I was also confused by and annoyed by Antelope's product lines and marketing messages. Antelope website for this product is a bit poorly designed, and the user's manual is unfinished. There's a newer Discrete 4 Synergy Core launched this month. I went onto the Antelope Audio support page to get the # but by this time they had closed. You will also need to spend $150 for a thunderbolt converter and cable, if you don't have one. • The Antelope Audio Windows Thunderbolt™ Driver supports ultra-low latency – down to sub-millisecond round-trip latency including AD/DA* • The driver is very efficient and maintains stable playback on busy sessions with lots of channels and effects – the Discrete 8 achieved LLP Rating of 9.30 on the DAW Bench low-latency benchmarks** Windows 10 is an operating system which supports Thunderbolt drivers and the Discrete drivers are made specifically for it. The Windows Thunderbolt driver was built from the ground-up with low-latency and stability in mind, with Antelope saying it achieves sub-millisecond round-trip latency. Antelope is offering not just a portable Thunderbolt™ & USB audio interface, but a pro piece, easily covering the needs of a small band. This worked and I was back in business, but still could not record audio. I created a ticket and said that I would be available after 11:30 EST, had a drink , and crashed. Zen Tour comes with 4 … Although we do not recommend using Discrete with older Windows versions, we know for some of our clients it might be impossible to update their current operation system. It is still in Beta though, so don’t expect every feature to be fully-functional.