Parasound Halo P3

Parasound Halo P3
Item# PARP3

Product Description

Parasound Halo P3

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The Halo P 3 Preamplifier continues our tradition of incredible sound and tremendous value while adding stunning industrial design. With features like direct balanced XLR inputs and outputs, a unique switchable phono/line input stage, and a remote control that also operates the T 3 Tuner, the P 3 will provide you with hours of musical enjoyment. The beautiful looks and amazing sound quality of this two-channel preamp make it suitable for both the first time high performance listener and the seasoned audiophile.

P 3 Features:


   6 line inputs, one input switchable to MM phono
   Relay switched direct inputs: balanced and unbalanced
   External processor send and receive loop
   Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA outputs
   Vacuum fluorescent status display
   Defeatable bass and treble controls
   Enormous encapsulated toroid power transformer
   Dual layer glass epoxy circuit boards
   High resolution stereo headphone circuit
   RS-232 control port and ground lift switch
   External IR input and loop output jacks
   Two 12v triggers; 1 input and 1 loop output
   Gold-plated RCA jacks
   Remote control also operates T 3 Tuner
   Robust 2u Chassis, rack mounting adapter available
   Parasound’s 10 years parts, 5 years labor warranty
P 3 Specs:


   Frequency response: 5 Hz - 55 kHz, +0/-1 dB, full output
   Total harmonic distortion: < 0.01% 1 kHz; < 0.03% 20 kHz
   IM distortion: < 0.03%
   Maximum output: > 8 V before clipping
   Input impedance: line input 30 kW; phono 47 kW
   Output impedance: 60 W
   Input sensitivity: line inputs 150 mV, +/- 5%; phono 2 mV
   Max input level: 10.5 V before clipping
   S/N ratio:
line input > 92 dB, A-weighted, ref 1 V output
line input > 84 dB, unweighted, ref 1 V output
phono > 72 dB, ref .5 mV input
   Crosstalk: > 55 dB, 20 kHz
   Channel level matching: < 0.1 dB
   Voltage: Switchable for 110V - 120V or 220V – 240V operation
   Dimensions: 17-1/4" w x 4-1/8" h x 13-3/4" d, 3-5/8" h without feet
   Net weight: 16 lbs.