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Featuring an upgraded power supply, variable MC load adjust independent for each channel, improved circuits, and more, the Parasound Halo JC3+ phono preamplifier has received rave reviews from the audiophile press and a legion of vinyl enthusiasts.
Super condition trade-in Parasound Halo JC3+ phono preamplifier in black finish.
Unit comes in original box with power cord and owner's manual.
Unit is rated 7/10 for cosmetic wear to the top and sides of the unit, including some surface scuffing (see photos).
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 47k ohm, MC 47k ohm or MC variable 50-550 Ohms
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
2u Chassis, rack mountable with HRA2 (sold separately)
Frequency Response :20 Hz - 20 kHz, +/- 0.2 dB
Total Harmonic Distortion : < 0.01% at 1 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio, MM : > 87 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted / > 78 dB, input shorted, unweighted
Signal to Noise Ratio, MC: > 87 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted / > 67 dB, input shorted, unweighted