Wright sound makes a very good unit.
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I have never heard the Dynavector 17D3 but I have owned the Te Kaitora Rua and XV-1s and I am using it with a ZYX CCP-1 (not a transformer). I had good results with the Dynavector PHA-200 as well. The Ortofon T20 is another good one (cheap). I hade a real mismatch with the Lundahl-transformer (1681) wiht the Dynavectors.
If you go with a transformer, make sure it will match your cartridge, because you could go really wrong here.
Hi Goheelz---I really like the Heed Quasar, it's a good match with the 17D3 cart; it's neutral, fast, and detailed, with great extension at both ends and plenty of soundstaging and "air". It has plenty of gain for low-output MCs. It has an outboard power supply, which I suspect contributes to it's performance. When I tried loading the Dynavector at the "standard" 100 ohms, however, the sound was somewhat dead and closed-in; changing the loading to 220 ohms really brought the sound to life.
I notice that you're using the Dynavector P75 in your system. A while back I bought one from Music Direct and used it for a month or so, but found that the noise floor rose to an unacceptable level when I tried using it in enhanced mode, so I sent it back.
As pleased as I am with the sound of the Heed, I'm curious how much of an improvement a carefully chosen step-up transformer would bring to my set-up.---Will