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Old 2007-06-22, 04:33 PM
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Re: Direct digital transfer to PC

as far as the least expensive route, i would probly pick up a Emu 1212 or similar, and then you can use a freeware program like Audacity to capture/track/normalize/DC offset correct...

i would stay away from any EQ/noise reduction/filters, most purists prefer to make those adjustments on the playback system and leave the show unadultered...unless yer a mastering engineer, but then you probly wouldn't be asking this question if you were

and here is how to track using Audacity:
Originally Posted by ffooky
Simplest method using Audacity and xACT:

1. Open your wave, Edit->Move Cursor...->Track Start and hit command-B.
2. Locate all your track splits and mark each one by hitting command-B.
3. Go to File->Export Multiple, select WAV as the export format, Split files based on:Labels, Name files:Numbering consecutively, hit Export.

You'll now have a nice set of consecutively numbered split tracks but they are not cut on sector boundaries. Fear not.

4. Open xACT and go to its fix SBE tab.
5. Add your freshly split WAV's, making extra sure that they appear in the correct order. Ignore the MD5 options, select your output format of choice and hit the Fix button.
6. Admire your handiwork.
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