JCAT USB XE audiophile usb card
JCAT USB Card XE audiophile usb output
JCAT USB CARD XE FOR high-end audio
JCAT USB Card XE for hi-end audiophiles
JCAT USB XE audiophile usb cardJCAT USB Card XE audiophile usb outputJCAT USB CARD XE FOR high-end audioJCAT USB Card XE for hi-end audiophiles



The USB Audio output for High-End USB DACs. A new benchmark in USB Audio playback. Experience Music to the XTREME.

Availability (24.09.2020): the USB Card XE is sold out. We are currently accepting pre-orders for 3rd batch of cards which are expected to ship by the end of October.

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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/1A 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)

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