How to make mono sounds to stereo ?

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  1. mEnZI1

    mEnZI1 Guest

    How to make mono sounds to stereo ?
    I have <Arts of mixing> , A effect name'd "fatting" :

    get the original signal to left and get the delay to right.
    than use a stereo expand to change the sound width or narrow

    according to the book ,I can make sounds "width",but when I
    use stereo expand to change the sound narrow,it's be come
    so bad,just like a comb filter! how to avert?
  2. Kev

    Kev Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 2001

    the method you describe is the basics of the idea and the comb filter effect can be a result

    do a search here and you should fand a couple of recent threads discussing the delay and the EQ method of mono to stereo
    combinations of the two can be effective

    in addition to that is the various plug-ins dedicated to this effect
  3. jahtao

    jahtao Guest

    eq two sides different. reverb? chorus? dont really like that delay method
  4. redbort

    redbort Active Member

    Jun 15, 2005
    my favorite is to use a good quality speaker and a stereo microphone
    or if you want to keep it in the box

    Left channel:
    Delay: 3.4 ms
    Mixing 18%
    Right channel:
    Delay: -5 ms
    Mixing 16%

    add a 'filter' to one side
    and the invers to the other along with the delay

    tweak to your delight
  5. Cucco

    Cucco Distinguished Member

    Mar 8, 2004
    Tacoma, WA
    You could also try M/S processing and place a stereo reverb on the newly created 'S' channel.

    Or, there is Bob Katz's stereo processor ($$$$$$$)

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