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Mono to Stereo

Permanent link to this post Posted by Jackxxx » Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:11 pm

I normally record in mono but decided to try a stereo recording. I changed the recording channels setting from mono 1 to stereo 2. When I try and record it only records on the left track. What am I doing wrong?

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Re: Mono to Stereo

Permanent link to this post Posted by Trebor » Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:10 pm

Jackxxx wrote:I normally record in mono but decided to try a stereo recording. I changed the recording channels setting from mono 1 to stereo 2. When I try and record it only records on the left track. What am I doing wrong?

If you're mic is mono, (not stereo), then you'll only get the left channel.
If you want to add stereo effects to a mono recording, duplicate the mono track, (Press"Ctrl"+"D"),
then join them to make a stereo-pair, (which is actually called "dual mono" because the L&R tracks are identical).
Then apply stereo effects to the dual-mono track to stereoize it, e.g. pseudo-stereo , chorus, spin.
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