. . Parasound's JC 3 Jr. Phono Preamplifier is much larger and heavier than my old Parasound Zphono Phono Preamplifier. . . . . . . . . . . . . Parasound JC 3 Jr. Manuals & User Guides. Unpacking Your JC 3 & Placement Guidelines. . . . . Database contains 1 Parasound JC 2 Manuals (available for free online viewing or downloading in PDF): Owner's manual . 6.Attachments — Do not use attachments that are not recommended by the product manufacturer; they may be hazardous. . . ... Will ship with power cord, manual, and in original box., Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Paul Rigby reviews the JC 3+ This John Curl-designed phono amp is nothing if not a stickler for isolation. . 19.Safety Check — Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the product is in proper operating condition. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options. . . . . Also note your Parasound Dealer’s name and telephone number. . . . . . . Investigate warranty coverage statements made by an, dealer very carefully, as you will need to depend entirely upon your dealer, and NOT upon Parasound. If you are unsure of what a JC3+ is, take a moment to read some of the reviews (link below to the JC3+ review collection at Parasound) 9, Front Panel Operation . . Resting nicely on top was a paper manual. They select FM or AM band and allow you to scroll through its presets. . . . . 10.Power Sources — Operate this product only from the type of power source indicated on the label. Not night and day, but noticeable, important differences for sure. . If possible, save and store both the inner and outer cartons and–most especially–the foam packing inserts, to protect the JC 3 if you have to move it or ship it. 8, Rear Panel Controls . The washers will sandwich the JC 3 panel and the four mounting bolts to prevent metal-to-metal contact between the JC 3 chassis, the equipment rack, and the other components mounted in the rack. While you are unpacking your JC 3, inspect it thoroughly for possible shipping damage and tell your Parasound dealer immediately if you find any. . A few years back, I reviewed Parasound’s JC3+ phono amplifier, a dual mono design that was noted for its particular internal layout.There was shielding here and isolation there while large power-supply filter capacitors were added to reduce strain on the amplifier. . . . 5.Cleaning — Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. . The bass line in Run-D.M.C.’s “Can You Rock it Like This” from King of Rock showed off more grunt than the two tube preamps could muster, offering up the kind of bass I actually felt through the JC 3. . . . . . . For updates and corrections to this manual, we invite you to check our web site, www.parasound.com. . . . The Parasound Halo JC 3 is now available with a suggested retail price of $2,350. . . . Your purchase receipt/bill of sale is required to determine if your JC 3 is eligible for Parasound warranty service. Damping factor: 1200. 8.Accessories — Do not place this product on an unstable cart or stand. . . Parasound Tuner Buttons These buttons will control Parasound Halo Tuners such as the T 3. . . . . . . . . . This plug will only fit into a grounding power outlet. . . . Carefully remove your JC 3 from its shipping carton and locate all the enclosed accessories: •Two trigger wires, one with 3.5 mm mini plugs, one with a 2.5mm and a 3.5mm mini plug. . . . This product is equipped with a three-prong grounding plug. . . . . A list of Authorized Parasound Dealers and detailed warranty information is available at, Two trigger wires, one with 3.5 mm mini plugs, one with a 2.5mm and a 3.5mm mini plug. . . 11.Power Cord Protection — Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them. . . . •Always position the JC 3 horizontally. . . . Pockets of stagnant hot air can build up even in a cabinet with an open front and back. I am the only owner of this beautiful phono preamplifier. . The Parasound Staff Keeping Records for Future Reference Record the serial number located on the back panel or bottom of your JC 3+ in the space below. . . . The JC3 also had a deeper, more powerful presentation in the lower register. The new Parasound Halo JC 3 Jr. stereo phono preamplifier is about half the price of the company's $2,995 premium dual-mono Halo JC 3+, which is widely acknowledged as one of the world's best phono stage preamplifiers. . . According to Parasound’s Richard Schram, the original JC3’s design began as a phono preamp retrofit for the JC2 line stage with separate small circuit boards for each channel. Parasound Halo JC3 Phono Preamplifier. . Upload manuals that we do not have and get. . . If you’re putting the JC 3 in a cabinet, it needs a space that’s at least 22 inches wide so you’ll be able to turn it around for access to its rear panel connections. . Frequency response: 5Hz to 100kHz. . . 15.Servicing — Do not attempt to repair or service this product yourself. . Opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage and other hazards. It is legendary designer John Curl’s latest design, carrying on a proud tradition of phono preamp designs dating back to the 1970s. . . Getting Vishay to make the pots wasn't an easy deal. You have been successfully registered. . . . 4.Follow Instructions — Follow all operating and use instructions. . . . 6, Audio Input and Output Connections . . . . . . . Replacement Parts — When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer. . . . Your new Parasound Halo JC 3 Phono Preamplifier is the pinnacle of analog audio technology and value engineering. Parasound Halo Phono Pre-amplifier/Phono Stage The desire to have a great phono pre-amplifier for any dedicated audio manufacturer is paramount, and Parasound were no exception to this rule.P The company is known for making quality products while keeping costs to a minimum. Parasound JC3+ Phono Pre Amplifier. . Clean the outside of the product only. . These openings must not be blocked or covered. Database contains 1 Parasound JC 3 Jr. Manuals (available for free online viewing or downloading in PDF): Owner's manual . . A missing or altered serial number could indicate that this unit was re-sold by an unauthorized dealer or is stolen merchandise. . . Place your JC 3 where you can route input and output signal cables as far as possible from any AC cords. Vishay is a large company, and six months of the JC 3+ development time was spent in negotiations with them to build the custom potentiometers for Parasound. . . . Do not install the JC 3 in an unventilated equipment cabinet or compartment. Specifications. . Pockets of stagnant hot air can build up even in a cabinet with an open front and back. . Please check your inbox, and if you can’t find it, check your spam folder to make sure it didn't end up there. . . Parasound Halo JC3+ Phono Pre-Amplifier Brochure. Parasound's New JC3+ MM/MC Phono Preamplifier Offers Feature and Sound Refinement Page 2. (A single standard rack space occupies 1.75" vertical space.) . . . User Manuals, Guides and Specifications for your Parasound JC 2 Amplifier. Parasound Halo JC3+ Phono Pre-Amplifier Owners/Installation Manual. . . . Parasound the company started, in this city by the bay; thirty years ago back in 1981 where it still resides to this very day. •We recommend that you do not place the JC 3 above a power amplifier. Total harmonic distortion: 0.05%. . . . . . About Parasound This Parasound JC3 + is actually based on a Vendetta Research SPC2, a legendary phono preamplifier that is sought after but rare on the used market. . . . . . . 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In the interests of transparency readers should know that the $2999 Parasound JC 3+ has been my reference phonostage since I reviewed it in Issue 245. You may wish to flatten the cardboard cartons to save room in storage after cutting the taped seams on the bottom flaps. . . The product may fall, causing bodily injury and damage to the product. . . . 13.Overloading — Do not overload wall outlets or extension cords. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, and other hazards. . . . . . 12, Specifications . . For updates and corrections to this manual, we invite you to check our web site, www.parasound.com Enjoy. . This would be a good time to make a copy of your sales receipt to store with the JC 3’s original packing. . . . 13. . . . . . . B-Stock gives audiophile enthusiasts the opportunity to purchase Parasound products at a discounted price. 20.Wall or Ceiling Mounting — Mount the product to a wall or ceiling only as recommended. 21.Heat — The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, and other products (including amplifiers) that produce heat. . . Total harmonic distortion: 0.003%. . . It will ship in its original box with its original manual packing material, velvet sock cover etc. . . . . . . . Use input and output cables that are long enough to leave some slack; that will enable you to pull the JC 3 out of a cabinet to check or to change connections without inadvertently disconnecting cables. About Parasound: Founded in 1981, Parasound Products, Inc., is a privately owned U.S. company that specializes in providing affordable audio and home theater components to the critical listener. Note: Tighten each bolt just enough to keep the unit secure in the rack to avoid deforming the shoulder washers. . . . . . REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. . TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER. Manual Library / Parasound. . Click for English Version Click for Chinese Version. . . •Do not install the JC 3 in an unventilated equipment cabinet or compartment. I honestly think that its cleaner than a demo unit would be. Unauthorized dealers lack the capability to make repairs or arrange for repairs of Parasound equipment. Parasound JC3+ phono amplifier, a dual mono design Posted on 14th April 2016. . . . . . . . . Specifications. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. . If this unit is missing its serial number or the serial number has been altered, you should return it to your dealer immediately for a full refund. Slide one washer onto each mounting bolt with its raised shoulder pointing toward the panel hole. . d) If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Perfect! . . 17. . 11, If You Require Assistance or Warranty Repair . . . . . . . . . . . First, hats off to Parasound for not bowing to convention and badging its new, hot-rodded version of the original JC 3 phonostage with the shop-worn cliché “Reference” or “Signature Edition.” And second, and more importantly, if you’re a current owner of the Parasound JC 3 phonostage, don’t panic. Upgraded and enhanced, Parasound has added more than ‘go-faster’ stripes onto its new phono amplifier. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. Although John Curl is also touted for his Parasound amplifiers, his efforts with the original Halo JC 3 phono preamplifier were extraordinarily well-received and reviewed. User Manuals, Guides and Specifications for your Parasound JC 3 Jr. Amplifier. . Other features include manual or auto turn-on via a 12V trigger input, an AC line polarity reverse switch to eliminate hum in many systems, and a switchable 115V-60Hz/240V-50Hz AC power input for use around the world. Parasound JC3+ for sale. . . A list of Authorized Parasound Dealers and detailed warranty information is available at www.parasound.com or you can call (415) - 397 - 7100 between 8:30 am and 4 pm Pacific time. . . The Parasound Halo JC 3 is now available with a suggested retail price of $2,350. . A list of Authorized Parasound Dealers and detailed warranty information is available at www.parasound.com or you can call (415) - 3977100 between 8:30 am and 4 pm Pacific time. Manual Library / Parasound. We have emailed you a verification link to to complete your registration. The lightning flash with the arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of “dangerous voltage” inside the product that may constitute a risk of electric shock. . This can result in a fire or electric shock. . B-Stock items are gently used . Parasound Halo JC2. We have emailed you a verification link to. . 5, AC Voltage Selection . . . . . Please check your inbox, and if you can’t find it, … – any latin characters (a-z, A-Z)– any numbers (0-9)– special characters ("-", "_" and "."). I say this not because I’m partial to Parasound products in general, but because I flat out believe there is no better phonostage on the market within shouting distance of its price. . . . . . . . Released as a cut-down version of the more expensive JC3+, Paul Rigby reviews the Parasound JC3 Jr phono amplifier. . . The Parasound Halo JC 3+ Phono Preamplifier In Use. Parasound Halo JC3+ Phono Preamplifier - Halo JC3+ (Parasound). . service personnel under the following conditions: a) If the power-supply cord or plug is damaged. . . This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power line surges. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your dealer or local power company. "The Parasound Junior is, without a doubt in my mind, the best under-$2000 solid-state phono stage I have ever heard, or even know about," raves Robert H. Levi in Issue 93 of Positive Feedback magazine. . . . . . While half the size of her big brother JC3+, the Parasound JC 3 Jr. is an impressive 17" x 14" x 2.5" box. . . . . . . This website is not affiliated with or sponsored by Parasound. . . . . . Parasound's new $2995 JC3+ is a significantly upgraded version of the already high performance original JC3 phono preamplifier, though outwardly it looks identical to the handsome original. . 4, Placement and Ventilation Guidelines. Parasound. . . "Parasound’s JC 3+ Phono Amplifier is a masterpiece and its creators John Curl and Carl Thompson spared no expense to achieve sound quality and performance that is impeccable." . . . Stereo Power Amplifier (2018) add a review. . 1.Read Instructions — Read all the safety and operating instructions before operating this product. . . . Welcome to ManualMachine. The two products are very similar as far as passive equalisation is concerned, but not only. . . Variable MC load adjust independent for each channel from 50-550 ohms with dual gang potentiometers specially made for Parasound by Vishay. . A product and cart combination should be moved with care. 10, Frequently Asked Questions. View and Download Parasound HALO JC 3 instruction manual online. The JC 3 will be easier to use and will last longer if you follow these simple guidelines: Place the JC 3 on a shelf that will adequately support its weight. . . . f) If the product exhibits a distinct change in performance. 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