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

Kevin Cosgrove kevinc at cosgroves.us
Fri Jun 27 17:44:37 EDT 2008

On 27 June 2008 at 14:41, "Justin Smith" <noisesmith at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have an indigo dj pcmcia, and my only complaint is that I cannot use
> it with my current favorite laptop (old ibook g3 with no pcmcia slot).
> I had no issues with noise levels (pcmcia cards are very well shielded
> and grounded). If all you need is something that sounds about as good
> as the record player, any $30 usb 1 (which will work with any usb 1 or
> 2 port) soundcard is just about guaranteed to work with the
> snd_usb_audio driver and many of them have rca cable inputs. Of course
> your latency will be a bit high and sound quality less than perfect,
> but the flac files should sound at least as good as your turntable
> after capture.

I can't imagine how it would sound better than the original music 
source.  ;-)

My turntable is a pretty good unit.  But again, it's not a supreme 
beast worthy of a magazine cover.


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