1/8 stereo minijack), import it into the Powerbook. [ref] > Being a video guy myself I can picture what might be going on -- the tape > might be giving an "unstable" audio signal, much like bad video produces > video dropouts. With bad video, the solution is a time base corrector. I > have no idea how I would fix bad cassette audio.[/ref] I don't think so... I am afraid it's just that you are not using the correct audio-out plugs. I have has the same problems as you, but they were due to not enough RAM (256MB) on my iMac; when I added another 256MB (totalling 512), all glitches etc. had gone. 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Haven't had need of one of those in a LONG time.. ;) [ref] > I have has the same problems as you, but they were due to not enough RAM > (256MB) on my iMac; when I added another 256MB (totalling 512), all > glitches etc. had gone.[/ref] My machine has 512 MB of RAM. I'll try it again tonight and I will post an audio sample for people to hear. I'm puzzled by this, I've never heard of this problem before. 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