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  • Brains Matter
    Richard, 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)
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      Richard,

      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.

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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
      > just
      > > 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
      > output
      > > 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
      > computer
      > TO his Mini-Disc. He want to go the other way .. FROM Mini-Disc TO the
      > computer.
      >
      > 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
      > transfer
      > 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
      > http://n1jdu.org
      > http://bostonfandom.org
      > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7hf9u2ZdlQ
      >
      >
      >



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