[LMB] OT: AKICOTL: Digitizing audiotapes/audiobooks

H R Stockert the.avatar at att.net
Thu Mar 8 13:17:03 GMT 2007


At 12:55 AM 3/8/2007, you wrote:
>OK, I've just found a collection of audiobooks on *gasp* cassette
>tape. (I've also got a bunch more of Reader's Chair books on the way).
>
>Alas, the only tape player is a nice walkman, but it doesn't lead to
>good audio captures (I tried), and manual captures are somewhat labor
>intensive (having to cue recordings up every 1/2 hour gets old,
>quick).
>
>The reason I want to digitize these is well, I don't carry a tape
>player anymore - my iPod is smaller, holds more music, etc. etc. etc.
>
>So I'm just wondering what the rest of list uses to convert cassettes
>to digital. My tape player doesn't output enough volume for the line
>input. I have considered a computer-controlled tape player, but it's
>fairly expensive for what it really is -
>http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/drives/7a8d/
>
>Any suggestions?

I use the RM to MP3 converter.   That's it's name.  It's googlable.



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