Parasound Halo JC-2 Signature Series Preamp with Original Box and Manual.
One of the best testing pre amplifiers ever made. Stellar reviews and great features XLR/ Balanced & RCA/Single ended ins and outs.
Stereophile, March 2008
POSITIVE FEEDBACK ONLINE - ISSUE 34 (Max Dudious)
Reprinted from Parasound Web site:
* 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
* 3u chassis, rack-mountable
* Parasound 5 year parts, 5 years labor warranty
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