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Parasound Halo JC5 Power Amplifier
Parasound Halo JC5 Power Amplifier
Parasound Halo JC5 Power Amplifier

Parasound Halo JC5 Power Amplifier

Vendor

Parasound

Type

Power Amplifier

SKU

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Regular price
$10,995.00
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$10,995.00

Parasound Halo JC5 Power Amplifier


The Parasound Halo JC5 is a fast, hard-hitting power amplifier with a superb grip on speakers.



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Features



  • 400 watts x 2 @ 8 Ω RMS, both channels driven

  • 600 watts x 2 @ 4 Ω RMS, both channels driven

  • 1200 watts x 1@ 8 Ω, in bridged mode

  • Circuitry designed by legendary John Curl

  • Ultra-high bias Class A/AB operation

  • 12 watts per channel of pure Class A power

  • 90 amperes peak current per channel

  • Stable with speaker impedance dips to 1.5 Ω

  • Balanced inputs with discrete circuits

  • CHK Infinium, custom 5-way speaker binding posts

  • Neutrik locking XLR input connectors

  • Vampire gold-plated RCA input & loop output jacks

  • Direct-coupled signal path, no capacitors or inductors

  • DC Servo and relay protection circuits

  • AC turn-on inrush surge protection with relay bypass

  • Dual-mono input stages with ±110 volt DC rails

  • JFET input stage, MOSFET driver stage

  • 24 beta-matched 15 amperes, 60 MHz bipolar output transistors

  • 1.7 kVA shielded toroid power transformer with independent windings for each channel

  • Independent power supplies for left & right channel input stages, driver stages, output stages

  • 8,880 µF Nichicon Gold Tune filter capacitors for input stages

  • 132,000 µF Rubycon filter capacitors for output stages

  • Full power is rated all the way down to 5Hz for unrestricted low-end bass

  • Harris hyper-fast soft-recovery bridge diode rectifiers

  • Automatic turn-on by 12 V trigger or audio sensing

  • 4 rack space chassis with rear carry handles

  • Rackmount hardware is included

  • Available in silver or black




Specifications

Power Output — Both Channels Driven
400 watts x 2, 8 Ω
600 watts x 2, 4 Ω


Power Output — Bridged Mode
1200 watts x 1, 8 Ω
Bridged 4 Ω operation is not recommended


Power measurement parameters are at 120 VAC:
0.05% THD, RMS continuous power,
full audio band (20 Hz - 20 kHz)


Current Capacity
90 amps peak, per channel


Slew Rate
> 130 volts per microsecond


Frequency Response
5 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB
20 Hz - 20 kHz, +0/-0.25 dB


Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
< 0.05 % at full power
< 0.03 % at typical listening levels


IM Distortion
< 0.04 %


TIM
Unmeasurable


Inter-channel Crosstalk
> 87 dB at 1 kHz
> 72 dB at 20 kHz


Input Impedance
Unbalanced: 33 k&ohm;
Balanced: 66 k&ohm;,(33 k&ohm; per leg)


Total Gain
29 dB


Input Sensitivity for 28.28 V Output into 8 &ohm;
Unbalanced: 1 V
Balanced: 1 V per leg


S/N Ratio
> 116 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
> 111 dB, input shorted, unweighted


Damping Factor
1000 at 20 Hz


DC Trigger Requirements
+9 Vdc to +12 Vdc, 5 mA


Audio Trigger Requirements
2 mV - 10 mV


XLR Pin Identification
1 = Ground (Shield)
2 = Positive
3 = Negative (Return)


Dimensions
Width: (448 mm)
Height without feet: (181 mm)
Height with feet: (197 mm)
Depth: (508 mm)
Depth with cables: (546 mm)


Net Weight: (33.1 kg)


Shipping Weight: (40.8 kg)


Power Requirement
Standby: 1 Watt
Idle (no music playing): 225 Watts
Typical listening levels: 400 Watts
Maximum: 1500 Watts