I just posted the article All in one LP to CD recorder for the technically challenged.
I must give Engadget the credit for spotting this appliance. For those of us with a box of vinyl still laying around or better yet, parents that wish they could get all their favorite...
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Daaam! What were you thinking, RIAA. Couldnt have thrown in some drm on LP? :B Seriously, the appliance kicks ass. 'be nice to have a direct drive and mp3 encoder though. Cheers FidelC p.s. “let me just go and find a cash machine”-the big lebowski.
LP to CD, nice idea, but too expensive.
You can get far better with the line-in and a PC, but I guess for (rich) old people who dont own a PC this would be good. Then again, $500 would buy alot of professional, high quality remastered LPs. Ben
[edited by bcn_246 on 18.06.2005 23:06]
ceramic cartridge? arrgghh! that is precisely why people say $20 cd players sound better than records. a transfer with a high-end magnetic cartridge [pickering, shure, stanton. etc] makes a beautiful wave & mp3 file. Someone throwing out thier records after a transfer from a ceramic cartridge to a cd is a scary thought. http://www.bswusa.com/proditem.asp?item=USBMICROPRE
Funny, that picture looks more like a magnetic cartridge to me (albeit a low end one) I’ll stick with my linear tracking table and SB Live card though. (I really oughta pick up a few spare cartridges and stylii though)