AudioAficionado.org  

Go Back   AudioAficionado.org > Manufacturers Forums > D'Agostino Audio

D'Agostino Audio Master Audio Systems

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 02-22-2019, 12:34 AM
zettelsm's Avatar
zettelsm zettelsm is offline
Member

 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Near Mount Olympus
Posts: 73
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jpgr4blu View Post
Hey Steve:
As one who has heard the D'Agostino S250 on many occasions (including in my home), I can say that there is no finer sounding ss amp on the planet (but I have not heard the Relentless). And the looks are a heck of a bonus. Congratulations.
Thank you very much. When the D’Agostinos were introduced some years ago I was a little ambivalent about their looks, but they quickly grew on me. I like the steam-punk meets Captain Nemo vibe very much and frankly, I was getting kind of tired of blue LEDs on everything!

Best,

Steve Z
__________________
Teres turntable, VPI rim-drive, SDS, JMW 12.5 arms, Dynavector XV1-S & Helikon mono; Zenith STD MK 2, Vivaldi DAC, Upsampler Plus and Clock, Playback Designs Pinot ADC. D’Agostino Momentum S250 amp, Momentum preamp, Momentum phono, Sonus Faber Aidas in gorgeous graphite. Shunyata Triton v3 & Typhon QR, Sigma NR, Alpha NR cords and cables, Stillpoints ESS grid system rack, Ultras . . . and music!
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 02-22-2019, 01:27 AM
audioguy3107's Avatar
audioguy3107 audioguy3107 is online now
Go Dawgs


 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Posts: 4,037
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by zettelsm View Post
Thank you very much. When the D’Agostinos were introduced some years ago I was a little ambivalent about their looks, but they quickly grew on me. I like the steam-punk meets Captain Nemo vibe very much and frankly, I was getting kind of tired of blue LEDs on everything!

Best,

Steve Z
Hey Steve, congrats on the Dag setup, it’s wonderful sounding equipment to be sure, it’s amazing how lifelike and vivid music sounds through the combination. You’ll enjoy it for years to come! It still amazes me how many audiophiles are in the Pacific Northwest

- Buck
__________________
Library: Speakers: Avalon Acoustics Isis, Subwoofers: (2) REL Acoustics 212SE Amplification: D’agostino Momentum preamplifier, D’agostino S250 stereo amplifier Digital: Ayre C-5xeMP SACD/DVD player/transport, DCS Rossini DAC/streamer. Analog: VPI Classic Signature, Dynavector XX2 mkII cartridge. Phono Preamp: Audio Research Ref 2 SE
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 02-22-2019, 02:59 AM
2fastdriving's Avatar
2fastdriving 2fastdriving is online now
Senior Member


 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 5,208
Default

Steve, congrats on the amazing system. I'll be at MM on the 6th. Hopefully we can get together.
__________________
--Marc

Audio Research Ref6, GS150 / Esoteric K-01X, G-02X, E-03 / Wilson Alexia / Clearaudio Ovation with Universal Tonearm / Lyra Kleos / Transparent Reference Gen5 / PS Audio P10 Power Plant / Shunyata Alpha / HRS S3 Isolation bases / Roon, Tidal Intel NUC / GIK Acoustics panels
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 02-22-2019, 06:47 AM
chessman's Avatar
chessman chessman is offline
From the BAT cave ...


 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 11,642
Default

Steve, HUGE congrats on an epic system!
__________________
Randy (1158) - Wilson Sophia 2; BAT VK-600SE, BAT VK-52SE, Esoteric K-01; JL Audio F113 x3; Sound Anchor Stands; Exact Power EP-15 and SP-15; Oppo BDP-83 SE; Bryston SP3; Emotiva MPS-1; Sony VPL-VW285ES 4K front projector; 92" Stewart Firehawk; Rocket 200, 300, 750; ASC Tube Traps; WireWorld Silver Electra 5^2 PC's, Silver Eclipse 6 IC's and Silver Eclipse 6 SC's; Shunyata Sigma HC (x2) amp to wall; Shunyata Hydra 6/Black Mamba CX-HC and Shunyata MPC-12/Venom HC power distribution and conditioning; Stillpoints Ultra 5, Ultra SS and Mini isolation; Clearaudio Concept (MC) turntable; PS Audio GCPH phono stage; Bryston 10B-SUB active cross-over; Sonos streaming; W4S Remedy upsample and clock; Silenzio media server; WireWorld Platinum Starlight USB.
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 02-22-2019, 03:41 PM
Antonmb's Avatar
Antonmb Antonmb is online now
Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northwest Washington (Mt Baker foothills)
Posts: 6,163
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 2fastdriving View Post
Steve, congrats on the amazing system. I'll be at MM on the 6th. Hopefully we can get together.


Just realized the invitational event is the 6th, not the 7th. Think I’ll be able to make it.
__________________
Tony
"Have you seen the stars tonight?"
________________________________
Main system: Linn Klimax Katalyst DSM; D’Agostino Momentum S250 amp & HD preamp; Rega RP10 w/Rega Aphelion; Boulder 508; Sonus Faber Amati Futura; Shunyata Denali 6000T, Alpha NR & EF power, Ztron Cobra IC & SC; Quadraspire Sunoko-Vent T, ISOAcoustics Orea footers, HRS Damping Plates; SonicTransporter i7 & Synology DS412+; Audio Desk Pro
Personal audio: Woo Audio WA6, WA7 & WA8; Auralic Aries Mini, Sonore MicroRendu & UltraRendu, A&K AK100 II, AKG Q701, Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD800, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C, Various Moon Audio dragons
2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, PSB Imagine Mini, REL T-5, refurbished AR XA w/Nagaoka MP-200 & VPI cabling, Linn Klimax DSM Renew, Shunyata Venom PS8 w/Defender & Viper, Nordost Blue Heaven power & IC, Acoustic Zen sc, Symposium Svelte Shelves
Workshop: Vintage Yamaha CA-1010 amp & CT-1010 tuner, Martin Logan Motion 4, Squeezebox Touch, Schiit BiFrost, AZ & WW cables
Video: Sony XBR65X850C; Apple TV-4; Vienna Acoustics Schönberg L/R, Webern center & surrounds; REL T1/T2/T3 subs; Arcam AVR850; Cambridge Audio 752BD; MIT-EXP SC
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 02-22-2019, 03:43 PM
2fastdriving's Avatar
2fastdriving 2fastdriving is online now
Senior Member


 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 5,208
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Antonmb View Post
Just realized the invitational event is the 6th, not the 7th. Think I’ll be able to make it.
Awesome! Let me know if you want to meet up for a drink. I can bring Debbie.
__________________
--Marc

Audio Research Ref6, GS150 / Esoteric K-01X, G-02X, E-03 / Wilson Alexia / Clearaudio Ovation with Universal Tonearm / Lyra Kleos / Transparent Reference Gen5 / PS Audio P10 Power Plant / Shunyata Alpha / HRS S3 Isolation bases / Roon, Tidal Intel NUC / GIK Acoustics panels
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 02-23-2019, 01:34 AM
Slange00's Avatar
Slange00 Slange00 is offline
Member

 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Posts: 47
Default

Congratulations Steve! I have a Dag progression on order, incidentally from Definitive in Seattle. I will also be at the event on the 6th , maybe I get to congratulate you in person then
__________________
- Sebastian

Dan D’Agostino Progression Stereo | Dan D’Agostino Progression Pre | dcs Bartok | Wilson Yvette | Roon Nucleus
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 02-23-2019, 02:24 AM
Antonmb's Avatar
Antonmb Antonmb is online now
Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northwest Washington (Mt Baker foothills)
Posts: 6,163
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Slange00 View Post
Congratulations Steve! I have a Dag progression on order, incidentally from Definitive in Seattle. I will also be at the event on the 6th , maybe I get to congratulate you in person then


Another PNW AA’er at Music Matters!
__________________
Tony
"Have you seen the stars tonight?"
________________________________
Main system: Linn Klimax Katalyst DSM; D’Agostino Momentum S250 amp & HD preamp; Rega RP10 w/Rega Aphelion; Boulder 508; Sonus Faber Amati Futura; Shunyata Denali 6000T, Alpha NR & EF power, Ztron Cobra IC & SC; Quadraspire Sunoko-Vent T, ISOAcoustics Orea footers, HRS Damping Plates; SonicTransporter i7 & Synology DS412+; Audio Desk Pro
Personal audio: Woo Audio WA6, WA7 & WA8; Auralic Aries Mini, Sonore MicroRendu & UltraRendu, A&K AK100 II, AKG Q701, Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD800, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C, Various Moon Audio dragons
2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, PSB Imagine Mini, REL T-5, refurbished AR XA w/Nagaoka MP-200 & VPI cabling, Linn Klimax DSM Renew, Shunyata Venom PS8 w/Defender & Viper, Nordost Blue Heaven power & IC, Acoustic Zen sc, Symposium Svelte Shelves
Workshop: Vintage Yamaha CA-1010 amp & CT-1010 tuner, Martin Logan Motion 4, Squeezebox Touch, Schiit BiFrost, AZ & WW cables
Video: Sony XBR65X850C; Apple TV-4; Vienna Acoustics Schönberg L/R, Webern center & surrounds; REL T1/T2/T3 subs; Arcam AVR850; Cambridge Audio 752BD; MIT-EXP SC
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 02-23-2019, 03:19 AM
zettelsm's Avatar
zettelsm zettelsm is offline
Member

 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Near Mount Olympus
Posts: 73
Default

Thank you Buck, Marc, Sebastian, Randy and Tony. Livin’ the dream here in the Pac NW. I’m looking forward to meeting those of you who will be attending the MM event.

Best regards,

Steve
__________________
Teres turntable, VPI rim-drive, SDS, JMW 12.5 arms, Dynavector XV1-S & Helikon mono; Zenith STD MK 2, Vivaldi DAC, Upsampler Plus and Clock, Playback Designs Pinot ADC. D’Agostino Momentum S250 amp, Momentum preamp, Momentum phono, Sonus Faber Aidas in gorgeous graphite. Shunyata Triton v3 & Typhon QR, Sigma NR, Alpha NR cords and cables, Stillpoints ESS grid system rack, Ultras . . . and music!
Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 02-23-2019, 11:19 AM
Antonmb's Avatar
Antonmb Antonmb is online now
Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northwest Washington (Mt Baker foothills)
Posts: 6,163
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by zettelsm View Post
Thank you Buck, Marc, Sebastian, Randy and Tony. Livin’ the dream here in the Pac NW. I’m looking forward to meeting those of you who will be attending the MM event.

Best regards,

Steve


PM sent
__________________
Tony
"Have you seen the stars tonight?"
________________________________
Main system: Linn Klimax Katalyst DSM; D’Agostino Momentum S250 amp & HD preamp; Rega RP10 w/Rega Aphelion; Boulder 508; Sonus Faber Amati Futura; Shunyata Denali 6000T, Alpha NR & EF power, Ztron Cobra IC & SC; Quadraspire Sunoko-Vent T, ISOAcoustics Orea footers, HRS Damping Plates; SonicTransporter i7 & Synology DS412+; Audio Desk Pro
Personal audio: Woo Audio WA6, WA7 & WA8; Auralic Aries Mini, Sonore MicroRendu & UltraRendu, A&K AK100 II, AKG Q701, Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD800, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C, Various Moon Audio dragons
2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, PSB Imagine Mini, REL T-5, refurbished AR XA w/Nagaoka MP-200 & VPI cabling, Linn Klimax DSM Renew, Shunyata Venom PS8 w/Defender & Viper, Nordost Blue Heaven power & IC, Acoustic Zen sc, Symposium Svelte Shelves
Workshop: Vintage Yamaha CA-1010 amp & CT-1010 tuner, Martin Logan Motion 4, Squeezebox Touch, Schiit BiFrost, AZ & WW cables
Video: Sony XBR65X850C; Apple TV-4; Vienna Acoustics Schönberg L/R, Webern center & surrounds; REL T1/T2/T3 subs; Arcam AVR850; Cambridge Audio 752BD; MIT-EXP SC
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Audioaficionado.org tested by Norton Internet Security

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:46 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
©Copyright 2009-2019 AudioAficionado.org.Privately owned, All Rights Reserved.
Audio Aficionado Sponsors
AudioAficionado Subscriber
AudioAficionado Subscriber
Inspire By Dennis Had
Inspire By Dennis Had
Harmonic Resolution Systems
Harmonic Resolution Systems
Wyred4Sound
Wyred4Sound
Dragonfire Acoustics
Dragonfire Acoustics
GIK Acoustics
GIK Acoustics
Esoteric
Esoteric
AC Infinity
AC Infinity
JL Audio
JL Audio
Acoustic Sciences Corportation
Acoustic Sciences Corportation
Legend Audio & Video
Legend Audio & Video
Audio by E
Audio by E
Canton
Canton
Bryston
Bryston
WireWorld Cables
WireWorld Cables
Stillpoints
Stillpoints
Bricasti Design
Bricasti Design
Furutech
Furutech
Shunyata Research
Shunyata Research
Accuphase
Accuphase