The USB Audio output for High-End USB DACs.
A new benchmark in USB Audio playback.
Experience Music to the XTREME
XTREME EDITION USB AUDIO OUTPUT WITH GROUND-BREAKING PERFORMANCE
The pinnacle of JCAT’s engineering and experience. State-of-the-art linear power supplies combined with latest generation high-precision Emerald OCXO offering ±5ppb stability deliver unmatched performance and set a new benchmark in USB Audio playback.
- PCI Express USB Card for High-End Audio
- Plug & Play in any PC or mini PC with a PCIe slot
- Extreme sound quality improvement for any USB DAC or USB-DDC
- State-of-the-art LT3045 linear regulators and filters eliminate noise interferences from a PC
- No switching power supplies anywhere
- State-of-the-art ±0.005 (±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
- Next generation low latency & low noise ASM3142 USB 3.1 host controller
- Gold plated high durability EMI shielded USB connectors
- Two High-End USB Audio outputs supporting Low Speed (1.5 Mbps), Full-Speed (12 Mbps), Hi-Speed (480 Mbps) and Super-Speed (5 Gbps) data rates
- Supports all lossless formats and sample rates
- 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 SQ)
- Both full-size and low-profile laser cut PCI-e brackets included
- All x1-x16 lane PCI Express 2.0 slots supported
- Supported operating systems: Windows (all editions), Linux, Mac OS (10.14 or later)