How to fix a wandering stereo image in dialog

David Mellor

David Mellor is CEO and Course Director of Audio Masterclass. David has designed courses in audio education and training since 1986 and is the publisher and principal writer of Record-Producer.com.

Friday July 3, 2020
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If you record dialog in stereo, then if something goes wrong the position of the audio in the stereo sound field may not match the picture. Worse - the stereo image may wander. This video demonstrates what happens when the position is wrong, why recording dialog in mono always works, and also demonstrates the problem of a wandering stereo image and how to correct it.

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