The NET Card XE delivers increased resolution over the NET Card FEMTO
world’s first audiophile network card
and is able to portray even the finest textures and details.
REDEFINING SOUND QUALITY.
NET CARD XE opens up new dimensions of sound quality with its extremely precise ±5ppb OCXO and state-of-the-art power supply section. Experience playback from TIDAL or Qobuz at new heights of resolution and dynamic range. Thanks to the NET Card XE, for the first time ever streamed music sounds better than locally stored files.
INCLUDES FREE DETAILED GUIDE HOW TO SET NETWORK FOR BEST SOUND
- Audiophile PCI Express GbE LAN adapter
- Plug & Play in any PC or mini PC with a PCIe slot
- Extreme sound quality improvement for any music server, network player/DAC, streaming bridge or Audio PC
- Improves music playback from cloud services (TIDAL, QOBUZ etc) as well as files stored on local music servers
- State-of-the-art LT3045 linear regulators and filters eliminate noise interferences from PC
- Truly linear design: no switching power supplies
- Cutting edge ±5 ppb stability Emerald OCXO (oven controlled oscillator) delivers the most stable timing in the presence of environmental stressors such as airflow, temperature perturbation, vibration, shock, and electromagnetic interference (EMI)
- Highest quality industrial grade components with operating temperature range from -40*C to +85*C
- Enterprise level high performance Intel i350 Ethernet controller
- Gold plated high durability EMI shielded RJ-45 connectors with built-in 12-core transformers for improved isolation
- Two audiophile grade network adapter ports supporting up to 1Gbit connection speeds
- LED-off feature to counteract noise
- External PSU option eliminates computer as the source of power for lowest noise & best sound quality (requirements for the PSU: 5V/1.5A min)
- 5V PSU can be supplied via 2.1/5.5mm center-positive DC jack connector or via LP4 molex connector (OPTIMO 3 DUO recommended for best performance)
- Low-profile & full-height laser cut PCIe brackets included
- All x1-x16 lane PCI Express 2.0 slots supported
- Supported operating systems: Windows (all editions) and Linux
- Works natively with roon ROCK