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Easy iPhone Mono Output - no special cable!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Bassamatic, Jan 16, 2014.


  1. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's

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    Studio City, SoCal, USA
    We often use our iPhones to listen to new songs, or to play music during breaks, playing though the instrument input of a guitar or bass amp. However, since the amp is mono, we get only one side of the stereo output. Depending on the song, it could be a large difference. Yes, I'm aware that SOME smaller amps have a CD or Stereo input, but none of ours do.

    I was just about to make or buy a special cable or adapter to combine the L and R channels. I did additional research at the last minute, and found that iPhones have a Mono switch built-in!

    Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > and you will find the switch to set the output to Mono. Just don't forget to set it back later.



    Just FYI - Mono provides enhanced intelligibility for people with hearing issues.

    Hope that this helps someone!
     
  2. BioWeapon

    BioWeapon

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    This is also available as a front page widget on android. You touch it, and it turns on.
    Great for listening with just one ear!
     
  3. BioWeapon

    BioWeapon

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    This is also available as a front page widget on android. You touch it, and it turns on.
    Great for listening with just one ear, too!
     
  4. Bassamatic

    Bassamatic keepin' the beat since the 60's

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    Studio City, SoCal, USA
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