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by phil38
Fri May 14, 2021 1:55 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Soundblaster use
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Soundblaster use

Use windows 10 and audacity 3.0.0 Trying to record audio using audacity...originally used Soundblaster x-fi go! pro with no problem (model 1290, apparently no longer supported [although support still tried to help])...did some sort of reset and tried re-loading soundblaster CD (that came with origin...
by phil38
Thu Jul 07, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: no audio in
Replies: 2
Views: 148

Re: no audio in

Thx. think you're on the right track...something seems to have to learn what's going on. Thought it was Audacity, but could be windows. I am not a computer or tech guy and still have no clue how windows 10 works. (basically hate it...still stuck on windows 7 which I finally got used to and liked). T...
by phil38
Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: no audio in
Replies: 2
Views: 148

no audio in

Using windows 10, have used audacity successfully for months with same mic and Soundblaster USB sound card. Recently did some things to record audio from cassette, and now cannot get any audio reading using the mic...just a flat line instead of wave form. Have done Transport>rescan audio devices (no...
by phil38
Sun Jul 03, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: bad audio transferring from cassette
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Re: bad audio transferring from cassette

You are correct...not stereo. The cassette was originally taped in stereo w/ two mic's side-by-side, presumably picking up virtually the same thing. In dubbing from the cassette to CD I used only one channel (the left). The one RCA jack (left channel) was soldered to the wires of 3.5mm stereo jack, ...
by phil38
Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: bad audio transferring from cassette
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Re: bad audio transferring from cassette

Your comments are very helpful. Switched from ear phones jack to line out RCA jack. Plugged it in to 3.5mm soundblaster mic in port (the USB soundblaster unit I have does not have a line input, only mic in). Wave form on Audacity is no longer "clipped/limited" at plus or minus 5 dB as befo...
by phil38
Sat Jul 02, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: Windows
Topic: bad audio transferring from cassette
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Re: bad audio xfering from cassette

As mentioned in previous message, I am connected OK and get audio into computer. That's not the problem. Problem is quality of audio once it's in Audacity and "clipped", "limited", "flat" wave form at -5 and +5 dB. When first tried it wave form was all the way top to bo...
by phil38
Sat Jul 02, 2016 12:40 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: bad audio transferring from cassette
Replies: 8
Views: 520

bad audio transferring from cassette

Screenshot 2016-07-01 16.28.05.png Tried searching forums, but not sure of terminology. Have Audacity 2.0.5, on windows 10 HP computer. Trying to transfer voice audio from cassette player Phones Out to computer Mic In of Soundblaster USB audio card. At first got hot audio, then tried again and wave...