Parasound JC1 Plus Monoblock Amplifier

$18,495.00 inc. GST

Parasound JC1 Plus
Parasound JC1 Plus Monoblock Amplifier

The Parasound JC1 plus monoblock amplifier delivers 400 watts of ultra-high bias class a/ab power to your 8ohm speaker. Class A power can be set to 25watts in high bias mode and 10 watts in low bias mode @8ohm.

Parasound JC1 Plus

Parasound JC1 Plus Key Features;

  • Premier monaural amplifier
  • Circuitry designed by legendary John Curl and CTC Builder
  • Ultra-high bias Class A/AB operation
  • Exclusive two position bias level adjustment
  • Balanced inputs with discrete circuits and XLR connectors
  • Vampire Direct gold-plated OFC RCA input
  • Dual heavy-duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker binding posts
  • Direct Coupled – no capacitors or inductors in the signal path
  • Complementary MOSFET driver stage and JFET input stage
  • 18 beta-matched 15 amp, 60 MHz bipolar output transistors
  • 1.9 kVA encapsulated toroid power transformer
  • Independent power supplies for input, driver and output stages
  • 18,000 μF filters for the driver stage
  • 132,000 µF Nichicon Gold Tune filters for the output stage
  • DC Servo and relay protection circuits
  • REL and Nichicon Muse capacitors
  • Harris hyper-fast soft recovery diodes for all bridge rectifiers
  • Auto turn-on by 12v trigger or audio signal trigger
  • Ground lift switch, adjustable turn-on delay
  • 4u Chassis with rear carry handles, rack mounting kit included
  • Premium detachable AWG 12 power cord with silver solder
  • THX Ultra2 certified

Available in Black & Silver

Sold as each!


Continuous power output, 20Hz – 20 kHz:
400 watts RMS x 1, 8 Ω
800 watts RMS x 1, 4 Ω
1200 watts RMS x 1, 2 Ω

Class A power output, 20Hz – 20 kHz:
25 watts, bias set to high, 8 Ω
10 watts, bias set to low, 8 Ω

Current capacity:
135 amperes peak

Power bandwidth:
2 Hz – 120 kHz, +0/-3 dB at 1 watt

Total harmonic distortion:
< 0.15 % at full power

IM distortion: balanced 16 V rms
< 0.03 %

Slew rate:
> 130 V/µsecond

Dynamic headroom:
> 1.8 dB

Input sensitivity:
1 V for 28.28 V, THX Reference Level

Input impedance:
100 k Ω

S/N ratio:
>120 dB, IHF A-weighted, bias set to high
>122 dB, IHF A-weighted, bias set to low

Damping factor:
> 1200 at 20 Hz

Power Requirement :
250 watts idle 1280 watts full power into 4 Ω

DC trigger output capacity :
+12 Vdc, 150 mA

17-1/2″ w x 7-5/8″ h x 20″ d, 7″ h without feet

Net weight: 64 lb.




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