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Re: Analog-to-Digital Audio:



Tim wrote:
> Patrick O'Callaghan:
>>> Turntables are also available. Ironically, a lot of these actually
>>> come with Audacity even though they're marketed for Windows.
> 
> Mikkel L. Ellertson:
>> For example:
>> http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=TTUSB-PB-R&cpc=SCH
> 
> I'd be very surprised if any of those plastic turntables were anything
> but utter crap.  But then they're aimed at the MP3/iPod users, where
> audio quality is the least thing on their mind...
> 
Considering the quality of the analog to digital converter most
people are going to be using, it probably would not be much better
using a quality turntable, cartridge, and preamp. The A to D
converter in the sound cards of most computers is not that great.
(Good enough for mp3, but that is about it.)

Mikkel
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