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Parasound Halo JC2BP 2 Channel Preamplifier with Bypass
Product ID: JC2BP
Manufacturer: Parasound
Product UPC Code: : 791084201125
Parasound Halo JC2BP 2 Channel Preamplifier with Bypass
List Price: $4,495.00
Price: $4,495.00

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  • Specifications
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  • Home theater bypass enables seamless blending into a digital surround system
  •  Home theater bypass functions with both unbalanced & balanced inputs and outputs
  •  Home theater bypass function can be assigned to any input
  •  Bypass remains selected after unit has been turned off
  •  Improved remote control is included with the bypass assignment keys
  •  Specifications and sonic performance are 100% the same as the original JC 2
  •  6 pairs unbalanced RCA line-level audio input jacks
  •  2 input pairs can be switched to XLR balanced connectors
  •  Independent balanced/unbalanced select for the L & R channel
  •  Each channel’s input is switched by its own gold-on-silver contact relay
  •  4 output jack pairs with specialized functions:
  •  1 Main output jack pair is balanced XLR, polarity is switched by remote
  •  1 Main output jack pair is unbalanced RCA, polarity is switched by remote
  •  1 output jack pair is unbalanced RCA, inverted polarity only
  •  1 output pair is unbalanced RCA, normal polarity, fixed level for recorders
  •  Dual-mono left & right channel circuit boards minimize crosstalk
  •  Hand-matched complementary FETs
  •  Direct DC servo-coupled, no capacitors in the signal path
  •  Premium 4-gang motor-driven analog master volume control
  •  Separate TKD brand analog gain controls for L & R channel
  •  3/8" thick aluminum shielding around audio boards
  •  Shielding prevents noise from power supplies & control circuits
  •  Separate output jacks for simultaneous normal & non-inverting polarity
  •  Aluminum chassis rear panel
  •  Remote control polarity switching uses gold-on-silver contact relays
  •  Vampire brand 24k gold-plated RCA jacks
  •  Neutrik brand premium XLR connectors
  •  Canare brand internal wiring
  •  High capacity R-core audio power transformer & inductor
  •  Hyper-fast soft recovery audio bridge rectifiers diodes
  •  Independent power supply for controller, relay coils, triggers, LEDs
  •  Remote control handset controls all functions
  •  Discrete IR codes for remote control
  •  Four 12v trigger output jacks for power amp auto turn-on:
  •  Two 12v trigger jacks are switched by the remote handset
  •  Two 12v trigger jacks are live when the JC 2 is turned on
  •  Two-way RS-232 serial port connection
  •  Line level inputs only; no inputs for phono
  •  Audio mute is switched by independent L & R relays
  •  Rear panel IR repeater input & loop out jacks
  •  Premium detachable heavy gauge IEC AC cord
  •  2 6’ (2m) trigger wires included
  •  Remote handset also controls Parasound Halo T 3 Tuner
  •  3u Chassis, rack mountable with HRA3 (sold separately)
  •  Parasound 5 year parts, 5 years labor warranty
       (For USA and Canada purchases only)
  • Frequency Response
            5 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB

            Distortion
            THD: < 0.003% at 100 Hz
            THD: < 0.005% at 20 kHz
            IM: < 0.003%

            S/N Ratio
            > 116 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
            > 104 dB, input shorted, unweighted

            Crosstalk
            > 100 dB at 10 kHz
            > 90 dB at 20 kHz

            Gain
            14 dB, maximum

            L, R Gain Control Range
            - 10 dB

            Input Impedance
            Unbalanced: 30k ohms
            Balanced: 30k ohms per leg

            Output Impedance
            Unbalanced: < 60 ohms
            Balanced: < 60 ohms per leg

            Input Sensitivity
            200 mV for 1 V output
            Total Gain: 14 dB
            Maximum Output: 8 V

            XLR Pin Identification
            1 = Ground (Shield)
            2 = Positive
            3 = Negative (Return)

            AC Power Requirement
            110 - 120 V or 220-240 V, 50 - 60 Hzs
            (Set AC Voltage switch on rear panel)
            25 watt standby; 30 watts when turned on

            Dimensions
            Width: 17 1/4" (437 mm)
            Depth: 16" (406 mm)
            Height, with feet: 5 7/8" (150 mm)
            Height, without feet: 5 1/4" (133 mm)

            Weight
            Net: 24 lbs. (11 kg)
            Shipping: 36 lbs. (16.4 kg)

            Rack Mount Accessory
            HRA 3 (May be purchased separately)
     
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