Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. Review

Phono Preamplifier by John Curl

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Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr.

By Robert H. Levi

Having known the legendary John Curl's work since he did the JC2 Preamplifier for Levinson in 1972, a ground-breaking design for solid-state, and every bit as competitive as the tubed ARC SP-3a-1 of the era, I fearlessly replaced my current mega phono gear, both tube and solid-state, with the Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier, costing just $1495! I employed cartridges costing 4 to 8 times as much as the Junior, and interconnects that were over triple the cost per meter of the Junior. The BIG surprise came when I tee'd up my reference LPs!

But before the punch line, here are the specs and features:

Features:  All selectible front or back of chassis! Nothing to select inside!


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Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. rear panel

Oct 25 17 PAA News

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