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Panning does not work

Permanent link to this postPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:14 pm
Posted by firepat
Even if I pan with the volume slider, it doesnt work..... music stays in the middle...
If I assign 1 mono track to the left channel, it's still in the middle!
need help on that
Patrick

Re: Panning does not work

Permanent link to this postPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:29 am
Posted by kozikowski
If I assign 1 mono track to the left channel, it's still in the middle!

Describe your sound system. Does it do that when you plug in headphones?

Koz

Re: Panning does not work

Permanent link to this postPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:32 am
Posted by kozikowski
Do the playback (speaker icon) sound meters shift back and forth?

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Koz

Re: Panning does not work

Permanent link to this postPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:47 am
Posted by Trebor
kozikowski wrote:Do the playback (speaker icon) sound meters shift back and forth?

Like this ...

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Re: Panning does not work

Permanent link to this postPosted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:37 pm
Posted by flynwill
If you are running windows run the built-in channel test:

(These instructions are for Windows 10, other versions are similar but a bit different):

Open "Control Panel".
Select "Hardware and Sound"
Select "Manage Audio Devices" under "Sound"
Right-click your "speakers" (or whatever your selected audio devices is) and choose "test"
This will produce mi re do from the left speaker followed by do re me from left.

Re: Panning does not work

Permanent link to this postPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:46 am
Posted by kozikowski
This will produce mi re do from the left speaker followed by do re me from left.

And might also give you one from the right.

@firepat
Any of that help? It's fairly standard troubleshooting to split the system in sections and see if all the sections work by themselves. Then connect them little at a time and see where normal operation falls apart.

If you're a new user, this can seem a little overly complex, but you wouldn't need to worry about any of this if your system just worked. Having a problem puts you in troubleshooting mode and unfortunately, that happens on line with several different elves across multiple time zones.

Let's see. If it's 9PM here that means it's ... 5AM in Manchester??

Koz