Mysterious digital corruption during recording

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cyrano
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Re: Mysterious digital corruption during recording

Post by cyrano » Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:19 pm

FWIW:

I have never known switching off Wifi to fix anything. So I wouldn't expect switching it ON would fix anything either.

Some networking stuff has changed considerably in El Capitan. And Firewire is a networking port too.

I have to meditate on this one. :shock:

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Re: Mysterious digital corruption during recording

Post by Gale Andrews » Sun Jul 17, 2016 3:36 am

cyrano wrote:I have never known switching off Wifi to fix anything.
You'll find several reports on this Forum suggesting that turning off WiFI on Mac's can stop "clicky" playback and recording.


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Re: Mysterious digital corruption during recording

Post by dylcoleman » Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:33 pm

hi all --

sorry to revive this old thread but ... i STILL have this problem. anyone know anything yet?

i moved and went for a long time without a really usable turntable, so i haven't done much ripping until a few days ago when i bought a new sony turntable.

totally forgot about this weird issue until i listened back to a few of the sides that i ripped during the first couple days of ownership.

i'm still running audacity 2.1.2 and El Capitan (10.11.3).

it seems pretty clear this is a MACOS issue ... has anyone found a stable release? i found some 10-year old forums where people were talking about this problem and apple recommended they downgrade to OS 10.4 (!!). this is the OS i was using on my really old macbook pro that never had this issue in its long life.

is 10.4 legit the last OS release that had a usable audio driver??

basically im wondering has anyone had this issue and had it solved by upgrading the OS? or does anyone have issues of any kind with the newest OS (10.13)?

thanks

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Re: Mysterious digital corruption during recording

Post by steve » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:50 pm

dylcoleman wrote:sorry to revive this old thread but ... i STILL have this problem. anyone know anything yet?
This solution, using the current 2.2.2 version of Audacity, has worked for many Audacity users on Mac OS: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/faq ... ac_crackle
9/10 questions are answered in the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

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