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Parasound JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier by John Curl Halo
Parasound JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier by John Curl Halo
Parasound JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier by John Curl Halo
Parasound JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier by John Curl Halo
Parasound JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier by John Curl Halo
Parasound JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier by John Curl Halo
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Parasound JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier by John Curl Halo

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Product Details

• 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)
• Available in silver or black

Product Information

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

 

Dimensions: 
   Width: 17-1/4" 
   Height without feet: 1-3/4" 
   Height with feet: 2-1/2"  
   Depth: 14-3/4" 

   Depth with cables: 17"
 

Net Weight: 13 lbs. (5.9 kg)

 

Shipping Weight: 19 lbs. (8.6 kg)



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