Parasound JC3 JR Phono Amplifier: Keeping a Low Profile

28th September 2017

The JC3 ‘Junior’ includes 50 to 550 Ohm continuously variable MC impedance, a mono switch and and circuit board designed by your friend and mine, Mr Carl ‘Circuit Board’ Thompson

The JC3 Junior specification supports RIAA to an, “…accuracy to within 0.2dB, S/N ratio up to 94dB and THD below 0.02%,” said the company.

Low level circuitry is housed in isolated sub enclosures and the design is just awash with brand names to bedazzle the mind. Feast upon names such as Vishay-Dale, Vampire and Neutrik! It’s like the Hi-Fi version of Hollywood, isn’t it?

Catering for a wide range of MM and MC cartridges, the JC3 Junior features selectable gain output, 24kt gold plated balanced and single ended output terminals and a 12v trigger.

Available in silver or black, it will be available in the UK from October, The price is £2,199.

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