Hi! I’m running Windows 7, 64 bit, SP1, Audacity version 2.1.2, which I downloaded through a .exe installer. I recently purchased an ezcap agptek USB cassette capture device on which I’m trying to copy old cassette tapes.
Last night, I somehow got part of one song recorded but have not been able to accomplish any further recordings since. At that time, no external microphone was connected. I have a USB cable connected to the capture device and into one of my laptop’s USB ports with an old cassette tape inside. My Audacity settings are as follows:
Audio host – MME
Recording Device – Microphone (Conexant high def)
Recording Channels – 2
Playback Device – Conexant high def)
When I go into Audacity, I press the red “record” button, press the “play” button on the capture device, and Audacity does try to record, although there is no sound. I hear nothing as it tries to record or during playback, even though I have “Software Playthrough” checked in my preferences.
Please help me discover what the heck I am doing wrong. I have to say I’m more than frustrated trying to accomplish what I thought would be a pretty simple task. Thanks so much.