Parasound JC5 Stereo Amplifier

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 ampere, 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
  • Rack mount 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 kΩ;   Balanced: 66 kΩ (33 kΩ per leg)
  • Total Gain:   29 dB
  • Input Sensitivity for 28.28 V Output into 8 Ω:   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:   >1200 at 20 kHz
  • 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 (W x D x H):   17.7" x 20" x 7.75"
  • Weight:   73 lb. (33.1 kg) Net;   90 lb. (40.8 kg) Shipped
  • Power Requirement:   Standby: 1 Watt;   Idle (no music playing): 225 Watts;   Typical listening levels: 400 Watts;   Maximum: 1500 Watts
    $5,995.00Price