Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

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Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby gerograph » Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:46 pm

Hi all,

What is the best set up in order to record my old tapes and convert them to MP3? Using onboard audio?

regards Gero
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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby xenic » Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:54 pm

@gerograph
I suggest you read the topic "HDAudio driver for X1000 onboard sound ". Some people have problems with setting the recording volume but the problem is being worked on. If you are transcribing old tapes, you might want to record uncompressed audio so you can filter tape hiss before you convert to MP3.
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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby gerograph » Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:46 am

@xenic
you might want to record uncompressed audio so you can filter tape hiss before you convert to MP3

And what would be the best software to do that? Do I need separate software for recording, filtering and converting?
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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby zappa2009 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:48 pm

I updated to the latest HD-Audio-Driver Version 6.20 (I got it yesterday via AmiUpdate).
The AHI-Bug is gone. ;)
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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby LyleHaze » Fri Aug 16, 2013 6:11 pm

zappa2009 wrote:I updated to the latest HD-Audio-Driver Version 6.20 (I got it yesterday via AmiUpdate).
The AHI-Bug is gone. ;)

When recording audio, positive feedback is usually a bad thing.
I'll take this comment as the exception.
Nice to hear about improvements.
:)
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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby zappa2009 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:00 pm

@Lyle
Hehe Thanks but ans Question: When came a Mixer for the HD-Audio ? Without i can`t listen when I record.
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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby LyleHaze » Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:56 pm

zappa2009 wrote:@Lyle
Hehe Thanks but ans Question: When came a Mixer for the HD-Audio ? Without i can`t listen when I record.


The HDAudio chip in the X1000 does not offer audio monitor abilities. Since HDAudio is the "new standard" I suspect that most or all of the new sound chips will not.

I am working on a software solution (one of many projects in front of me), but it will not be through the Mixer.
Once it is working and tested, I'll be sure to make it available.
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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby zappa2009 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:39 pm

Good to hear ;)

BTW , If I use HD-Rec ( www.hd-rec.de ) I can hear some monitor sounds with HD-Audio. But with some Delay Echo and Ripple. If it helps for future work.
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Re: Best set up for Audio Recording + MP3

Postby AlexC » Tue Oct 08, 2013 11:42 am

BTW , If I use HD-Rec ( http://www.hd-rec.de ) I can hear some monitor sounds with HD-Audio. But with some Delay Echo and Ripple. If it helps for future work.

HD-Rec takes care of copying the input(s) to the output via its own software mixer.

There shouldn't be much of a delay, not enough to be noticeable, unless the buffers are very large or something is really slow in the I/O chain of events.

At least that was my experience with some older HD-Rec on the A1-XE several years ago, but after some HD-Rec and OS updates it stopped working altogether for me and I haven't tried it again since. What version of HD-Rec are you using?
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