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Changing femto cards to xe cards. My experience.

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#1 dinahwi



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Posted 17 November 2021 - 04:06 PM

Maybe it is interesting for somebody, so I post my experience changing femto cards to xe cards.
The difference is already very clear. Much more dynamic and presence of the voices. Better spatiality. Everything sounds more natural (analogue). Until now, I always had the hqplayer upscale from pcm to dsd because pcm sounded too sharp. But in this way it always lost some dynamics. Now I can play everything without upscaling and it sounds great and the way it should be.
I can not say, what is more effective, to change the usb card or the networkcard, because I could’nt wait to test them all.
I also installed the Optimo nano. 
My system sounds really very good with the “old” femto’s, but now it sounds gorgeous.
Btw, If there is somebody, who wants to purchcase my “old” usb- and networkcard, send me a pm.

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Posted 17 November 2021 - 04:37 PM

Hi Dinah, thank you for sharing :)




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#3 dinahwi



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Posted 24 November 2021 - 06:45 PM

The USB and a network card have already been sold. Now there would be a Jcat net femto left.
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#4 dinahwi



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Posted 04 December 2021 - 05:08 PM

Me again :-). Now the last of 3 optimo nano arrived at tuesday. Two nano i had got 3 weeks before. Ok, i thougt, this will not be the big changing. But the truth is, that it has improves the last issues. The stages are much wider. It gives me a feeling, that it puch me direkt into the music. More livemusic feeling I've never heard in my constellation. Absolut awesome!!!
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#5 dinahwi



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Posted 07 December 2021 - 07:44 AM

The last card is sold :-)
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