Parasound Halo JC 3+ Phono Preamplifier by John Curl

  • $4,200.00


      • 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
      • Mono switch can improve 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 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 independent 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.
      • Ability to turn off illumination of the front panel P logo.
      • Now Available in Silver or Black.