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Xion usb turntable for Mac computer

Hi Ginko,I bought a USB turntable and have had problems with sound quality when recording. I have checked and I have set up correctly. The problem is, when I start recording an albumn, the first one or two songs will record perfctly, but sooner or later the record will produce a thick static sound. There is an underlying low buzzing sound and the clarity of sound is terrible. I have tried changing the weight of the needle much heavier and lighter, and the same thing happens. I have also tried old albums and brand new never before played).Any tips....Many Thanks,Mitchell.

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    I bought a USB turntable and have had problems with sound quality when recording. I have checked and I have set up correctly. The problem is, when I start recording an albumn, the first one or two songs will record perfctly, but sooner or later the record will produce a thick static sound. There is an underlying low buzzing sound and the clarity of sound is terrible. I have tried changing the weight of the needle much heavier and lighter, and the same thing happens. I have also tried old albums and brand new never before played).Any tips....Many Thanks,Mitchell.


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Can you listen to the album through the USB when not recording? I'm asking because it might be that there is a buffer underrun or some other problem that is caused by the computer not being able to code the input fast enough. What are the specs of the mac you are using? are you sure the USB is 2.0? that could be a problem too.


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