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Kronos AV
In the complicated landscape of audio, many companies put stratospheric price tags on great performance. Our mission couldn't be more different. Simply put, we offer the most performance for the money by finding the sweetest spot between price and diminishing returns. We've all been on the consumer side: music lovers, musicians, and audio enthusiasts looking for top-tier sound without breaking the bank.
Everything we do at Parasound is customer-centric because that's how we define value. Most of our customers don't have trust funds and have to work for their money — so we give them their money's worth and then some. Every time another expert compares our product to equipment that costs three times as much, we have succeeded.

Parasound Halo JC5 Power Amplifier
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  • Regular price £7,999.00
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  • 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


    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 %


    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 
    1000 at 20 k Hz

    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)

    Width: 17-5⁄8" (448 mm) 
    Height without feet: 7-1⁄8" (181 mm) 
    Height with feet: 7-3/4" " (197 mm) 
    Depth: 20" (508 mm) 
    Depth with cables: 21-1⁄2" (546 mm)

    Net Weight 
    73 lb. (33.1 kg)

    Shipping Weight 
    90 lb. (40.8 kg)

    Power Requirement 
    Standby: 1 Watt 
    Idle (no music playing): 225 Watts 
    Typical listening levels: 400 Watts 
    Maximum: 1500 Watts

    We are still delivering orders as normal. When your order ships you will still receive tracking details. For UK shipments, Our couriers have procedures in place to ensure deliveries are arriving as quickly & safely as possible. Drivers can now sign for your parcels, however will notify you that they have arrived, in order to ensure you receive your parcel. Signing for the parcel has now been stopped temporally for hygiene reasons. Drivers are also working with customer instructions, so you can ask them to leave the parcel in a safe place (doorstep etc...) if you prefer not to come into direct contact with the driver.

    There has been no changes to deliveries with Brexit. All deliveries to the UK mainland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are operating as normal. No VAT or charges are applicable. 

    We have several deomonstation areas in both of our branches. Please give us a call on 03435236169 or email to enquire about hearing products at your local branch. 

    Please always contact us before to make sure the product(s) are available

    Express Deliveries

    Express Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. Express Delivery offers delivery in 24-72 hours from time of purchase. We use premium couriers for this service, mainly DPD & Royal Mail. DPD will offer you a one hour window for delivery to make sure someone is at home, or you can reschedule the delivery if no one is around. 

    Standard Deliveries

    Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person. 

    If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!


    Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. In order to offer FREE delivery to UK customers, we use several premium couriers to ensure your delivery arrives safe.

    Most large orders (over 2kg) ship using DPD or DHL courier and smaller orders (under 2kg) by Royal Mail signed for services.

    The most appropriate courier will be chosen for the items ordered to ensure the quickest possible delivery.

    We can offer very generous trade in offers across the majority of our product range. 

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    If you have any question, please feel free to call us on 03435236169 or email