Pass Labs XP-17 Phono Preamplifier
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. We have 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.
Designed with a split EQ network like the XP-25 and XS Phono that is more accurate and can handle greater signal levels.
The secondary stage runs a higher bias output stage with auto bias.
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