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Vinyl to Digital Conversion

  1. Place 1st side of record on turntable and press Start. The turntable is fully automatic and you do not need to move the needle.
  2. Open Audacity on the computer. Press the red record button.
    Audacity controls
  3. When the first side of the record finishes, the needle will lift automatically. If you wish to record the second side you can flip the record and press start again.
  4. When the second side finishes press stop in Audacity.
  5. Go to File and choose Export Audio. Save as Apple format.
  6. Drag the file into iTunes. Right click on the audio file in iTunes and choose Add to Playlist > New Playlist.
  7. Go to file and click “Burn Playlist to Disc”.
  8. Put a CD-R into the disc tray and burn the CD. You can also drag the file directly on to a USB drive.