Jump to content

Audacity/ Laptop question


Recommended Posts

I think/ hope this is the right forum?

I have been doing some recording with audacity.

Gibson J-160E into Vox VBM1 into laptop works great. This amp has a "recording/headphones" outjack

Soooo.. I tried with my 80w fender twin which has only "external speaker" output :dontgetit

 

Result: no sound from my laptop, itunes, mediaplayer, youtube, audacity, etc.

Headphone jack no good either tried 3 pairs of head phones to make sure it was not a bad set.

 

My hope. There is some sort of "circuit breaker"/ fuse that was tripped instead of frying my audio?

 

Dell Inspiron1500 with windows vista.

 

The usual diagnostic/ speaker check shows the speakers are working properly, they are not.

I have checked mutes and volume levels I know of on these programs.

 

Any help would be greatly appriciated!!

Thanks in advance

Mike

Link to post
Share on other sites

If i am reading the post correctly, you went from the external (powered) jack on the amp into the input on your laptop...?? BAD!

 

First, check all of your drivers...although i suspect they will checkout...

 

If this is the case, you might have done some serious damage to the soundcard in the computer...the ext speaker jack is designed to push a cabinet, and the laptops input jack is designed only for a line level signal...you might have fried the speakers in the laptop, but i suspect the soundcard would be damaged before even getting to the small speakers

 

I cant really cant come up with anymore theories without actually seeing the laptop...i suspect you are in trouble with it...

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
×
×
  • Create New...