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Have a laptop and I want to record practice.

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by jusaplaya, Apr 15, 2005.

  1. jusaplaya


    Dec 14, 2004
    Houston, TX
    I have a Dell 1100 Inspiron just sitting around and I was wondering if I could use this to record my practices without having to buy any expensive gear. I saw where one thread said that all I would need was a 1/8 - 1/4" connector to connect to the sound card and i could use audacity to record. I don't need quality i just need it to record. Do you think this will work, or do you have an alternative.

  2. If quality is not a huge concern, this will work fine. You could also buy a cheap four track recorder if you wanted to use more than one mic or wanted to run direct from instruments.
  3. Tash


    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    Unless you get at least a decent interface and probably a mixer with some good mic pres, you'll have better results from a cheap 4 track.

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