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Parasound Halo by Parasound Preamplifier-JC 2 BP

Model #: JC 2 BP

At a Glance

Parasound Halo by Parasound Preamplifier with bypass and canare brand internal wiring

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Parasound Halo by Parasound Preamplifier-JC 2 BP

Features

Remote Control Type1 IR Remote Control

Specifications

Power On Consumption (watts)30
Power Off Consumption (watts)25

Misc. Specs

Product Weight24
Depth (in.)16
Width (in.)17.25
Height (in.)5.88
Analog Audio(RCA) Input6

Parasound Halo by Parasound Preamplifier-JC 2 BP

Model #: JC 2 BP
64323
Parasound
At a Glance

Parasound Halo by Parasound Preamplifier with bypass and canare brand internal wiring

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  • Home theater bypass enables seamless blending into a digital surround system
  • Home theater bypass functions with both unbalanced & balanced inputs and outputs
  • Home theater bypass function can be assigned to any input
  • Bypass remains selected after unit has been turned off
  • Improved remote control is included with the bypass assignment keys
  • Specifications and sonic performance are 100% the same as the original JC 2
  • 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
  • Canare brand internal wiring
  • High capacity R-core audio power transformer & inductor
  • 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
  • Remote handset also controls Parasound Halo T 3 Tuner

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)

Dimension

  • Height without feet: 5.25”
Specifications

Features

Remote Control Type:1 IR Remote Control

Specifications

Power On Consumption (watts):30
Power Off Consumption (watts):25

Misc. Specs

Product Weight24
Depth (in.)16
Width (in.)17.25
Height (in.)5.88
Analog Audio(RCA) Input6
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents