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Transfer cassette tapes to my computer

by w78cutlass88 / February 21, 2013 10:05 AM PST

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How about tape to MP3
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / February 21, 2013 10:20 AM PST
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Transfer audio files
by foretang / May 14, 2013 10:55 AM PDT

First you will need a transfer cable. A simple cable to plug into the earphone output of the cassette player and the microphone input of computer. (Sold by Radio Shack very cheap). The connectors are the same on both ends. Then simply use software on your PC to record the audio as it is being played by the player. Player volume must be monitored so as not to over modulate and cause distortion. Most PC recorders have meters so you can see the progress. Some even have auto settings that make it so easy even a caveman can do it. You can also do the same with your old LP records if you still have the player. Good luck...

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