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Re: OT: cassette -> mp3
I have been through this. STRONGLY recommend, an EQ,
light compresion/limiting, and A BBE MAIMIZER MODEL
362NR!!! Removes hiss, shines up cassetteslike you
wouldn't believe. No longer made but cheap on e-bay.
you won't regret it.
--- Michael Billow <email@example.com> wrote:
> I did the same thing a couple years ago - went
> through all my cassettes and
> reel to reels and digitized the recordings. It was
> not an easy project,
> after I digitized them I "cleaned up" most of them
> using some audio cleaning
> software which I was happy with.
> The process was time consuming but its a simple
> setup: Just ran the line out
> from my cassette deck into the line in of my sound
> card. I used "Sound
> Forge" to digitize, but any standard Digital Audio
> software will do.
> And don't despair, it does come to an end.
> On 6/7/07, ditch wrestler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > I've spent the last 4 and a bit months loading my
> cd's into itunes. And
> > it's now time to tackle the two medium-sized boxes
> of cassettes in my
> > closet...
> > I would like to keep this as stone-simple as
> possible as I ain't no
> > techno-weenie. But I know there's more than just
> a few techno-weenies here,
> > so that's way I'm asking...
> > Can I do this with just an rca to 1/8" male trs
> cable to run my cassette
> > deck into my soundcard, xp, and itunes?
> > My machine is a hamster-driven P3 and I'm hoping
> to avoid anything that a)
> > costs money, b) will slow down my already slow
> computer, and c) not turn
> > this into a labour-intensive, "hovering over my
> computer for the entire
> > length of the cassette" event.
> > Yeah, not asking for too much, am I? ;-)
> > I know already once I upload the cassette, that
> I'm going to have to go
> > back and put markers into to seperate the songs so
> this isn't going to be
> > like itunes where I can just toss in the cd and
> walk away.
> > And if I just had a handful of cassettes, I'd find
> some local studio and
> > pay them to do it for me but I figure I've got at
> least 200 cassettes of
> > stuff that's either oop, bootlegs, really obscure,
> etc. that can't be found
> > on cd...
> > Sorry for the interuption of the regularly
> schedule LD content. Feel free
> > to contact me off-line. Thanks in advance.
> > ditchwrestler (aka ted).
> > "Indeed, naturally I think that a film should have
> a beginning, middle,
> > and an end — but not necessarily in that order."
> Jean Luc Goddard
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