Audacity 2.1.21 Can you listen while recording a vinyl.

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Audacity 2.1.21 Can you listen while recording a vinyl.

Permanent link to this post Posted by jsw » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:07 pm

Hi

I am very new to Audacity. Started only yesterday. Can you listen to a recording while it is being loaded from a vinyl via a USB? I have managed to listen once the recording has been completed.
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Re: Audacity 2.1.21 Can you listen while recording a vinyl.

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:30 pm

Most USB turntables provide both USB out (for the computer) and a pair of RCA "phono" plugs to plug into an amp.
The idea is that you record via the USB while (optionally) listening via the analog "phono plug" connectors.

If your turntable doesn't have analog outputs. or if you don't have a suitable amp, you could try enabling "Software Playthrough" (in the "Transport" menu) to monitor through your computer sound system. Note that there is a slight delay when using Software Playthrough.
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Re: Audacity 2.1.21 Can you listen while recording a vinyl.

Permanent link to this post Posted by jsw » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:32 pm

I have got it working . Thanks.
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