, and 1x S/PDIF.


Orion32+ | Gen 3 includes a complimentary suite of superb real-time effects selected from a growing library of Antelope Audio FPGA FX. Additional effects can be purchased to expand your arsenal of FX.

Real-time FX Included

Ready? Set? Get rocking! Orion32+ | Gen 3 includes six premier essential audio effects from the Antelope library, which run in real-time on an ultra-fast FPGA platform. Covering a wide variety of tracking and mixing uses, each effect boasts mastering grade precision and clarity – from the Clear Q linear EQ to the spacious and advanced AuraVerb. These six tools alone cover all your essential mixing and mastering needs.


Antelope Audio is known over the world as the premier audio clocking experts. This legend lives on thanks to our next-generation 64- bit Acoustically Focused Clocking technology & jitter management algorithm. A pair of Word Clock outputs turn the Orion32+ | Gen 3 into a world-class Master Clock for your entire studio, while a 10MHz input allows for use with the best possible stability using Antelope’s legendary 10M & 10MX Atomic Clocks.

With it’s brand-new AD/DA converters achieving up to 129dB dynamic range (Monitor Outs), Orion32+ | Gen 3 continues our reputation for pristine conversion quality. Hear the true sound of your music with both digital clarity and analog warmth.


Orion 32+ | Gen 3 offers powerful flexibility for easy workflow integration. A color-coded software routing matrix with four separate mixers, effects chaining, and zero latency monitoring capabilities. (color changed users will appreciate that all selections are viewable in the center of the routing matrix when hovering over a connection). The routing matrix, mixers, and control panel all reside inside an easy to use application for both macOS and Windows.


Cutting-edge AD/DA converters with up to 129dB dynamic range.


True sub-millisecond latency for playback and recording, achieved via ultra-stable Windows Thunderbolt™ driver.


An essential pack of circuit-level gear emulations, running in real-time on an
integrated FPGA FX platform.


Create more natural sounding music with Antelope Audio’s next-generation 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking technology & jitter management algorithm.


64 channels (in and out) up to 24/192 using Thunderbolt™ or 32 channels over USB: Digital I/O features MADI, ADAT, and S/PDIF.


Get the job done from the front panel controls, or enjoy routing, mixing, and stacking effects in the PC/Mac app - from any computer on the same network.



  • Analog Inputs
    • 4 x D-SUB 25
    • (32 channels total),
    • +24 dBu max, 11.2 kOhms
  • Analog Outputs
    • 4 x D-SUB 25
    • (32 channels total),
    • +24 dBu, 56 Ohms
    • 2 x Monitor Outs
    • on TRS 1/4 Jacks
  • D/A Monitor Converter
    • Dynamic Range: 129 dB
    • THD + N: -108 dB
  • A/D Converter
    • Dynamic Range: 121 dB
    • THD + N: -112 dB
  • D/A Converters
    • Dynamic Range: 120 dB
    • THD + N: -107 dB


  • Digital Inputs
    • 1 x Fiber Optic MADI (up to 64CH)
    • 2 x ADAT (up to 16CH)
    • 1 x S/PDIF
  • Digital Outputs
    • 1 x Fiber Optic MADI (up to 64CH)
    • 2 x ADAT (up to 16CH)
    • 1 x S/PDIF
  • USB I/O
    • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed; Data stream up to 480 Mbits/192kHz,
    • 32 channels I/O, Type B
  • Thunderbolt™
    • 1 x Thunderbolt™ (64 channels I/O)


  • Word Clock Input: 1 x Input @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz
  • Word Clock Outputs: 2 x Outputs @ 75 Ohms 3Vpp on BNC 32 – 192kHz
  • Atomic Clock Input: 1 x 10M Input @ 75 Ohms Vpp on BNC
  • Clocking System
    • 4th Generation
    • Acoustically Focused Clocking
    • 64-bit DDS
    • Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator
  • Clock Stability: <+/-0.02 ppm, oven controlled at 64.5ºC/ 148.1ºF
  • Clock Aging: < 1 ppm per year
  • Clock Calibration: < +/-0.001 ppm Sample Rates (kHz) 32, 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192


  • Operating Temperature: 0-50°C, 32-122°F
  • Weight (Approx): 3kg/ 6.6 lbs
  • Dimensions (Approx)
    • Width: 483 mm / 19”
    • Height: 44 mm / 1.75”
    • Depth: 220 mm / 8.66”
  • Electrical specs
    • AC Universal input: ~95-245 V
    • Power Consumption: 20 Watts Max
  • In the box
    • Orion 32+ | Gen 3
    • Warranty Card
    • Power cable
    • USB cable



  • OS: Windows 10 x64 Bit with latest Microsoft Updates
  • Disk Space: Available Hard Drive Storage Space
  • USB: USB 2.0/USB3.0/3.1 Port
  • Thunderbolt: 1x Thunderbolt Port. See our Thunderbolt FAQ section.
  • CPU: Intel Core i3™ or AMD FX or Higher
  • Memory (RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more Recommended)


  • MODEL: Apple Mac 2012 or newer
  • OS X: macOS 10.11 El Captain and greater – Recommended macOS 10.14 Mojave
  • Disk Space: Available Hard Drive Storage Space
  • USB: 1x USB 2.0/USB3.0/3.1 Port
  • Thunderbolt: 1x Thunderbolt™ Port
  • Memory(RAM): 4GB Minimum (8GB or more recommended)