Antelope squeezes more from less
Antelope Audio has squeezed all of its clocking technology into a 1U rackspace with its latest crystal-based master clock. Supporting same rates up to 768kHz, the Isochrone OCX HD integrates Antelope’s fourth generation Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) jitter management algorithm and oven-controlled crystal oscillator. The manufacturer’s states that it is the ideal ‘foundational’ clocking solution for mastering and recording studios, project studios, film-scoring, post-production studios and live sound installations.
The device offers a range of clocking options to suit a variety of in-studio or on-stage needs. Outputs include Word Clock on BNC, AES/EBU and S/PDIF. Inputs on the OCX HD include Word Clock and a Video Sync, which can reportedly resolve to a huge variety of SD and HD formats, as well as clock distribution with gear boxing and pull-up and pull-down rates. A 10MHz input allows for syncing with Antelope's newest Atomic Clock – 10MX.