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Mono output

Hi, just bought a T4S.

Does both the L & R signals get routed to the right output for a mono connection? Or, to achieve that am I better to use a Y connector?

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Re: Mono output

Hi Speedy,

Pan all your inputs hard Right and use the Right Output.

No need for a Y connector (please DO NOT do that, it shorts two outputs together - not good).

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Re: Mono output

But then I will not get any left channel info in the final signal.

In my backing tracks I have some instruments panned to the left and some to the right.

The way I output from my bigger, 12 channel Behringer mixer is with both L & R XLR outs into a Y cable, into an XLR to 6.5 TRS cable, all balanced. This work great, and has done like this for a couple of years.

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Hi Speedy,

What is the source for the backing tracks, and how are you connecting them to the T4S?

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I make them in Band in a Box software on my PC. They are .wav files which are on my laptop that I plug in to the Behringer mixer via USB, and plan to do the same with the tonematch.

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Hi Speedy,

You can direct the T4S USB B to:

  • Master
  • Aux In
  • Channel 3 or 4 (T4S)

If you don't need to maintain the stereo image :

  • and you want to combine Left plus Right channels (mix down to mono)
  • and you want to use the internal processing (Presets, EQ, effects), 
  • and have physical controls for the volume,

then direct the USB B to Channel 3 or 4 (one or the other). Then pan that channel hard right.

If you don't need the internal processing or physical controls for volume, then direct the USB B to or Aux 5 or 6 (one or the other). Then pan that channel hard right.

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Ok ST, now I understand how that works, thanks for the explanation.

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Hey ST, I have connected it all up as suggested and it works fine except for one issue. When I listen in the headphones they are also panned to the right, so I only hear in one ear. Is there a way to make it so the mono signal goes to both sides of the headphones. As the separate headphone control was the reason I paid more for the T$S over the T1S, as I often use the phones for my monitor in noisy environments when I am behind the speaker and can't turn the volume up too high. If there is no way currently to do what I am asking, would it be possible for Bose to implement this in a firmware update?

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Hi Speedy,

Pan all your inputs up the middle.  That should give you what you want in the headphones.  And since you are merging the Left & Right sides of the stereo inputs, you should be okay at the Right Output.

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ST posted:

Hi Speedy,

Pan all your inputs up the middle.  That should give you what you want in the headphones.  And since you are merging the Left & Right sides of the stereo inputs, you should be okay at the Right Output.

ST

Thanks ST, already tried that, seems to work ok. Now, one more thing...

I was under the impression I could rout the incoming USB-B signal to channel 3 or 4. Can't see that in the menu?