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I just bought a tascam us144 to record my raps on ableton live but when i plugin my condenser mic in one of the two phantom powered mic ins then i only have sound there, so when i put my mic in the left mic in then i only get sound through my left monitor.

is this normal, is there someway to fix this or is it a internal hardware foul

pleaze let me know

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All you have to do dude is switch it to mono. on the usb interface and on the recording program. this will make it one track

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Cheal faders balence on the mixer ect is that unit phantom powered ready also

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