please help on sound levels (or my shit set up)

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  1. danfreeman1

    danfreeman1 Active Member

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    basically i wanna record to mp3 but im on a real tight budget. i got a cable coming out of headphone port in amp and into mic port on computer.

    its so distorted and i turned down the gain and the bass and the volume and it still is really distorted.

    any ideas on a better way to connect it or anything.

    cheers guys
     
  2. jay walker

    jay walker 1/2 of Passive/Aggressive

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    one of these will sort all your mixing problems

    http://www.htfr.com/more-info/MR222580

    under 40 quid. its an usb audio interface, goes into any usb drive on laptop of pc, acts as a soundcard, comes with free software to record and edit your sets. ive got one myself! had to download a codec to export mp3s, but was prompted through the windows guide easily.
     
  3. Darkus-F

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    You should also check that your mic volume isnt set too high in your pc volume settings as that can cause major distortion ;)
     
  4. MARLZTAH

    MARLZTAH ++DuB PrOFesSoR++

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    take it out of the mic input and plug it into the another hole

    most shit soundcards have line inputs including mine
     
  5. YOUNG TUNA

    YOUNG TUNA IT'S ME BITCHES

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    plug your mixer to your soundcards line-out (it's usually the blue one) and then if you got stereos or amplifier where you got your speakers hooked plug it in line-in (green one)