Static when recording to my laptop and the solution

Good Morning,

Nothing like starting a Sunday morning with a nice cup of tea no milk in it of course. So I thought while feeling chilled out I would write a short review of what issue I had with my laptop and mixer and how I solved it.

Last week as I said in a previous post I was doing some test recordings for my podcast. A problem I came accross was terrible static.  The static was caused between the mixer and the laptop making it impossible to record. There was a couple of things I thought of to resolve this issue and that was to use the laptop off the battery and not the mains. This did not resolve the problem. Then I tried plugging all the pieces of equipment into the same plug socket with an adaptor so that all items were getting the same level of power, again no success. Continue reading Static when recording to my laptop and the solution