AudioAficionado.org  

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

D'Agostino Audio Master Audio Systems

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #61  
Old 01-09-2020, 06:10 PM
Still-One's Avatar
Still-One Still-One is offline
It is turned down!!!!


 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Milford, MI
Posts: 31,856
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Masterlu View Post
Jim... don’t forget your check book.
Ivan
Ha Ha. There is really nothing to upgrade except possibly my speakers and the only two real candidates are out of my comfort zone.
__________________
Jim

AMP's: Momentum M-400's
Pre-amp: D'Agostino Momentum HD
Digital:dCS Vivaldi DAC, Clock & Upsampler
Analog:SME 20/3 , Esoteric E-03, Benz Ruby
Speakers: Wilson Alexandria X2 Series 2
Cables: Transparent Opus Speaker & Interconnects & Power Cords
Cables on Digital Shunyata
Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 01-09-2020, 06:22 PM
Masterlu's Avatar
Masterlu Masterlu is offline
AA Founder, Legend AV Owner



 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South FL & Cape Cod MA
Posts: 71,408
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Still-One View Post
Ivan
Ha Ha. There is really nothing to upgrade except possibly my speakers and the only two real candidates are out of my comfort zone.
Comfort is overrated!
__________________
Ivan
FLORIDA
MX136, MC1.2KW(10) MC2KW(2), MCD1100, MS750(2) MVP881, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, HT-2 SUBS(2) HT3F(2) WS350(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) XCS350(2) JL GOTHAM v2 SUBS(2) LUMAGEN RADIANCE SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U PROJECTOR, STEWART 120" MOTORIZED SCREEN, CINEMA-TECH SEATING, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES
Reference System: ACCUPHASE A250 AMPS, C3850 PRE-AMP, DP950 CD/SACD TRANSPORT, DC950 DIGITAL PROCESSOR, DG-58 DIGITAL EQUALIZER, T1200 FM STEREO TUNER, PS1230 POWER SUPPLY, HRS-SXR CUSTOM RACK w/ M3X SHELVES, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES
CAPE COD

MX150, MC501(2) MC1.2KW(10) MC2301(2) MR88, MVP881, MCD1100, MDA1000, C1000C/P/T, MPC1500, ESOTERIC K-01X 30th ANNIVERSARY (BLACK) SACD/CD PLAYER, G02-X CLOCK, HT3F(2) XRT2K, XCS2K, XR27(2) JL GOTHAM SUBS(2) JL FATHOM F113v2 SUBS(4) SOUND ANCHOR STANDS(2) KALEIDESCAPE STRATO & TERRA SERVERS, LUMAGEN RADIANCE SCALER, SONY VPH-G90U PROJECTOR, STEWART 120" SCREEN, SONUS FABER STRADIVARI, SILENZIO, FORTRESS SEATING, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES
Analog Rig: CLEARAUDIO INNOVATION WOOD, UNIVERSAL ARM w/ Da VINCI' CART, 2nd UNIVERSAL ARM w/ GOLDFINGER STATEMENT CART, HRS-MXR REFERENCE RACK-GLOSS BLACK w/ M3X SHELVES, AESTHETIX RHEA SIG PHONO-PRE, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES
Reference System: BURMESTER 911MK3 AMP(3), 088 PRE-AMP, 089 CD PLAYER, 100 PHONO PRE-AMP, 948 POWER CONDITIONER, AVID ACUTUS REFERENCE SP TT, GRAHAM PHANTOM II SUPREME ARM, BENZ MICRO LP-S CART, GRANDIOSO P1/D1 STACK, G01X RUBIDIUM MASTER CLOCK, N05 NETWORK PLAYER, SILENZIO, HRS-SXR CUSTOM RACK w/ M3X SHELVES, SONUS FABER AIDA SPEAKERS, JL FATHOM F113v2 SUBS(2) SOUND ANCHOR STANDS(2) WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES

Library System: GRANDIOSO M1 MONOBLOCK AMPS, C1 LINESTAGE PRE-AMP, K1 CD/SACD PLAYER, G1 MASTER RUBIDIUM CLOCK, E02 PHONO-PRE, SILENZIO, AERIAL ACOUSTICS 20T V2, AERIAL SW12 SUBS(2), CANTON REF K1’s, VPI HRX TT w/ SDS POWER SUPPLY, ORTOFON CADENZA BLACK CART, KLAUDIO RCM, SHUNYATA DENALI 6000/S v2, SHUNYATA OMEGA QR’s, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES
Bryston/Esoteric System: ESOTERIC C02-X PRE-AMP, P-02X TRANSPORT, D02-X DAC, G02-X CLOCK, BRYSTON 28B3 CUBED MONOBLOCK AMPS, SHUNYATA DENALI 6000/S v2(2) AMR-DP777-SE DAC, SILENZIO, TAD REFERENCE ONE MK2 LOUDSPEAKERS, QUADRASPIRE RACK, WIREWORLD PLATINUM CABLES
Accuphase/Canton System: ACCUPHASE E800 INTEGRATED, DP560 CD/SACD PLAYER, T1200 FM STEREO TUNER, PS530 POWER SUPPLY, CANTON REF K3’s, CANTON REF K5’s, SILENZIO, HRS MXR REFERENCE MAHOGHANY RACK w/ M3X2 SHELVES, WIREWORLD GOLD CABLES
Bryston Active System: BP26 PRE-AMP, MPS2 POWER SUPPLY, BAX-1 CROSSOVER, BDA-3 DAC, BDP-3 PLAYER, BCD-3 CD PLAYER, BIT15(2), MODEL T ACTIVE SPEAKERS, 21B3 CUBED AMPS, SILENZIO, TARGET RACK, WIREWORLD SILVER CABLES

On Deck: ... EMM Labs DA2... ADD Powr Sorcer x4
Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 01-09-2020, 06:23 PM
2fastdriving's Avatar
2fastdriving 2fastdriving is online now
Senior Member


 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 5,428
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Masterlu View Post
Comfort is overrated!
No kidding...there are no "comfort zones" allowed here!
__________________
--Marc

Audio Research Ref6, GS150 / Esoteric K-01X, G-02X, E-03 / Wilson Alexia / Clearaudio Ovation with Universal Tonearm / Lyra Kleos / Transparent Reference Gen5 / Shunyata Denali 6000S V2, Sigma USB, Clock50, Sigma and Alpha HC PC's / HRS S3 Isolation bases / Roon, Tidal, Qobuz Intel NUC / Vicoustics, GIK Acoustics panels
Reply With Quote
  #64  
Old 01-09-2020, 06:35 PM
Antonmb's Avatar
Antonmb Antonmb is offline
Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northwest Washington (Mt Baker foothills)
Posts: 6,721
Default

Jim and Steve,
I had the upgraded tone board put in last Saturday, attached are a couple of pictures. The tone board is the smaller board on the right. Visually the only difference appears to be slightly larger caps in the new one. Sonically, the difference is subtle: I did notice a slight improvement in bass definition and oomph. I picked up new cables the same day but made sure to listen for a few hours to the new board before swapping cables.

One warning, there’s a glitch in my new board - when I engage the tone controls, the right channel drops considerably, almost muting. I tried all the tricks: re-pairing the remote, resetting the balance, holding the balance button for 10 seconds, etc., but it appears to be a problem with the board - maybe just mine, but don’t know that yet. I called my dealer on Saturday evening and am still waiting to hear back. I’m not out of commission, since I don’t use the tone controls very often, but it will be a pain if I have to pull it back out of the rack and drive to Seattle again.
__________________
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, Alpha 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; AKG Q701, Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD820, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C; Various Moon Audio dragons
2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, Sonus Faber Minima Amator II, 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, Shunyata Venom 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
  #65  
Old 01-09-2020, 06:51 PM
Still-One's Avatar
Still-One Still-One is offline
It is turned down!!!!


 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Milford, MI
Posts: 31,856
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Antonmb View Post
Jim and Steve,
I had the upgraded tone board put in last Saturday, attached are a couple of pictures. The tone board is the smaller board on the right. Visually the only difference appears to be slightly larger caps in the new one. Sonically, the difference is subtle: I did notice a slight improvement in bass definition and oomph. I picked up new cables the same day but made sure to listen for a few hours to the new board before swapping cables.

One warning, there’s a glitch in my new board - when I engage the tone controls, the right channel drops considerably, almost muting. I tried all the tricks: re-pairing the remote, resetting the balance, holding the balance button for 10 seconds, etc., but it appears to be a problem with the board - maybe just mine, but don’t know that yet. I called my dealer on Saturday evening and am still waiting to hear back. I’m not out of commission, since I don’t use the tone controls very often, but it will be a pain if I have to pull it back out of the rack and drive to Seattle again.
Tony
I "thought" that the tone update did not relate to the tone controls. I must be wrong. If it only impacts those controls I might pass on the update. Like you I have hardly ever touched them. The times I want to boost the mid-bass region I have just used Roon.

Keep us posted.
__________________
Jim

AMP's: Momentum M-400's
Pre-amp: D'Agostino Momentum HD
Digital:dCS Vivaldi DAC, Clock & Upsampler
Analog:SME 20/3 , Esoteric E-03, Benz Ruby
Speakers: Wilson Alexandria X2 Series 2
Cables: Transparent Opus Speaker & Interconnects & Power Cords
Cables on Digital Shunyata
Reply With Quote
  #66  
Old 01-09-2020, 07:41 PM
Antonmb's Avatar
Antonmb Antonmb is offline
Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northwest Washington (Mt Baker foothills)
Posts: 6,721
Default

According to the dealer, it doesn’t just affect the tone controls, but I may have misunderstood.
__________________
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, Alpha 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; AKG Q701, Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD820, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C; Various Moon Audio dragons
2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, Sonus Faber Minima Amator II, 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, Shunyata Venom 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
  #67  
Old 01-09-2020, 08:13 PM
zettelsm's Avatar
zettelsm zettelsm is offline
Old enough to know better

 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Near Mount Olympus
Posts: 135
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Antonmb View Post
Jim and Steve,
I had the upgraded tone board put in last Saturday, attached are a couple of pictures. The tone board is the smaller board on the right. Visually the only difference appears to be slightly larger caps in the new one. Sonically, the difference is subtle: I did notice a slight improvement in bass definition and oomph. I picked up new cables the same day but made sure to listen for a few hours to the new board before swapping cables.

One warning, there’s a glitch in my new board - when I engage the tone controls, the right channel drops considerably, almost muting. I tried all the tricks: re-pairing the remote, resetting the balance, holding the balance button for 10 seconds, etc., but it appears to be a problem with the board - maybe just mine, but don’t know that yet. I called my dealer on Saturday evening and am still waiting to hear back. I’m not out of commission, since I don’t use the tone controls very often, but it will be a pain if I have to pull it back out of the rack and drive to Seattle again.
Thank you for the update, Tony. Maybe I’m not in such a hurry after all, if there is a glitch in the board. Do keep us posted.

PS: I didn’t see any pictures attached.

Steve
__________________
Teres turntable, VPI rim-drive, SDS, VPI 12" Fatboy gimabled arm, Grado Aeon, Dynavector XV1-S & Helikon mono; Zenith STD MK 2, dCS Vivaldi DAC, Upsampler Plus and Clock, Cybershaft OP-21 reference clock, Playback Designs Pinot ADC.

D’Agostino Momentum S250 amp, Momentum HD preamp, Momentum phono, Sonus Faber Aidas in gorgeous graphite, stereo SVS SB16 Ultra subs.

Shunyata Triton v3 & Typhon QR, Typhon. Shunyata Sigma NR cords and cables, Stillpoints ESS grid system rack, Stillpoint Ultras, ASC Tube Traps . . . and lots of music!
Reply With Quote
  #68  
Old 01-09-2020, 08:34 PM
Antonmb's Avatar
Antonmb Antonmb is offline
Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northwest Washington (Mt Baker foothills)
Posts: 6,721
Default

Forgot the pictures:
IMG_0349.jpg
IMG_0350.jpg
IMG_0351.jpg
__________________
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, Alpha 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; AKG Q701, Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD820, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C; Various Moon Audio dragons
2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, Sonus Faber Minima Amator II, 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, Shunyata Venom 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
  #69  
Old 01-10-2020, 05:59 PM
Antonmb's Avatar
Antonmb Antonmb is offline
Senior Member


 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northwest Washington (Mt Baker foothills)
Posts: 6,721
Default

Latest update: just heard from the dealer, D’Agostino has been able to reproduce my problem, it’s a chip in my board that’s defective - other boards are fine, so they’re shipping a new board to Seattle to replace mine.

FYI, the upgraded board does impact overall performance, not just the tone control circuits.
__________________
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, Alpha 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; AKG Q701, Shure SE535, Shure SH1540, Westone ES50 Custom, Sennheiser HD820, MrSpeakers Aeon Flow C; Various Moon Audio dragons
2nd system: Luxman SQ-N100, Sonus Faber Minima Amator II, 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, Shunyata Venom 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
  #70  
Old 01-10-2020, 10:05 PM
zettelsm's Avatar
zettelsm zettelsm is offline
Old enough to know better

 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Near Mount Olympus
Posts: 135
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Antonmb View Post
Latest update: just heard from the dealer, D’Agostino has been able to reproduce my problem, it’s a chip in my board that’s defective - other boards are fine, so they’re shipping a new board to Seattle to replace mine.

FYI, the upgraded board does impact overall performance, not just the tone control circuits.
Thanks very much, Tony. I appreciate the update and additional information.

Still waiting to hear back when I can bring mine in.

Steve
__________________
Teres turntable, VPI rim-drive, SDS, VPI 12" Fatboy gimabled arm, Grado Aeon, Dynavector XV1-S & Helikon mono; Zenith STD MK 2, dCS Vivaldi DAC, Upsampler Plus and Clock, Cybershaft OP-21 reference clock, Playback Designs Pinot ADC.

D’Agostino Momentum S250 amp, Momentum HD preamp, Momentum phono, Sonus Faber Aidas in gorgeous graphite, stereo SVS SB16 Ultra subs.

Shunyata Triton v3 & Typhon QR, Typhon. Shunyata Sigma NR cords and cables, Stillpoints ESS grid system rack, Stillpoint Ultras, ASC Tube Traps . . . and lots of music!
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 05:27 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, 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
Add Powr
Add Powr
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