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recording from RCA out

Discussion in 'Recording' started by sv85, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. sv85

    sv85 Guest

    hey guys,
    im trying to record vocals(speech) and also some guitars and vocals(singing).
    THis is all live, and the mixer gives me a RCA out(one red and one yellow) to record.

    I had a RCA to 3.5mm cable that goes to my laptop to record. However it sounds like its clipping alot. Any idea if there is another unit i should bring it into before i send it to my laptop?

  2. Greener

    Greener Guest

    Audio interface.

    I have an Edirol UA25. It works for me.
    Check some Presonus stuff though.
  3. sv85

    sv85 Guest

    how would i get an RCA out into that tho?
  4. Greener

    Greener Guest

    One channel into each input. Either convert the RCA to TRS or XLR.
    Which ever is easier for you. Both can be unbalanced.

    Probably not the best thing for you. You just need a cheap line level converter with usb.
  5. Codemonkey

    Codemonkey Distinguished Member

    Dec 11, 2007
    Scotland, UK
    Or turn down the output volume.

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