REC output BCT15X - no audio?

Edelweiss

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Hi,
Despite activating channels for Record I cannot appear to get any audio coming out of the REC output. First I distrusted my sound card inputs but I have now plugged in some headphones into the socket and it is just dead. Any idea? Is there perhaps some global disable feature?
I have seen a similar threat here but that did not seem to get resolved either.

Thanks, M
 

bc780l

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There are two places where you may specify record:
1) Edit System Option / Set Record: Record Off, Marked Channels, All Channels
2) Edit Channel / Set Record: Record Off, Record On
If System has Record Off it will block the channel Record On. Be sure that System is set to either Marked or All.
If System has Record All Channels, you don't need to mark individual channels.

If that doesn't work it's likely hardware.
 

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Yes, thank you so ,much. I did not activate the system record selection, bloody complex beast! Problem solved. Thanks again!
 

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Also keep in mind that audio doesn't travel on the USB connection. You need a separate connection for that...Mike
 

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After selecting the systems to record "Marked Channels Only" it is now mindlessly recording any channel in the system, even if they are not marked for recording. Frustration!...
 

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After selecting the systems to record "Marked Channels Only" it is now mindlessly recording any channel in the system, even if they are not marked for recording. Frustration!...
Sounds like you might be plugged into the EXT SPKR (Black) jack? Try plugging into the REC (Green) jack.

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Thanks, but that is not the case. The speaker output is plugged into external speaker. I sort of fixed the issue the complicated way using Pro-scan and it then looks up the database flag for recording the correct channels. However I would have thought this is not necessary while I program it in the scanner anyway, And once it hits the channel it enables the output. I am confused...
Thanks!
 

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The GREEN REC OUT is line level and needs to go to LINE IN but will work with MIC IN but you will never hear headphones plugged into green rec plug.
 

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I believe - it's worth looking in the Easier to Read manual - that the record flag doesn't work on the spkr out jack. It works on the green jack that budd has identified....Mike
 

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I have 5 USB stereo sound cards that give me 5 Left and 5 Right LINE IN channels.
 

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I have several addon powered hubs.
PC = 8 USB 2.0
PC = 2 USB 3.0
2 DLINK 7 PORT Powered USB 2.0
2 4 port USB to 9 Pin Serial
 
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