Recording music from MiniDiscs, Tapes etc

  TABBYCAT 16:05 30 Oct 2005

If I wish to record music I currently hold on MiniDisc or Cassette into my computer, how do I connect my MiniDisc/Cassette player.
My computer has a microphone socket but no line-in??
I have read that a hi-fi device output should not be connected to the microphone socket as it may cause damage.
Any suggestions most welcome.

  fitcher 16:20 30 Oct 2005

my mini disk is a sony and it uses sonic to down load music ,,it is not mp3 by the way it is sonics .and it has its own music file system

  interzone55 16:55 30 Oct 2005

It's not advisable to run a line-out into the microphone input because the Line-Out level will be too high, so would distort the sound.

Are you sure you don't have a line-in? These ports are generally on the back of the PC, Line-In will be pink, Line-Out (speakers) will be green and Microphone will be blue.

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