vinyl to digital

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    would love advice on turning my lp's to a digital format so i can listen in my car. don't worry not selling out, just need a portable option
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    I guess you didn’t get the turntable option when you bought your car, eh?

    A quick search and found a number of instructions for the process. Here is one of them that seems quite decent.

    I ripped my collection of vinyl about 15 years ago and it wasn’t too horrible – just a matter of stopping and starting each song at the right time.

    Have fun!
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    if your turntable has a line out, you can do it just like ripping cassettes. Just connect the line out to the soundcard input and run your standard recording software. Audacity is good enough and its free.
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    I have a digital turntable but have yet to use it since i can find a lot of free music on YouTube & convert to MP-3 format.
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    thing is i go to a lp warehouse a get a bunch of out of press stuff not avail on you tube
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    Bought a USB turntable a couple of years ago, but like Jugger, I've yet to use it to rip files. I just wanted a new turntable and it seemed like the thing to do. I just bought a slightly older car without a mp3 adaptor, so I'm back to listening to CDs in my car. Listening to some early Wilco and early Talk Heads on vinyl today and was thinking how nice it would be to hear that stuff in my car.
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    Cassette/Vinyl to CD

    Has anyone done a transfer of cassette/vinyl music to cd using the computer wav or mp3 programs? I have a lot of great songs on cassettes that I would love to get transferred onto CD. I saw a Youtube video about this process in which the instructor mentioned a downloadable program called "Audacity". Has anyone done the transfer using this program? if so was it reliable? If anyone has insights or suggestions on how to transfer music from cassettes to cd using the computer please let me know.

    Thanks,

    Alpha
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    I also have a cassette to MP-3 converter that I don't use...
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    I would love to have one of those. Hmm, I should try to see if they sell those online.
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