I am presuming you are using FB2K for ripping? I've never used it for ripping (always used EAC), so can't give an exact work-flow, but there should be a place where you can add a command line that will tell the ripping to create separate folders based on CD/album, and what information to add to the folder names and filenames. For example, in EAC I have:
%albumartist% - %albumtitle%\%tracknr2% %title%
This tells it to make a folder with album artist - album title (e.g. Michael Jackson - Thriller), and in that folder rip all the tracks with their track number and title in the file name (e.g. 01 Wanna Be Startin' Somethin.wav) A lot of people also like to add the album name to the file name, and year of release to the folder, etc.
You need to know the correct syntax, the FB2K stuff is here:
And it presumes that you have already entered the meta-data for the CD, either manually, or via an online database.
Sounds a a bit complex but you only have to set it up it once, and I know in FB2K's "Convert" function, there are already lots of macros with the most commonly used strings.
I have the same problem, my solution was a long cable to the rear jack. But I've read somewhere could be the way the Audio Ground is shared (or not shared) with the Chassis Ground.
In the end, This would require modifying a small PCB in the front of the chassis. And I couldn't confirm the "Correct" way it should be (Industry-Wise). Also what would be the PROs and CONs of making the change. So I went with the minimal impact option.
Last post by wes_in_va -
I'll show my ignorance: how do I do either of those things?
Rip to separate album folders, I've done it that way the last 20 years. Or rip with the artist name in the file name.
Shielding is not the problem... You probably need a different soundcard.
Headphones are low-impedance with a relatively high signal level and you can't "inject" noise without a direct connection. For example, if you leave the headphones plugged into the front panel jack and unplug the unshielded wire from the motherboard, the noise will go away.
Last post by korth -
Do you have 'Use CD-Text information in CUE sheet generation' checked?
If not, add the check.
Or just use the jack on the motherboard, with an optional 3.5mm extension cable.
I have a PC chassis where the little front output for headphones are connected to the motherboard by a unshielded cables and it seems to pickup some annoying noise on it. i am considering to do an DIY solutions
Why not pick up a few feet of actual shielded cable?
First post! Howdy all.
I'm having an issue with ripping cds that have songs with the same name. As an example, I have a bunch of blues cds and lots of those have songs that share a name, like "Stormy Monday". How do I deal with that, other than skipping the rip or replacing the first version?
I know I can change the name before the rip starts, but I don't always realize that I have a song with that name already.
Thanks for any help
hoping to create a grounded shield. Am I totally in the wrong here ?
Very unlikely to help because:
1) Good RF shielding requires tight, highly conductive enclosures, while foil is very thin and rarely wraps air-tight around a cable.
2) The problem is probably not RF pick up through the air, but line noise coupling in through the power traces on the motherboard.
I suggest just getting a sound card or using a low sensitivity pair of headphones until the next time you upgrade your motherboard.