[LAU] Laptop Sound Adapter for Ripping my Vinyl Album Collection

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri Jun 27 13:48:25 EDT 2008

Kevin Cosgrove hat gesagt: // Kevin Cosgrove wrote:

> I'm gonna bite the bullet and rip all my music to play it around
> the house via my computers.  I've got really good music gear
> for the job in my home studio.  But, my turntable and record
> collection is just about as far from there in my house as is
> possible.  I don't want to move either set of gear.  Instead
> I want to get sound adapter for a laptop I've got and do the
> ripping at the location where my turntable resides now.  My
> laptop has USB.  I don't know if it's USB1 or USB2.  But, I can
> get a cardslot to USB adapter for cheap, if need be.

The Terratec Phase 26 USB is very good value for the money IMO, if you
buy the unbundled version without Windows software. It also has a
phono input and a phono pre-amp, so you could directly connect your
turntables to the card. RIAA equalisation however is done in the
MS-Windows software of the Phase 26, so you'd need to use a software
solution for that as well. I'm not sure, if gramofile can do that
automatically, if not, there's a LADSPA plugin somewhere.

Or use your existing hifi amp between the turntable and the

 Frank Barknecht                                     _ ______footils.org__

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