Digitalizing your vinyl collection

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Post by tintin2085 » Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:22 pm

I want buy in the next months Traktor with the Audio 8 DJ for replacing my Serato setup. I know that you can rip vinyls thru the Audio 8 DJ but did you have better results than with a dedicated USB phono preamp like the ART one or with the expensive Bellary preamps ?

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Post by tintin2085 » Fri Jan 01, 2010 6:49 pm

up :lol:

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Post by leitmo » Thu Jan 14, 2010 4:28 pm

i rip all my vinyls at first play, at 24bit 44 or 48khz through a dedicated phono preamp.

i use Logic Pro 8 and Motu 828 MKII, peaks use to reach -10 to -8dBFS, then i manually clean clicks, pops and crackles, apply Hipass filter around 25-35 Hz and adjust stereo image (you know, left channel use to sound louder if needle is not well adjusted).


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Post by leitmo » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:04 pm

hey, watching steve bug video i realise that we do the same, rip vinyls at first play and store them on the shelf
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Post by upekah » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:39 am

leitmo wrote:hey, watching steve bug video i realise that we do the same, rip vinyls at first play and store them on the shelf
+1! wanted to mention this video as well..
I should do that for me more often to expand my vinyl collection!
I would like to compare some ripped Vinyl when it comes down to quality..
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Post by leitmo » Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:07 pm

hi anizz!

a record must be played several times before advice quality degrade, i found easier rip them at first play cause new records use to don't need deep cleaning, just stylus slight brushing and that's all.

if you play dusty vinyl records these dust particles will be "soldered" to grooves due to high temperature when needle pass and next play you'll hear CLICKS and CRACKLES, remember to clean records before play or ripping.

it's pleasant for me to know i have listened a song 200 times through computer but it'll sound almost the same when played on turntable

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