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Entec Number Cruncher 1.1
2 Reviews
rating  5 of 5
MSRP  3995.00
Description: DAC


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by steakster a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: May 29, 2003

Bottom Line:   
My Entec 1.1 has been upgraded to a 2.1 by Bob Crump (TG Audio). My comments concur with the previous post - only the shortcomings that were mentioned are now gone with the new mods. The sound is stunning. Despite its' age, this dac still competes with the best out there - upsampling, oversampling or whatever. You'll be lucky if you ever see one for sale.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   Pre 1995

Price Paid:    $1750.00

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by John Brock a an Audiophile

Date Reviewed: June 1, 1999

Bottom Line:   
I was one of the "it souds pretty good..but it ain't analog" kind of guys. I had a Theta Gen III and it sounded good, but not really like "MUSIC". The Entec Number Cruncher changed all that. I mostly listen to accoustic and vocal music so the midrange is of paramount importance. The number Cruncher is sweet but not overly so. I would not call the presentation forward or laidback, I'd call it just right. If I had to label it I'd say it has a warm full sound. The top end is not as bright as some of the very best DACs, but it is close enough and I would put the bottom end in the same catagory. I cannot recommend this unit strongly enough if the midrange is where you spend most of your listining time.

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