Progression Integrated Amplifier
The Progression Integrated combines the elegance and detail retrieval of the Progression Preamplifier with the power and dynamic capability of the Progression amplifier topology housed in a chassis which exudes the D’Agostino aesthetic. Built on a modular platform, the Progression Integrated fills every need of today’s music listener and audiophile. The analog platform provides two single ended inputs and three balanced inputs including a theater pass through. Balanced preamplifier outputs make for convenient inclusion of subwoofer(s) into a system. The Bluetooth Remote control connectivity, first used in the Progression and Momentum HD Preamplifiers, is included as part of the base package. Bluetooth connectivity eliminates line of sight issues and extends the usable range 5x versus conventional IR remote controls.
The heart and soul of the Progression Integrated Amplifier is essential Dan D’Agostino Master Audio Systems’ technologies including discrete, balanced, direct coupled circuitry married to a substantial output stage delivering 200WPC into 8 Ohms and 400WPC into 4 Ohms. The foundation of the Progression Integrated Amplifier is a traditional line stage integrated amplifier suitable for all analog sources except turntables. If the vinyl awakening has already captured your imagination, an optional phonostage module adds selectable moving coil compatibility. If a turntable is added in the future, the phonostage module can be added at a later date. For those listeners keen to incorporate digital playback within the same unit, an optional digital module, adding a full suite of capability, is also available. Eliminating external connections, gain stages, and additional components offers distinct sonic advantages. Coaxial, optical, and USB physical inputs join ethernet and wireless connectivity for in house network and internet streaming capability. Digital resolution includes support for files up to DSD256 and 24bit/192K PCM accuracy.
As part of the digital module technologies, Tidal, Qobuz, Deezer, and Spotify streaming subscription services are available. For use with appropriately encoded streaming music files, MQA decoding is standard. Customized apps for iOS devices provide easy control of music collections, streaming content, and unit control. Roon Music management is also available as an alternative music management program.
From the outside, the Progression Integrated Amplifier is pure Dan D’Agostino Master Audio Systems. Substantial power output requires proper cooling for optimal operation and long term reliability. The Progression Integrated Amplifier is equipped with the elegantly efficient heat sinks reminiscent of the flagship Relentless Mono Amplifier. Finished in either anodized silver or black Aluminum, the Progression Integrated Amplifier like all D’Agostino components, are hand built by our staff of music lovers and technicians in our Cave Creek, Arizona facility.
|Power Output||200 watts @ 8Ω
400 @ 4Ω
|Frequency Response||0.1 Hz to 1 MHz, -3 dB / 20 Hz to 80 kHz, ±0.5 dB|
|Distortion (Full Output)||<0.1%, 20 Hz to 20 kHz|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||-95 dB, unweighted|
|Power Consumption on Standby||14 watts|
|Input Impedance||100 KΩ|
|Analog Inputs||4 prs balanced XLR stereo, 2 prs single-ended RCA stereo|
|Outputs||1 pr balanced XLR stereo
5-way speaker binding posts
|Digital Inputs (w/ DAC Module installed)||1 USB A type
1 SPDIF coaxial
1 Ethernet RJ45
1 WiFI Antenna
|Phono Loading Options (w/ Phono Module installed)||47K𝝮
|Phono Gain||60 dB|
|Output Impedance||0.10 Ω|
|Dimensions (h x w x d)||7x17x17 inches
|Weight||57lbs / 26 kg|
"The Progression is a hugely capable and versatile integrated. Rarely have we come across an amplifier that offers such sonic insight and control"
"Like I said, put preconceptions to one side: I expected a brutal, commanding martinet of an amplifier, yet the D'Agostino Progression Integrated proved to be as listenable as my preferred valve alternatives. Free of fatigue-inducing nasties up top, and with rich and warm lower registers, it's a component that will win hearts as much for its jewel-like form as it will for the performance. A Momentum for the masses!"
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