zoom and m series fellas: stereo question

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  1. AdamSH89

    AdamSH89 Member

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    Thinking about picking up a zoom MS CDR to run along side my M9 and DI them in stereo out to the front of house. However, sometimes I may be playing where I'll only want one channel. Does anyone know if there is a way to toggle between a stereo and mono mode between these pedals even though I'll have them wired with both input and output jacks filled with patch cables? Or is it the case that if the patch cables are plugged into both slots, you get stereo mode and that's it?
     
  2. minty901

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    The Zoom can sum your signal to mono if you switch on one of the mono-only effects (like Carbon Delay). Turn the effect mix to zero so you aren't actually using the effect, but it just being there sums your signal to mono.
     
  3. AdamSH89

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    Awesome! That helps a ton
     
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    If you have the m9 last, it will sum to mono too if you only have one cable from the output.
     
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    Summing to mono is not always a good idea (I'd personally say "almost never") - it can produce weird phase problems, leaving you with a strange hollow sound. In most cases, it's better to use just one of the outputs and treat it as the mono output.
     

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