Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier

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Country of Origin: Usa

Ooberpad proudly presents to you Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier. Parasound's brand new Halo JC 3 Jr. phono preamplifier is a simplified version of the company's award-winning flagship JC 3+ and they sound almost identical. In most systems, the difference is not that nuanced. The JC 3+ sound is a tad more refined and power-packed because its component parts and construction are more exorbitant. JC 3 Jr. is stunningly close but is slashed half in its price.


1-year manufacturer's warranty

Key Features:

  • Circuitry designed by legendary John Curl
  • Circuit board layout by Carl Thompson
  • Cartridge options for 47k Ω MM and MC/MI
  • Variable MC impedance adjustment of 50-550 ohms
  • Gain select for 40 dB/50 dB/60 dB unbalanced (46 dB/56 dB/66 dB balanced)
  • Balanced and unbalanced outputs
  • Mono switch can improve sound of mono & older LPs
  • Convenient auto turn-on by 12V trigger
  • RIAA accurate to within 0.2 dB
  • Incredible S/N up to 94 dB and THD less than 0.02%
  • Vishay-Dale resistors in the audio path
  • Aluminum shield separates power supply and audio circuits
  • Shielded toroid power transformer
  • High speed-soft recovery bridge rectifiers and common mode inductors
  • Vampire brand 24k gold-plated RCA jacks
  • Neutrik brand locking balanced XLR outputs connectors
  • Compact 1U chassis (2.5" high with feet)

          Benefits of Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier:

          Stands Uncompromising in its Amazing Sonic Character
          Absolutely No Compromises

          Parasound stood uncompromising while delivering the amazing sonic character of the JC 3+, which is what everyone appreciates about the brand. The Halo JC 3 Jr. retains this sonic signature, adhering to the highest degree of finesse, pin-point imaging and a comprehensive range. The circuit topology is closely related, and circuit boards were meticulously crafted by Carl Thompson, John's circuit board partner dating back to his legendary Vendetta phono stage. Both use premium parts such as REL caps, Vishay-Dale resistors, Neutrik and Vampire connectors, and relays for muting and mono select.

          What's different is that both channels of the Jr.'s gain and EQ circuits are built on a single board, behind a single shield, rather than on separate boards with individual shielding in the JC 3+. Jr.'s power supply is shared by both channels rather than dual-mono in the JC 3+. It still employs the same high-speed/soft-recovery bridge diodes and common mode inductor to eliminate background noise. These alterations enabled Parasound to utilize a new low-profile Halo chassis that is cost-effective to build. It's drop-dead gorgeous and will definitely have a long line-up of future products.

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              Technical Specifications of Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier:

              Brand & Model # Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr.
              Frequency Response 20-20Khz, +/- 0.2dB
              Total Harmonic Distortion < 0.02% at 1 kHz
              Signal to Noise Ratio, 40 dB Setting >85dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted 
              >80dB, input shorted, unweighted
              Signal to Noise Ratio, 50 dB Setting  >89dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted 
              >84dB, input shorted unweighted
              Signal to Noise Ratio, 60 dB Setting > 94dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted 
              > 91dB, input shorted, unweighted
              Inter-channel Crosstalk  >80 dB at 1 kHz
              Input Impedance MM or MI: 47k Ω 
              MC Variable: 50- 550 Ω
              Output Impedance Unbalanced: < 100 Ω 
              Balanced: < 100 Ω per leg
              Input Capacitance  150 pF
              Input Sensitivity at 1 kHz, 4mV Input  40 dB: 4 mV for 450mV output 
              50 dB: 4 mV for 1.4 Volts output 
              60 dB: 4 mV for 4.25 Volts output
              Input Sensitivity at 1 kHz, 1V Output  40 dB: 9 mV for 1.0 Volt output 
              50 dB: 3 mV for 1.0 Volt output 
              60 dB: 0.9 mV for 1.0 Volt output
              Total Gain 40 dB / 50 dB / 60 dB (unbalanced output) 
              46 dB / 56 dB / 66 dB (balanced output)
              XLR Pin Identification  1 = Ground (Shield) 
              2 = Positive 
              3 = Negative (Return)
              AC Power Requirement Standby: <1 watt 
              Power On: 9 watts 
              115 VAC or 230 VAC 50 - 60 Hz

              Width: 17-1/4” (437mm) 
              Depth: 14-3/4” (375mm)

              Depth with cables: 17” (432mm)  Height: 2-1/2” (63.5mm) 
              Height, without feet: 1-3/4” (45mm)
              Net Weight

              13 lbs. (5.9 Kg) 

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