After my old turntable that I used to convert my records stopped working, I purchased the Iprofile and the process was made so easy. I use Windows Vista and Itunes. I also find the album artwork and info on various sites to put into a spreadsheet so I can cut and paste the info into the software programs so I don't do allot of typing. I guess it would be allot less time consuming and expensive to just buy the songs online but I like the pops when listing to my mp3 as it brings back memories. Besides, I c..
So I did a considerable amount of research looking for the perfect vinyl player for me, and this is the one that I decided on. And I love it. I live on a college budget, so wasnt able to get a reciever/speaker combo to complete the perfect setup, but WAS able to find a really great set of computer speakers with an RCA input, logitech z523. With this set up I have been more than pleased with the sound quality the ion puts out there. Since I bought this product mainly for listening rather than converting viny..
I originally thought this would work with a set of powered speakers, but it does not. It only has the old phono output plugs, so it needs to go through an amplifier. That worked fine right away, but playing through a computer USB port took days to get working. One problem I found was that I had to unplug my webcam (which has audio input) to capture the turntable output on my PC. No settings on my PC worked until I unplugged the camera. Recording then worked fine. Integration with iTunes is great when record..