Saturday, January 20, 2007

Got Any LPs?

Long-playing (LP) records are gathering dust in the homes of many music lovers (like me), who hope to hear their contents one day on a CD player or iPod.

Now, an updated version of another audio relic, the phonographic turntable, may provide a fairly inexpensive way to do that. Two new consumer turntables on the market at $200 or less connect directly to computers to transfer cherished vinyl to MP3 files and CDs.

Read more in
NY Times.

2 Comments:

At 1/20/2007 11:49 PM, Anonymous d.c.stimac said...

cool!

 
At 1/21/2007 2:35 PM, Blogger Chap said...

Actually, any decent machine with a headphone input works pretty well--no need to buy a new machine if you've got a working table. Toast (Mac version) comes with a quick'n'dirty recording program that automatically splits the file into songs and sends it to the mp3 library.

 

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