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intermittent record

Post by blad » Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:10 pm

Every thing is good to go until i record. It functions for a time then stops and will pick back up 10 -15 sec later. The result is skipped record. Anyone please advise. Thank You.
OS X 10.7.5 mac pro

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Re: intermittent record

Post by kozikowski » Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:35 pm

You're transferring vinyl records? How? How are you playing the records?

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Re: intermittent record

Post by billw58 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:40 am

Have you accidentally enabled Sound Activated Recording ?

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Re: intermittent record

Post by blad » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:27 am

kozikowski wrote:You're transferring vinyl records? How? How are you playing the records?

Koz
I'm not sure what is being requested here but, yes, i am transferring records. I cue my record > set pause and record with audacity > start record.On side change I pause on record> cue next side and continue and so on..... I'm sure this is permissible. If not, please advise me what other procedure is better.
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Re: intermittent record

Post by blad » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:29 am

billw58 wrote:Have you accidentally enabled Sound Activated Recording ?

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Thanks Bill
Sound activation is not engaged.

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Re: intermittent record

Post by blad » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:41 am

blad wrote:
billw58 wrote:Have you accidentally enabled Sound Activated Recording ?

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Thanks Bill
Sound activation is not engaged.
The overdub is checked on, the software playthrough is checked on.

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Re: intermittent record

Post by blad » Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:29 am

I'm adding to this post again because the intermittent episode just occurred again. This really needs to be more reliable. Transferring records is tedious enough. If the problem was predictable it could be fixed. Imagine, transferring records for 8hrs and find that there are 5 sec drops here and there throughout the 8 hours. It becomes lost time. If Audacity 2.2.0 would just stay stopped, then I could simply re cue. When monitoring the recording I hear only the record album. I think the actual transfer is only audible with finished recording. I can conclude by stating my anxiety level is peaked with this. I have no idea that of the 700+ albums transferred with the help of Audacity, that there might be 5000 5 second gaps throughout. The saving grace is I do check the transfers, but not real time. If anyone has any ideas regarding this please let me know. Thanks

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Re: intermittent record

Post by billw58 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:16 am

We should have asked earlier: What version of Audacity are you running?
Also: How are you connecting your turntable to the Mac Pro? Line In? USB?
For the moment it appears all the elves are stumped.
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Re: intermittent record

Post by kmg » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:44 am

Hey,

I'm also having the same problem, but I'm recording old radio plays from cassette tapes. I've attached a screen shot showing the discrepancy between the track time and the audio position. Any suggestions gratefully received!
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Re: intermittent record

Post by billw58 » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:47 pm

kmg:
Try the stuff recommended in this FAQ
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