For transferring records (Discs) I, most often, monitor from headphones to avoid any possibility of the speakers influencing the transfer. I use an extension for freedom of movement although I sometimes trip over the headphone extension cord...Grrrr I'm not sure why you have latency issues. Could be several things & you have to check them all. Because I use two computers, I will experience a small difference between them (<30ms) which can be attributed to a difference in sample rate. Happy Holidays, CB Corey Bailey Audio Engineering www.baileyzone.net On 12/18/2020 6:21 PM, Mickey Clark wrote: > When I'm recording, I find that there is a delay between the needle > "talking" and the output of the speakers. Thus, I will always monitor > directly from my amplifier to avoid the echo effect. I don't know if > the same delay would show up with an USB connection-Mickey Clark > > -----Original Message----- From: Corey Bailey > Sent: Friday, December 18, 2020 5:35 PM > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] turntables - Bluetooth, usb ?? > > As Lou points out: "Cheapies are called record wreckers by some of us." > > My children & I have determined that USB turntables tend to have a > lesser quality through the USB port than an analog setup. Of course, > with an analog setup, the argument begins at which preamp is the best > sounding. But, I digress. I can't comment on a Bluetooth setup because I > haven't tried one. > > I did write about this: http://www.baileyzone.net/records%20diy.htm > > Happy Holidays, > > CB > > Corey Bailey Audio Engineering > www.baileyzone.net > > On 12/18/2020 5:11 PM, Lou Judson wrote: >> This is the most cricial point. Cheapies are called record wreckers >> by some of us. >> I’d rather have a used Pioneer or such than a new piece of junk. A >> good cart helps too, obviously. >> <L> >> Lou Judson >> Intuitive Audio >> 415-883-2689 >> >>> On Dec 18, 2020, at 5:04 PM, Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]> >>> wrote: >>> >>> >>> A primary requirement is the need for a tone arm/cartridge which >>> does not >>> destroy the vinyl. >>> >>> >>> >>> appreciate any information, suggestions. >>> >>> THANKS! Thomas.