I am trying to connect a Minidisc Deck (MDS-PC2) to my PC. I have an optical cable running from the optical output of the deck to my PC spdif input. I have another optical cable running from the deck optical input 1 to a separate SPDIF add-on bracket that is connected to the motherboard via its SPDIF header internally.
My sound works fine otherwise, and the deck outputs sound via the headphone jack, so both machines are working correctly. The deck is set to accept the optical 1 input, which the motherboard is connected to. I get no sound, in Audacity or Windows Sound Recorder, from the deck. I have set eh Realtek Audio Manager settings, in the Digital In/OUT settings to:
Ouptut Sampling Rate - 44.1 Khz (the Minidisc ATRAC rate, I believe) Output Source - Output Digital Audio Source
and the status says:
Lock PCM 44.1Khz Valid No Copy
Can anybody help, I need to get this working so I can record Minidisc audio from the deck to WAV files on my PC for film editing.
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I would suggest you try safe mode.
Safe mode is a troubleshooting option for Windows that starts your computer in a limited state. Only the basic files and drivers necessary to run Windows are started. The words "Safe Mode" appear in the corners of the display to identify which Windows mode you are using. If an existing problem does not reappear when you start in safe mode, you can eliminate the default settings and basic device drivers as possible causes.
If you don't know the cause of the problem, you can use the process of elimination to help you find the problem. Try starting all of the programs you commonly use, including the programs in your Startup folder, one by one, to see if a program might be the cause of the problem.
Follow the steps to boot the computer in safe mode with networking:
1. Restart your computer if it is powered on.
2. Tap the F8 key after your computer initially powers on.
3. Once you see the Advanced Boot Options menu you can stop tapping.
4. Use the up/down arrow keys to highlight your selection.
5. Select Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter.
6. You should see drivers loading, and then please wait.
7. You should then be at the Welcome Screen.
8. Logon to your computer using an account with Administrator privileges.
You would only receive that error if your player in unable to read your disc, basically saying there is no disc in the unit. This problem arises mainly due to the Optical Pickup(laser) probably failing. For more information, please visit my website at audioserviceclinic.com. Thank you.
Without knowing what the desktop computer motherboard is, I\'d only be guessing as to location of Wi-Fi chipset. However even if I knew the motherboard manufacturer name, and model number; the point is Moot.
A) You remove that Wi-Fi chip, and kiss the motherboard goodbye. It\'s designed into the circuitry of the motherboard.
Isn\'t going to be jumper wires taking it\'s place, and making connections to circuit traces on the motherboard.
B) Do you have a wireless router? Dunno. Do you have a wireless connection set up? No.
You can use just a LAN connection. (Hard wired)
C) Suggest if having a Bluetooth option on your motherboard is not an option then use a different motherboard that doesn\'t have that option.