[BCAB] Recording from external source using Goldwave

Alan and Sheila Rayner amrayner at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 23:04:10 BST 2012


Jim,

I found the program for restoring your sound settings.  Its quickmix, so 
that's why I got confused.  Anyway its a free download from tom lorimer's 
whitestick website.  Just look for downloads at: -

www.whitestick.co.uk

cheers

Alan
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan and Sheila Rayner" <amrayner at blueyonder.co.uk>
To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 10:54 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Recording from external source using Goldwave


> Jim,
>
> I just did a google search for quickfix, and I got the name wrong. 
> quickfix is an open source program, but I can't determine exactly what it 
> does.  So, anyway I did a search for 'saving volume settings' and there 
> were loads of results, so it might be worth your while looking at google.
>
> cheers
>
> Alan
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Alan and Sheila Rayner" <amrayner at blueyonder.co.uk>
> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 10:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Recording from external source using Goldwave
>
>
>> Jim,
>>
>> Are we talking about the check boxes in goldwave itself, or in the system 
>> volume controls?  Either way, I can't think why they default to 
>> unchecked. Once you have hit on the right settings, there is a small 
>> program that will save yyour volume settings.  I think its called 
>> quickfix or something like.
>>
>> cheers
>>
>> Alan
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Jim Williams" <jwbr33694 at blueyonder.co.uk>
>> To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 9:09 PM
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Recording from external source using Goldwave
>>
>>
>>> Hi Alan,
>>>
>>> I found my little gizmo and I can I can hear my tape playing
>>> as I attempt to record.
>>>
>>> However, I have replied on another list and explained that
>>> my check boxes will not stay checked so I'm baffled as to
>>> why this is happening.
>>>
>>> Jim
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf
>>> Of Alan and Sheila Rayner
>>> Sent: 19 June 2012 21:19
>>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Recording from external source using
>>> Goldwave
>>>
>>> Jim,
>>>
>>> Others will help with settings, but with regards listening
>>> to what you are
>>> recording, I used to use a 'Y' ADAPTOR WHICH ALLOWED ME TO
>>> PLUG MY
>>> HEADPHONES INTO THE SAME SOCKET AS THE output lead, the
>>> EARPHONE SOCKET ON
>>> YOUR TAPE RECORDER.  I assume that you have taken your lead
>>> from the
>>> earphone socket to the input socket on your computer.
>>> Another tip is to
>>> keep the volume right down on your cassette player when
>>> recording to avoid
>>> distorted sound.  In the menus choose options, device
>>> controls, volume
>>> control and go down the list to line in and check it.
>>>
>>> cheers
>>>
>>> Alan Michael Rayner
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Jim Williams" <jwbr33694 at blueyonder.co.uk>
>>> To: <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:35 PM
>>> Subject: [BCAB] Recording from external source using
>>> Goldwave
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Folks,
>>>>
>>>> Using Goldwave 5.67, Soundblaster Live 5.1, JAWS 13 and XP
>>>> Home
>>>>
>>>> I'm trying to record tracks from my cassette collection to
>>>> put onto an MP3 player, hopefully in time for my holiday
>>>> next week.
>>>>
>>>> I can record the tracks ok, but I cannot listen to the
>>> track
>>>> playing, in order to monitor start and finish of each
>>> track,
>>>> 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
>>> supposed
>>>> recorded track was empty., ie I had 2.40 minutes of
>>> silence.
>>>>
>>>> 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.
>>>>
>>>> Jim Williams
>>>>
>>>>
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