Article ID : 00010074 / Last Modified : 03/16/2017

Set Up And Record from the USB Turntable to the Computer

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IMPORTANT:

  • If model-specific information is needed to perform any of these steps, refer to the instructions that came supplied with the unit. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
  • The Sonic Foundry® Sound Forge® Audio Studio software app is bundled with your turntable.
  • Your turntable doesn't support Macintosh® operating systems.
  1. Make sure that the Sonic Foundry Sound Forge Audio Studio software app is properly installed on your computer.
  2. Verify that your turntable is securely connected to your computer using its supplied USB cable.
  3. Make sure that your computer is set to USB Audio Codec, and the volume of the computer is set to high.
    • For Windows® XP operating system:

      1. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
      2. In the Control Panel window, click on Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices.
      3. In the Sounds, Speech and Audio Devices window, click on Sound and Audio devices.
      4. In the Sounds and Audio Devices window, click on the Audio tab.
      5. On the Audio tab, click on the Sound Recording section.
      6. Click on the drop-down menu and select USB Audio Codec.
      7. Click on the Volume button.
      8. Once the Recording Control window opens, turn the volume control to the highest level.
      9. Close the Recording Control window.
      10. Click OK.
    • For Windows Vista® operating system:

      1. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
      2. In the Control Panel window, click Switch to Classic view.
      3. Click on Sound.
      4. In the Sound window, click on the Recording tab.
      5. Select USB Audio Codec from the list.

        NOTE: A separate article is available if the USB Audio Codec is missing .

      6. Click on Set Default.
      7. Click on Properties.
      8. In the Properties window, click on the Advanced tab.
      9. Select 2 Channel, 44100hz (CD quality) from the default format list.
      10. Click the Levels tab.
      11. In the microphone section, turn the level up to 100.
      12. Click OK.
      13. Click OK once more.
    • For Windows® 7 operating system:

      1. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
      2. In the Control Panel window, click Hardware and Sound.
      3. Click on Sound.
      4. In the Sound window, click on the Recording tab.
      5. Select USB Audio Codec from the list.

        NOTE: A separate article is available if the USB Audio Codec is missing .

      6. Double-click on USB Audio Codec.
      7. Click the Levels tab.
      8. Set the microphone level to 100 percent.
      9. Click OK.
      10. Click OK once more.
    • For Windows® 10 operating system:

      1. Right-click the Start menu and select Control Panel.
      2. Select Hardware and Sound.
      3. Select Manage audio devices in Sound.
      4. Select the Recording tab and make sure that USB AUDIO CODEC is set as the default device.
      5. Select USB AUDIO CODEC , and then select Properties.
      6. Select the Advanced tab.
      7. Select 2 channel, ... (for example, 2 channel, 16 bit, 44100 Hz (CD Quality) or 2 channel, 16 bit, 48000 Hz (DVD Quality) from the Default Format drop-down list.
      8. Select OK.
  4. Open the Sound Forge Audio Studio software, and press the RECORD button.

    NOTE: Recording should begin, and the spectrum band analyzers should detect the changes on the sound being recorded.

  5. Click Stop.

    NOTE: The recording can now be played back.