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Parasound Halo JC 3+ Phono Preamplifier

UPC: 791084211276

SKU JC3+Silver
Color: Silver

Product Qualifies for FREE Ground Shipping

Designed by John Curl - creator of the legendary Vendetta Research phono preamp
Inputs and outputs use Vampire brand 24k gold-plated RCA jacks
Balanced outputs use Neutrik brand premium XLR jacks
MM 47 k ohm, MC 100 ohm or MC 47 k ohm; (MC 47 k ohm is ideal for high-end Grado moving iron cartridges)
S/N 86 dB MM; 75 dB MC
RIAA accurate within 0.2 dB
Exclusively Vishay-Dale resistors in the audio path
Triple shielding; low-carbon mild steel partitions isolate the power supplies & AC wires
Dual mono design; each audio channel is separately enclosed in its own extruded aluminum enclosure
Separate high speed-soft recovery rectifiers, filter caps and voltage regulators for each channel
Superior R-core type power transformer
Mono switch can improve sound of mono and older LPs
Built-in AC line conditioner to prevent AC noise from polluting the circuits
AC polarity reverse switch can reduce hum in many systems
Non-magnetic aluminum rear panel for purest sound
Turn On Options switch: manual or auto with 12v trigger input
Premium detachable heavy gauge IEC AC cord
2 6’ (3m) trigger wires included
2u Chassis, rack mountable with HRA2 (sold separately)
Parasound 5 year parts, 5 years labor warranty (For USA and Canada purchases only)
Frequency Response 20 Hz - 20 kHz, +/- 0.2 dB

THD Distortion THD: < 0.005% at 20 kHz

S/N Ratio (MM) > 86 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted > 80 dB, input shorted, unweighted

S/N Ratio (MC) > 75 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted > 70 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Crosstalk 72 dB at 1 kHz

Phono Input Impedance MM setting: 47k ohm MC setting: 47k ohm or 100 ohm

Output Impedance Unbalanced: < 100 ohm Balanced: < 100 ohm per leg

Input Sensitivity at 1 kHz MM: 4mV in for 1.0V output MC: 0.4mV for 1.0V output

Total Gain MM: 47 dB MC: 68 dB

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

AC Power Requirement 115 or 230 VAC 50 - 60 Hz 12 watts

Dimensions Width: 17 1/4" (437 mm) Depth: 13 3/4" (350mm) Height, with feet: 4 1/8" (105mm) Height, without feet: 3-1/2" (89mm)

Weight Net: 18 lbs. (8.2 kg) Shipping: 25 lbs. (11.4 kg)

Rack Mount Accessory HRA 2 (May be purchased separately)