[Gllug] Sound recording - distortion

Phil Reynolds phil at tinsleyviaduct.com
Tue Jun 14 07:50:36 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 08:38:37AM +0100, Ken Smith wrote:
> Original Message -----
> From: "Phil Reynolds" <phil at tinsleyviaduct.com>
> > Is distortion a common problem when recording sound using a VIA
> > 8237-based motherboard? I am finding it so but was wondering if there
> > was a known good way to fix it.
> Is the volume level going into the card too high? Is there another input -
> you might be using the Mic level one by mistake.

Well, I am definitely using the line-level input...

The input is from a standard hi-fi amplifier (tape loop).

I have tried reducing the level (snd kept sticking but audacity is OK)
but I still get noticeable "mush" and squeaking.

Phil Reynolds
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