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Parasound JC-2 BP Reference Preamp

Regular price $3,999.00 USD
Regular price $4,495.00 USD Sale price $3,999.00 USD
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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