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Parasound Halo HINT6 $1600shipped

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Upgrading to the separates.

No scratches. Flawless condition.... need to whipe my finger prints off the front 🙂  

The Hint has been an incredibly good integrated for me... 1 year old. Only used to drive my Cornscalas. 

$1600  Shipped. 

Justin 949-636-9076


Parasound HINT 6 New Features

Burr Brown analog resistor ladder volume control

Dimmable front panel volume display

Updated USB receiver is plug-and-play with Windows 10 and Mac

An additional optical input (2 total)

Ball bearing supported solid aluminum volume knob

Programable default turn on volume setting

Favorite volume memory with remote control button

Increased phono stage gain for lower output cartridges

Improved Left/Right channel separation and balance tracking

Updated cosmetics with subtle gold highlights

Parasound HINT 6 Preamplifier Features

ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC (ES9018K2M)

Asynchronous USB 2.0 supports PCM up to 384kHz/32-bit USB input decodes Native DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 and DoP


Coax and optical inputs accept PCM up to 192kHz/24-bit

Analog bass management with high & low pass crossovers

Home theater bypass input for surround sound integration

Front panel subwoofer level control

Dedicated high current headphone amplifier (TI TPA6120)

Phono input for MM, MC and MI with 100 ohm or 47 kohm load

Front panel Aux input with automatic +12 dB gain stage

5 pairs RCA line level Analog inputs

1 pair XLR balanced Analog input

Balanced XLR and RCA left and right preamp outputs

1 balanced XLR and 2 RCA subwoofer outputs

Bass and treble controls with relay bypass from remote or front panel

Rear panel IR input and IR loop output jacks

12 Volt trigger output

Back-lit remote control with discrete buttons

0.5w standby power consumption meets Energy Star & EU specs

Parasound HINT 6 Power Amplifier Features

160 Watts x 2 @ 8 Ohms (RMS, both channels driven)

240 Watts x 2 @ 4 Ohms (RMS, both channels driven)

Power amp circuit topology designed by the legendary John Curl

Direct amplifier input to bypass preamp section

High bias class A/AB operation

Oversized shielded toroid power transformer

Dual-mono power supply and power amplifier

40,000uF power supply filter capacitance

Matched JFET input stages and MOSFET driver stages

12 high voltage/high current bipolar output transistors

Heavy-duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker binding posts

Over temp and short circuit relay protection


Power Output - Both channels driven (0.05% THD, RMS, 20Hz - 20kHz): 160 watts x 2 @ 8 ohms; 240 watts x 2 @ 4 ohms

Power Output - Both channels driven (0.9% THD, RMS, 20Hz - 20kHz): 180 watts x 2 @ 8 ohms; 270 watts x 2 @ 4 ohms

Current Capacity: 45 amps peak per channel

Frequency Response: 10Hz - 100kHz, +0/-3dB; 20hz-20kHz, +0/-0.5 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): 0.01 %, average listening levels; < 0.05 %, 160 watts x 2 @ 8 ohms

Interchannel Crosstalk: > 70dB at 20kHz; > 78dB at 1kHz

Signal to Noise Ratio - IHF A-weighted: Line in: - 103dB (input shorted); Digital in: - 106dB

Amplifier Damping Factor: 800 at 20Hz

Preamp Stage Input Sensitivity: 300mV in for 1V at Pre Out jacks; Total Preamp Stage Gain: 10dB; Max Output Unbalanced: 7 V; Max Output Balanced: 9 V

Power Amplifier Stage Sensitivity: 1V at Bypass/Amp In for 28 V at Speaker Out; Total Amp Stage Gain: 28dB

Phono Stage Sensitivity / Input Impedance: MM 41dB / 47kohms; MC 54dB / 47kohms or 100 ohms

High and Low Pass Crossover Slopes: 12dB per octave

Supported DAC Sampling Rates: USB: up to 384kHz / 32-bit PCM; DSD Native: DSD64, DSD128, DSD256; DSD over PCM (DoP) at 384kHz; Coax/Optical: up to 192 kHz / 24-bit PCM;

Digital to Analog Converter: ESS Sabre32 Reference ES9018K2M; 384kHz / 32-bit

USB 2.0 Controller: Savitech SA9227, 384kHz / 32-bit

Headphone Amplifier: Texas Instruments TPA6120A; Output Impedance: 10 ohms

Input Impedance: Unbalanced: 24kohms: Balanced: 100kohms per leg

Preamplifier Output Impedance: Unbalanced: 100 ohms; Balanced: 470 ohms per leg

Power Requirements: Standby: 0.5 watts; Idling power: 70 watts; Maximum: 750 watts; 110-125 VAC 60Hz or 220-250 VAC 50Hz; AC mains voltage is set on rear panel

Dimensions: 17-1/4" wide, 16-1/4" deep (with cables 17-1/4"), 5-7/8" high with feet (without feet 5-1/4")

Weight: 33 lb.









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