Parasound Halo JC 2 BP Preamplifier with Bypass

  • $6,300.00


    • 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