[BCAB] Recording from external source using Goldwave
jwbr33694 at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Jun 19 23:14:30 BST 2012
Don't put yourself down your wick is pretty bright to me.
I'll have a good nights rest and tackle it tomorrow and let
you know the results.
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf
Of Joe Paton
Sent: 19 June 2012 21:17
To: BCAB Discussion List
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Recording from external source using
It's a while since I had a sound blaster installed, so this
memory, and some details may be not accurate.
I find it easier to use the Windows mixer.
1. left windows key, R for run, then type: sndvol32 and
2. you need to go to the Propperties page, press left-alt
down to propperties, then press enter. Alt-p should take
you straight their.
3. You should be focused on the list of audio devices, so
the creative sound card, and tab once.
4. from the pair of radio buttons, select recording.
Playback is the
other option then tab to the list of recording volume
controls to be
shown to you. Then arrow through the list, checking the
want to use. You will want Line-in, and if it is still
this model of card, a function which is called "what you
5. Tab to the OK button, and action it.
you can tab through the recording volume and balance
check boxes to select or not select the inputs and the what
you hear output.
If you are not hearing what you are recording, first load an
file and establish that this plays through goldwave.
If it does, then you should be out of trouble. If it does
repeat the first 2 steps, instead of selecting the recording
button, select playback.
Make sure that the master volume levels is high enough, and
muted. Do the same for the Wav volume.
When done, alt-f4 to close the windows mixer.
Sorry this is so sketchy, but I hope it is of some use. A
candle than me will doubtless shine more light on this for
At 19:35 19/06/2012, you wrote:
>Using Goldwave 5.67, Soundblaster Live 5.1, JAWS 13 and XP
>I'm trying to record tracks from my cassette collection to
>put onto an MP3 player, hopefully in time for my holiday
>I can record the tracks ok, but I cannot listen to the
>playing, in order to monitor start and finish of each
>as I record.
>Earlier on in this attempt I was able to hear the track as
>it played but even though the sound was playing the
>recorded track was empty., ie I had 2.40 minutes of
>If anyone can give me clearstep by step instructions and
>confirm what my record, playback and device settings should
>be, I'd be very grateful.
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