Low output signal


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OK.... heres a problem (from day one).. LOW OUTPUT SIGNAL.... I notice IF i plug into JUST the MONO (left) output (or JUST the right output only)... I get a vastly reduced signal (the sound guy goes bonkers, my Hammond signal is about twice as hot), BUT, with BOTH plugged in, I get almost the full signal. Does that "left" mono channel combine the signal (and possible "phase out" a portion??? Anyone know???
 
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Your "mono" channel is basically summing the left and right channels together before sending them out.

Depending on the patch, there is a possibility that you could be experiencing phase cancellation. Some keyboards have patches that are specifically designed to be run in mono to prevent any such issues.

Check this out:

http://forums.musicplayer.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/2250006/Mono_Piano_Discussion

http://forums.musicplayer.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/2336940/Stereo_vs_Mono_revisited

I run everything in stereo, except for my personal monitor. But plenty of guys are equally passionate about running everything in mono.
 
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Your "mono" channel is basically summing the left and right channels together before sending them out.

Depending on the patch, there is a possibility that you could be experiencing phase cancellation. Some keyboards have patches that are specifically designed to be run in mono to prevent any such issues.

Check this out:

http://forums.musicplayer.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/2250006/Mono_Piano_Discussion

http://forums.musicplayer.com/ubbthreads.php/topics/2336940/Stereo_vs_Mono_revisited

I run everything in stereo, except for my personal monitor. But plenty of guys are equally passionate about running everything in mono.
 
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I'd love to run everything stereo but that would tie up 4 to 6 inputs/DI's, .. I guess I could (and should just break down and run a small 3 or 4 channel stereo line mixer... thanks.... (now you would think someone would make an unbalanced line mixer with balanced outputs (affordable) for us keys folks)....
 

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That's probably your best bet. Buy a cheap 6 channel Yamaha or Mackie Line Mixer and run that to your sound guy and you won't hear another peep out of him.

Gary ;)
 

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