- Get Stylus
Retrieve a record stylus from the Ask Us desk and have an Ask Us member install it for you.
- Set Up The PreSonus
The gain knobs (7 and 8 on the PreSonus) will have to be turned up for any data to move from the turntable, through the PreSonus, to the software. The PreSonus should light up like this when you're recording.
Be sure the Presonus is on and set up correctly. If you want to hear audio from the speakers be sure the speakers knob is turned up. If you are trying to listen through headphones, make sure the headphones knob is turned up.
If you turn the Presonus on after you've already launched a software, you'll have to restart the software by right clicking the icon in the dock and selecting quit.
- Load Universal Control
- Check Global Sound Settings
- Launch GarageBand And Set Inputs/Outputs
- Add Track
Navigate to the top left of the screen and click on the Track button. Scroll down and then select the New Track option. From there select the microphone icon. When you click on the microphone you will be prompted to pick an Input on the bottom left of the box. Select the joint 7-8 option from the drop down menu.
- Turn The Turn Table On
Turn the turn table on by pushing the button in the back right corner.
- Place Record On Platter And Select Speed
Set the record on the platter (using the 45 converter if needed). Select your speed (33, 45, or 78) located at the bottom right of the record player.
- Expose Needle And Place Tone Arm On Record
Expose the needle by flipping the plastic cover of the tone arm toward you. Place the exposed needle on the outer most groove of the record.
- Press Record In GarageBand
Press record in GarageBand before you start playing the record or you may miss the beginning.
- Play The Record
Press play to start the plate spinning. The play button is located in the bottom left of the record player.
- Save Your Project