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Old 02-04-2006, 02:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Not sure if this is the right spot to post this but I thought I would try.

I have a new 8700R and have a virtual class to attend where the prof will be taking on a conference call. Because I cannot make the lecture I was wondering if it was possible to record the conf call using my berry and my PC.

I was wondering if this was possible.:

1) Use the USB power cable that comes with the berry and connect the berry to my PC.
2) I dial into the conf call, mute the berry and then use the windows 'sound recorder' tool available under Accessories - Entertainment.
3) I am hoping that by doing so the conf call is recorded to my PC's hard drive which I can go back to later.

Class is on Mon would appreciate anyones help.
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USB connection will not work.

Depending on the sound card in your PC, you could use the earphone jack on the 8700 to plug into a line-in jack on your sound card, and use Windows sound recorder to record the call, while listening through your PC speakers.

A couple of cautions: you will need a chunk of memory in the PC for the sound file; and your 8700 battery should be fully charged or plugged in.

Much simpler: get a tape recorder (tape or digital) and a $5 phone recorder device at Radio Shack, and use a landline.
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This shouldn't be that difficult in Windows. Using my PowerBook, I'm able to plug directly into my audio-in port and record to MP3 or AAC in stereo or mono. Usually, this produces a file with a ratio of 20MB/hour.

I use:

a) 3.5MM Stereo Male to 2.5MM Stereo Female Adapter ($3)
b) 3.5MM Stereo Male cable ($5)

Oh... and for power, I simply plug the USB 2.0 cable into my PowerBook to keep the BlackBerry charged.
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