Parasound JC3+ Phono Preamplifier – Black

$2,250.00

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Description

  • 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 the 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 a 12v trigger input
  • Premium detachable heavy gauge IEC AC cord
  • 2u Chassis, rack mountable with HRA2 (sold separately)

How the JC 3+ improves on the original JC 3:

  • Variable MC load adjust independently for each channel from 50-550 ohms with dual gang potentiometers specially made for Parasound by Vishay.
  • Curl-Thompson tweaked circuits to further reduce the JC 3 silent background noise.
  • 24k gold plated copper traces on phono module boards for utmost conductivity and most transparency/detail in the music.
  • 47% larger low ESD power supply filter caps greater reserve for head-snapping dynamics.
  • 82% larger R-core power transformer greater reserve for more low-end impact.
  • Ability to turn off illumination of the front panel P logo.

Additional information

Brand

Parasound

Color

Black

Condition

Used

Model

JC3+

From our Museum of Treasures from the past, a vision of where all this began, to the finest premium brands in the audio industry today represented by a passionate but humble staff of professionals who truly love what they do. Alan Jones, as the owner, ensures that you “Get the Experience” as he has already asked all the questions that sometimes customers feel intimidated to ask. All of your questions, and we know there are many in this hobby, will be treated with respect and understanding. We all had to start in this somewhere. It starts with a love for music and that is what gets us going every day.

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