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Best audio Format for pure audio of Vinyl Digitization

I understand that this is a fairly subjective question, so let me provide a little bit of background. I am trying to set up a easy to use panel with a couple of buttons to make digitizing old vinyl ...
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Combining two clicky copies of the same record into one good recording

I have two copies of a Belgian 45 RPM single that are both rather clicky even after being washed. The pops occur throughout, stochastically, but occupy a small fraction of the overall time, such that ...
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What are important considerations when mixing and mastering a track for vinyl distribution?

Music on vinyl frequently has a different sound characteristic than music released in digital formats. This is mainly because the unique characteristics of vinyl. But from what I've heard, the vinyl ...
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Unbalanced Line Level vs Balanced Microphone Level [closed]

So, I'm trying to digitise some vinyls. I have a big amplifier, and I might just use the preamp in that, but I might instead get the Radial J33. The Radial J33 is a phono preamp, but it has both RCA ...
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How to clean the needle of a technics 1200 mk2

Sometimes the needle gets dusty, how should I clean it? the way I do it now is just pick away the dust with my fingers, and it seems to work but it doesn't seem professional to clean it with my ...
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recording from vinyl to tape

I have a Marantz record deck, a Denon - DRM 540 Tape deck and a Marantz PM5004 integrated amp. I have been trying to record from vinyl to cassette with no success. Can anyone give some advice?
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Best setting for digitizing vinyl

I would like to digitize my vinyl collection which consists mainly in electronic music. My setup is the following: - 2 Technics 1210 MK2 - Ortofon Concorde DJ E Cartridges (Frequency range at 3dB - ...
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What is the actual waveform of step signals recorded onto a vinyl?

If a step signal (sudden signal change, square waves etc.) is recorded onto a vinyl record, what would be the resulting waveform actually captured on the final disk?
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Workflow for detecting vinyl BPM?

I have around 200 vinyl DJ records that I want to catalog with BPM data. (Being DJ records, the majority of my collection would have a single value for BPM.) Gathering this data presents a challenge ...
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How to loop vinyl records?

In this video the opening is accompanied by the sound of a looped vinyl. At 9 seconds in you can see the vinyl record with several tape markers. How is the looping of the vinyl achieved? Is it ...
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“Digitally Remastered” Vinyl albums

I have a vinyl record that says it has been digitally remastered - this would mean that there is no true analogue wave anymore. One reason I still have and buy vinyl albums is because they are ...