[BCAB] Converting Records to MP3 files
clive.lever1955 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 13:27:43 GMT 2017
For what it's worth, the deck I used set me back not much more than a
hundred quid, so these things are not necessarily expensive...so why fork
out on an amplifier if you can happily rub along without one?
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David
Sent: Thursday, November 2, 2017 1:22 PM
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Subject: Re: [BCAB] Converting Records to MP3 files
Exactly my point. Don't connect using an amplifier.
As to tape decks, I've a usb tape player which does tapes convertions very
well. The player is powered by the usb port, but can optionally be detached
for use as a player with a couple of AA batteries,
On 02-Nov-17 1:14 PM, Clive Lever wrote:
> Hi David,
> I've had different results from different USB turntables in this
> respect too. I took one Ion turntable back to the shop because it was
> generating too much output. My present USB turntable, which is a Sony,
> succeeds where the other one failed. All decks I've tried to encode
> from have either had a direct connection from the deck to the line-in
> socket at the back of the computer, or have had USB connections. I've
> never tried, or needed to try turntables connected to the computer via
> a separate amplifier. I suppose the message here is 'keep it simple and
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David
> Sent: Thursday, November 2, 2017 11:46 AM
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Converting Records to MP3 files
> I'm not sure that changing your software will solve the problem. What
> equipment are you using to "record" your vinyl to the computer. If
> you're using the output from an amplifier, this could be the problem.
> Ideally, you either need a record deck with a USB connection, or a
> direct wired connection between the deck and your computer.
> I'm not saying that Clive et al are wrong, but that you should
> consider the hardware as well as the software,
> Best wishes,
> On 02-Nov-17 11:13 AM, Clive Lever wrote:
>> Hi David,
>> What's more, it's perfectly accessible, as Chris the developer has
>> been in touch with some of us and has been keen to make sure it works
well for us.
>> don't know how well it would work on a Mac, but if you're using a
>> Windows PC, you should find it a breeze. That's especially true,
>> since the help files are pretty good, and someone has produced a
>> user's guide especially for BCAB. I'm not sure if this is still on
>> the BCAB website, but if it
>> or it's hard to find, and you're ready to give Goldwave a go, please
>> a line off-list and I'll share it with you.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Jim
>> Sent: Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:48 AM
>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Converting Records to MP3 files
>> Hi David,
>> Goldwave will do both conversions and is quite straight forward.
>> Jim Williams
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "David McKerral" <david at davidmckerral.demon.co.uk>
>> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>> Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2017 9:40 AM
>> Subject: [BCAB] Converting Records to MP3 files
>>> Hi everyone
>>> I wish to convert some of my record collection to mp3 files.
>>> At present I am using EZ vinyl audio converter.
>>> however, I have had this system for some time and, unfortunately,
>>> when I try to convert my records I am finding that my music is
>>> muffled as if the volume is too loud.
>>> can anyone suggest a new system for me that will be accessible with
>>> also, I wish to convert cassettes to mp3; again, advice on what
>>> software and tape system i need to carry out this work.
>>> Looking forward to hearing from you.
>>> With many thanks.
>>> David McKerral
>>> tel. 01236 875016
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