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Vinyl transfer advice

Discussion in 'Hi-Fi Stereo Systems & Separates' started by darrellr, Jul 5, 2004.

  1. darrellr

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    Looking for advice on a suitable CD recorder / DVD recorder that will allow me to, as faithfully as I can afford, transfer my vinyl collection to CD/DVD.

    Anyone got any recommended buys/things to avoid?
     
  2. Ed Selley

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    The Yamaha CDRHD1300 would be my nominee- the whacking great HD on it means the album can be put on the drive, top, tailed and edited and then put on CDR using Yamaha's natty AMQR system. I've been recording my Dad's vinyl off him this way for ages and nothing comes close.
     
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    What does "topped & tailed" in this instance mean? Is it just a case of seperating out the tracks or something more technical?

    Thanks for the advice - looking for prices
     
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    Get this month's Hi-Fi News. There's an article on it.
     
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    Yamaha cdrhd1300 is a £600 machine that is available in most high street hi-fi shops at about £450 at the momment. Excellent machine.
    It does allow you to create tracks etc and recording quality is best result for even standard CD recorders i've tried of similar cost!
    (But I can't help saying that vinyl still sounds better played on turntable, and i'd spend the money on a new turntable.)
     
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    Exactly that. You can put track marks in the correct location without the danger of messing the blank up. It also allows you to get any undue gaps out the way. Bobbypunk's estimate of £450 sounds on the money.
     
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    Thanks for all the advice guys! Seems like I have a short-list of one :D I take it this is the dominant machine in this sector. Off down the paper shop to see if they have the mag.

    Thanks again
     

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