[LAU] from cassette/LP to cd (which hardware?)
bob at andresonline.net
Tue Dec 18 21:29:41 EST 2007
keep in mind the RIAA curve requires 60db of filtration (or gain), so if
you try this method record at 24bits and good equipment to maximixe your
On Tue, 2007-12-18 at 19:30 -0600, Jan Depner wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-12-18 at 17:03 +0100, Emiliano Grilli wrote:
> > Tuesday, 18 December 2007 alle 15:17:56, Studio 32 ha scritto:
> > >
> > > Thanks for the advices (still welcome).
> > >
> > > What about the hardware part? Just a LP player, and a onboard
> > > soundcard? And how should I make the connection?
> > You can't plug the turntable directly to the soundcard, you have to use
> > a preamp that has RIAA equalization:
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RIAA_equalization
> > Typical home stereo amplifiers have that on the "phono" input.
> > You can then take the "tape" outputs to the computer.
> > Or you can try to fix the eq in software but even if I've never tried I
> > don't think it sounds as good. I believe that there are some modern
> > preamps that have a phono input (m-audio, maybe?) but I've never
> > investigated them so much.
> Very simple solution. Run the turntable outputs into ANY kind of
> preamp, run the preamp into JAMin using the RIAA EQ curve (included in
> the examples directory), record with Ardour or other JACK enabled
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