The XP-17 uses the new-shielded low noise toroid and input filter module, like the XP-12. The power supply has an extra stage of RC filtering, and lower radiated and mechanical noise.
The XP-17 has an all-new input circuit that is symmetrical and lower in noise and distortion with greater drive capability. Noise is the most prominent part of THD+N in the first section of a phono stage. By lowering noise we get better resolution and dynamics.
The numerous loading options from the XP-15 are all still available and three gain settings to accommodate low output MC to MM cartridges.
Gain options: 56, 66, 76dB
RIAA response: plus/minus .1 dB 20-20 KHz
Power consumption: 40 watts
Number of chassis: 1
Dimensions, each chassis: 17 W x 12 D x 4 H
Weight (Lbs): 19