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From XLR to 1/4" to 1/8"...?

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by resol, Sep 25, 2005.

  1. resol

    resol Guest

    Feb 21, 2005
    i'm looking to make some basic recordings of my bass...
    the only thing is, my soundcard only has a 1/8" mic input, so how should i connect the XLR DI out of my amp or Sansamp BDDI to my soundcard? :confused:

    do i just use those adapters that change XLR to 1/8" or something? more importantly, how can i do so without losing sound quality? :help:
  2. resol

    resol Guest

    Feb 21, 2005
    i should add that i don't really want to spend money on a USB/Firewire interface...
  3. fenderx55


    Jan 15, 2005
    I do exactly the same thing, here's how:
    from my mxr m-80, i have an xlr to quarter inch that i plug into a 1/4-1/8 adapter.

    or u can use this thing i just found on musiciansfriend that kind of combines all of that and i wish i had found it earlier. i would connect it to the computer with a headphone extension.
    use this dealy