Re: [podcasters] Sony Mini-Disc
Didn't realise the NetMD's were only one way - as I mentioned, I only
have the older style, hence the real-time method mentioned.
I assumed (silly me) that they'd be two-way.
Brains Matter Podcast
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On 29/12/2007, at 12:15 PM, Richard Amirault wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brains Matter"
> > It depends on what kind of mini disc he has. Some brands (eg. Sony)
> > have computer connections via USB (Sony call theirs NetMD) which can
> > connect up to a computer and just transfer the audio files across.
> > The older style MD's which don't have this capability - it'll be
> > like recording from a record player or cassette deck. You'll need to
> > get a cable to connect the output (they tend to have different
> > jacks to headphone jacks) to your computer, and record it as an
> > incoming audio stream - so quite a manual process, and not as nice.
> > It'll be much easier if they have the newer NetMD style mini disc
> > player.
> Hmmm .. not quite. You are telling him how to get files FROM his
> TO his Mini-Disc. He want to go the other way .. FROM Mini-Disc TO the
> No NetMD player/recorder will transfer files from the Mini-Disc to a
> computer .. NONE .. it's all a one way transfer.
> Only Hi-MD units .. new style .. more expensive .. can digitally
> audio files both ways .. and only under certain cercumstances.
> Unfortunatly, I'm pretty sure that the only way to get that audio
> out is to
> record it from the earphone jack to the computer IN REAL TIME. There
> is no
> way to get a digital copy.
> I have two NetMD units .. but haven't used them in a while .. I
> could be
> wrong about this.
> Richard Amirault
> Boston, MA, USA
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