Parasound JC2 BP

£4,995.00



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Parasound Halo JC2 BP @ Audiologica: Stunning high-end preamplifier at a real-world price

  • 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:
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Description

Parasound JC2 BP

Parasound JC2 BP @ Audiologica: Stunning high-end preamplifier at a real-world price

 

  • 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
  •  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

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)

 

Brand

Parasound

Parasound

Additional information

Colour

Black, Silver