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Need help recording in stereo (sound only coming from L spkr)

I have a shure pg185, 4-channel mixer, cables to plug into mixer, camera, etc. but it's not recording in stereo. how do i capture video in stereo? (it worked in the store when i did playback over headphones, but now it's not working.) thanks!

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  • akrasne Apr 29, 2009

    thanks for your answer. i should clarify that i have two lavalier microphones -- each set to and recording on different channels (channel 1 and 3).

    what's a pan pot?


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You generally need two microphones to record in stereo. If you have only one microphone to use, you have to make sure that the pan pot for the channel you are plugged into is set in the center of its range.

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  • Michial Gueffroy Apr 30, 2009

    Mixers usually but not always have a panpot on each individual channel in order to send the signal more to the left or right in the mix. If you are using headphones with your mixer and you have a particular signal panned hard left for instance you will only hear that signal in your left ear. I was thinking that your mixer is in stereo. Hopes this clarifies somewhat.

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