Record your old LPs and cassettes to digital music files. Save music as MP3, WAV, WMA, and AAC (iPod audio formats). Burn professional quality CDs ? capture from any audio source: cassette, turntable, TV, radio or DVD.

Just plug the Instant Music into a USB port on your computer (Mac or PC) and you are ready to begin recording from any analog audio source into the most popular digital audio formats available such as MP3, WAV and WMA (Windows Media Audio) and AAC. Once in a digital format you can create audio CDs, MP3 CDs or have the audio ready to be played for your personal music enjoyment on a variety of digital music player devices.

Convert your old collection of cassettes and LPs into crisp, clear digital audio and then create audio CDs and MP3 CDs, so you can keep a personal archive of your collection that will not degrade or deteriorate over time. Use the LP or Cassette to Audio CD Wizards in the included Nero SoundTrax software to go from LP to CD audio in 4 simple steps.

Features

  • Record your old LPs and cassettes to audio CD and MP3
  • Save music as MP3, WAV, WMA and AAC (iPod) audio formats
  • Burn professional quality CDs
  • Capture from any audio source: cassette, turntable, TV, radio, DVD
  • Mac users can use Instant Music with Garage Band or Sound Studio 2.1

Instant Music specifications

  • Audio in: RCA stereo (left and right); SPDIF (Toslink)
  • Audio out: RCA stereo (left and right); SPDIF (Toslink)
  • Power: USB bus power (no external supply needed)
  • USB: USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 compatible as a Full Speed Device

Audio Specs

  • Capture: 16 bit
  • Sampling rate: 8, 11, 16, 22.05, 32 44.1 or 48 kHz
  • THD+N = 0.01%
  • Signal to noise ratio = 89dB
  • Playback: 16 bit
  • Sampling rate – 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
  • THD+N = 0.005%

Computer requirements

  • Minimum CPU – Intel Pentium 3 500 MHz or faster
  • Windows 98SE, WinME, Win2000, WinXP (Home or Professional),
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • An available USB port
  • CD-ROM – for software installation
  • CD burner – for making audio and MP3 audio CDs
  • NOTE: When recording from a turntable an amplifier should be used.

Price and availability

ADS Tech Instant Music has a recommended retail price of  $134.95, and is available from DVDirect. Click here to purchase.

Source: DVDirect