I always transfer in stereo and then process digitally to mono. Helps me
pick the quietest channel, or pieces therefrom, to work with.
Lou Judson wrote:
> What about bringing the two channels together for mono? No doubt it
> was recorded in mono...
> Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio
> On May 14, 2009, at 9:38 AM, Malcolm Rockwell wrote:
>> Odd that this phasing observation should arise now.
>> I have been transferring some mono 1930s ARC test pressings in stereo
>> and noticed that the two signals were seemingly out of phase. I
>> initially thought it might be an incorrectly wired cart, but that
>> turned out not to be the case. Next I looked at the record groove -
>> normal. Then I looked at the signals on the computer again. The
>> run-in to the musical content IS out of phase (that's where all the
>> rumble shows up), but the musical signal itself is in phase!
>> Shelving at around 80 Hz and notching at both 60 and 120 Hz should do
>> the trick without adversely affecting the program content. I'm going
>> to try that.