Parasound Halo JC 3 phono preamplifier Specifications

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Description: Solid-state phono preamplifier. Inputs: 1 pair (RCA). Outputs: 1 pair balanced (XLR), 1 pair unbalanced (RCA). Voltage gain: 47dB (moving-magnet), 68dB (moving-coil). Cartridge loading (input impedance): 47k ohms (MM), 100 or 47k ohms (MC). Frequency response: 20Hz–20kHz, ±0.2dB. THD: <0.005% at 20kHz. Signal/noise ratio, IHF A-weighted: >86dBA (MM), >75dB (MC). Channel separation: 72dB at 1kHz. Input sensitivity at 1kHz for 1V output: 4mV (MM), 0.4mV (MC). Total gain: 47dB (MM), 68dB (MC). Output impedance: <100 ohms per leg, balanced; <100 ohms, unbalanced. Operating voltage: 115 or 230V. Power consumption: 12W.
Dimensions: 17.25" (437mm) W by 4.1" (105mm) H by 13.75" (350mm) D. Weight: 18 lbs (8.2kg) net, 25 lbs (11.4kg) shipping.
Serial Number Of Unit Reviewed: Not noted (Fremer report), 01033 (Damkroger report).
Price: $2350. Approximate number of dealers: 7.
Manufacturer: Parasound Products, Inc., 2250 McKinnon Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124. Tel: (415) 397-7100. Fax: (415) 397-0144. Web:

Parasound Products, Inc.
2250 McKinnon Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 397-7100