[ardour-users] Sends on Mono tracks
mrfisher_1 at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 24 14:22:38 PDT 2005
I am currently running beta30.
This isn't really a big deal, but it's still kind of funny. Here's my situation... I use sends to apply reverb. Each track that I want reverb on I'll create a send that directs the signal to bus track. I apply the revereb plugin to this bus track and bring the dry volume all the way down and the wet to unity. This way I can control the level of reverb per track via the faders on the sends, or as a whole with the fader on the reverb bus. I am using pre fader sends by the way.
Since I essentially am using one reverb plungin instance for all my tracks to share, a problem arises. The bus has to be stereo becuase there are stereo tracks in my sessions, and when you pan a mono track away from center a stereo image is created. So what I do for mono tracks is create a send with two outputs to direct to my reverb bus. After I create the send, the panning control for my mono track changes. Instead of having the one control I now two (Like on a stereo track). And the pan setting I had before is now lost. The one control is hard left and the other hard right. When I remove the send it goes back to normal.
I know that was a long explanation of something simple. Sorry. I thought about trying to use a post fader send instead to see what happens, but unfortunately I'm at work right now until midnight and won't be able to try until then. Any ideas on this one?
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