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Antelope Audio MP8d 8-channel Mic Preamp and A/D  From Antelope

8-channel Mic Preamp Featuring Antelope's World Class A/D Conversion  

Antelope Audio

Manufacturer's Description from Antelope


MP8d is an eight-channel class-A microphone preamplifier, which boasts Antelope Audio’s integrated world-class A/D conversion. Antelope’s converters are widely regarded for their naturally warm, yet sonically accurate sound signature.

This classically rich, yet modernly precise sound is accomplished thanks to Antelope’s Acoustically Focused Clocking jitter management algorithm and Oven-Controlled crystal oscillator, along with advanced analog and digital circuit board design, powered by a proprietary power supply.


Antelope Audio MP8d Features:

Eight analog inputs on TRS, switchable between Mic (XLR) and Line

Channels 1 and 2 also equipped with hi-Z inputs on dedicated front-panel connectors

Eight analog outs (mic preamp direct outputs)

Two Inserts for Channels 1 and 2

USB (for control only)

MADI I/O - may be individually routed

One S/PDIF; One TOSlink

Four AES outputs (each carries two channels, and may be individually routed)

Two ADAT outputs

One 10M input (for Antelope Atomic Clock)

Word Clock: one input, two outputs

Sample rates: 32kHz-192kHz

Router: same as Zen and Orion

One mixer with eight channel inputs and two channel outputs

EQ and Compressor: eight channels

48V phantom power for your condenser microphones



Generous analog connectivity in a device taking up just 1U space.

The MP8d mic pres are combo XLR/TRS connectors, which accept both mic and line level signals. Hi-Z inputs are associated with channels 1 and 2, and are accessible via dedicated TRS connectors on the front panel. Inserts for connecting your favorite effects outboard gear are available on the rear panel.

A high-end headphone amp is accessible from the front panel to provide the convenience of integrated monitoring. The analog connectivity is accomplished with a D-Sub 25 connector directly outputting the mic signals at line level, making MP8d a perfect companion device for Antelope’s Orion32 and Zen Studio audio interfaces.



MP8d is a mic pream and A/D converter

All I/O’s you’d ever need: MADI, ADAT, AES/EBU, S/PDIF, TOSLINK; 8 8 Hi-Z, Line and Mic compatible preamps; DB25 connector for 8-channel direct microphone output; 2 Word Clock outs, 1 Word Clock in and 1 Atomic Clock in.

Plus Antelope’s world-renowned jitter management algorithm in this beautiful 1U rack unit.

Antelope Audio

About Manufacturer

Digital clarity | Analog warmth
Antelope Audio has packed more then 20 years’ experience in digital audio, clocking and analog circuit development. We are dedicated to helping people achieve high-definition sound both in the recording studio and home environment.
Our 20 years in the industry brought us to the development of our 4th generation of Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management algorithm, responsible for our flawless clocking. You probably know it from Antelope’s signature crystal-based master clocks, that clock even our competitors products.