So what I'm saying is how much does it cost to record my bass playing into the computer like people do for the bass wars and stuff like that. What equipment do I need, etc. THanks for all the help.
you can get a computer mic 9 or 10 bucks it will record but not very good or you could get a toneport 70 bucks or an effects proceseer that has line in recording
Actually, if your computer has a semi good sound card, and you have an amp with a line out, all you need to do is plug your bass into your amp, and plug the amp into your computer using an adapter.

it's 1/8 to 1/4 audio adapter and you can get at radio shack for about 3 or 4 bucks

something like this: http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2102976&cp=2032058.2032228.2032256&allCount=22&fbn=Price%2F%246.00+-+%249.99&fbc=1&fr=StorePrice%2FRSK%2F00000600%2F00000999&parentPage=family
you don't need one that long, you can get one for much cheaper than that.

then just download Audacity, its a free music recording program, and you're good to go.
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About $.99. All you need is a 1/4" to 1/8" adapter and Audacity, which is a free software.

My adapter was $5.99

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